Toronto sample sales: December 2013’s enviable list of local designer discounts and pop-ups

Toronto Sample Sales December 2013
Photography by Kevin Gonsalves
Toronto Sample Sales December 2013
Photography by Kevin Gonsalves

Just when you thought you’d take some recovery time from Black Friday, we have news of some of our favourite homegrown designers gearing up for end-of-year sample sales and noteworthy pop up shops and holiday promos. You watched their designs sashayed on the Fall 2013 runways and made notes of your favourite pieces: now’s your chance to get that wishlist into your closet at discounted prices.

Horses Atelier
The made in Toronto brand is having its end of season online sale at For each online sale you make, Horses Atelier donates a portion of it to Clean Clothes Campaign.

Dalston Grey
Shop for the holidays at Dalston Grey‘s pop up shop featuring vintage men and women’s apparel, footwear and jewellery and new handmade locally sourced accessories. There will be an opening party on Wednesday, December 4 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. where you’re encouraged to bring a canned good for the Daily Bread Food Bank, to help make it a happy holiday for those in need.

Dalston Grey
1317 Dundas Street West, Toronto.
Thursday, December 5 to Sunday, December 8.

Smythe & Brunswick & Co
Smythe is throwing a cash only sample sale and Brunswick & Co will be there as well with discounted prices.

42 Gladstone Avenue #201, Toronto.
Thursday December 5 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Sid Neigum and Beaufille
Teaming up for a one-day only holiday sample sale, Sid Neigum and Beaufille will be offering runway samples, current and past collections all at marked down prices.

1025 Queen Street West. Toronto.
Saturday December 7 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Arielle de Pinto / Calla / Jeremy Laing / Rita Liefhebber
In the ultimate mash up of Toronto designers, Arielle de Pinto, Calla, Jeremy Laing and Rita Liefhebber join forces for an end of season and sample sale. Shop a range of sizes of Fall 2013 pieces at end-of-season prices and even bigger discounts on past collections. Credit, debit and cash accepted.

Jeremy Laing Studio
207A Cowan Avenue, Toronto.
Saturday December 14 and Sunday December 15 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Caitlin Power
A holiday promo is underway at Caitlin Power with your first piece at thirthy percent off, your second at forty percent off and your third at fifty percent! Contact [email protected] to book your Toronto appointment. This offer ends December 31.

Andrew Majtenyi
The UK-based womenswear designer Andrew Majtenyi, has launched a pop-up shop in Toronto.

850 King Street West, Toronto.
Thursday November 28 until January.

Dreamboat Lucy
The sister duo and Mercedes Benz Start Up Program finalist has clothing and accessories from past collections on sale at

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