Sales roundup: Canadian designer sample sale, American Apparel rummage sale, One of a Kind Show
FASHION AND BEAUTY
Nothing is over $50 at this weekend rummage sale, where the clothes are up to 85 per cent off. Nov. 27 to 29. 590 King St. W., americanapparel.net/whatsnew/Index.aspx?p=914.
For all secret Croc lovers out there, this is the company’s first warehouse sale. Prices start at $5. Nov. 25 to 29. International Centre, Hall 4, 6900 Airport Rd., styledemocracy.com/?p=442.
FGI SAMPLE SALE
Fashion Group International’s sample sale includes deals on such Canadian clothing and accessories designers as David Dixon, Philip Sparks, Jessica Jensen and Jenny Bird. Nov. 26 and 27. 11–8. Liberty Market Building, 171 East Liberty St., Ste. 118.
Laura-Jean Bernhardson has been designing the geek-chic line Fresh Baked Goods for 15 years. In celebration of the anniversary, all regular-price items from the label—cute dresses and knit sweaters galore—are 15 to 50 per cent off. 692 Queen St. W., 416-594-1313.
The Yorkville boutique’s private sale is on for only a few more days. Head over for up to 40 per cent off designer togs. Until Nov. 26. 21 Hazelton Ave., 416-962-1991, georgec.ca.
Women looking to do some early holiday shopping for the sartorially minded men in their lives should consider attending one of Gotstyle’s four evening Ladies Only events. There’ll be champagne, “hot male models,” gift wrapping and discounts. Nov. 25, 26, Dec. 9 and 10. 6–9. 489 King St. W., 416-260-9696, gsmen.com.
Take a pair of old shoes or a handbag to Nine West (items will be donated to Goodwill) and receive $20 off any purchase of $100 or more. Until Dec. 13. Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge St., 416-977-8126.
…OF THINGS PAST
The consignment showroom’s pre-holiday sale includes discounts on all vintage, costume and fine jewellery. Nov. 27 to Dec. 6. 185 Bridgeland Ave., 416-256-9256, ofthingspast.com.
Need to find a cute gift for a tween this year? Check out the Paul Frank warehouse sale with big savings on monkey-logoed hoodies, T-shirts and accessories. Nov. 26 to 29. 1500 Birchmount Rd., styledemocracy.com/?p=463.
The high-style menswear shop has marked down some items by 50 per cent, including pieces from Rick Owens, Dries Van Noten and Nom de Guerre. 795 Queen St. W., 416-603-3369, shopsydneys.com.
Get 60 to 90 per cent off Guess, Marciano and G-Star denim, outerwear, accessories and footwear. Nov. 26 to 29. International Centre, Hall 4, 6900 Airport Rd., premiumretailgroup.com.
AU LIT FINE LINENS and LIV BY AU LIT
Both locations of the midtown linen empire are holding a semi-annual sale on luxe pillows and duvets, which are marked down by 25 per cent. LIV will also hold a holiday shopping party on November 28 with up to 30 per cent off clothing and accessories. Until Nov. 30. 2049 Yonge St., 416-489-7010; 418 Eglinton Ave. W., 416-481-2300.
The cheap and cheerful modern furniture retailer just got a little cheaper: it’s hosting a floor model sale, with up to 70 per cent off. 570 Queen St. W., 416-362-5222, blvdinteriors.com.
Arguably the city’s most famous carpeting shop, Elte is hosting a rug sale with 20 per cent off all styles. Until Dec. 2. 80 Ronald Ave., 416-785-7885, elte.com.
Renovators, take note—it’s the Bathroom Sale at Ginger’s, with 20 per cent off most bathtubs, toilets, faucets, sinks and hardware. Until Nov. 29. 95 Ronald Ave., 416-787-1787, gingersbath.com.
This is Snob’s first-ever sale, smartly timed to the holiday shopping crush. There’s up to 50 per cent off the store’s gorgeous home decor pieces, like these handmade pillows. Nov. 27 to Dec. 19. 388 Carlaw Ave., 416-788-8778, snobstuff.com.
It’s the 34th annual William Ashley warehouse sale, which means you can save up to 90 per cent off stemware, housewares and dinnerware from such esteemed brands as Doulton, Wedgwood and Waterford. Until Dec. 6. Closed Tuesdays. 62 Railside Rd., williamashley.com.
ONE OF A KIND SHOW
The pre-holiday Toronto tradition is back, with over 800 vendors selling just about everything: crafts, clothing, preserves and lots of stocking stuffer–friendly tchotchkes. Nov. 26 to Dec. 6. Direct Energy Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd., oneofakindshow.com.
The monthly Queen West market is back with Toronto-made jewellery, clothing and art. Nov. 29, Dec. 12 and 13. Burroughes Building, 639 Queen St. W., portobelloeast.com.