The fascination with Web-based fashion following continues as Holt Renfrew (50 Bloor West, 416-922-2333, and others, holtrenfrew.com) celebrates some of the world's busiest clothing-beat bloggers. Online style writers and photographers including NOW faves Anita Clarke from IwantIgot.com and JakandJil.com's Tommy Ton inspire window displays at Holts locations across Canada. Also look out for vignettes inspired by Scott Schuman (thesartorialist.blogspot.com), Bryan Boy (bryanboy.com), Garance Doré (garancedore.fr) and Sea of Shoes (seaofshoes.com) blogger Jane Aldridge on display until August 2.
Grateful Head (1006 Dundas West, 416-915-4323, gratefulhead.ca) usually deals in top haircuts, but this weekend Lysa Fina and her staff try out the rummage sale racket. On Sunday (July 12) starting at 1 pm, everything from clothing to art to household goods and furniture is up for grabs in front of the salon. Pieces are priced between $1 and $100. Don't forget to gobble up a barbecued treat with purchase.
Third time's a charm
Nathalie-Roze & Co. (1015 Queen East, 416-792-1699, nathalie-roze.com) celebrates its third anniversary with a sale and party Saturday (July 11). Stop by the Leslieville shop between 11 am and 6 pm for giveaways, goodie bags and free ice cream, cake and lemonade. The sale portion of the celebration features discounts on crafty merch starting at 20 per cent, plus a raffle for three $333 gift certificates.
Handbag designer Jessica Jensen's (shopjessicejensen.com) summer sale runs today and tomorrow (Thursday and Friday, July 9 and 10) at Thrush Holmes Empire (1093 Queen West). Look for 75 per cent reductions on luxe spring totes and clutches.
Thrifty eco fashion shoppers should stop by Thieves (1156 Queen West, 647-435-4880, thieves.ca), where selected spring and summer styles are marked down by 10 to 60 per cent.
For the fellas, there's Grreat Stuff's (870 Queen West, 416-536-6770, grreatstuff.com) Our Sale Is Tops promotion, with selected shirts marked down 25 per cent and all linen or cotton suits and summer blazers reduced by 30 per cent.