Attention, brides: get your bridal posse booked for Friday, July 16, between 7:30 am and 9:30 pm; you'll need all the help you can get fighting the bargain-crazed bridezilla competition at Winners ' (444 Yonge) first-ever wedding dress sample sale. That's right, you've got one day to power shop for designer dresses valued between $1,800 and $3,000, now yours for $399.99! Beware - there are only 48 Italian wedding dress samples available, in sizes 8/10 and 10/12. 416-598-8800.
Kiss 'n' makeup
Looking for lipstick deals? Shopping for shampoo? Fixing for foundation? Head to the Revlon warehouse sale (International Centre, Hall 6, 6900 Airport), running to Sunday, July 18, to score big deals on all things Revlon. Wednesday to Friday 11 am to 8 pm, Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm.
Save on sensible footwear from brands like Mephisto, Ecco and Taryn Rose at the Foot Shoppe 's (55 Bloor West and others) scorching summer sale. Call for hours. 416-964-6400.
Get ready for an intake of girlie gear. Girl Friday (776 College; 740 Queen West) is having a sale - well actually, two - of spring and summer samples. The College store kicks it off with 20 to 40 per cent off, tonight (Thursday, July 8) from 5 to 9 pm; and then on Tuesday (July 13), from 11 am to 7 pm, the Queen West store follows up with more price-slashing action. Call it a party - there'll be refreshments and prizes. Each store carries different stock, so shop both locations for über-selection. 416-531-1036; 416-364-2511.