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Lunatic Fringe wants rid of old stock, and nothing in their their end-of-season sale corner is priced over $30. Jeans and shoes are going for $30, dresses and pants for $20. The prices will just get lower until everything is gone. 306 Eglinton West. 416-485-8789.
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West-end bedding retailer Feather Factory wants to help the people who turn to the Redwood Shelter, and for the second year in a row is offering 20 per cent off to all customers who bring in gently used bed linens to donate. The trade-in offer is in effect through the end of November, a great opportunity to help women who are leaving abusive relationships set up their own households. 1606 Queen West. 416-536-3391.
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Legendary Kensington Market discount business-attire dealer Tom's Place holds its annual warehouse sale Wednesday (October 17) through October 21 at the Bloor JCC, with partial proceeds (every day except Saturday) going to the Annex's Jewish community centre. A new feature this year is the Holiday Gift and Craft section, October 20 and 21 only. 750 Spadina. 416-924-6211.
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If you're going anywhere near Woodbridge, check out the deals at the West Ridge Mall, at the corner of Highway 7 and Weston. On a recent scouting trip we spotted red wrap-around dresses for $9.99 and men's navy trench coats for $49.99 at the Gap outlet (905-264-7238), and racks of women's skirts for $19 at the Club Monaco outlet (905-851-0927).
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