Every week we source the timeliest online sales in Canada, flagging brand-name big-ticket items and the most in-demand picks. These deals are fleeting so if you see something you want, be sure to get it before it's gone.
These tortoise-frame, aviator style sunglasses by Gucci are 50% off, so they’ll be scooped up pretty quick. We love the mix of a classic shape with the new Gucci logo emblazoned on the arms — a little bit Elvis, a little bit bougie.
Who it's ideal for: Designer label lovers.
Why we're endorsing it: Brand trust, price, not often on sale.
Where it could use improvements: Even at 50%, these are an investment piece.
Size/weight/dimensions: One size (59mm).
Sale price (subject to change): $237.50.
The Philips BikiniGenie Cordless Women’s Bikini Line Trimmer is a safe and portable option for personal grooming. It has rounded blades (to prevent cuts and nicks) and can be used in the shower or out (also comes with two attachments).
Who it's ideal for: Anyone who wants to keep a small electric razor on hand.
Why we're endorsing it: Brand trust, price, convenience.
Where it could use improvements: Requires AA batteries (but we have you covered for that below).
Size/weight/dimensions: 1.61 x 3.58 x 7.48 cm.
Sale price (subject to change): $15.99.
THE ESSENTIAL ITEM EVERY HOME NEEDS
These AA Energizer Max batteries will come in handy for TV remotes, video game controllers, alarm clocks, smoke alarms, toys, small flashlights, electric razors — there’s no shortage of uses. Buy two and keep an unopened pack in the household emergency kit.
Who it's ideal for: Anyone who uses electronics.
Why we're endorsing it: Brand trust, price, cost per unit.
Where it could use improvements: To dispose of alkaline batteries, find a recycling depot near you.
Size/weight/dimensions: AA alkaline batteries.
Sale price: 26 pack/$14.97.
THE VANCOUVER UNIFORM
In B.C., rainboots and Lululemons go together like peanut butter and jelly. Embrace our West Coast aesthetic with the flattering and very popular Align high-waisted crop leggings from Lululemon paired and Hunter boots, which transformed from farmer-to-fashion in 2005 (the year Kate Moss wore a pair to the Glastonbury music festival, which popularized the wellie to a whole new generation of people).
Who it's ideal for: Anyone who lives in a rainy climate.
Why we're endorsing it: Brand trust, style, quality.
Where it could use improvements: Limited selection and sizes.
Size/weight/dimensions: Women’s 5-11.
Who it's ideal for: Anyone who appreciates the OG yoga pant.
Why we're endorsing it: Quality, price.
Where it could use improvements: Limited sizing.
Size/weight/dimensions: Women’s 0-20.
Sale price (subject to change): From $69.
TUMI TRAVEL COMPANION
As the possibility of travelling abroad comes back, be prepared for your next trip with this sleek and sturdy four-wheel carry-on from Tumi. The carry-on essentials are all here, including a combination lock, multiple interior and exterior pockets, double zippers and leather finishes.
Who it's ideal for: Anyone planning to travel again.
Why we're endorsing it: Brand trust, Tumi warranty, design.
Where it could use improvements: Still a premium price (even on sale).
Size/weight/dimensions: 22" H x 14" W x 9 1/2" D.
Sale price (subject to change): $467.
THE PICTURE-PERFECT DEAL
If smartphone photos just aren’t cutting it, this highly rated Canon EOS Rebel T7 W/18-55 IS II lens from Henry's is sophisticated but also easy to use, with built-in Wi-Fi, HD video, battery charger, and processing power.
Who it's ideal for: The designated photographer at every party.
Why we're endorsing it: Brand trust, user reviews, price, Canadian retailer.
Where it could use improvements: Camera case sold separately.
Size/weight/dimensions: 3.99" x 3.06" x 5.08".
Sale price (subject to change): $579.99.
BACK-TO-SCHOOL RAIN GEAR
The September school rush means rain gear is at a premium, so finding a variety of sizes and the best prices is a bit of a shopping treasure hunt.
This rain poncho is a grab-and-go option ideal for rainy day emergencies, children six and up who don’t like the full-suit look and especially for the little ones who are prone to forgetting their (expensive) rain gear on the playground or at school. At under $2 (seriously), it’s not luxurious but it is dry.
Nordstrom has select baby North Face jackets on sale. Sizing is limited and selling quickly for the blue, pink and striped rain coats on sale (zero to six months, prices from $35.99). This hooded zip-up jacket from Old Navy in a deep cranberry is 0-5T (use code “save” at checkout for 30% off).
For bigger kids, we found of smattering of on-sale rain jackets from trusted brands like this pink Columbia Rain-zilla ($47.97), a Helly Hansen anorak on clearance ($77.97), a hooded utility coat from Old Navy (use code “save” at checkout for 30% off) and this retro colour-block puffer ($55.97) from Children’s Place.