If recent cooler temperatures have you planning a warm winter getaway, visit Seychelles Swimwear (1747 Queen East, 416-693-7946) to score an unbelievably budget-friendly suit. Until the end of the month, summer leftovers, including sporty one-pieces and itsy-bitsy-type bikinis, are all $10. Mix and match separate sizes, patterns, colours and shapes to create a custom beach lounging look. Don't miss the kids' stock if you're planning on bringing junior along.
Driveway of deals
Stop by the parking lot behind Style Garage (938 Queen West, 416-534-4343, www.stylegarage.com) on Saturday (September 22) for the store's third annual sample sale. One-of-a-kind items and limited-quantity pieces crafted from natural materials in the shop's signature modern look are priced to sell. If it rains, Sunday (September 23) is the backup date.
We all know Value Village taps a team of style savants to turn shoppers on to hidden designer looks and cheap fashion picks. Raphael Castelmezzano from Burlington works a polished hipster look for $28.96 in the first phase of the ReDesigners campaign. Go to www.valuevillage.com to link through to the ReDesigners MySpace page for trend tips and store locations.
If you're wondering where you're going to seat your family come Thanksgiving Day, Fluid Living (55 Mill, building 8, 416-850-4266, www.fluidliving.com) has a table for you. The rBanse (named after Fluid founder Roy Banse) is available in oak, cherry or walnut in four sizes. Regular prices range from $3,595 to $4,995, but until September 30 you can pick one up for 25 per cent less. To guarantee Thanksgiving delivery, get your order in by September 21.
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