If you're still using lame workout wear as the top reason for your non-exercise regime, sorry, hon, your time has run out. Lululemon Athletica is holding its first ever Warehouse Sale (590 King West, 2nd floor) today (Thursday, February 24) to Sunday (February 27). Score up to 75 per cent off on more than 10,000 square feet of stylie, stretchy gear. 10 am to 7 pm. 1-888-263-9300. www.lululemon.com.
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DC Sample Sales is having its first sale of the year Friday to Sunday (February 25 to 27) at Lot 332 (332 Richmond West). Expect the usual street-style awesomeness, including gear from Seven for All Mankind, Cavalli, J.Lo, Energie, Miss Sixty, plus way more. 11 am to 7 pm. Get out those twoonies, there's a $2 donation at the door that benefits the Diabetes Hope Foundation. 11 am to 7 pm. 416-871-4431. www.dcsamplesales.com
Celebrate Black History Month at the 2005 Black Art & Beauty Sale , this Saturday (February 26) at the Radisson Hotel (55 Hallcrown Place). Not only will there be a wide selection of artwork to peruse, but this event is also functioning as beauty central, with free hair and skin consultations, free massages and 10 to 50 per cent off makeup and skin care from brands such as Naomi Sims, Iman and Interface. Killer door prizes range from DVD players to cash. Come early - the first 100 visitors score free gift bags. Free admission. 10 am to 7 pm. 905-737-6741.
Trenderoo children's boutique Kingly (1078 Queen West) has just relaunched its Web site ( www.kingly.org ) to offer online shopping to the max. It's also started a (naturally, violence-free) shopping gang, in which online registration automatically saves you 5 per cent off on all non-sale items in-store and online. Plus, during February all winter clothes are reduced by 50 per cent and toy/gift items by up to 70 per cent. Tuesday to Saturday 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday and Monday noon to 6 pm. 416-536-2601.