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43 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Nike to No. 6

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You may have noticed some posts from our friends at the Strategist on the Cut. They’ll be dropping in every now and again, sharing their expertise on the basics you don’t have time to research and the weird and wonderful things you don’t yet know you need.

This week, our deep dive into the mid-August deal-o-sphere unearthed quite a few gems, among them a $12 Breton tee, a 52 percent off linen duvet cover, a whole bunch of discounted denim, and a very wonderful pair of polka-dotted Converse.

French Connection Tim Tim Breton Striped Top

You won’t be able to do much better than $12 for a classic Breton long-sleeved tee.

Free People Riakaa Cotton Printed Midi Dress

An easy-breeze Free People schmatta (that’s also available in a purply-pink).

Levi’s Larissa Western Cotton Denim Shirt

You don’t have to wear this Levi’s button-down with a matching shade of blue jeans, but you could. It’s also on sale (for $33) in a long-sleeved version.

Hotel Collection Linen Natural Full/Queen Duvet Cover

We’ve been going hard on linen bedding this season; and for good reason: It’s amazing. This Hotel Collection duvet in a soothing shade of beige is 52 percent off.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Hi - Dots

Well, these are fun. Some polka-dotted, green-lined Converse high-tops.

Diane von Furstenberg Classic Cami Bikini Top

A whole bunch of wares were just added to the Diane von Furstenberg sale section. First up, this simple blue-and-white bikini.

Diane von Furstenberg Cheeky High-Waisted Bikini Bottom
Diane von Furstenberg Short-Sleeve Open Back Dress

For these last days of summer, a fluttery, floral number made from soft, woven, printed bamboo with an open back.

Diane von Furstenberg Side Tie Wrap Dress

This floral dress is a little more fancy-event-friendly; it’s made from what’s described as a “slightly sheer, woven, gauzy printed silk rayon blend.”

Diane von Furstenberg Long-Sleeve V-neck Knit Wrap Dress

Finally, two dresses that are a bit more fall-y. This navy knit wrap dress is classic DVF. (And very work-appropriate.)

Diane von Furstenberg Julian Silk Jersey Mini Wrap Dress

This striped wrap dress is made from a very luxurious-feeling silk jersey.

Jonathan Adler Champagne Pop Candle/8 oz.

This festive Jonathan Adler candle makes a great “thanks for having me at your beach house for Labor Day” present.

Jonathan Adler Vice Porcelain Gluten-Free Treat Canister

Also from Jonathan Adler: a cheeky cookie jar.

Kartell Two-Piece Charles Ghost Stool Set

Fakes abound, but why not get the real thing: a set of “Ghost Stools” courtesy of Kartell.

Wüsthof Classic Three-Piece Starter Knife Set

Start your new knife collection with this trio of classics from Wüsthof. The set features a paring, bread, and chef’s knife.

M.R.K.T. Evan Commuter

This M.R.K.T. backpack is not so unlike the (alas, now sold out) one that Nikita Richardson professed her love for the other day.

Nike Air Max 97 Ultra ‘17 SI Women’s Shoe

A pair of Air Maxes in a lovely shade of “barely green.”

Nike Seamless Women’s Light Support Sports Bra

A comfortable sweat-wicking sports bra from Nike with a sleek cross-back.

Nike Challenger Men’s 7” Running Shorts
Saturdays NYC James Waffle Long Sleeve Shirt

A perfect transitional tee: a slim-fit top from Saturdays NYC made from waffle-knit fabric.

Champion Twill Mesh Visor

Some “starter Champion.”

Eberjey Lou Lace-Inset Silk Chemise

A delicate and lacy silk chemise from Eberjey.

Vince Classic Stripe Cotton Tee w/ Rolled Sleeves

A slouchy striped tee from Vince (that looks great with this mustard-colored skirt).

Melanie Abrantes Large Cork Hanging Planter

We love a hanging fruit basket. This one, made from cork and designed by Melanie Abrantes, can also hold plants.

Revival Rugs Sylvie Rug in Tan

A perfectly-faded, tan rug from Revival, the “Casper of vintage rugs” (which we tested and really liked). A bunch of them are on sale at Huckberry.

MCMC Maine Perfume Oil

This MCMC “Maine” perfume is meant to evoke “a day spent on the island of North Haven off the coast of Maine, falling in love.”

See by Chloé Scalloped Textured-Leather Pumps

A perfect pair of fall heels (with delightful scalloped detailing) from See by Chloé.

See by Chloé Small Paige Embellished Textured-Leather Wallet

Another 50 percent off See by Chloé goody: a very elegant $90 zip-around wallet.

Reformation Denim Jacket

As we noted the other day, there’s a whole bunch of discounted Reformation at Nordstrom at the moment — like this perfectly distressed denim jacket.

Fila Summer Mock Neck Sweatshirt

You know us … we can’t resist a mock-neck. Particularly in sweatshirt form.

Thread & Supply Cleo Maxi Slipdress

This maxi dress is made from a very soft and comfortable dark-blue chambray.

Madewell Gathered Neck Tank

A fall tank top seems like a contradiction in terms; but this rust-colored one from Madewell is definitely a fall tank top.

Croatian Sunrise Serving Bowls, Set of 3

This serving-bowl-and-platter set will make your peanuts and pretzels look a lot more elegant.

Clare V. Lauren Structured Crossbody Bag

This is a very good price for a Clare V. cross-body bag.

Kerry Cassill Salta Sheet Set, Queen

A lovely set of block-printed sheets made by artisans in India from Kerry Cassill. The set includes a flat an fitted sheet and two pillowcases.

T. La Collared Wrap Top

A very ’70s wrap top that looks particularly good tucked in to a pair of high-waisted pants.

Indie Lee Blemish Lotion

An all-natural (but powerful) blemish-fighting lotion from Indie Lee. (We’re big fans of her blemish-fighting stick.)

Gas Bijoux Thin Tortoise Hoop Earrings

We like the thinness of these tortoise hoop earrings.

No.6 Flat Huarache Clogs
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No.6 Flat Huarache Clogs

A pair of fire-engine-red sandals courtesy of No. 6, makers of Brooklyn-mom-beloved status clogs.

J Brand Slim Jacket
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J Brand Slim Jacket

A slim (read: non boxy) faded black denim jacket from J Brand.

Building Block Short Basket Tote
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Building Block Short Basket Tote

One of the best prices we’ve seen for a Building Block bucket bag. (This Building Block wristlet is also 50 percent off.)

Ray-Ban Phantos 46mm Aviator Sunglasses

These round aviators are one of the many pairs of Ray-Bans discounted as part of a flash sale taking place at Nordstrom Rack.

Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, 16 Oz by Cetaphil

A 16-ouncer of dermatologist-beloved Cetaphil facial cleanser.

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43 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy