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It’s the first day of
summer, and the sales are already gooooood. This week, we found a few goodies to help you lug your stuff (Patagonia, Longchamp), some stuff you’ll want to lug around (Maryam Nassir Zadeh, Birkenstocks), and a few home goods in case the old apartment needs sprucing up (Iittala glasses, a crazy-cheap Tramontina set). Below, the 35 best things we found this week.
Longchamp Large Le Pliage Tote
The French weighs-nothing
tote that folds into a teensy little envelope was practically created for July and August bopping.
Herbivore Pink Clay Cleansing Bar Soap
soap in the shower, or (let’s be real) leave it on the dish in the guest bathroom to let folks know you have taste.
Lululemon On The Move Pant 28"
We would not guess these were Lululemon either (they’re a little Theory, no?). The crop makes them perfect with
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Dainty Ox
Speaking of: A streamlined version of the classic Chuck Taylor (it has fewer lace eyelets, you’ll notice) that reminds us of something almost European.
Hydro Flask 18oz Standard Mouth Water Bottle
water bottle that’ll keep cold things cold and hot things hot — bright red makes it impossible for the office thief to nab, too.
Carhartt WIP L/S Pocket T-Shirt in Pizol
An extremely chill long-sleeved shirt we could see packing for a weekend in the Poconos or the Pines.
Tramontina Simple Cooking Non-Stick Cookware Set, 9 Piece
We’re not the world’s greatest cooks, but for how cheap this
cookware is (it’s four pots with lids, plus a skillet), we can learn.
Superga Cotu Sneaker
An Alexa Chung–approved sneaker that doesn’t look so immediately Superga. We’d wear them with denim cutoffs or even the Lululemon pants above.
Instant Pot Duo Mini 3 Qt 7-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker
No cooking skills, no problem! This baby
Instant Pot would be a perfect graduation gift for someone’s first apartment.
Free People High Low V-Neck Sweater
We’re obsessed with the cut on this sweater — it’s like a crop top–slash–sweater combo that’s just begging to be worn with
Cult Gaia Mia Straw Sunhat
We’ve put this little straw number in a sales post before, but now it’s even
more discounted. Snatch it up quick for that Holbox trip!
Iittala Aino Aalto Tumbler Set Grey
The smoky color on these glasses is one thing already, but the ripple effect is what really puts them over the edge.
Patagonia Black Hole 90L Duffel
The ultimate not-so-little, smashable, durable
carry-on for wherever you head this summer.
Lululemon Early Extension High-Rise Tight 28"
Ordinarily we hate patterned
leggings and tights, but for some reason these are rather appealing.
Madewell Boardwalk Ankle Strap Sandal
We didn’t know
sandals could look dignified, but here we are.
Hamilton Beach 0.7 Cu. Ft. White Microwave Oven
A spiffy little
machine with ten power levels for that 2 a.m. and I want leftovers feeling.
Madewell Whisper Cotton Stripe V-Neck Pocket Tank
There’s a ’70s-ish quality to this tank top that’s extremely appealing.
Teva Original Universal Sandal in Boomerang Black
Almost-handsome Tevas that are extremely cheap right now.
The North Face Ridgeside Utility Jacket
The color blocking on this jacket made us almost think it was Madewell or Club Monaco, not North Face for 30 percent off.
Coach Owl Coin Case
A dainty little middle-school graduation gift!
Lasko 16" Oscillating Pedestal Stand 3-Speed Fan
Patagonia Better Sweater 1/4-Zip Men's Sweater
A nice upgrade for dad’s ratty old cardigans.
Acne Studios Garnet S leather wallet
The icy blue on this wallet is a nice antidote to your snoozy black and brown.
Lululemon Reversible Mat
A very well-regarded
yoga mat that’s now nearly twenty bucks off.
Leith Surplice Wide Leg Crop Jumpsuit
Jumpsuit season is here and we couldn’t be happier, especially when we’re talking something this affordable and flattering.
Maryam Nassir Zadeh Sophie Heeled Slide
Hoka One One Clifton 5
The trend in gym sneakers has moved from an almost-bare foot to a chunky, well-supported (kind of ugly) sole, with Hokas leading the way.
Stelen Nana Dress in Poppy
Wear it to a barbecue and forget any fears of ketchup stains.
Advanced Placement sandals for those who think Tevas are for amateurs.
Patagonia Travel Mini 1L Colour-Block Nylon-Ripstop Belt Bag
We adore the sizing on this fanny pack, which is not too big at all (usually the problem), and today’s the day to get one because the new stuff at Mr Porter is 20 percent off
today only with the code JUNE21.
Birkenstock Arizona Oiled-Leather Sandals
Another extremely good thing to get from the Mr Porter flash sale — these slightly-less-expensive-today Birks.
Cos Long A-Line Jersey Dress
The art teacher of our fantasies wore her hair in a messy bun, drank too much coffee from her Uffizi Gallery
mug, and wore a dress just like this.
Cos Spotted Men's Socks
A strong color combination on these jaunty socks.
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