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42 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Longchamp to Dior

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The crazy post-Thanksgiving sales may be over, but we’re just gearing up for high gifting season now — lots of retailers have put a huge selection of things on sale, from KitchenAids at Macy’s to 15 days of deals at Uniqlo. This weekend, if you spend $50 at Zappos, too, you’ll earn a $20 gift credit to be used on a later purchase (not quite a sale, but a nice offer nonetheless). All that, plus Everlane goodies, Coach wallets, Madewell scarves, J.Crew sweaters, and even an Isabel Marant ring for $29.

We’re big fans of the mockneck around here — the sophistication of a turtleneck with none of the itch — and especially like the vibrant color on this Everlane mockneck T-shirt.

A classic weekend bag for a reason — durable, feather-light, and unassuming. It comes in a few colors, too.

A cozy cashmere sweater that can be a wardrobe workhorse through the holiday season and long beyond.

One of our favorite water bottles — the one that kept a vodka-soda ice-cold at the beach for hours — is on sale for just a few hours.

The comfort of wearing a ratty college T-shirt to bed, only you wouldn’t be embarrassed to be caught in it.

A very-on-sale pair of black leather chukkas for when it’s cold but not snowing.

We’ve already named this a great cheap stocking stuffer from an expensive brand, and it’s actually on sale, too.

If a pair of Chuck Taylors spent junior year in Paris, they’d come back looking like this.

A very heavy-duty pair of snow boots for the grossest New York days.

Because cookie season has already begun — or get it as a less-expensive-than-it-looks gift for the baker in your life.

Some tapered but not too skinny jeans that editors go nuts over.

Dad will find this robe so comfy he might just put it on right after opening it Christmas morning.

We love the deep emerald on this long wallet that has 15 (!) card slots.

A very popular tote that appeared in our best work bag story, this leather number comes with an optional crossbody strap, too.

You may have heard that J.Crew’s lower-priced line Mercantile is being discontinued. Now, everything from the brand is on sale for half off at Amazon, like this punchy crewneck.

Cold winter nights call for proper pajamas, and these 100 percent cotton versions will only get better with time.

We’re ordinarily not big on logos, but the vintage script on this Polo beanie’s patch is actually really nice.

An oversize coat that’s like a teddy bear you can wear.

This Chesterfield would look extremely dignified over a mustard sweater, but it would look very cool worn over a hoodie and T-shirt, too.

A nice little gift for a teenage girl who’s just started earning babysitter money.

With a pair of skinny jeans, these booties would look very “off-duty model.”

A tencel-lycra-silver shirt that fights odor when you’re breaking a sweat at barre or piloxing. You’ll look put-together even when it’s drenched.

The best part about this shirt is its square hem — sure, you could tuck it in, but it looks equally as great just loosey-goosey.

Penfield makes bright-colored coats in just the perfect shades — this yellow (but not too yellow) parka is surprisingly flattering on every skin tone.

A nice winter layer for those days you don’t want to go full down parka.

This three-foot by two-foot is the perfect starter “blankie” for a 2-year-old.

It’s not a regular cable-knit sweater; it’s a cable-knit sweater with “popcorn” pom-poms.

An extremely classic-looking watch (we’ve written about Daniel Wellington before) that’s much less expensive than it looks.

Because why shouldn’t a 4-year-old should look adorable while braving the cold?

Our beauty writer Rio Viera-Newton is a big fan of the Nars creamy concealer, which has earned its own cult status.

A fuzzy-wuzzy scarf for those days you can’t bear leaving your comforter at home.

There’s something extremely appealing about the ribbed, scarf-like texture of these cotton towels.

This trio of Mario Badescu facial sprays isn’t too discounted, but it’s a small price to pay for a midday refresher at your desk.

A truly wrappable scarf with big stripes that have an almost Pendleton-like quality.

Very tough work boots that are as cool-looking as they are functional.


We’re eyeing this furry robe for those snow days with a very loose definition of “getting dressed.”

If you look closely, there are just the faintest little stripes on this shirt — we especially love the delicateness of the trim collar.

One of the best mattresses we tried, this Casper (and all Caspers) are on sale for ten percent off this weekend with the code GIFTME.

Don’t let the picture fool you: This is a ring and not a bracelet. Its pretty, stacked quality makes it look like three rings in one.

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42 Things on Sale You’ll Want to Buy: From Longchamp to Dior