LAB Consignment (1956 Avenue, 647-345-4020, labconsignment.com) has opened a pop-up at vintage spot Life of Manek (1504 Dundas West, 647-347-2635, lifeofmanek.com). Continuing until July 23, the sale features two racks of vintage, contemporary designer and high-end labels, plus footwear and bags. Stop by the opening party this evening (Thursday, July 11) from 7 to 10 pm for a first crack at the clothes.
Also popping up this week is a touring Tommy Hilfiger surf shack shop (tommy.com/surfshack). Open Saturday and Sunday (July 13 and 14) in the parking lot at the corner of Queen and Soho, the beachy space has been created out of a 1970s bus and is stocked inside and out with breezy summer collection pieces. Food trucks serving up BBQ bites and shaved ice refreshments will also be on site.
Canadian jean brand Dutil (704 Queen West, 647-352-2560, dutildenim.com) debuts a music label today (Thursday, July 11) at 8 pm with a series of performances at its Vancouver and Toronto stores. Dutil.Records launches with a compilation called Serotonin: To Long For You Sessions, Volume 1, available exclusively on vinyl and featuring a mix of spoken word, punk and more.
We start this week's sale rounds at Dalston Grey (1317 Dundas West, 416-840-5447, dalstongrey.com), which is celebrating its second birthday this evening (Thursday, July 11) with up to 70 per cent off vintage finds and new buys from 7 to 11 pm. Next, we're heading over to Robber (863 Queen West, 647-351-0724, robberstore.com), where labels including Steven Alan, Filippa K and more are discounted 25 per cent. Our last stop is Grreat Stuff (870 Queen West, 416-533-7680, grreatstuff.com), where suits sell for 30 per cent off and other menswear including shirting and casual pants are marked down 25 per cent.