This Week in Fashion: One-night-only sale at The Drake, Dermalogica to host skin health workshop & other deep discounts this weekend
Tomorrow: Yorkville's Homegrown Boutique to host one-night-only sale at the Drake
The Canadiana-inspired Homegrown Boutique hopes to get some of that west-end money when it transports select store stock to The Drake Hotel for a one-night-only sale. Fall/winter and last season merch is reduced up to 60 per cent, with nothing over $150. Shop from local talents like Toronto's Zoran Dobric, or Montreal's Arti Gogna. They also stock wares from Caitlin Power and Sarah Stevenson, two powerhouses from Toronto Fashion Week. Find out more information here.
Beauty lovers: Sign-up now for Dermalogica's mini-summit on skin health
Next Thursday, skin specialists from Dermalogica — the only brand I'll let touch my face — is hosting an education and self-motivation workshop with its experts and Wedding Barbells fitness coach Jay Arzadon. Spaces are limited, so consider this your advance warning. Held at Dermalogica's Training Centre on King West, the $20 admission includes a two-hour presentation, fuel by Liberty Village's Raaw Sushi and a Derma-approved swag bag. All proceeds benefit joinFITE, the brand's philanthropic project aimed at helping women entrepreneurs get a leg up. For more information, or to RSVP, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-368-2286 x 522. Yes, registration is mandatory.
Philip Sparks' End of Season/Clearance Sale
Starting tomorrow, look for 75 per cent off menswear, womenswear, boots and accessories. There's also deeper discounts on samples and one-of-a-kinds. Shop online or visit 639 Queen St. W., 5th floor. 12 p.m. until 6 p.m., ends Sunday.
Get thee to UPC Boutique — it officially closes next Monday
Months after the announcement that the best independent boutique Yorkville has is closing, it's finally time to draw the curtain. So there are still massive deals. Until February 13, take advantage of the blow-out sale of the week with 60-80% off all remaining stock. 128½ Cumberland Street.
Canadian e-retailer Ukamaku opens up showroom for 'Be Our Valentine' Sale
Feeling a bit patriotic? No? Okay, but at least visit Ukamaku's showroom this week for a chance at Canadian labels at reduced prices. Until February 14, the usually online-only store will bring you v-day deals on top-tier jewellery from Pslams 91:1 and Marlu, accessories from Nella Bella, clothing from ahead-of-her-pack Rachel Sin, and more familiar faces. 219 Dufferin St., Suite 224C, weekdays open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., weekend 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Photo from Philip Sparks