31 Tinning Street, Brunswick
In preparation for a month-long hiatus, the Plant Hunter is hosting an indoor-plant clearance sale this Saturday; all plants and pots will be reduced in an effort to clear everything. Most plants will be discounted by 10 to 60 per cent, with ferns, Pileas (money plant), philodendrons, cacti, hoyas, monsteras, palms, succulents and more available. A few freebies have also been promised throughout the day. A collection of mid-century furniture from Warmer Corners will also be included in the sale. Plant purchasers who “like” the Kate Forrest, Plant Hunter Facebook page will get an extra 10 per cent off at checkout. Cash preferred, but EFTPOS accepted. Free delivery of big items for customers in the inner north is also available.
Sat 28, 9am–2pm
Bec + Bridge
Studio 6, 1 Yarra Street, Richmond
Aussie favourite Bec + Bridge is bringing its Melbourne pop-up sale to The Lofft Agency this week for three days of discounts. Recent stock, samples, plus plenty of past-season designs will be available at up to 80 per cent off. Get in early for the best buys.
Fri 27, 8am–7pm
Sat 28, 9am–5pm
Sun 29, 10am–2pm
Melbourne local Lenko has just released a new range of her beloved animal sweaters, which means past-season designs are discounted. The kookaburra, gorilla, snail and pig are all included in the sale, as well as the monstera plant. Can’t decide? Treat yourself to two and start your own little wardrobe farm (they’re on sale, after all).
Australian designer Dion Lee is currently offering up to 70 per cent off a select range of his past-season pieces. A large range of dresses feature, including elegant slips, structured pinafore-style pieces, plus dramatic statement designs. If you’re after more casual, everyday pieces, a collection of shirts, camis, cropped tees, sweaters and knits are also discounted. Some of the bold sunglasses are included in the sale range. While stock lasts.
Local online boutique Par Femme – French for “by woman” – is currently discounting a range of its lingerie, loungewear, silk slips, jewellery, homewares and literature. There’s lingerie by Lonely, Marieyat, Signature by Marika Vera and Aimee-Cherie Intimates; clothing by Tylynn Nguyen and Ginia; jewellery by MPNT, Holly Ryan, Cold Picnic, Reliqua and Double Disco; and erotic fiction by Wednesday Black (titles include My Wet Hot Drone, How To Train Your Vagina and God, I Don’t Even Know Your Name). While stock lasts.
Popular Adelaide label Acler is offering select pieces from its contemporary womenswear line at up to 50 per cent off. Sculptural sleeves, dramatic draping, intricate lace and plenty of pleats are in the collection of dresses, blouses, skirts, shirts and pants. Rich colours such as “dark sage” (golden brown), “wine” (deep burgundy) and “poppy” (bold red) are mixed in with lots of black, grey and white numbers. While stock lasts.
Up-and-coming local label Isabelle Quinn has slashed the prices on a number of its playful designs by up to 80 per cent. If you need a new slip, or are into stars, this is your sale. There are mini and midi slips in a number of different designs and colours, plus a range of jumpsuits, dresses, playsuits, pants, shorts and tees, all plastered with stars. Stock is limited, so jump on this one while you can.
Sydney-born label Avenue is saying farewell to summer with discounts on a range of its popular hats and bags. Suede, denim and cotton caps, in a number of colours, are on offer alongside the range of playful and roomy everyday totes. We’re particularly digging the Spritzy one. While stock lasts.