New clothing boutique Awkso (675 Queen West) throws its fall/winter clearance sale. Camel wool-lycra-blend pants by Tara Jarmon and corduroy-with-lace-detail skirts by Wolves are both $90 (regularly $180). And Awkso-line faux suede skirts are $50 (regularly $115). Check out the $5 bin or the $25 rack. 416-703-6660.
deals by the yard
Sewers should check out the outrageous deals at Janette's Fabrics (543 Queen West). Most winter fabrics are 15 per cent off, and eveningwear stuff like satins, polyester-lurex blends and others are going for as little as $7.99/yard. Students get a 10 per cent discount every day. 416-703-9506.