31 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Proenza Schouler to Uniqlo

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The August sales are continuing apace, with extra discounts on brands like Proenza Schouler and Peter Pilotto at the Line, back-to-school deals at Minted, and a whole slew of actually-not-hideous dorm-room essentials from Urban Outfitters.

This everyday leather Kate Spade tote has a delightful scalloped bottom.
Original Price: $198

Update: This has sold out in the black and white but is still available in blue and black.

Our favorite thing about this long black dress is the coy V-cut back.
Original Price: $425

These “utility” pants from Vince are basically the brand’s more flattering version of a pair of Carhartts.
Original Price: $275

Right now, already-very-on-sale items at the Line are an additional 20 percent off, like this goes-with-everything navy Gabriela Hearst skirt.
Original Price: $795

This Peter Pilotto skirt goes with fewer things, but is amazing.
Original Price: $995

This culty Regime des Fleurs perfume evokes the smell of a “pastel nectar.”
Original Price: $265

Our last item from the Line sale: A perfect pair of Proenza Schouler knee-high boots, with a comfortable rubber sole and heel, for fall.
Original Price: $1,095

Being-cozy season is upon us: This amber- and redwood-scented Paddywax candle will help ease the transition.
Original Price: $42

This black-denim backpack from Marc Jacobs says to your classmates, “I’m (just ever so slightly) a badass.”
Original Price: $250

A cockatiel print, for your dorm room. (For more dorm-room wall art we like, click here.)
Original Price: From $86

For toting around your Japanese pens.
Original Price: $38

A sweet little cotton Uniqlo cardigan for ten bucks.
Original Price: $20

Because every woman should have a Diane von Furstenberg wrap dress, etc., etc.
Original Price: $498

Pop this cobalt-blue lace shell over a little black slip dress.
Original Price: $298

We must subconsciously be in some sort of cobalt-blue phase! Another blue offering, this time in the form of a snazzy nappa-leather evening clutch.
Original Price: $298

A delicately speckled 12-piece ceramic dinnerware set. Perfect for dorm-dwellers or starter-apartment-ers.
Original Price: $129

This graphic duvet cover is a little ’80s-y without feeling too ’80s-y. (It’s also a little Memphis-y.)
Original Price: From $89

As we noted recently, a silver pouf makes a nice coffee-table alternative.
Original Price: $179

If your Fage bills have been running high as of late, why not make your own Greek yogurt at home with this Greek-specific yogurt-maker that has a lot of very positive Amazon reviews.
Original Price: $34

Whether you’re a second-grader or a grown-up, a pink Thermos is a good thing to have around. (This is our favorite water bottle, incidentally.)
Original Price: $15

If you are a regular reader of this sales series, you know we cannot (and will not) resist a simple mock-neck top. This one’s from La Garçonne’s house brand.
Original Price: $398

For men: a kooky-fun pair of Vans.
Original Price: $55

This slouchy Eileen Fisher knit top can be dressed up for the office, or dressed down for a weekend.
Original Price: $298

Any mother- or grandmother-related birthdays coming up? Ms. Fisher’s scarves are a sure crowd-pleaser.
Original Price: $128

Interesting little tidbit about this flatware set: Reed & Barton was a silversmith manufacturer, founded in 1824 in Taunton, Massachusetts, that was enlisted to create the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the 1996 Olympic Games. They ended up filing for bankruptcy in 2015, and were soon bought by Lenox. Anyhoo, this is some very nice flatware with an interesting backstory that’s 50 percent off.
Original Price: $300

We had never heard of Spyder Pong until we stumbled upon this: It appears to be a bouncier version of ping-pong, and it’s apparently very easy to set up.
Original Price: $80

A fall floral number from Opening Ceremony.
Original Price: $375

These stretchy, black pants from Frame crop at just the right spot; and we like the little button pocket in the back.
Original Price: $208

Another pair of cropped pants: These are from Rachel Comey, and come in a nice shade of just-faded-enough black denim.
Original Price: $322

Designer-slash-DJ Harley Viera-Newton (older sister of our beauty contributor Rio Viera-Newton) made this wonderful cherry-strewn, silk eye mask, which would make a nice hostess gift.
Original Price: $125

A wardrobe staple that’s 60 percent off from Velvet by Graham & Spencer.
Original Price: $158

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31 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy