19 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy (That Make Great Gifts)

Whether you’re looking for a party dress or a bath toy.

We dug through the internet clearance bin and found 20 on-sale items — from an $80 pair of Sonia Rykiel gloves to a $50 set of steak knives — that we think would make excellent gifts.

A practical gift: this black canvas everyday tote from Rag & Bone.
Original Price: $125 Note: This is sold out! It’s for sale at full price here, and for $62 here, in olive green.

Rag & Bone Black Standard-Issue Tote Sale Price: $78 (38 percent off), Ssense

A less practical (but no less incredible) gift: a Fendi monster-creature tote, where the zipper’s the mouth!
Original Price: $1,500.

Fendi Monster-Creature Tote Bag Sale Price: $840 (44 percent off), Bergdorf Goodman

The perfect kicky little winter party dress, from Tory Burch.
Original Price: $295

Tory Burch Sardy Dress Sale Price: $118 (60 percent off), Spring

There is little that is more elegant and chic than a single pearl on a gold strand. Note: This is sold out! But here’s a 50-percent-off pair of Laura Lee pearl stud earrings.
Original Price: $320

Laura Lee Gold Pearl Drop Necklace Sale Price: $128 (60 percent off), Avenue 32

A Woolrich buffalo-plaid throw: for their new cabin in Narrowsberg. Original Price: $95

Woolrich Rough-Rider Throw Sale Price: $57 (40 percent off), One Kings Lane

What a good gift this is: a set of eight Zwilling J.A. Henckels steak knives, which come in a handsome wooden case. (Some other steak knives we love.)
Original Price: $160

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Eight-Piece Steak-Knife Set Sale Price: $50 (68 percent off), Bloomingdales

Can’t really go wrong with an Acne Studios three-quarter-length-sleeve black top.
Original Price: $120

Acne Studios Elbow-Sleeve Tee Sale Price: $72 (40 percent off), Orchard Mile

They’ll look like an (adorable) abominable snowman in this Patagonia bunting.
Original Price: $119

Patagonia Kids Baby Conejito Bunting Sale Price: $74 (38 percent off), Zappos

Keep their elbows warm (and chic) with these extra-long, blue-and-white striped Sonia Rykiel gloves.
Original Price: $200

Sonia Rykiel Bi-Color Wool Stripe Gloves Sale Price: $80 (60 percent off), Avenue 32

An après-ski tee from London line Etre Cecile.
Original Price: $100

Etre Cecile Good Times Tee Sale Price: $60 (40 percent off), Kirna Zebete

A basic, elegant moss-colored wallet from Michael Kors.
Original Price: $148

Michael Kors Natalie Leather Wallet Sale Price: $73 (51 percent off), Michael Kors

This is the cutest submarine bath toy we ever did see.
Original Price: $24

Kid O Pour and Spin Submarine Toy $13 (46 percent off), Amazon

If he has some black-tie functions ahead … nothing sharper than a black-silk bow tie from Hugo Boss.
Original Price: $95

Hugo Boss Black Silk Bow-Tie Sale Price: $53 (44 percent off), Neiman Marcus

A classic holiday gift — a KitchenAid stand-mixer — that’s 60 percent off. (If you have a small apartment, might we suggest the KitchenAid mini.)
Original Price: $500

KitchenAid Classic Plus 4.5-Quart Stand Mixer Sale Price: $200 (60 percent off), Bloomingdales

Good mom gift alert: a Lark & Ro cashmere sleeveless cardigan that she can throw over her button-down.
Original Price: $99

Lark & Ro Women’s 100 Cashmere Sleeveless Cardigan Sale Price: $69 (30 percent off), Amazon

A Moroccan-style handcrafted tray for serving cocktails, breakfast in bed, and the like. Note: This sold out! Here’s another very similar-looking Lily Pulitzer tray that’s $50.
Original Price: $195

Moroccan-Style Tray Sale Price: $78 (60 percent off), Neiman Marcus

A perfect penny loafer, from Cole Haan. (Comes in black, too, if that’s more your style.)
Original Price: $170

Cole Haan Alexa Penny Loafer Sale Price: $50 (71 percent off), Spring

When in doubt: a Billy Reid cotton oxford’s always a winner.
Original Price: $165

Billy Reid Cotton Oxford Shirt Sale Price: $64 (61 percent off), Neiman Marcus Last Call

Num Noms are a super-collectible, super-cute, scented (!) animals-slash-desserts. Confused? Don’t worry, the kids will love ‘em. (For more of this season’s hot toys, click here.)
Original Price: $20

Num Noms Series Two — Scented Eight-Pack — Freezie Pops Family Sale Price: $10 (50 percent off), Amazon

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19 Things on Sale (That Make Great Gifts)