Sales roundup: Jules Power trunk show, Carolina Herrera bridal trunk show, North Face sample sale, 15 per cent off Knoll
FASHION AND BEAUTY
It’s time to scoop up Jules Power’s grey knit track pants; the Toronto womenswear designer is hosting an evening shopping party and trunk show with 15 per cent off the fall line. Power has also made T-shirts for Rethink Breast Cancer, sales of which will benefit the charity. Sept. 29. 6–9. 345 Sorauren Ave.
NORTH FACE SAMPLE SALE
We don’t want to think about winter either, but it’s coming, and North Face’s puffy jackets, hats and gloves—sold here at wholesale prices—are renowned for their warmth. Backpacks, footwear and sportswear are also on offer. Cash only. Sept. 30, noon–8; Oct. 1, 10–8; Oct. 2, 10–6; Oct. 3, 10–5. 21 Vaughan Rd.
SLAVIN AGENCY SAMPLE SALE
Clothing from J Brand, Bench, Mexx, Ted Baker and more are up to 80 per cent off at this sale. Sept. 25 and 26. Noon–4. 80 Wingold Ave.
For one day, all jeans—and there are plenty of brands to choose from: Rock and Republic, True Religion, and Rich and Skinny among them—are 20 per cent off. Sept. 23. 181 Yonge St., 416-214-0111, styleexchange.com.
The consignment boutique will close in December (owner Nancy Moore is retiring) and has contacted its favourite suppliers to put together a best-in-show fall collection. Look for clothing and accessories from Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci, Pink Tartan, Hermès and Marc Jacobs. 1679 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga, 905-823-2233.
A bridal trunk show to swoon for: Carolina Herrera’s 2011 collection (inspired by style greats like Grace Kelly, Frida Khalo and Georgia O’Keefe). By appointment only. Sept. 23–25. 19 Hazelton Ave., 416-849-9196, whitetoronto.com.
Save 20 per cent off all USM Modular Furniture’s timeless office furniture (1970s shades of brown and orange have been reintroduced). Until Oct. 23. 416 Eastern Ave., 416-548-7788, avenue-road.com.
The contemporary furniture store is celebrating its 20th anniversary. All purchases during the month of September are between five and 30 per cent off; the discount is randomly selected. Until Sept. 30. 570 Queen St. W., 416-362-5222.
CRATE AND BARREL
All custom upholstered furniture orders are 25 per cent off the regular price, while selected pieces are 15 per cent off at this annual sale. Until Oct. 11. Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin St., 1-888-657-4108.
DESIGN WITHIN REACH
Shoppers will save 15 per cent when they purchase four pieces of dining furniture, whether it’s chairs or a table. 435 King St. W., 416-977-4003.
INDE-ART DESIGN HOUSE
Currently, everything at the store (the merchandise can be viewed on Inde-Art’s Web site) is 30 to 50 per cent off. Until Sept. 30. 388 Carlaw Ave., Unit 106A, 416-543-4995, inde-art.com.
QUASI MODO MODERN
More than 100 classic mid-century modern designs from the Knoll stable are 15 per cent off. Sept. 24 to Oct. 2. 789 Queen St. W., 416-703-8300, quasimodomodern.com.
The Bayview Avenue pop-up showroom is closing at the end of the week, and all items are between 50 and 80 per cent off. A Dedon Barcelona sofa, for example, is now $2,430, down from $5,450. Until Sept. 24. 1860 Bayview Ave., 416-489-6417, studiobhome.com.
CANADA’S BRIDAL SHOW
It’s the time of year when brides pack into convention centres and hotel ballrooms to compare prices on limo services and boutonnieres. This show, labelled as the country’s largest, is held downtown and offers special deals for attendees. Sept. 24 to 26. $15. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front St. W., canadasbridalshow.com.
CHILDREN’S TRUNK SHOW
Held at the Evergreen Brick Works, this two-day event features kids’ products (clothing and accessories are the emphasis) along with activities (face painting, pizza making, storytelling) to keep the tykes happy while mom and dad browse. Oct. 1 and 2. 9:30–4. Evergreen Brick Works, kiln building, 550 Bayview Ave., 416-596-1495, childrenstrunkshow.com.
THE CLOTHING SHOW
Not getting married? Don’t worry, there’s still a massive exhibition for you. The Clothing Show is the place to score pieces by up-and-coming designers and local talent. It’s also packed with vintage finds and art. Sept. 24 to 26. $8–$10. Better Living Centre, 195 Princes Blvd., theclothingshow.com.