The Sale Whisperer: Sydney’s best shopping March 10-17

The local designer sale circuit continues this week, with Ginger and Smart and Camilla and Marc  leading the charge.

Ginger and Smart which focuses on feminine designs and ethical materials has up to 80 per cent off samples and their seasonal core pieces, as well as swimwear, their Akin sister line and accessories. In a similar fashion to other major design sales, expect large queues.

Lower Ground, 55 Mentmore Ave, Rosebery.Thursday 9 (VIP night), 5-8pm; Friday 10, 9am-6pm; Saturday 11, 10am-2pm.

In case you missed it in last week’s edition, Camilla and Marc are next on the Paddington Town Hall’s sale calendar. The label is renowned for contemporary designs, flattering silhouettes and attention to detail. Its sale will give shoppers 75 per cent off past-season styles and rare one-off samples.

Paddington Town Hall 249 Oxford Street Paddington.  Wednesday March 8 12pm – 7pm, Thursday March 9 8am – 9pm, Friday March 10 8am – 6pm, Saturday March 11 8am – 6pm, Sunday March 12 9am – 4pm

Camilla and Marc will hold their warehouse sale at Paddington town hall. Photo: Supplied

Another strong and feminine Australian label, Kaliver is having their annual sample sale over five days, with up to 90 per cent off one-of-a-kind samples as well as past and current pieces. Elegance meets quirk in Roni Cross’ limited-edition designs.

428 Oxford Street, Sydney. March 8-12, 10am – 6pm every day

Elegance meets quirk and functionality with Kaliver’s designs. Photo: Supplied

Celebrating the island life, jewellery brand By Charlotte is having their annual two day warehouse sale in Paddington with up to 75 per cent off past season styles and one-off samples. The dainty jewellery pieces are inspired by makeup artist Charlotte Blakeney, with the Lotus flower at the core of designs. If you can’t make it to the sale, a selection of sale pieces are available on the brand’s site.

William Street Gallery, 14 William Street, Paddington. Friday 10, 10am – 6pm; Saturday 11, 10am – 4pm.

By Charlotte is inspired by the island life. Photo: Supplied

Part of the Net-A-Porter Group, The Outnet is having their seasonal clearance extravaganza sale with up to to 80 per cent off designer favourites including Dolce & Gabbana, Oscar de la Renta, Emilio Pucci and Marc Jacobs. It is your chance to pick up some fashion week inspired clothing and accessories including Dolce and Gabbana sequin ankle boots; a trend that is our #inthecart pick of the week.

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Dolce and Gabbana All over sequin boot part out the Outnet sale. Photo: Supplied

Contemporary online boutique Jaz + Alex is having an extra 40 per cent off everything including sale items as they prepare to move into a new warehouse. Expect to pick up pieces from Life with Bird, Talulah and Karen Walker and a host of other brands. The sale will run to the end of March.

Online Only. Until March 31.

Jaz and Alex stock Life with Bird, Talulah and Karen Walker and a host of other brands. Photo: Supplied

With the brand’s 10 year anniversary coming up in September, Melbourne based Grace has launched an online warehouse sale to past season stock. The sale is up to 70 per cent off labels including Rag and Bone and Proenza Schouler.

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Grace is celebrating 10 years in the business. Photo: Supplied

Online boutique Esther is also having an extra 40 per cent off their sale styles, including formal wear and transseasonal staples. Finders Keepers, Blessed are the Meek, Jetset Diaries and Grace and Hart are featured in the sale along the brand’s own designs.

Online Only Until Sunday 12 March

Esther boutique is offering an extra 40 per cent off local and international sale stock. Photo: Supplied

201-211 Botany Road, Waterloo. Saturday,11 – 9am – 4pm; Sunday 12, 9am – 4pm.

Ecoya will have a selection of products at up to 50 per cent off. Photo: Supplied

DFO outlets around Australia are having a Big Brand Sale from 9-12 March, with the Homebush centre having sales on all brands including Calvin Klein, Coach and Oroton. If online shopping is more your thing, there are quite a few sales that will have your cart in a frenzy including 20-50 per cent off Gorman’s eclectic summer designs, an extra 20 per cent off on Clear It, up to 50 per cent off Samantha Wills bohemian designs.

Peter Alexander has declared, “it’s my birthday and I’ll design what I want to,” with an anniversary collection to celebrate 30 years in the pyjama game.The new limited-edition collection is designed for the bedroom and beyond and in true Peter Alexander style there are florals, stripes, sequins and candles to light.

Prices start from $12.95 to $299 in store and online. Our pick is the champagne coloured silk pj set, luxe pink champagne slip and frill-me pj pants.

Local model Nicole Trunfio shines as the face of the campaign. Photo: Supplied

Puma has upped the ante in the athleisure game lately with the Rihanna Fenty Range, Minion collaboration and Kylie Jenner’s campaign shots. After their Basket Heart collection sold out, there is a new kid on the block-  the Suede Heart Reset as part of the ‘Do You’ campaign. Cara Delevingne is back at the centre of the campaign iteration which aims to encourage conversation around women being confident, motivated and never willing to compromise style.

The shoes come in three shades Aruba Blue, Prism Pink and Soft Fluo Yellow and have suede uppers. They’re finished off with Instagram worthy ribbon laces. They are limited-edition and given the last collection’s popularity, you’ll have to get in quick.

The new additions to the Basket Heart collection. Photo: Supplied

Ted Baker’s  newly-opened store in Bondi Junction celebrates the beach.

Taking inspiration from Bondi’s Ocean pool and British outdoor swimming pools, known as “lidos,” the in-store design features change room inspired cubicles, repurposed lifebuoys as lights and coloured tiles on the roofand wallpaper panels inspired by painter Euan McGregor.

There’s not a drop of water in sight, but bespoke artistic features, including a collection of vintage swimwear and lifeguard whistles, will inspire a summer vibe even as we head into the cooler months.

Ted Bakers’ newly opened Bondi Junction store. Photo: Supplied

There is always a place in our wardrobes for the classic black or beige ankle boot, but if the fall/autumn runways in the world’s major fashion capitals are anything to go by, it is time to invest in obscure and futuristic designs. And if celebrities including Gigi Hadid, Rihanna and Kendall Jenner are anything to go by, it’s all about boots with luxed-up prints, perspex and fabrics.

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