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Some of the best Columbus Day deals started last week, even if they weren’t billed as “Columbus Day sales.” Many sites are having Friends & Family sales, 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 crossbody bags, J.Crew wool coats, DVF wrap dresses, and Smythson leather journals. Don’t miss our list of best skin-care deals (so many things we love are on sale) at Dermstore, too.
J.Crew Daphne Boiled Wool Topcoat
There’s something blazer-esque about this double-breasted topcoat — we especially love the contrasting buttons.
Splendid Scoopneck Tank Top
Splendid makes soft, casual shirts so good they’ve earned cult-like appeal. The price of the clothes is already approachable, but today they’re even cheaper.
Weleda Skin Food Original Ultra-Rich Cream
The original glow-producing moisturizing cream.
Sweetbitter author Stephanie Danler says it keeps her “flawless, luminous even, and not at all greasy.” Model and actress Hari Nef says putting it on is “like your face is having a meal.” And Strategist beauty writer Rio Viera-Newton says that “for cracked, dry, painful skin on your face or body, this product is everything.” A good time to stock up just as the weather gets cold and unforgiving.
J.Crew Striped Sleep Short Sleeve Pajamas
Saks Fifth Avenue COLLECTION Brass Collar Stays
It’s a highly annoying feeling to be getting ready for an event, to have your clothes pressed and hair slicked back and put on your dress shirt only to realize you have nothing but mismatching bent plastic collar stays. These would be a godsend.
Nintendo Switch: Fortnite - Double Helix Bundle - Switch
Do you have a
gamer in your life? Or are you looking for an early Christmas gift? Just released last week: The Nintendo Switch Fortnite bundle (Select All called it the most popular game in the world), which is the same price as the standard Switch but with $45 worth of Fortnite in-game bonuses (including 1,000 V-bucks of Fortnite currency).
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.)
Herschel Supply Co. Novel Duffel Bag
weekend bag with a clever little compartment for shoes (think dirty gym sneakers you’d want to separate from clothes or dress shoes for a wedding).
Bottega Veneta Eyelet-embellished silk scarf
A 100-percent silk scarf from Italian luxury brand Bottega Veneta that, yes, we would tie around our necks but also around the handle of a handbag or twice around the wrist.
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.
Maryam Nassir Zadeh Andrea Mule Patent
Patent mules by Maryam Nassir Zadeh — perhaps the unofficial patron saint of Bard graduates.
Athletic Propulsion Labs Techloom Phantom Sneakers
The athletic sneaker of the moment — we have them and they’re light as air.
Skagen Signature Slim Mesh Strap Watch, 30mm
A sophisticated gold watch with just the most understated dial.
Garrett Leight Olive 51 cat-eye glasses
Massively on-sale cat-eye glasses that are slightly unusual without going
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.
Rebecca Minkoff Triangle Resin Hoop Earrings
Diane von Furstenberg Cubic-print stripe silk scarf
A punchy little scarf to kick up your somber fall wardrobe.
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
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.
Madewell O-Ring Leather Satchel
A handsome black leather satchel that’s almost doctor’s bag-ish for under $100.
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Our absolute favorite
sofa-in-a-box (it even has USB chargers for your devices tucked between the cushions) for a hundred bucks off.
BISSELL 3-in-1 Lightweight Corded Stick Vacuum
Are you looking for a
vacuum that costs as much as two lunch salads?
BLACK+DECKER Dustbuster Hand Vacuum (Powder White)
And if you only have room for a
hand vacuum, there’s always this tiny dust-buster.
Sam Edelman Walden Leather Booties
A sleek leather bootie that looks much more expensive than it is.
WubbaNub Giraffe Pacifier
The famed Wubbanub pacifier (a new mother in our
baby shower gift guide called it “life-changing”) for 25 percent off.
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.
Madwell Palisades Cardigan Sweater
A cozy little textured cardigan with a drawstring you can cinch at the hem.
Cole Haan Back Bow Packable Hooded Raincoat
We love the iridescent sheen on this packable metallic raincoat.
Frette Checkerboard Bath Towel
The legendary Frette bath towel at a not-so-legendary price.
aden + anais Baby’s Trail Blooms Dream Blanket
Photo: Bobby Doherty/New York Magazine
Slip Queen Pure Silk Pillowcase
Luna Yarn-Dye Check Duvet Cover
We love the cozy pink stripes on this (highly discounted) peach
Cosrx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid
Cosrx Hyaluronic Acid Intensive Cream
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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