It's not very often that lifestyle emporium Teatro Verde (55 Avenue Road) slashes its prices, so hit this Hazelton Lanes hot spot before January 13 and save up to 75 per cent on selected items, especially if you're looking to stock up on holiday gear for next year. Thursday 10 am to 7 pm, Friday , Saturday and Monday to Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm. 416-966-2227, www.teatroverde.com.
A good sale can be the ultimate dangling carrot, prompting you to get off your, um, sofa and check out new shopping horizons. Take Up To You (1483 Queen East), for example. This second-storey boutique located at the edge of Leslieville is designed to look as if you're in someone's incredibly well-stocked and -styled apartment. Like the bathroom curtains? They've got a price. Same goes for everything else you can lay your hands on, and until January 16 selected items are marked down by up to 40 per cent. Here's a smattering of the sale items you can expect: 20 per cent off Sharps men's grooming products, Zegna ties and shoes by Acupuncture; 40 per cent off Obedient Sons long-sleeve shirts and Korres all-natural skin care products. Tuesday to Saturday 11 am to 6 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. 416-778-6487.
Just when you thought prices couldn't go lower, DC Sample Sales (96 Spadina) is at it again, this time with a super clearance where everything (with the exception of outerwear, which is 25 per cent off) from more than 40 brands costs $25 or less. Sale ends January 16. 10 am to 8 pm. 416-871-4431.
Save up to 50 per cent on all fall goods at Finishing Touches ' (3281 Yonge) sale. From cold-weather coats to accessories and designer collections, this is your chance to acquire the labels you crave, minus the dropping-a-small-fortune part. Monday to Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, Thursday 10 am to 7 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. 416-482-9034; www.ftouches.com.