Local knitwear designer Ronda B is holding a huge summer sample sale at her studio (67 Portland), today through Saturday (June 10-12). Look for chunky knitted shawls, sexy Missoni-esque dresses and, of course, chill-reducing sweaters. Noon to 7 pm. 416-977-5241. www.rondab.com
More to love
You've only got one day, Friday (June 11), to score 30 to 70 per cent off everything at reworked vintage epicentre Preloved (613 Queen West). So call in sick, book the day off, whatever, but don't miss this deal-laden shopping experience. 10 am to 8 pm. 416-504-8704. www.preloved.ca.
What with all the heavy drinking that accompanies patio season, better get equipped for al fresco entertaining of the glass-free variety by stocking up on trés adorable patterned acrylic glasses, platters and plates. They're all on sale at Precidio 's annual warehouse sale (35 Precidio Court, Brampton), running until Saturday (June 12). Thursday and Friday noon to 7:30 pm, Saturday 8:30 am to noon. 905-790-0790. www.precidio.com
Getting its Due
Take a break from patio-hopping and congratulate Due West (431 Queen West) on its 14th anniversary. On Sunday (June 13) only, from noon to 6 pm, score 30 to 70 per cent off killer men's and women's brands like Gsus, Evisu, Seven Jeans and Da Nang. 416-593-6267.
So long, Solstice
We're super bummed that Solstice (111 Jarvis) - a retail wet dream for foodies and decor fiends - is rumoured to be closing its stylish doors. But before it does, benefit from the super savings at the Super Summer Solstice Sale starting this week. Call for hours. 416-363-7557.
Bling your thing? Mark Lash Designs is holding the annual 50 per cent off sale on the store's extensive collection of fine jewellery at its Richmond Hill location (9033 Leslie). Goes until Tuesday (June 15). Thursday and Friday 10 am to 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 6 pm, Monday and Tuesday 10 am to 8 pm. 905-881-5229. www.marklash.com