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45 Things on Sale Through Columbus Day: From Smythson to KitchenAid

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Columbus Day isn’t until Monday, but we’ve compiled some of the best sales that have already begun, even if they’re not being called “Columbus Day sales.” Many sites are having Friends & Family sales until Monday, October 8, like Dermstore, Bloomingdale’s, and Saks Fifth Avenue, and still others are having fall sales through the weekend as well. Below, the 40-plus things we found, including some Marc Jacobs leather cross-body bags, J.Crew wool coats, DVF wrap dresses, and Smythson leather journals.

J.Crew Daphne Boiled Wool Topcoat

There’s something blazer-esque about this double-breasted topcoat — we especially love the contrasting buttons.

Smythson Pastegrain Lambskin Soho Notebook

The crème de la crème of notebooks, now nearly 60 bucks cheaper. (It comes in black, too, and there are lots of other Smythson leather goods on sale at Saks, too, until Monday.)

Jonathan Adler Champagne Pop Candle

A candle that smells like Champagne and would look just great as a pencil holder once you’re finished. Great hostess gift, too.

Athletic Propulsion Labs Techloom Phantom Sneakers

The athletic sneaker of the moment — we have them and they’re light as air.

Uniqlo Women’s Lightweight Wool-Blend Hooded Coat

A deeply hued, slightly oversize wool coat that, if you squint hard enough, is almost Philo-era Celine.

Diane von Furstenberg Cubic-print stripe silk scarf

A punchy little scarf to kick up your somber fall wardrobe.

Urban Outfitters Chenille Knit Sweater Throw Blanket

Everything already on sale at Urban Outfitters is a further 30 percent off the price shown (yes, a sale-on-sale) until Monday, October 8.

Diane von Furstenberg Julian Banded Silk Jersey Wrap Dress

A DVF wrap dress that looks like a DVF wrap dress from a mile away.

Diane von Furstenberg Sleeveless Bias Dress

There’s a double slit on the hemline of this bias dress.

Diane von Furstenberg Short-Sleeve Crew Neck Dress

A slightly stretchy dress with repeating leaf pattern.

Diane von Furstenberg Cinch Sleeve Shirt Dress

A 100 percent silk dress that really moves.

Diane von Furstenberg Scoop Neck Ribbed Sweater Dress

Is it a sweater? Is it a dress? Yes.

Diane von Furstenberg Long-Sleeve Shirt Dress

We love how the subtle tonal differences add dimension to a rather simple vertically striped dress.

Cactus Landscape Shower Curtain

If you can’t keep even a cactus alive, maybe just stick to a painted version on your shower curtain.

Photo: Courtesy of the vendor
Burrow Sofa

Our absolute favorite sofa-in-a-box (it even has USB chargers for your devices tucked between the cushions) for a hundred bucks off.

$1,095 at Burrow
with code: FALL18
BISSELL 3-in-1 Lightweight Corded Stick Vacuum

Are you looking for a vacuum that costs as much as two lunch salads?

BLACK+DECKER Compact Lithium Hand Vac 2Ah Kit

And if you only have room for a hand vacuum, there’s always this tiny dust-buster. Note that only the white version is on sale for $20 (you’ll have to click over).

Sam Edelman Walden Leather Booties

A sleek leather bootie that looks much more expensive than it is.

Helios LED Table Lamp

Can’t you just picture this LED lamp in the corner of Le Turtle?

KitchenAid Classic Series 4.5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer

The only name in stand mixers for serious bakers — and we’ve never seen it this cheap.

Rebecca Minkoff Chamille Too Leopard Calf Hair Mules

We’re a sucker for a leopard mule — it takes a plain jean and T-shirt to a dressed-up place.

Eileen Fisher Sleeveless Swing Top

Easy, effortless, and flattering: classic Eileen Fisher.

Anthropologie Dog-a-Day Dishtowel

A surprisingly sentimental painting of a dachshund on a dish towel — for the dog fanatic in your life.

Cole Haan Back Bow Packable Hooded Raincoat

We love the metallic sheen on this packable raincoat.

Frette Checkerboard Bath Towel

The legendary Frette bath towel at a not-so-legendary price.

aden + anais Baby’s Trail Blooms Dream Blanket

An adorable (affordable) baby blanket adorned with alpacas — perfect for when you’re stumped at a baby shower or 1-year-old’s birthday party.

Geometric Floor Pouf

We always wanted to be one of those people who could say, “Take a seat on the pouf.”

SIN Pink Handmade Well Planter

A pretty little planter to rest your fake anthurium.

Luna Yarn-Dye Check Duvet Cover

We love the cozy pink stripes on this (highly discounted) peach duvet cover.

Cosrx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid

Just a little reminder that the Cosrx snail mucin essence isn’t the only thing on sale at Dermstore — so is Rio’s absolute favorite blackhead power liquid. She says: “Typically, when I break out, I break out in blackhead zits around my chin — this keeps that in check.”

$18 at Dermstore
with code: FRIEND
Cosrx Hyaluronic Acid Intensive Cream

And the Hyaluronic Acid Intensive Cream, of which she says, “It’s super rich and truly one of the only moisturizers that I’ve found that goes deep into my skin and keeps it happy and nourished all day long.”

J.Crew Parke Blazer

Because everyone needs a slim blazer in the closet — we like the trim lapels and sleeves on this one.

J.Crew Dion Trench Coat

A very expensive-looking khaki trench coat without too many bells and whistles.

J.Crew 365 Knit Fit & Flare Dress

We couldn’t believe the price on this fitted dress, either.

Eileen Fisher Bell Cuff Silk Blend Cardigan

You know those autumn days when it can go from toasty to chilly without any warning? This would be perfect for then.

J.Crew New Perfect Fit T-Shirt

Stripes on a T-shirt transcend seasons.

J.Crew Short-Sleeve V-Neck Midi Dress

There’s something so sweet and modest about the short sleeves on this dress.

Uniqlo Women’s Denim Jacket

A totally classic, well-proportioned jean jacket that will never have you in 20 years going, “What was I thinking in that?”

Uniqlo Women’s Down Jacket (Ines de la Fressange)

We happen to think the contrasting panels around the shoulders make this jacket.

Tom Ford Marcella 48mm Cat Eye Sunglasses

Because you need these as much in December as you do in July.

UGG Classic Short Rustic Weave Genuine Shearling Fur Boot

The classic ugly shoe we won’t be able to convince you to get if you’re not already onboard — if you are, move fast, because there aren’t many sizes left.

Nike Free Trainer V7 Sneaker

A great exercise sneaker, and a great travel shoe, incidentally.

MICHAEL Michael Kors Missy Front Zip Faux Fur Collared Jacket

A very luxurious-looking down coat with a guilt-free faux-fur collar lining.

Marc Jacobs NS Crossbody Bag

A fancy-pants bag that does away with all the pretension.

Marc Jacobs Recruit Pebbled Leather Crossbody Wallet

We love the pebbly quality on the leather of this wallet. It’s like a fanny pack for someone who doesn’t want to go full fanny pack.

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45 Things on Sale From Smythson to KitchenAid