For the past 20 years, The Sandalman (621 Delaware), aka Cory Bernatt, has been providing Toronto and the world with excellent custom-made sandals fitted right to the contours of the foot. And now, thanks to new pre-cut soles, you can get your hands on these leather babies for only $125 - for custom work! Examples of Bernatt's stellar craftsmanship have appeared in every medium from magazines and movies to Broadway and even an exhibit at the Bata Shoe Museum, which showcases a pair he made when he was only 14. Come by and pick from a wide variety of styles and colours. 416-533-6335.
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Run on down to Athletes World Superstore (388 King West) before June 1 for up to 70 per cent reductions on name-brand shoes, threads and accessories. You'll need to get your body buff this summer, or at least look as if you're trying. 416-260-9364.
For smokin' mommy-to-be-wear, don't miss the Ran Designs Warehouse Sale (20 Maud, suite 401), which runs to May 31. Everything from pretty summer dresses and capris to office and evening wear is on sale for 30 to 70 per cent off. 416-703-1744.
Drop by Girl Friday (776 College) tonight (Thursday, May 29) from 6 to 9 pm for a shopping party and save 25 per cent on all Ça va de soi, Free People, Built by Wendy and Mica label stuff. All other clothing and accessories are 15 per cent off. Also included in the deal are drinks, prizes and free, free fun. 416-531-1036.
If your summer seems like it's booked solid with weddings and showers, listen up. This is the weekend to save cash on gifts, which means you can buy yourself a nice outfit or even an escort for the wedding. Stock up on all your fine china and cookware needs at these two shopping events: to June 1, Mikasa Warehouse Sale (161 McPherson, Markham), 905-474-0880; and to June 7, Dansk Warehouse Sale (60 Horner), 416-259-1127. Call for hours and directions. Send Sweet Deals tips to firstname.lastname@example.org