Frocktail Party 2012: New Venue, More Sophistication, Same Awareness

This year’s Frocktail Party, the annual dress auction social in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, was held at the Arcadian Lofts at the Bay Queen Street, a move from the Burroughes Building location, where the event was held for the past two years. The change in location not only gave the event a […]

J.Crew Factory Store Opening at Vaughan Mills

As J.Crew continues its expansion here in the Great White North, the Toronto Star reports that the first Factory Store will be opening its doors at Vaughan Mills in October (I suppose another one will be at the Halton Premium Outlets in 2013). J.Crew’s Factory Store, like its competition, offer pieces that are at lower […]

Latest Peacock Parade Purchases: Sachin & Babi Tops

I think I’ve pretty much satisfied my top collection for the upcoming season – I have bought way too many.  Two of my latest purchases came from Peacock Parade, one of Canada’s flash sale sites . The tops were originally listed as $360 and $295 were purchased at $129 and $89, excluding taxes and shipping, […]

Some Recent Peacock Parade Purchases

This post is a long time coming as some of the purchases came over two weeks ago!  Since I signed up for the flash sale site,  Peacock Parade back in the fall, I had mostly been buying dresses.  Lately, it has been tops – ones that I can wear into spring and even summer.  The […]

January Poll Results: Are You A Member of Any Flash Sale Sites?

Last month, we asked you whether you were members of any flash sale sites.  It was kind of surprising to find that more than 41% (41.2%, actually) of you didn’t know what they were, since so many people have been talking about them over the past few months.  Some of you, at 29.4% said that […]

Canadians can Celebrate Black Friday at Peacock Parade!

We may have had our turkey over a month ago, but it doesn’t mean that we can’t partake in sales.  Why should Americans have all the fun?  After all, we all love a good deal, right?  New, Canadian-owned members-only flash sale site, Peacock Parade will be holding a sales event featuring brands such as Céline […]

Frocktail Party 2011 is November 10! Tix Still Available

The third Frocktail Party will be held at the Burroughs Building on Thursday, November 10.  For the past few years, this event has drawn fashionistas and fashionistos from all over the city for this dress auction which raises money and awareness for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.  Dresses are donated by designers and stores, including […]

Vintage Shopping at Peacock Parade: Chanel Skirt

Over the past few weeks, I’ve received a lot of information from Peacock Parade, Canada’s newest flash sale site.  A few days ago, I decided to try it out for the first time and took advantage of their vintage Chanel suits and separates event (Peacock Parade also sells non-vintage items, including many Canadian designers).  There […]

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