Rachel Gilbert Warehouse Sale
1042 High Street, Armadale
Aussie womenswear designer Rachel Gilbert is hosting a clearance sale this week, with discounts starting at 60 per cent off. The recently past AW15 collection will be on sale for those looking for versatile, everyday pieces. A large collection of bridal, formal and races wear will also be on hand for those looking for an elegant, detailed and beautifully tailored piece. Like all warehouse events, we advice you get in early to score the best buys.
Fri & Sat 10am–5.30pm
Lupa Studio Sale
Rear of 55 High Street, Northcote
Local independent favourite Lupa – which provides a solid platform for Melbourne designers that design and manufacture locally – is hosting a studio sale this week with up to 70 per cent off its unique collection. Clothing, jewellery and accessories will be on offer from a range of established and emerging brands, including: Ammo, Preap and Coutts, Stella Blanche, Fool, Kindly, The Gently Unfurling Sneak, Lupa, Mesop, Tanner + Teague, Leonard Street, Sunday Morning, Zo Sandow, Claire Best, Jolet, New Model Beauty Queen and Parrot Says. Embracing its true community spirit, Lupa will offfer bubbles to all guests on Friday from 6pm onwards, so you can sip while you shop.
Sat & Sun 10am–5pm
Shopbop Surprise Sale
International online designer boutique Shopbop is in the middle of its surprise sale, where up to 40 per cent off is available on selected items. Rag & Bone, Diane von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu, Samantha Wills, Kenzo, Baggu, Oliveve, Club Monaco, Zoe Karssen, Citizens of Humanity and many more labels are included, but only until 3pm tomorrow (Friday November 6). A range of clothing, accessories, jewellery and footwear is included.
Aussie favourite Aje is currently running an online offer: shop the sale section at 50 per cent off. A collection of summer-suitable dresses, skirts and tops are available in a range of styles, prints and textures. This promotion has just entered its second and final week, so make sure to get in while you can.
Melbourne Design Market
Level 3, Federation Square – Corner Flinders Street & Swanston Street, Melbourne
With most items priced at under $100, the Melbourne Design Market is worth paying a visit to this weekend. Fifty designers will fill the Federation Square car park on Sunday to launch new products and sell, share and educate design-lovers about their crafts. Many unique fashion, furniture, jewellery, homewares and accessories will be on show, alongside fine foods, coffee and music. Grab a few friends, investigate some new locally made design, and make a day of it.
Take 2 Pop-Up Market
Northcote Town Hall – 189 High Street, Northcote
Packed with pre-loved designer pieces and covetable high-end street brands, more than 40 stallholders will open up their private collections for your buying pleasure this Sunday at Take 2 Market’s pop-up event. With boutique owners and vintage collectors appearing, a range of international and local pieces will be priced at up to 80 per cent off the original prices. Entry to this event is $3.
Record Paradise Garage Sale
15 Union Road, Brunswick
Adding to the vintage flair of this weekend’s sales is Record Paradise’s garage event. more than 10,000 records will be selling for $1, alongside posters, books, DVDs and CDs (dust off those Discmans).
Sat & Sun 10am–4pm
297 Brunswick Road, Brunswick
It’s official: Melburnians love plants. With 1,600 Facebookers interested in attending the Plant Sale in Brunswick this weekend, there is no denying our strong feelings for succulents and specialty cacti. If you’re looking to get some greenery in your life, head down to this sale where a range of indoor, outdoor and hanging plants, as well as pots, gardening books and bits and bobs will be on offer.