Toronto designers Hoax Couture close down their Yorkville boutique (114 Cumberland) July 31 and move into their studio digs at 176 John. Everything in the store must go, including clothing, obviously, and not so obviously electrical fixtures, furniture and even fish tanks. It's all 50 to 80 per cent off, so get it while you can! Thursday and Friday 11 am to 7 pm, Saturday 10:30 am to 6 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm, Monday to Wednesday 11 am to 6 pm. 416-929-4629
Jonesin' for Sim & Jones
Save up to 50 per cent off on Sim & Jones (388 College) women's, men's and home wear at the store's big summer sale through August 30 . Support home-grown talent by buying yourself some new threads or even a duvet cover at way reduced prices. Monday to Wednesday 11 am to 6 pm, Thursday to Saturday 11 am to 7 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. 416-920-2573.
If you're familiar with this French line of scented products (think fancy candles, lotions, soaps), you'll head east to Intuitive Touch Therapies and Body Care Shop (1908 Queen East) to score these quality fragrances etc for 20 per cent off and home products for 30 per cent off. Word to the wise : stock up on Lothantique's linen water - it's a decor world must-have. 416-690-7082.
Starting today (Thursday, July 24) and running until the goodies are gone, Fresh Baked Goods (274 Augusta) is throwing its Amazing $49 Sale. As the name claims, amazing knits (sweaters, tops, hoodies, skirts and more), regularly $120 to $196, are yours for the taking for only - that's right - $49! 416-966-0123.
From Friday to Sunday (July 25-27) stock up on usually pricey architecture, landscape and design books for 10 to 40 per cent off at Ballenford Books' (600 Markham) annual summer sale . Everything in the store is reduced, so don't miss this rare opportunity. Friday and Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. 416-588-0800.
Every Tuesday until the end of the summer, treat yourself and a pal to a two-for-the price-of-one pampering session at natural health spa Nefara (646 Broadview). The spa offers everything from massage therapy to naturopathic medicine and aesthetics. It even has a Dead Sea salt pool. Go to nefara.com for more details. 416-406-0886. Send Sweet Deals tips to email@example.com