Sales roundup: summer trunk show, free underwear, student discount at West Elm
Don’t panic, but the kids’ boutique is having a pre-season snowsuit sale (emphasis on the pre-, please). Take 20 per cent off all suits and 60 per cent off all final summer clearance items, including Geox sandals. 565 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416-932-3727, beansprout.ca.
The edgy Queen West shop is offering up to 70 per cent off its clothing line, as well as Pink Cobra, Jeremy Scott and other names familiar to the club crowd. 758 Queen St. W., 416-532-0347.
Toronto’s annual Fake Prom is this weekend, and just in time for everyone who missed out on their own (or blacked out), the Yorkville purveyor of vintage dresses both chic and outlandish is holding a half-price sale on all its frocks. (Wedding and art deco gowns are exempted.) 28 Cumberland St., 416-324-9759.
JONATHAN AND OLIVIA
The Toronto location of this Vancouver-born company opened on the Ossington strip less than a year ago and has been outfitting the city’s style mavens in such brands as Acne and Opening Ceremony ever since. Now the less deep-pocketed can benefit: the store has marked down menswear and womenswear by up to 70 per cent. 49 Ossington Ave., 416-849-5956, jonathanandolivia.com.
The lingerie shop is having a mother-daughter sale: when both buy bras, the panties are free. Print off the coupon here. Until Sept. 30. 1925 Avenue Rd., 416-780-1726, lineaintima.com.
The menswear store is advertising up to 75 per cent off spring and summer clothing, including Band of Outsiders button-down shirts ($100–$125, down from $250) and Dries van Noten suits ($750, down from $1,500). 795 Queen St. W., 416-603-3369, sydneystoronto.com.
Surface to Air tees ($87, down from $145) are among the items reduced by up to 70 per cent at this end-of-summer sale. 26 Bellair St., 416-920-2281, uncleotis.com.
AU LIT FINE LINENS and LIV BY AU LIT
Both locations are hosting a summer White Sale, when bedding is discounted by 20 to 50 per cent. Until Labour Day. 2049 Yonge St., 416-489-7010; 418 Eglinton Ave. W., 416-481-2300, livbyaulit.com.
This furniture shop on an ever-less-dingy strip of Dundas West is holding an inventory clearance sale: indoor items are 30 per cent off and outdoor are 40, including amazing rattan daybeds and genie chairs. Get 20 per cent off lighting, too. 824 Dundas St. W., 416-762-0167, futedesign.com.
QUASI MODO MODERN
Attention condo dwellers: the modernist retailer is offering 20 to 60 per cent off its floor samples and stock items, including a Karl Hansen coffee table ($1,200, down from $3,000). Until Aug. 31. 789 Queen St. W., 416-703-8300.
ROOMY HOME INTERIORS
In anticipation of its late-August reno, the store has discounted many of its floor models by 25 to 50 per cent. They specialize in space-saving designs for the condo crowd—the kind of customers who appreciate the irony of owning something called the Irony chair ($110, down from $275). They’ve also discounted paintings by the local artist Danielle O’Connor Akiyama and others. Until Aug. 31. 232 King St. E., 416-203-6813, roomy.ca.
Students save 10 per cent on all purchases when they show their university ID. What better way to bleed out an OSAP loan than with a few canvas magazine butlers? Until Oct. 1. 109 Atlantic Ave., 416-537-0110, westelm.com.
MIMI AND YOU
The one-of-a-kind necklace designer is having a summer trunk sale. Get 20 per cent off jewellery, ogle the fall and winter designs and pick up something from the new Knights of Courage men’s line. RSVP in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org. Aug. 27. 23 Hiltz Ave., mimiandu.com.
The Liberty Village hot spot is hosting an ’80s party that doubles as a fall fashion preview. RSVP to email@example.com to get in on the fun: 15 per cent off regular-priced merch, cocktails and maybe a little air guitar. Aug. 26. 171 East Liberty St., 647-347-7153, vocado.ca.