A bounty of baubles is up for grabs tonight (Thursday, February 21) at The Jewellery Local pop-up shop at 2nd Floor Events (461 King West). Between 6 and 10 pm, 20 vendors including Elle Hardware, The Devil's Workshop, Far Away Eyes and Made You Look are selling their stuff. Oysters, Desmond & Beatrice cupcakes and cocktails will be served.
Ice Ice baby
If you're doing some retail damage in Yorkville this weekend, check out the neighbourhood's annual IceFest. Thirty-five thousand pounds of ice will turn the Village of Yorkville Park at the corner of Bellair and Cumberland into a winter garden complete with carving demonstrations, street performers and skating shows. The event runs February 22 to 24, with proceeds benefiting the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Mark next Thursday, February 28, in your calendar for eco style outfit Fashion Takes Action's (Distillery District, 15 Case Goods, studio 202, fashiontakesaction.com) designer showroom sale. Between 5 and 8 pm, shop sustainable collections including Jool's upcycled clothing and accessories and Funky Buddha Clothing's organic cotton and hemp yoga wear.
Ella + Elliot's (188 Strachan, 416-850-7890, ellaandelliot.com) annual floor model and clearance sale is on now, with up to 75 per cent off baby and kids' furniture, toys and accessories. Online shoppers can score lots of great deals on transitional pieces at eLuxe.ca, including silky tops by Tibi, American Retro and By Malene Birger. And do check out the last-minute sale at Anti Hero (113 Yorkville, 416-924-6121, antihero.ca), including designer men's suiting discounted by up to 70 per cent.