Sales roundup: Marchesa trunk show, Virginia Johnson sample sale, Mark Lash holiday sale
FASHION AND BEAUTY
Parents can stock up on winter boots, snowsuits and coats for the kids from such brands as Geox, Rip Zone and Kenneth Cole; everything is at least 20 per cent off. 565 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416-932-3727, beansprout.ca.
For one night, all merchandise in the womenswear boutique is 25 per cent off. Ten dollars from every purchase will go to Blessing in a Backpack, a local charity that provides in-school meals for children. Champagne and nibbles sweeten the deal. RSVP to 416-483-2583. Nov. 26. 2582 Yonge St.
At this warehouse sale, clothing and accessories for men and women are up to 80 per cent off regular price. View the sales flyer here. Nov. 24, 6–9 p.m.; Nov. 25 and 26, 9–9; Nov. 27 and 28, 9–6. Queen Elizabeth Building, 190 Princes Blvd.
HOLIDAY POP-UP CLOSET
Winter clothing and holiday gifts (all either limited edition or event exclusives) are on offer at this pop-up shop inside our favourite west-end shoe boutique. Look for pieces from Assembly New York, Pendleton, Duy and more. Plus, the proceeds go to the Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Nov. 26 to 28. Chasse Gardée, 1084 Queen St. W., 416-901-9613.
Take a look at the Academy Awards best dressed lists and you’ll find celebs wearing Marchesa gowns. Toronto ladies can preview and order from the spring 2011 collection. We suggest brides-to-be pop in during this trunk show; many of the dresses would look stunning on the big day. Nov. 16 and 17, noon–5. 50 Bloor St. W., 416-922-2333, holtrenfrew.com.
The venerable Toronto eyewear chain is holding its annual sale, with up to 70 per cent off frames. Until Nov. 30. 60 Bloor St. W., 416-964-7070, plus five other GTA locations.
Print out this coupon and receive a bra fitting, as well as $25 off the purchase of a bra. Until Nov. 30. 1925 Avenue Rd., 416-780-1726, plus four other GTA locations, lineaintima.com.
Stocking up on bling? Head to the Mark Lash holiday sale, where stunning jewellery is 30 per cent off. Nov. 18 to 21. 938 Eglinton Ave. W., 416-256-5229; 9033 Leslie St., Richmond Hill, 905-881-5229, marklash.com.
Just before holiday parties begin, Peach Berserk is offering 25 per cent off all its hand-printed silk dresses, including custom-ordered numbers. Also 25 per cent off are gift certificates for the store’s silkscreen workshops (included with the purchase is a Peach Berserk silkscreening how-to book and a bag—silkscreened, naturally). Until Nov. 30. 507 Queen St. W., 416-504-1711, peachberserk.com.
After a fire damaged the boutique, the venerable Queen Street menswear retailer is back, with a designer sale in a new location: save at least 20 per cent on pieces from Shellac, Individual Sentiments, Rick Owens Drkshdw and Heutchy footwear. 689 Queen St. W., 416-603-3369, shopsydneys.com.
With a month to go before closing shop, the designer consignment store is offering up to 50 per cent off all clothing. 1679 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga, 905-823-2233.
The on-line boys’ clothing store is opening a pop-up shop for the holiday shopping season with deals on such brands as Ben Sherman, House of Mongrel, Appaman and Wonderboy. Nov. 27 to 29, 10–7. Cool East Market, 1390 Danforth Ave., tykethreads.com.
Toronto’s master of prints is holding a three-day sample sale a few doors north of her Ossington boutique. Go early. Nov. 25 and 26, 11–7; Nov. 27, 11–6. 138 Ossington Ave., virginiajohnson.com.
At the Liberty Village shop’s annual holiday party, shoppers get 15 per cent off regular-price clothing and accessories, as well as a $50 gift card with purchases over $100. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Nov. 25, 5–8. 171 East Liberty St., Unit 121, 647-347-7153, vocado.ca.
Canadian designer Rita Vinieris, the brains behind Rivini’s bridal creations, will be in the boutique to help outfit brides in the perfect gown. By appointment only. Nov. 26 and 27, 10–6. 19 Hazelton Ave., 416-849-9196, whitetoronto.com.
AU LIT FINE LINENS
Pillows and duvets from the Au Lit Essentials collection are 25 per cent off the regular price. Until Nov. 30. 2049 Yonge St., 416-489-7010, aulitfinelinens.com.
All Karastan carpets and broadloom are 20 per cent off this month. Until Nov. 30. 80 Ronald Ave., 416-785-7885, elte.com.
CRATE AND BARREL
All glassware, dinnerware and barware is up to 25 per cent off. Until Nov. 29. Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 2401 Dufferin St., 416-657-4100.
Bathroom renovators, take note. This month, all Waterworks bathtubs are 20 per cent off. Until Nov. 30. 95 Ronald Ave., 416-787-1787, gingers.com.
QUASI MODO MODERN
Fabulously modern and colourful Vitra furniture is now 15 per cent off. Until Nov. 17. 789 Queen St. W., 416-703-8300, quasimodomodern.com.
The Toronto jewellery designer’s beautiful baubles are up to 90 per cent off at this sample sale. Nov. 20, 21, 27 and 28, 10–6. 63 Wingold Ave., Ste. 110.
At this sale, floor models are between 20 and 50 per cent off. The grand Reina upholstered bed is now $5,300 (regularly $10,605). 334 King St. E., 416-363-2996, studiobhome.com.
Has it been 10 years already? The Toronto furniture store celebrates its first decade by offering 10 per cent off all made-to-order sofas, lounge chairs and sectionals. Until Nov. 30. 938 Queen St. W., 416-534-4343, stylegarage.com.
The goods at this craft show—a good place to start holiday shopping—are all by Canadian artisans. Nov. 18 to 20. Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Barbara Frum Atrium, 250 Front St. W., mooseshow.com.
This autumn evening neighbourhood party features a garden gnome hunt and a marshmallow roast at Ceili Cottage, but we’re going for the discounts at such local stores as Nathalie-Roze and Co., Damzels, Dorly Designs, GUFF and Max’s, where YogaJeans are on sale for $89. Nov. 18, 6–9 p.m. Queen Street from Logan to Greenwood.