Sales roundup: 70 per cent off Lanvin, YSL, Alexander McQueen, Ports 1961, Michael Kors and more
FASHION AND BEAUTY
ALYSSA AGENCY SAMPLE SALE
This sample sale includes such must-have brands as Fidelity Denim, Snob and Covet. All sizes are available. Cash only. Nov. 9 to 13. 2770 Dufferin St., Ste. 206, 416-782-4169, alyssaagency.ca.
Leather coats are deeply discounted at the Hot for Winter Sale. Some great buys include a ladies’ bomber with hood for $199 (down from $369) and a men’s lamb leather jacket for $249 (down from $479). Until Nov. 11. Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge St., 416-595-6336; plus other GTA locations, danier.com.
Score 75 per cent off bags from Toronto designer Jessica Jensen at this two-day sale that includes pretty evening clutches, totes and black handbags galore. Nov. 6 and 7. Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., 2nd flr., 416-531-4635.
REIA STUDIO SAMPLE SALE
Here’s what to expect: in shoes, Lanvin, YSL, Ann Demeulemeester and Alexander McQueen; in clothes, Stella McCartney, Ports 1961, Haider Ackerman and Michael Kors—all marked down by at least 70 per cent. Nov. 11 to 13. 555 Richmond St. W., Ste. 706, 416-777-9722, reiasamplesale.com.
VIRGINIA JOHNSON SAMPLE SALE
One of our favourite Toronto designers is hosting a sample sale, with most pieces (shawls, coats, clothing and accessories) priced between $20 and $50. Nov. 5 to 7. 11–7. Awol Gallery, 78 Ossington Ave., virginiajohnson.com.
All coats, jackets and winter accessories are marked down by up to 60 per cent. 444 Yonge St., 416-598-8800; plus 19 other GTA locations.
WINTER DESIGNER SAMPLE SALE
Winter coats, parkas and leather jackets (as well as some designer denim) are all marked down between 40 and 80 per cent. Look for such coveted brands as Paige, Seven for All Mankind, Hudson and Lacoste. Nov. 11 to 13. 11–9. Le Parc Banquet Hall, 8432 Leslie St., 416-399-9959.
Toronto’s newest “licious” event is offering spa and salon packages in Yorkville for $25, $75 and $125. Participating businesses include Marc Anthony, AxiSpa, Pure and Simple and Stillwater. Until Nov. 7. bloor-yorkville.com.