Almost giving it away
Freeway in the Beach (1978 Queen East, 416-693-6670) is clearing out spring/summer stock in a huge 50 per cent off sale. Choose from stylish brands like InWear, J.Lo, Dex, Mexx and DKNY. Or take the risk and wait till the end of August when whatever's left gets slashed to 75 per cent off.
Enjoy refreshing sake martinis all day long for only $5 at the Colony Kitchen (located in the Club Monaco Building, 157 Bloor West, 416-591-9997). At that price, treat a friend or two.
Joe Singer Shoes has marked all its racked shoes down to two low price points, cheap ($29.99) and cheaper ($9.99). Check out www.joesingershoes.com for locations.
On Friday (August 8), Defex Clothing ( www.defexclothing.com , 416-220-8156) holds a sample sale/party at Down One (49 Front East). Doors open at 9 pm, and a $3 donation (for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation) at the door is welcome.
Load up on super-funky undies and clothing by the Candi Factory in a party environment (107 Walnut, 416-504-4915) at a studio sale happening Friday (August 8) from 5 to 10 pm. The savings continue the next day from noon to 6 pm. Don't forget to check out the new fall bags from Hairy Carry.
Come by the Ashanti Room (836 Bloor West, 416-588-3934) and save 30 per cent on selected sale items including African textiles, masks, drums, stationery and CDs.
Search out the deals at Fashion Extravaganza 2003 (Banquet Room A, Best Western Roehampton Hotel, 808 Mount Pleasant, 416-487-5101), running Friday and Saturday (August 9 and 10), 10 am to 6 pm. This event features 50 to 75 per cent off women's clothing - everything from suits and evening wear to coats and accessories. Sizes range from 4P to 20W. Home and giftware is also deeply discounted. Send Sweet Deals tips to firstname.lastname@example.org