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

some highly-giftable on sale items.

The concentric circle where gift season and sale season converge is getting bigger … we sniffed around the internet to find the best deals that also make the best gifts, including a year’s supply of fancy laundry detergent and a YSL scarf.

A mock-neck sweater from sustainable sweater brand Solosix; inspired by ’70s Olympic skiers.
Original Price: $280

Some festive workout leggings for your favorite lady of athleisure.
Original Price: $110

A pair of millennial pink Common Projects sneaks are a surefire crowd-pleaser.
Original Price: $411

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Some good “Starter YSL.” (Note, it’s only available in red at this time.)
Original Price: $495

A perfect holiday party pump that is a whopping 77 percent off.
Original Price: $1,155

A Halston bucket bag in an unexpected shade of melon.
Original Price: $395

Buying (clear, plastic) sunglasses in the winter is always a smart move.
Original Price: $175

A cold-weather fashion hat from hipster-milliner Gigi Burris.
Original Price: $300

A year’s supply of The Laundress’s cultish signature laundry detergent makes an excellent and useful gift.
Original Price: $123

This Japanese-made lightweight suitcase is apparently super easy to maneuver. And it comes in a lovely light-blue hue. (For more suitcases we like, click here.)
Original Price: $259

A beautiful boxed set of Jane Austen’s complete works from Juniper Books. Original Price: $159

For someone with a very, very sweet tooth: made from organic peanut butter, marshmallow, and sweet milk-chocolate chunks. It supposedly tastes delicious between two graham crackers. (For other cult condiments we love, click here.)
Original Price: $13

An Italian-made cutting board with pewter handles. Useful for Thanksgiving entertaining.
Original Price: $275

For your fancy friend: There is little more timeless and elegant than a Royal Copenhagen pitcher.
Original Price: $160

A very warm-seeming and handsome North Face puffer (with a subtle logo). Original Price: $1,050

It’s an activity tracker that’s not hideous! (And that we can personally vouch for — we gave one to our husband for his birthday, and he loves it.)
Original Price: $150


Good for someone with a tiny kitchen: This compact countertop oven, which comes with eight preprogrammed settings, can roast meat, bake a pizza, make cookies, and of course, toast bread.
Original Price: $180

For your friend with a beard. (Plus, it’s Movember.)
Original Price: $30

A poncho is always a safe gift because sizing is never an issue. (Good for someone who always complains about being cold at the office.)
Original Price: $375

A hand-loomed baby Alpaca throw from Jonathan Adler that will gussy up any couch.
Original Price: $295

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20 Things on Sale (That Make Great Gifts)