Looking to import some serious style into your less than cool closet? Start by sourcing killer UK labels such as Buddhist Punk, Religion, Katharine Hamnett, Burn'n'Violet, Ringspun and Lipsy on the cheap at the Agency One Sample Sale (487 Adelaide West, suite 301) running today (May 26) through Saturday (May 28). Cash only; all sales final. Thursday and Friday 10 am to 8 pm, Saturday 10 am to 6 pm. 416-703-2916.
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If you love the hard-to-get beauty gear hawked by local fashionista e-commerce site It's About Me… (www.mememe. ca) but don't want the finger (and guess-) work of ordering online, head to Skyy Clothing (350 Eglinton West), which now carries stock from the site. Bonus - with every IAM cosmetic purchase, you score a 10 per-cent-off discount on clothes. 416-488-9024.
Invest in your athletic wardrobe at the annual Puma Warehouse Sample Sale (590 King West), where you can pick up all things Puma for up to 80 per cent off. And they're not your average picked-through piles either. Inventory is replenished daily. 416-920-5200, www.paradigmretail.com.
Until Monday (May 30), take advantage of the up-to-70-per-cent-off savings at Mastermind's Really Great Toy Warehouse Sale at the Solidwear Building (59 Milner, Scarborough). There are hundreds of toybox essentials to choose from by brands like Lego, Playmobil, Gund, Ravensberger and Manhattan Toys. Thursday and Friday 9 am to 8 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday, noon to 5 pm, Monday 9 am to 4 pm. 416-321-8984, www.mastermindtoys.com.