Minna Gilligan’s garage sale
200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
Melbourne artist Minna Gilligan, known for her colour-soaked works and a fashion style to match, is hosting a one-day-only garage sale in her Gertrude Contemporary studio this weekend. More than 400 pieces of women’s clothing, shoes, accessories, books and knick-knacks will be on offer, with brands such as Romance Was Born, Kenzo, Funkis, Kinki Gerlinki and Gorman featuring. A collection of vintage designs from the ’60s through to the ’90s will also be on sale, as will a range of men’s shirts. It’s a good opportunity to not only swipe a fashion bargain, but to see Gilligan’s bright, creative space. Enter via the gallery, head up the stairs and follow the signs. Cash only.
Pop & Scott online pot sale
Local maker Pop & Scott has just started shipping Australia-wide. To celebrate, it’s offering 20 per cent off all current styles in a two-week pot sale. The hand-made pots feature a range of different paint designs including Aztec, Beach House, Dips, Metallics, Modernist, Tribal, Charlie Brown and Plain White lines. A large variety of colours, patterns and sizes are available. The offer is available online only. Enter “POTSPRING” at checkout.
Aug 25–Sep 8
Bared Footwear clearance sale
1098 High Street, Armadale
Local footwear label Bared is hosting its biannual clearance sale for three days only this week. Designed by a podiatrist, all Bared shoes have a biomechanical foot bead and are available in multiple fits to cater to different kinds of feet. Up to 70 per cent off a select line of both the men’s and women’s shoes will be available. Flats, boots, heels and more are included. Cash, credit-card and EFTPOS facilities available.
Vogue’s Fashion Night Out
To celebrate the launch of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, Melbourne’s CBD will is taking part in Vogue’s annual fashion night out this Friday. From 5pm, participating stores will launch a huge range of sales, special offers and events. Hundreds of stores are taking part including 3INA, APOM, bassike, habbot, marimekko, Mr Simple, Muji, Sneakerboy, Zimmerman and many more. View a list of participating stores and special offers here.
Green with Envy online clearance sale
Popular designer-fashion boutique Green with Envy has kicked off its annual clearance sale. 60 to 80 per cent off everything online is available. Labels such as 3X1, Phillip Lim, Acne Studios, ALC, Alexander Wang, Christopher Esber, Dion Lee, Ellery, J Brand, Nicholas, Rag & Bone and more feature. Clothing, footwear and accessories are included. While stock lasts.
The Plant Emporium sale
13 Derby Street, Collingwood
The recently launched Plant Society aims to create a social network for plant enthusiasts by sharing tips on plant sourcing, styling and rejuvenation. This weekend it’s popping up in Collingwood with homewares label The Club of Odd Volumes, and candle creator You, Me and Bones for a one-day only sale. A range of unusual indoor plants will be on sale. Ceramicist Penelope Duke will also be on site selling pots and helping fit plants. Repotting services will be available for existing plants, butr bookings are essential. Cash, credit-card and EFTPOS facilities available.