ego builderego builder
The clearance sale at Alter Ego can't be beat, with tops from $5, skirts from $30 and pants starting at $45 by blistering labels like Snug, Geek Boutique, Luscious and Flow Sport. There's also a wide variety of end-of-season stuff in the 20 to 50 per cent off range, through August. 555 Bloor West. 416-530-0003.
half wholehalf whole
All inventory -- everything: jeans, footwear, streetwear, clubwear and accessories for men and women -- is marked down by 50 per cent at Indigo Jeans to July 31. That's half-price on Buffalo, Naf Naf, Diesel, Dekker and much, much more. 665 Yonge, 416-925-6108, and others.
lingerie lustlingerie lust
Secrets from Your Sister is having an end-of-summer clearance orgy starting Wednesday (August 1), with 50 per cent off brassieres, knickers, sleepwear, hosiery and sexy chemises by Lejaby, Gossard, Piege, Charnos, Chantelle, First, Love Letters and Hanna. To August 30. 476 Bloor West. 416-538-1234.
closet clearancecloset clearance
Looking for brand new brand-name $5 jeans? Check out the National Council for Jewish Women of Canada's fundraising Summer Closet Sale, with garage sale-style used items in the $1-$5 range and new goods donated by local manufacturers for $15 and less. It's hard to predict what will show up from week to week (the sale runs Tuesdays from 10 am to 2 pm through August -- July 31, August 7, 14, 21 and 28), but it's worth the trek. 4700 Bathurst. 416-633-5100. DH
WANT IN? Fax suggestions to Sweet Deals, NOW Magazine, 416-364-1166, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is noon Friday.