Romance Was Born
121 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
No other Australian designer does whimsy and ornamentation like Romance was Born. The label is discounting recent collections by up to 50 per cent and pulling out archive samples. Expect to find multicolour printed silks, billowy sleeves and dramatic tiered skirts.

Fri 21 4pm–7pm
Sat 22 10am–5pm

Strateas Carlucci
2–12 St. Phillip Street, Brunswick East
This innovative Melbourne label is offering up to 50 per cent off its current season plus samples and archive pieces. Designers Peter Strateas and Mario–Luca Carlucci are known for their menswear tailoring, but most recently the duo has blended its classic skills with a Vetements–vibe to create off–kilter streetwear for men and women.

Fri 21 4pm–7pm
Sat 22 10am–5pm

Kowtow
7/28 Down Street, Collingwood
Get up to 80 per off current and past season collections from this Kiwi label. Kowtow has long been using certified organic cotton and producing its clothing according to ethical work practices, but it also draws fans for its simple and timeless designs. Need to invest in a shirt, pant or coat that will last you? That’s Kowtow’s domain.

Fri 21 9am–5pm
Sat 22 9am–5pm

Miss Louise
The Westin, 205 Collins Street Melbounre
One of Melbourne’s oldest destinations for designer shoes is having a sale featuring up to 70 per cent off brands including Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Balmain, Sergio Rossi, Nicholas Kirkwood and more. You’ll boots, stilettos and flats on offer.

Fri 21 9am–5pm
Sat 22 9am–5pm
Sun 23 11am–5pm
Mon 24 9am–5pm

The Lofft
The LOFFT Agency, Studio 6, 1 Yarra Street, Richmond (above Kong)
The Lofft’s annual sale includes Australian womenswear brands such as Viktoria + Woods, Steele, Pfeiffer, Zulu and Zephyr and Elka Collective. There will also be footwear from Hael and Jax. These are brands that make functional, everyday wear with on-trend flourishes.

Fri 21 7.30am–8pm
Sat 22 8.30am–6pm

Hub Furniture
63 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Hub’s stocktake sale includes up to 70 per cent off selected beds, sofas, tables, lights, chairs, rugs and wardrobes. Hub sources its high-end pieces from around Australia, Europe, the UK and the US, with particular focus on finding ethically produced designs. Ends August 4.

The Outnet
Online
The Outnet’s clearance sale includes discounts of up to 80 per cent. This site is where you can score on past-season designer collections. Case in point: there are currently Miu Miu and Marc Jacobs pieces for under $200. Other names on sale include Opening Ceremony, Derek Lam, 3.1 Phillip Lim and J.W Anderson. Runs until Wednesday July 26 or until out of stock.

A Rare Kind
Online
Get up to 60 per cent off elevated basics from brands including Penny Sage, Thursday Sunday, BaseRange and By Nye at this end of season sale. Plus you can get an extra 15 per cent off the total order with the code TAKE15. While stocks last.

She Thinx
Online
The American period-panties company is offering free shipping to Australia until the end of today. This underwear removes the need for pads and tampons, and each pair absorbs up to two tampons’ worth of blood. Designs are kept simple and come in multiple cuts. Ends midnight AEST Thursday July 20.