Aje Sample Sale
The Lofft Agency: Studio 6, 1 Yarra Street, Richmond
Fashion-savvy crowds will flock to Richmond this Friday: Aussie favourite Aje is bringing its samples to The Lofft Agency for two days only. Current and past-season pieces will be offered at heavily discounted prices. Aje’s elegant formalwear and its everyday day-to-night wear will feature, capturing a classic-meets-contemporary aesthetic. Whether you’re looking for a statement gown or an everyday tee, this sale will deliver. EFTPOS available.
Denim Clearance Sale
68 Brighton Street, Richmond
Homegrown labels Ziggy Denim, Neon Blonde, 2 Blocks South and Kroam will join this weekend for the final days of their combined clearance sale. Six years worth of samples, seconds and past-season stock will be on sale, with prices starting at a measly $5. A range of streetwear – denim, printed tees, tanks, playsuits, skirts and dresses – will be available, with new stock replenishing the floor each day. Dig into the archives for some strong summer street get-up. EFTPOS available.
GRACE Warehouse Sale
595 Malvern Road, Toorak
Local premium fashion boutique GRACE is making way for new stock this Sunday with a one-day-only clearance sale. A select range of the international labels it stocks (including APC, Carven, Equipment, MSGM, Preen, Rag & Bone and more) will be set up in its sunny courtyard, featuring alongside its own GRACE collection at up to 85 per cent off. For premium designer clothing and footwear, without the designer price tag, head across to Toorak this Sunday. Cash only.
Enter the sale via the rear of GRACE (through the Safeway car park in Hawksburn). If you can’t make it across to the sale, there’s also an extensive range of garments on sale online.
Adelaide-born B.Goods Label is hosting an online sale on selected items from its AW15 and SS14/15 collections. The ecologically responsible label, which uses environmentally friendly natural fibres, and manufactures in smalls runs, creates simple and classic garments that are versatile and timeless. For sustainable one-tone dresses, shirts, tees, tanks, pants and skirts that make for quality everyday essentials, jump online and have a look at this one.
Local lawyer-turned-designer Livia Arena is selling pieces from her AW14, and SS15 at up to 50 per cent off. With all seasons covered, everything from trenches, knits and pants, to mini skirts, dresses and breezy tees feature. Arena uses silk blends, natural fibres and unique structures, and her designs represent comfortable and practical statement pieces, which can be worn all year round.
Locally designed and manufactured footwear label &Attorney is hosting an online sale, where up to 40 per cent is available off a few select designs. While the sale range is limited, both the heels and sandals that do feature are quality timeless shoes that are definitely worth a peek.
Local favourite Leonard St. is selling playful, colourful and heavily patterned garments in its online sale section. With pandas, raccoons, birds, fawns, eagles, hot-air balloons, bicycles and florals featured in the prints, this sale will liven-up your wardrobe for the summer months ahead. A range of dresses, pants, tops, jumpers and skirts are on offer at up to 60 per cent off.
Markets are in full swing around town this weekend, too. While not sale-focused, these pop-up events always produce a few secret surprise sales if you peruse hard enough. Even if you don’t score yourself a bargain, it’s a great opportunity to get some local designs and creations on your radar (or Christmas wish list). See our guide to Christmas markets around Melbourne for more details.