14 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From a Backpack to a Bralette

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This week, we dug through the darkest, deepest depths of the internet and found a back-to-school-worthy backpack and a $30 mint-green lamp.

Joseph Tie-Waist Shirt-Dress
Slightly avant-garde, super-elegant.
Original Price: $795
Sale Price: $278 (65 percent off)
Buy it at Neiman Marcus

Hershel Supply Co. Backpack
Since school’s about to start … and if your Fjällräven is feeling a little ratty.
Original Price: $130
Sale Price: $75 (42 percent off)
Buy it at Need Supply

Calvin Klein Bralette
Will look great on Snapchat.
Original Price: $28
Sale Price: $16 (43 percent off)
Buy it at Macy’s

M.E. Skin Lab Essence 27
A 99 percent natural serum that’s meant to be “a good night’s sleep in a bottle.”
Original Price: $125
Sale Price: $63 (50 percent off)
Buy it at The Line

Willow & Everett Cold Brew Coffee Maker
Don’t spend a zillion dollars on cold brew; make it yourself!
Original Price: $60
Sale Price: $24 (60 percent off)
Buy it at Amazon

Rag & Bone/Jean Denim Shirt Dress
Not your typical humdrum jean dress: This one features contrasting shades of denim and a split hem.
Original Price: $255
Sale Price: $191 (25 percent off)
Buy it at Bergdorf Goodman

Missoni Accent Pillow
If the living room is feeling a bit uninspiring.
Original Price: $135
Sale Price: $75 (45 percent off)
Buy it at Luisaviaroma 

M.I.H. Jeans Indigo Stripe Skirt
High-waisted, and perfect for blouse-tucking.
Original Price: $325
Sale Price: $97 (70 percent off)
Buy it at Avenue 32

Oval Book-End Lamp
In the most pleasing (and Instagram-friendly) shade of mint.
Original Price: $50
Sale Price: $30 (40 percent off)
Buy it at Urban Outfitters

Vince Crossover Button Down
A playful take on a classic button-down.
Original Price: $245
Sale Price: $85 (65 percent off)
Buy it at Neiman Marcus 

Olympia Le-Tan Hello Kitty Shoulder Bag
If your love of Hello Kitty knows no bounds.
Original Price: $751
Sale Price: $375 (50 percent off)
Buy it at Matches Fashion

Dansk 16-Piece Set, Service for 4
A ’50s-style set of dishes that doesn’t feel fusty.
Original Price: $172
Sale Price: $64 (65 percent off)
Buy it at Amazon

6397 T-Shirt
A slouchy T-shirt made from pure pima-cotton jersey. (More white tees here.)
Original Price: $125
Sale Price: $63 (50 percent off)
Buy it at The Line

Moncler Hooded Anorak
No time like the dregs of August to buy a fall coat.
Original Price: $1,035
Sale Price: $517 (50 percent off)
Buy it at Neiman Marcus


The Strategist is a series of smart, obsessive shopping guides from the New York Magazine section of the same name. We’ve scoured the web to bring you the best of the best. Some of our latest conquests include rolling luggage, water bottles, umbrellas, beach tents, iced coffee, nail clippers, and yoga mats. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Please note that all prices are subject to change.

14 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy