Score some portable shade at a sale of selected stunning headwear from local brand Gwendolyne Hats (401 Richmond West, suite 433). The studio sale starts today (Thursday, August 12) and continues through Sunday (August 15), noon to 6 pm daily. 416-351-1219, www.gwendolynehats.com.
Get ready for schlepping. It's pretty much guaranteed you'll find a bundle of discounted fashion gear at Meg 's (849 Queen West) Summer Dirty Sale , which runs till Sunday (August 15). Choose from $10 and $20 bargain bins, $40 jersey separates or fall 04 samples for $20! If you're looking for investment pieces, don't miss the linen suits marked down to $225 from $400. Monday to Saturday noon to 7 pm, Sunday noon to 6 pm. 416-354-3983, www.megshops.com.
Sweet times two
Canadian success story Cake Beauty - as seen in a little magazine called People - is celebrating the launch of its sassy new packaging by donating a buck from the sale of every product sold at Caban (262 Queen West) Saturday (August 14) to Rethink Breast Cancer . So stop by, sample some delish-smelling product or get a yummy hand massage from one of the Cake Beauty reps. 1 to 4 pm. 416-201-0486, www.cakebeauty.com.
Toronto-based lingerie line Sister Underwear , designed by panty princess Sara Graham, is now available at www.sheshoppe.ca . And to celebrate this exclusive union, they're offering a half-off deal: buy a camisole with slip or French-cut bottoms - valued at $200 - for only $100! Buy fast. The sale ends Sunday (August 14). www.whoisyoursister.com.
Now's your chance to prepare for those summer scorchers to come, with a discounted AC unit from the Whirlpool Factory Clearance Centre (570 Matheson East, Unit 1, Mississauga), on sale through August 31. Monday to Friday 8:30 to 5 pm, Saturday 9 am to 4:30 pm.1-800-807-6777.