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This week’s edition of our Friday Sales roundup is a bit of a beast — that’s because the pre–Fourth of July deals are already upon us, and there were too many good things to choose from. Below, the dresses, jumpsuits (lots of jumpsuits), and narwhal pool floats we dug up.
Free People Moonshine Sleeveless Dress
A flouncy summer dress from Free People that’s made from a linen-rayon blend.
Free People Set Up Tank Top
Another discounted Free People number: a very ’90s ribbed tank top (available in a bunch of colors) that clearly looks great with
a puka shell necklace.
Pendleton Rancho Arroyo Standard Sham
A stark white
duvet cover paired with these (70 percent off) teal Pendleton shams is a great bedroom look.
Cuisinart 3-Pc. Classic Non-Stick Skillet Set
It works out to about eight bucks a
EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 Moisturizing Facial Sunscreen
This right here is one
the best sunscreens, according to dermatologists. (While the original price isn’t listed on the Walmart site, we know that it usually goes for $28; it’s not a huge discount, but a discount nonetheless, and shipping’s free.)
Tabitha Simmons Bungee Flat Sandals
These Tabitha Simmons flats feature just the perfect amount of slime green.
Ulla Johnson Damara Cotton Jumpsuit
A sweatshirt-material jumpsuit that we can imagine both sleeping in and padding around the neighborhood in.
Tumi Voyageur Just In Case Backpack
Cult Gaia Gaia's Ark Small Bag
Don’t quote us on this, but we think this the cheapest we’ve ever seen a Cult Gaia bag.
Adidas 3-Stripes Long Sleeve Tee
In addition to this calming purple, the tee also comes in a soft peach color.
Billy Reid Chino Shorts
Some Billy Reid shorts made from “supremely soft” pima cotton.
Timex x Todd Snyder Blackjack Leather Strap Watch, 40mm
This watch, a collaboration between Timex and Todd Snyder, nods to “roulette wheels and automotive speed dials.” It’s also on sale in
a silver-and-green version.
1. State Boardwalk Stripe Smocked Linen & Cotton Jumpsuit
This jumpsuit is playful (the smocked top, the bow sleeves) without being too over-the-top cutesy.
The North Face Base Camp Wallet
This North Face wallet features a handy key ring. (It’s also available in a
The North Face Fanorak Pullover
A bold water- and wind-repellent pullover that’s perfect for summer adventuring.
Spanx Crop Flare Denim Leggings
These white jeans … are actually Spanx!
Sunnylife Baby Narwhal Float
An extremely cute way to let your baby float around the pool.
Sophie Hulme Nano Swing Leather Bucket Bag
Sale items at Matches (where stuff is already on super-sale) are an extra 10 percent off for a limited time, like this extremely handsome bucket bag from Sophie Hulme.
Sea Lottie Leopard Print Button Skirt
A.P.C. Juliette Leather Wedge Sandals
These A.P.C. wedges look really really good with cropped pants.
Lisa Marie Fernandez Melissa D-Ring Bikini
This, from Lisa Marie Fernandez, is a less controversial option.
Eloquii One Piece Swimsuit with Contrast Belt
Vince Camuto Square Neck Bikini Top
There is something so classy about this square-neck bikini top (that’s also available in red and dark green.)
These are the matching bottoms.
Oliver Spencer Envelope T-Shirt
A striped shirt from British basics line Oliver Spencer.
Alexis Jameela Linen Maxi Dress
This cotton-linen dress from Alexis has some coy cutouts and kicky white buttons.
Ganni Denim Mini Skirt
Just a classic (70 percent off) denim skirt from Ganni.
Fallon Crystal-Embellished Bow Earrings
We have a hard time resisting anything bow-related.
Castaner Dosalia 3 Wedge Espadrilles
These espadrilles are a little more
fashion than your classic espadrilles.
Aedes de Venustas Mel Mellis Scented Candle
Stila MATTE'ificent Lipstick - Jolie
A matte — but not too matte —
lipstick from Stila in a classic dark-pinkish shade.
Reebok Elements Zip-Up Hoodie
How nice is this Reebok hoodie?
Vince Little Boy Short Sleeve T-Shirt
Just a really nice
white T-shirt (with a particularly nice neckline) from Vince.
Champion X Susan Alexandra Reverse-Weave Hoodie Sweatshirt
This hoodie is from Champion’s delightful collaboration with Susan Alexandra.
Dr. Scholl’s OG Pool Slide Sandal
These Dr. Scholl’s pool slides are fabulous — and are also available in white and orange.
Cloth & Stone Gulpiyuri Jumpsuit
Everything on sale at Anthropologie is an extra 30 percent off, which makes this comfortable, slouchy jumpsuit an excellent deal.
Anthropologie Faux Potted Hanging Plant
If you hang it high enough, few people will know that these
string of pearls are fake.
Lululemon On the Fly Wide-Leg Pant
These “On the Fly” pants from Lululemon are meant for
traveling — they have a sort of Jane Goodall-ian quality about them.
Madewell Denim Coverall Romper, Caddie Wash
Over at Madewell, select “summer styles” are 25 percent off with the code “firework.” We are particularly enamored with this coverall romper.
Madewell Denim Seamed Wide-Leg Jumpsuit in Saville Wash
We also have similar fond feelings toward this denim jumpsuit.
Madewell Northside Vintage Tee in Burnett Stripe
A July 4th–appropriate tee.
Juicy Couture Logo Slip On Sneaker
Some incredible Juicy Couture slip-on sneakers.
adidas Originals Continental 80 Sneakers in Off White and Mint Green
These mint-green ’80s-inspired Adidas sneakers have a similar “profile” to the
Fjällräven Ulvö Rolltop - 23L
For all you outdoorsy types, this Fjallraven rolltop backpack is billed as a good “sidekick through a tree-covered day hike.”
Patagonia Black Hole Mini Messenger Bag
& Other Stories Linen Blend Midi Dress
Since last we checked on the & Other Stories sale,
a few new things were added: Among them this linen dress with a relaxed, ruched sweetheart neckline.
Rivet Surrey Modern Ceramic Planter Pot with Wood Plant Stand - 19.75 Inch, White
This classic planter is discounted as part of a larger Rivet (one of Amazon’s homeware lines)
Rivet Soft 100% Percale Cotton Sheet Set, Easy Care, Queen, White
Same deal with these crisp white percale
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