Now is the time to stock up on great transitional footwear at Balisi (681 College, 416-532-1074 and others, balisi.com). All fall and winter shoes and boots are 60 per cent off and select clothing is included in the promotion too.
Downtown's swankiest shopping centre Hazelton Lanes (87 Avenue, 416-968-8680, hazeltonlanes.com) is hosting its bi-annual Take Me Now sale until Sunday (January 30). You'll find up to 80 per cent off deals at mall retailers including TNT, Andrews and Browns.
Independent Designers Outlet (1418 Dundas West, 416-238-7045, shop-ido.com) is showing its customers some love with an End of Season Clearance Sale starting February 2. Already frugal, locally designed finds are an additional 15 to 30 per cent off until February 13.
Use the promo code EXTRA40 to score an addition 40 per cent off handbags and accessories at Jessica Jensen's online store (shopjessicajensen.com) until Saturday (January 29). Woven leather box satchels, hobo bags and totes are all included.
It's Dirty Sale time at Meg (849 Queen West, 416-364-3983, megshops.com) and that means most womenswear is priced between $60 and $140. The rest, including samples and "misunderstood items from seasons past", ends up on the $20 table.
Eco-friendly outerwear brand Patagonia has opened its first Toronto store (500 King West, 416-861-1102, patagonia.com) and select items are 50 per cent off during the month of February.
Menswear designer (and, full disclosure, my better half) Philip Sparks is holding his Sale To End All Sales this Saturday. Stop by the Burroughes Building studio (639 Queen West, suite 5005, 647-886-0467, philipsparks.com) and pick up clothing, footwear and accessories marked down by at least 70 per cent off.