Barbie's Basement Jewellery's Robin Woodward and Ange Beever are holding a studio sale today (Thursday, October 4) to celebrate the launch of their online shopping site. Stop by 401 Logan, unit 220, from 4 pm to midnight to browse sparkly kitsch belt buckles, jewellery and other accessory finds. Test drive the online shopping cart by visiting www.bbj.ca. 416-466-3759.
Bag line Snapdragon and jewellery designer Dandi Maestre have teamed up for a Fall In Love sale ending today (Thursday, October 4) at 2 pm. Snapdragon's Canadian-made handbags, weekenders, wallets and cosmetics bags, along with a selection of sweaters and other clothing goodies, can be accessorized with Maestre's oversized amber, wood and shell necklaces, bracelets and rings. 26 Vermont. Cash or cheque only.
Grassroots (408 Bloor West, 416-944-1993; 372 Danforth, 416-466-2841) has rolled out its October roster of green living discounts. Procrastinating pupils who have finally decided it's time to take notes can scribble in Earthbound's wirebound notebooks, marked down by 15 per cent to $3.39. Nature Clean goodies including Clean Rinse Agent and Dishwasher powder are discounted 25 per cent. Log on to www.grassrootsstore.com to browse clearance items including organic cotton towels and board games.
Read this next one closely, bookworms. The Monkey's Paw (1229 Dundas West, 416-531-2123, www.monkeyspaw.com) is celebrating the end of Dundas West TTC track construction with its first Detournement Tournament. Until October 21, readers can scan the selection of lit and pamphlet titles on the shop's racks to create an original work of poetry or prose. Winners will be chosen by Monkey's Paw staff October 25 and will receive $50 or $25 gift certificates to put toward building their home libraries.
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