18 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From a Baggu Backpack to Kenzo Boots


After our weeklong experiment of finding things on sale that are 80, 70, 60, and 50 percent off, we are now back to our regularly scheduled “anything goes” Friday sales roundup — which does not mean these sales are any less great. Below, the 70 percent off Phillip Lim sunglasses and 75 percent off cutting board we dug up.

Photo: Kabir Fernandez

This suede Baggu backpack can fit an iPad mini, a paperback, and your wallet.
Original Price: $280

Leather Backpack Sale Price: $196 (30 percent off), Baggu

Some breezy black-and-white loafers for spring.
Original Price: $249

blank canvas Banded Loafers Sale Price: $167 (25 percent off), Shopbop

Or, some breezy black-and-white Kenzo snow boots for … right now.
Original Price: $325

Kenzo Snow Boots Sale Price: $228 (30 percent off), Shopbop

Back to springtime: Now’s a good time to get your statement sunglasses in order. These 3.1 Philip Lim shades are pretty great.
Original Price: $270

3.1 Phillip Lim 49mm Speckled Pantos Sunglasses Sale Price: $80 (70 percent off), Saks Off Fifth

Update: These sold out! Here are some similar 3.1 Phillip Lim sunglasses, also on super-sale.

High-waisted, wide-legged cropped pants are a thing right now. (Here are others we like.)
Original Price: $285

Vince High-Waisted Wide Crop Sale Price: $171 (40 percent off), Spring

A short-sleeved Cosabella PJ set with some kicky teal piping.
Original Price: $115

Cosabella Bella Boxer PJ Set Sale Price: $58 (50 percent off), Shopbop

Note: These are almost sold out! Here’s another pair of on-sale Cosabella PJs.

These silver, pillowy Nikes have a chic-astronaut feel about them.
Original Price: $120

Nike Internationalist Sneakers Sale Price: $89 (26 percent off), Need Supply

Major h/t to our colleague Jordan Larson for calling this to our attention: There is currently a turtleneck you can buy at Forever 21 with “Upper East Side” emblazoned across the chest, and the (incorrect) zip-code 10012 on the arm. And yes, we just ordered ourselves one. (We also picked up this on-sale denim coat in order to get the free shipping. And we just might wear the two items together!)
Original Price: $11

Upper East Side Turtleneck Sale Price: $7 (37 percent off), Forever 21

A classic DVF wrap dress with a not-so-classic splatter pattern.
Original Price: $398

New Julian Two Mini Wrap Dress Sale Price: $239 (40 percent off), DVF

Mason Pearson brushes rarely go on sale. Mason Pearson brushes also happen to be very good Mother’s Day gifts.
Original Price: $230

Mason Pearson Handy Bristle Hair Brush Sale Price: $196 (15 percent off), Need Supply

This cutting board, from Quirky, comes with three food “drawers,” so you can stow your chopped onions and peppers post-chop.
Original Price: $40

Quirky Mocubo One Stop Chop Bamboo Cutting Board Sale Price: $10 (75 percent off), Bed, Bath & Beyond

Some dainty embroidered sheets from Pine Cone Hill that come in blue, fuchsia, and light pink. (For more sheets we like, click here and here.)
Original Price: $167

Pine Cone Hill Queen 200TC Embroidered Hem Sheet Set Sale Price: $133 (20 percent off), Neiman Marcus

Another Mother’s Day–gift idea: This 80 percent off Missoni silk scarf.
Original Price: $280

Missoni Zig-Zag Silk Scarf Sale Price: $55 (80 percent off), Saks Off Fifth

Araks makes beautiful underthings that are usually a bit too out of reach for us. These silk around-the-house shorts, however, are a very good price.
Original Price: $127

Araks Jill Short Sale Price: $53 (58 percent off), Need Supply

Philosophy’s culty facial cleanser — all three sizes of it — is 15 percent off.
Original Price: $24

philosophy ‘purity made simple’ one-step facial cleanser Sale Price: $20 (15 percent off), Nordstrom

For the baby in touch with his or her inner fuzzy bear. (For 63 other baby-gift ideas, click here.)
Original Price: $55

The North Face Plushee Bear Zip Hoodie Sale Price: $36 (33 percent off), Nordstrom

For the grown-up in touch with her inner leopard.
Original Price: $160

Leopard Print Biker Jacket Sale Price: $80 (50 percent off), Nordstrom

If you’re not yet ready to commit to a new mattress, but want your current one to feel more like a cloud, this down-mattress pad from Frette is a luxurious option. (For another mattress topper we like, click here.)
Original Price: $995

Frette Cortina Down Mattress Pad Sale Price: $696 (30 percent off), Luisa Via Roma

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18 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy