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44 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Boy Smells to Levi’s

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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 internet’s various sales bins unearthed quite a few Mother’s Day gifts (from a robe to an apron to a knife set to binoculars), as well as lots of goodies for, well, you.

Diane von Furstenberg Kara Two Pencil Skirt

“Be the bouquet,” says the description of this Diane von Furstenberg pencil skirt. All right!

Diane von Furstenberg Windsor Palm Mod Viscose Scarf

Mother’s Day gift alert. Mother’s Day gift alert.

Boy Smells Scented Candle in Gardener

Almost everything at Need Supply is 30 percent off — including Status Candles from Boy Smells.

$22 at Need Supply Co.
with code: FRIENDS30
Nike W Blazer Mid Rebel Sneaker in Ghost Aqua/Summit

These classic Blazer Nikes have a handy zipper for getting them on and off easily.

$63 at Need Supply Co.
with code: FRIENDS30
Yamazaki Home Tower Leaning Ladder Rack in White

Hey, look! It’s our favorite clothing ladder (that’s like having an extra closet).

$32 at Need Supply Co.
with code: FRIENDS30
Calvin Klein Five-Pack Logo Bikini Panties

Just a five-pack of classic Calvin Klein undies. (A five-pack of thongs is on sale, too.)

adidas SST Track Jacket

Some things have been added to Nordstrom’s spring sale, like this perfect layering track jacket from Adidas.

Saturdays NYC Weekend Water Repellent Tote Bag

A Saturdays NYC tote that could work as a gym or weekend bag.

Birkenstock Arizona Snake

Can we interest you in some subtle snakeskin (not real, of course) Birkenstocks? (Or if you’d rather … something a little more metallic.)

Violette Dinner Plates, Set of 4

Speaking of sales we’ve covered, here’s something we missed from Anthropologie’s extra 50 percent off sale items sale: a lovely set of four dinner plates.

Maeve Sojourner Off-The-Shoulder Top

And this sweet off-the-shoulder Maeve blouse.

Eastpak UO Exclusive Orbit Mini Backpack

Aaand speaking of sales on sales, there’s an extra 30 percent–off-sale on sale items at Urban Outfitters. This shiny little Eastpak backpack has a 30-year (!) warranty.

Nike SNKR Sox Essential No-Show Liner Sock 2-Pack

Throw in this two-pack of very cheap Nike socks while you’re at it. (These Nike socks and these Nike socks are also on super-sale).

Nike Dri-FIT Rise 365 Top

And this Nike Dri-Fit workout shirt that’s also on sale in gray.

Champion UO Exclusive Neon Stacked Hoodie Sweatshirt

The kids love Champion. This sweatshirt says “Champion Products” a few times on the back.

Charter Club 72” x 72” Trellis-Print Shower Curtain

A pretty, graphic (but not overbearingly so) shower curtain that’ll zhuzh things up in the bathroom.

Villeroy & Boch Dinnerware, Urban Nature Teacup

Two things moms love: Villeroy & Boch and teacups. A quartet of these would make a nice Mother’s Day gift.

Charter Club Plus Size French Terry Robe

Incidentally, your mom never needs to know that this cheery red robe was just … $8.

Levi’s 720 High-Rise Super-Skinny Jeans

Just some high-rise super-skinny jeans from Levi’s in a nice shade of faded black denim.

Bobbi Brown Essential 5-in-1 Face Palette

This Bobbi Brown five-in-one palette (that includes a corrector, a creamy concealer, a skin foundation stick, sheer-finish pressed powder, and bronzing powder) is available, and on sale, in a slew of shades.

Madewell Side Tie Shorts

Eep! It’s almost shorts season!

Kate Spade New York Caliana Striped Slides

These are a fun pair of slides if we’ve ever seen ’em.

Free People Patti Pants

A good price right here for some Free People high-waisted, cropped white pants.

Lululemon Energy Bra Longline

This Lululemon sports bra is a little longer than their usual sports bras (for a little extra coverage for those who may want to wear this sans T-shirt). Said one happy reviewer: “I haven’t at any moment found myself worrying about any nip slips!”

Lululemon All Love Tank

And a simple, breathable racerback tank.

Rebecca Minkoff Coretta Leather Mules

A great pair of knotted Rebecca Minkoff slides.

Hanky Panky Original Check Thong

Hanky Panky’s classic thong in a pleasing floral pattern.

Hunter Toddler’s & Kid’s Davidson Rubber Rain Boots

Some extremely cute kiddie Hunter rain boots so they can jump in puddles at will.

BECCA Cosmetics Ultimate Lipstick Love - Flame

Becca’s bright-red lipstick promises to last up to eight hours.

Everlane Polka-Dot Cami

Hey! It’s our weekly look into Everlane’s sale section for things that we didn’t catch the first time around that are now very seasonally appropriate. This polka-dotted cami looks like silk, but is surprisingly machine washable.

Everlane Japanese GoWeave Tank Wrap Dress

This GoWeave wrap dress can be worn as pictured here or with a white T-shirt underneath.

Eider & Ivory Coolidge Duvet Cover Set, Full/Queen

Wayday’s come and gone, but there are still some excellent deals to be had at Wayfair. This gray cotton duvet cover is very calming. And has a zipper which makes it much less maddening to work with.

Matteo White Linen Duvet Set, Queen

On the other end of the spectrum, our favorite splurgy linen bedding is a little more affordable at the moment at Huckberry, where all Matteo bedding is 30 percent off.

J. Crew Garment Dyed Pocket T-Shirt

At press time, there were only sizes medium and large left, but this is such a nice tee (for such a nice price) that we had to include.

Eloquii Fringe Strapless Dress

A strapless dress from Eloquii (as its description aptly says) “made for boomerangs.”

Eloquii Long Sleeve Wrap Dress

A slightly more everyday dress from Eloquii (with subtle white piping).

Coach Demi-Fine Sunburst Chain Ring

This amethyst ring from Coach features a delicate chain, for a “layered look.”

See by Chloe Eyelet-Embellished Leather Sandals

These tan, eyelet-embroidered See by Chloe sandals are also available in black.

Joie Raheda Shirred Striped Linen Top

We can’t resist a tie-strap tank, we just can’t.

Solid & Striped Harlow Button-Embellished Swimsuit

We’re including the back view of this Solid & Striped bathing suit because of the buttons! (And because the front is quite straightforward.)

Bungalow Rose Wyaconda Throw Pillow

A shibori pillow that’ll make your couch feel a bit more “with it.”

Sur La Table Baker Signature Apron

Sur La Table’s clearance section is an extra 20 percent off, and there are some real goodies (that would be good gifts for the mom who likes to cook) in there, like this baker’s apron.

Christopher Kimball 3-Piece Knife Set by J.A. Henckels International

Or this three-piece J.A. Henckles knife set that features a chef’s, paring, and prep knife.

Bushnell Legend Ultra HD Roof Prism Binocular

For my birders out there, these Bushnell binoculars (a favorite of Strategist writer Steven John) are on sale, today only, at Amazon.

The Strategist is designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. Some of our latest conquests include the best acne treatments, rolling luggage, pillows for side sleepers, natural anxiety remedies, and bath towels. We update links when possible, but note that deals can expire and all prices are subject to change.

44 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy