Black Market (319 Queen West) is now carrying woolly vintage ponchos for only $30, which means that if you plan your shopping excursion to fall on a regular half-price Tuesday, you can pick one up for $15. And keep your eyes peeled for the reworked ponchos currently being produced by the Black Market design team. Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm, Sunday 11 am to 6 pm. 416-591-7945.
Starting today (Thursday, August 19) and continuing though Sunday (August 22), Ruckus (1050 Queen West) holds a final blowout sale before this location closes for good. Expect 25 per cent off select summer stock and two-for-one silk pillows. Or check out the permanent Ruckus collection in the Case Goods Warehouse in the Distillery District (55 Mill, Studio 104, 416-366-2458). Queen West: Thursday and Saturday noon to 6 pm, Friday noon to 8 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. Distillery: Wednesday to Sunday noon to 5 pm.
Now's your chance to stock up on a wide selection of frilly or functional underthings at the huge summer sale at Secrets from Your Sister (476 Bloor West) going until the end of August. With savings of up to 50 per cent on most stock - killer brands include Lejaby, Freya, Shock Absorber, Gossard - there's no doubt you'll be undressing to impress. Or vice versa? Monday to Friday 11 am to 7 pm, Saturday 11 am to 6 pm, Sunday noon to 6 pm. 416-538-1234, www.secretsfromyoursister.com.
Whether you're looking for formal or just plain ol' funky, there are tons of Betsey Johnson dresses to choose from, and they're all 70 per cent off at F/X (515 Queen West, 416-504-0888). Monday to Wednesday 11 am to 7 pm, Thursday and Friday 11 am to 8 pm, Saturday 10 am to 7 pm, Sunday noon to 6 pm.