Queen West menswear outpost Grreat Stuff (870 Queen West, 416-533-7680, www.grreatstuff.com ) is a year round destination for fashionable fellas hunting for high style at a low price. So when they hold their final winter clearance sale, the bargains are guaranteed to blow your mind. Their racks of already-marked-down shirts, pants, suits, blazers and outerwear by labels like Kenneth Cole , 4YOU and Cinque are now slashed by an additional 15 per cent.
Butterfield 8 (235 Danforth, 416-462-9053) owner Shelley Town has always felt a strong connection to New Orleans. As the city preps for its first Mardi Gras post-Hurricane Katrina, she wanted to reach out to the place that inspired her with its history, culture and people. She's designed a stylish charity button that will be on sale for $3 at her shop. Two dollars from each sale gets distributed to four Louisiana relief agencies including the Louisiana Library Association and the New Orleans Habitat for Humanity .
Buy away your blahs
Hit the ATM for some moola on the way to INESRA 's (I'll Never Shop Retail Again) Beat The Blahs vintage sale this Saturday (February 25), because cold hard cash is the only way to pay for these swinging retro duds. Stock ranging from the 1940s through the 70s includes vintage velvets, handbags, gloves and a small selection of menswear. It all goes down from 10 am to 4 pm at 315 Albany. Call 416-707-1695 for more info.
Designer Erin Keatch is busy sewing the final stitches on the collection she'll show on March 22 as one of the final four competitors in the Toronto Fashion Incubator 's New Labels competition. She's still making time for loyal fans who swoon for her Las Valentias line of patchwork textile separates with an end-of-season sale Saturday (February 25) from 10 am to 6 pm at her studio (2252 Dundas West).
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