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triple five freakout

Hey, party people, Triple Five Soul is having a sample sale this weekend at the Phoenix dance club (410 Sherbourne). Pick up cheap gear from last year as well as some cool old samples from many seasons ago, and stuff from Emily the Strange to boot. Saturday and Sunday (November 22 and 23), 11 am to 6 pm. 416-323-1251.

boo-hoo books

OK, so here’s a depressing sale for ya — the Stoddart and General Publishing bankruptcy sale. Apologies to all the shafted authors of Canada, but all books are being cleared at 75 per cent off the publisher’s price, or 80 per cent if you buy 10 or more books. Continues while inventory lasts at several locations, including Thornhill Square Shopping Centre (Bayview and John) and 1510 Caterpillar (north of the Queensway, east of Dixie) in Mississauga.

preppy perfection

Greetings, stockbrokers of the world. (You read NOW Magazine, doncha? Doncha?) Eddie Bauer is having a warehouse sale through November 23 at the CNE. Men’s and women’s clothing is all going to be cleared at prices at least 50 per cent lower than regular retail, including winter accessories, backpacks and more. Main building, Hall D. Thursday and Friday 10 am to 9 pm, Saturday 10 am to 6 pm.

south asian styling

South Asian textile and craft gallery Kinna Sohna (527 Queen East, 2nd floor) invites all you kittens to a Christmas show and sale through November 24. On offer: fair-trade, handcrafted items made by craftspeople and women’s co-operatives in India and neighbouring countries. Pick up piles of brightly coloured cotton and silk kurtas, gauzy woven scarves, hand-embroidered wool, pashmina shawls, jewellery and more. Thursday and Friday 6 to 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday 1 to 6 pm. 416-203-0332.

designer dreams

Chic-0-rama shop Butik (672 Queen West, 2nd floor) is having a designer sale of the Peros line Saturday (November 23). The dude was recently named a “young designer to watch” by Style Magazine, doncha’ know. Noon to 7 pm entrance on Palmerston.

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