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Bling on a budget Accessories: so cute, but often so expensive. Give your wallet a break and check out local designer.


Bling on a budget

Accessories: so cute, but often so expensive. Give your wallet a break and check out local designer Jenny Bird’s sample sale Friday (May 23) from noon to 7 pm and Saturday (May 24) from 10 am to 6 pm at Strada 241 (241 Spadina). Drool-worthy necklaces, cuffs, rings, handbags and more at 50 to 70 per cent off retail prices.

Yoga for yuppies

Why downward dog in any old studio when you can stretch and strengthen in the luxury of the Ritz-Carlton (181 Wellington West, 416-585-2500, ritzcarlton.com/toronto)? WWE Hall-of-Famer Trish Stratus hosts a Stratusphere Yoga pop-up at the hotel until June 30. Top instructors from the Vaughan studio teach the classes designed by Stratus, which feature a combo of strength training and yoga flow. Visit stratusphereyoga.com/ritz for details and to book a class.

Into the closet

Your closet’s about to receive a massive influx of killer Canadian clothing after you shop the Designer Sample Clearance sale at the Liberty Market Building (171 East Liberty, suite 113). Men and women’s clothing, shoes and accessories from the likes of Andrew Majtenyi, Caitlin Power, Krane Design, Jessica Jensen, Philip Sparks, Sentaler and more await you. The sale runs Thursday (May 22) from 4 to 8 pm, Friday (May 23) from 11 am to 8 pm and Saturday (May 24) from 11 am to 5 pm. Race you there!

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