Thursday, June 25, 2009

Gap: Upto 50% off

You all know I love mixing basics with designers. One item I continually get complimented on are my Gap jean trousers. They're a perfect match with any of my designer tops and dress up even the most casual tanks.

That's why I'll be stocking up on a few more pairs at the Gap Summer Sale. Prices are up to 50% off.

Selected denim for both the ladies and the fellas is also priced at $29.99.

The sale is not valid at factory stores. Check out for more details.

Beyond the Rack Clearance Sale

Set your alarm clocks on Sunday morning and make sure you get to BeyondTheRack by 11 am EST. (yeah, I know, I need an alarm to get up that early on Sunday).

Anyway the site is having a huge clearance sale with designer items at up to 90% off.

BeyondTheRack already has great prices so I'll be there right at 11 hoping for a score.

Don't forget, the site is by invitation only enter the code: NAC470DABE3 for access.

Happy shopping!

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Alexander Wang at the Gap

It's time to hit the Gap.

Never thought I'd be writing that on this blog, but today is a special day. The Gap's most anticipated collection is finally here.

A limited edition "khaki" collection, designed by Alexander Wang, Vena Cava and Albertus Swanpoel was revealed in select stores today. All three designers are CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund Award winners. And let's face it, this might be the only time you can pick up an Alexander Wang piece at affordable prices.

Prices range from $39.50 to $88.00.

This collection follows last year's designer "white shirt" release.

Up next: A Stella McCartney Gap collection for babies and kids later this year. Almost makes me wanna be a mom ... again.

Coach Factory Store: Sale is Back

Coach Factory Outlets are having another sale!
Enjoy an additional 20% off their already low prices. Sale continues until Sunday!

Canadian locations:

Here's the Canadian locations:

7500 Lundy's Lane
Niagara Falls, On L2H 1G8
mon-fri: 10am-9pm, sat-sun: 10am-6pm

1555 Talbot Road, suite #506
Lasalle, On N9H 2N2
(519) 250-8635
mon-fri: 10am-9pm, sat: 9am-6pm, sun: 10am-6pm

Friday, June 12, 2009

A Moment of Luxurious Silence - eLUXURY set to close, one of the internet's first designer sale site, has announced it will be closing shop soon.

Women's Wear Daily has reported that will close the retail portion of the site by the end of the month and will be transitioning the site into an online magazine focusing on luxury markets.

To put it bluntly, that sucks!

On the bright side, there are plenty of sales to be had, including a Thakoon blouse that I'm keeping my eye on. It 80% off and a steal at $238.

Other designers at 80% include Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Proenza Schouler, Marc Jacobs and more.

I'll be checking in regularly and letting you know of any new reductions.

Happy shopping

Thursday, June 11, 2009

More Gucci reductions tomorrow

If you've been to your local Gucci store recently, you noticed the sales. Numerous purses, shoes and other accessories were marked down to 40% off.

Well, I have it on good authority that prices will go down to 60% tomorrow. I gotta level with you, I am lusting for the black leather Gucci Babouska. Last time I was at Holts, I saw it for $1200. Maybe when the sale gets to 75% I can sell a kidney and get one ...

Yeah, I know ... I'm dreaming.

Well, if any of you have a few more available pennies than I have at the moment, then head over to Gucci.

Happy shopping!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Canadian Retailers - Half Price

So, the last few weeks, I've spent a a few dollars on some great designer duds and although I'm happy with my purchases, there's now a hole in my wallet that's not really going to allow me to buy much for the next while.

It's a good thing, then, that a couple of Canadian retailers are offering a half-price sale so that we can all pick up a few trendy pieces for the summer months.

I don't feel bad shopping at some of these retailers because, although the clothes are not always of the best quality, the prices are low enough that you can pick up pieces that you know you'll only wear for a couple of months and not feel bad when they quickly go out of style.

I'm especially in the market for shorts (please, please let summer come) so I'll definitely be heading to the mall for these sales.

Happy shopping.

Monday, June 8, 2009 - Dresses at up to 80% off

It's the last day to take advantage of's huge dress sale.

Prices have been slashed another 15% off, bringing some dresses at up to 80% off.

Designers included in the sale include Marc by Marc Jacobs, DVF, Alexander Wang, Badgley Mischka and more.

Happy shopping!

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Holts, Chanel, Gucci and more ---- It's SALE Time

Earlier today I went down to Bloor St. (my favourite street in the country).
My fabulous friend (and fellow Chanel-worshiper) Leslie gave me a heads up that Chanel was beginning their sale today.

That's all it took. The "girls" from work got into a cab during our lunch break and headed down to see all the drool-worthy shops on Bloor Street in downtown Toronto.

First stop: Gucci - we ooohed and aaaahed over the sale sandals but our visit was brief. We were headed for Chanel across the street.

When we got there, we headed straight to the second floor and set our sights on the shoes, some of which were 50% off. We all tried on a few but, alas, we all came out empty handed. The pickings were slim. "Not to worry" says I (well, actually I would never use those exact words) "let's check out the Chanel boutique in Holts. They might have more sizes," I added.

So off we went to the second floor of Holts, where our persistence was rewarded. Lots more styles and lots more sizes, but that was at noon today and the store was pretty crowded so I'm guessing that there are considerably less now.

We scored some amazing shoes but unfortunately Leslie, of all people, went home empty-handed.

Carrying our Chanel shoppers, we headed down to the handbag department where I nearly died after the sales person insisted I try on a gorgeous Gucci tassel bag. I was soooo sad to leave it there, but even at half-price $1200 for a bag would be hard to justify for a recessionista.

In any case, the sales assistant promised to let me know when the sales hit the 60%for 70% off range. (And when that happens, you know I'll let you all know!)

In any case, I just wanted to let you all know that the sales have begun. Run to your local Holts, Chanel or Gucci store at once!

Happy shopping!

Coach Factory Stores - Extra Sale this weekend

If you're thinking of checking out the Coach Factory Outlet in Niagara Falls or Lasalle, this weekend is the perfect time.

Coach Factory stores in North America are offering an extra 20% off their discounted items. Just print out the coupon above and get your shop on!

Here's the Canadian locations:

7500 Lundy's Lane
Niagara Falls, On L2H 1G8
mon-fri: 10am-9pm, sat-sun: 10am-6pm

1555 Talbot Road, suite #506
Lasalle, On N9H 2N2
(519) 250-8635
mon-fri: 10am-9pm, sat: 9am-6pm, sun: 10am-6pm

Happy shopping!

Dior Sunglasses on Sale at

BeyondTheRack is having another sale on sunglasses.
This time, Dior shades are up to 65% off.

Dior sunglasses are classic and they'll probably last you well into the next season so they're worth the buy, especially at a 65% discount.

The sale starts tomorrow - June 5 and don't forget that the site is by invitation only.

Just enter the code: NAC470DABE3 for access.

Happy shopping!