Au naturel Cotton Basics (16 Baldwin, 416-977-1959) is closing, and everything must go. Great picks include children's and adult's organic cotton skirts and cardigans at 70 per cent off the regular $45 price. Some pyjamas ranging from $25 to $60 are now 50 per cent off. Baby clothing starts as low as three items for $5. Check out other fashion grabs on the three-for-$5, -$10 and -$25 racks.
Made a couple of lucky finds at mid-town gift store Things (622 Yonge, 416-968-8880), including wicker laundry baskets for $14.95, down from $29, and oriental-inspired shoji room dividers, regularly $149, now 100 bucks. Fashionable jewellery is on sale, too, and bracelets are going for as little as $1.50.
Everything is on sale thanks to the fall/winter clearance bonanza at Neon (391 Queen West, 416-585-9595). Turkish Mavi jeans, regular $80, now sell for $49.99, and Silver jeans are 30 per cent off. Doc Martens boots are a steal at $100. All Levi's jeans, including the popular low-rise, are $49.99.