Sales roundup: Akris trunk show, bridal sample sale at White, French Connection warehouse sale
FASHION AND BEAUTY
Get a sneak peek at the ’70s-inspired fall 2010 collection, which will be previewed at a one-day trunk show. June 5. Holt Renfrew, 50 Bloor St. W., 416-922-2333, holtrenfrew.com.
The Queen West fixture has been in business for 20 years now, and it’s celebrating with a one-day sale. June 6. 431 Queen St. W., 416-593-6267, duewestclothing.com.
There are more than 10,000 pieces at 70 per cent off the regular price at this warehouse sale. June 3 to 13. M–F 10–8, Sa 10–6, Su 11–5. 1001 Ellesmere Rd., thewestmarket.ca.
Known for selling fabulous designer shoes, George C. is holding a sale on men’s and women’s shoes and accessories. 21 Hazelton Ave., 416-962-1991, georgec.ca.
LEIGH AND HARLOW
Shoppers get 10 per cent of the value of their purchases (on regular-priced items only) back in gift cards. Spring merchandise—jackets, tees—is also on sale for up to 50 per cent off. Until June 18. 634 Queen St. W., 647-430-7728, leighandharlow.com.
After a runway show featuring some of the most memorable costumes from its 25-year history on June 3 ($25), the company is selling off some of those pieces (from $10–$250). June 4 and 5. 1–5. All Canadian Self-Storage, 1 Laird Dr., operaatelier.com/blog.
It’s sample sale time at the city’s poshest bridal boutique. More than 80 gowns (from such designers as Monique Lhuillier, Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera) are marked down by up to 70 per cent. Appointment required. 19 Hazelton Ave., 416-849-9196, whitetoronto.com.
Hundreds of wedding gowns and party dresses are available at this sale, proceeds of which go to Windfall’s charity initiatives. Gowns (Alfred Sung, Ines Di Santo, Vera Wang) start at $200. $4 donation required. June 5. 11–2. 29 Connell Court, Ste. 3, 416-703-8435, windfallbasics.com.
Designers Bob Williams and Mitchell Gold (co-authors of the new book The Comfortable Home) are at the store for a book signing and preview of their new furniture collection and first-ever bedding line. RSVP to email@example.com. June 12. Noon–4. 80 Ronald Ave., 416-785-7885, elte.com.