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Sales roundup: 90 per cent off at William Ashley, 80 per cent off athletic wear, Rita Tesolin sample sale

FASHION AND BEAUTY

ATHLETIC LOCKER OUTLET
Find holiday presents for sporty family members at this 25th-anniversary warehouse sale that includes up to 80 per cent off clothing, running shoes and skates from such brands as Fila, Airwalk and Wilson. Winter jackets start at $35, and footwear starts at $15. Nov. 18 to 22. 6085 Belgrave Rd., Mississauga, 905-361-0110, athleticlockeroutlet.com.

DOLL FACTORY BY DAMZELS
In honour of its third anniversary, the Leslieville frock shop is celebrating by offering guests 10 per cent off all purchases, gifts with purchases over $150 and free cocktails. Nov. 19. 6–9. 1122 Queen St. E., 416-598-0509, damzels.com.

LILEO
For anyone who has ogled the amazing Japanese denim at this Distillery District boutique, pay attention. For two evenings, Lileo is hosting Guys and Girls Night Out, with 25 per cent off most items, vodka shots, wine, desserts and free facials. Nov. 19 and 20. Noon–9. 55 Mill St., Bldg. 35, RSVP to 416-413-1410, lileo.ca.

RITA TESOLIN
The Toronto jewellery designer (her multi-strand pearl necklaces are stunning) is hosting a holiday sample sale with deep discounts on baubles and belts. Nov. 20 to 22. 63 Wingold Ave., Ste. 110, 416-784-1221, ritatesolin.com.

SYDNEY’S
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.

VOCADO
For one evening, the hip Liberty Village womenswear boutique is offering 15 per cent off all merchandise, wine and snacks at its holiday shopping party. Nov. 18. 5–8. 171 East Liberty St., Unit 121, 647-347-7153, vocado.ca.

WAREHOUSE SALE
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.

HOME

ELLA AND ELLIOT
Toronto’s luxury baby boutique has launched its e-store and is offering 10 per cent off all on-line purchases. It’s a good chance to score shower or holiday gifts like the adorable Eames Elephant. (Bugaboo and Monte Design items are excluded.) Until Nov. 22, ellaandelliot.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. Until Nov. 30. 2049 Yonge St., 416-489-7010; 418 Eglinton Ave. W., 416-481-2300.

BLVD INTERIORS
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.

GINGER’S
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.

WILLIAM ASHLEY
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 Nov. 29. 62 Railside Rd., williamashley.com.

EVENTS

INTERNATIONAL MAKEUP ARTIST TRADE SHOW
Makeup fiends learn tricks of the trade and get makeovers from experts like Norma Hill-Patton, head makeup artist of the Twilight series. Nov. 21 and 22. $35. Direct Energy Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd., imatsshow.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.

TICKLED PINK
In support of North York General Hospital’s Karen, Heather and Lynn Steinberg Breast Services, this fundraiser is heavy on shopping. For one evening, shops at Bayview Village will offer special discounts to partygoers. There will also be cocktails, beer, gin and scotch tastings and a silent auction. Nov. 22. $75. 2901 Bayview Ave., 416-756-6809, nygh.on.ca/foundation/specialevents/heart_home_08.html.

 

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