Upscale local label Price Roman has just marked down some older merchandise in a serious bid to clear space by Labour Day. All hand-knit sweaters are now half-price, while last year's wool pieces are selling for 60 per cent off their original price. Just in time for this year's fall season! 267 Queen West. 416-979-7363.
Summer's winding down, but it's not too late to check out the outdoor Quest Fashion Market (499 Queen West, 416-703-7601), with booths by some of Toronto's top independent labels -- including Borobrand, Loop, The One, Lemonade and Baba Designs -- selling their latest looks at 20 per cent less than their in-store prices. The designers are joined by DJs, graffiti artists and dancers Saturdays and Sundays.
The Art Gallery of Ontario's retail shop is clearing leftover merchandise from last year's Courtauld Collection blockbuster at some very compelling prices. Paperback Courtauld catalogues -- jam-packed with excellent colour reproductions -- are now just $1.50 in both English and French (down from the original $28), while packs of 10 blank note cards with envelopes are just 99 cents. 317 Dundas West. 416-979-0414.
Cabbagetown's Silver Fox claims to be Toronto's only supplier of Liberty of London's distinctive Arts and Crafts-styled fabrics. Through September 8, they're offering 20 per cent off bow ties, ascots and yardage, 27 per cent off cummerbund sets and one-third off vests and jackets. 247 Gerrard East. 416-820-9010.
Been holding out for a great deal on a mini-disc player? In what it describes as a one-time-only "warehouse find," Bay Bloor Radio is offering a JVC FSMD 9000 mini-disc/CD micro system, regularly priced at over $800, for $399. This includes a CD player, mini-disc recorder with five edit modes, CD synchro recording, digital tuner with presets, clock and timer with snooze bar and a remote control. 55 Bloor West. 416-967-1122.DH
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