Frock 'n' roll
Save up to 50 per cent on a sweet selection of winter womenswear at Frock (97 Roncesvalles), the perfect neighbourhood dress shop. Tuesday to Friday 11 am to 7 pm, Saturday 11 am to 6 pm. 416-516-1333.
Score all manner of retro fabrics at the 13th annual Toronto Vintage Clothing & Textile Show & Sale at the Civic Garden Centre (777 Lawrence East) on Saturday (March 6). Partial proceeds go to the Cancer and Multiple Sclerosis Societies, so don't get stingy with the $6 admission fee. Free parking. 10 am to 5 pm. 905-666-0523.
Wannabe sommeliers are in luck. For two days only (Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7), you can stock up on winemaking gear at the Wine Establishment 's (250 the Esplanade) warehouse sale one block west of the store, on the west side of Princess Street between Esplanade and Front. Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. 416-861-1331.
In honour of International Women's Day (March 8), Fresh Collective (692 Queen West) is holding a month-long fundraising raffle, with proceeds going to Sistering, a local non-profit agency that helps homeless, underhoused and low-income women. The booty? One of three mega gift baskets worth more than $500! - stuffed full of merch from each of the collective's 15 designers. Tickets are $3 each or two for $5. The draw takes place March 31. Monday to Saturday 11 am to 6 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. 416-594-1313.
Eager to start building your spring wardrobe? Swing by the Casual Way (2541 Yonge) next Thursday (March 11) between 6 and 9 pm and spin to win 10 to 50 per cent off spring work and play wear. Call it a soiree; there'll be wine and cheese, plus informal modelling. 416-481-1074.
Bed on it
Until March 21, celebrate the grand opening of the fifth Beddington's (2383 Bloor West) location and save major green on all types of bedding. Monday and Tuesday 9:30 am to 7 pm, Wednesday to Friday 9:30 am to 9 pm, Saturday 9:30 am to 6 pm, Sunday 11 am to 6 pm. 416-769-9029 or 1-888-233-0808 ext 10.
Get ready to stock up on china. From March 4 to 21, Royal Doulton is holding a warehouse sale (850 Progress Avenue), with several lines (including the infamous Bunnykins) reduced up to 90 per cent. Thursday and Friday 11 am to 8 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. 416-431-4422 ext 579.