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20 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy

We’re in serious sales season, people! Earlier this week, we picked out the best on-sale workout gear and on-sale kitchen things, and now we’ve cast a wider net and have found you, among other things, a 70 percent off Alexander Wang dress and an 80 percent off Rachel Comey top.

For all the uniform dressers out there: a perfect white button-down “boyfriend” blouse.
Original Price: $185

These suede ankle-strap sandals from beloved British designer Tabitha Simmons will pretty much go with anything.
Original Price: $645

This cultish cheek stain from Tarte Cosmetics is apparently what makes Kerry Washington’s face so perfectly ruddy on Scandal.
Original Price: $30

A non-frumpy “barn coat” from the rustic folks over at Pendleton.
Original Price: $350

If you’ve been meaning to get a pair of those Common Projects sneakers that the kids are going crazy for, now’s as good a time as any: We’ve rarely seen them this inexpensive.
Original Price: $415

A yoga mat from yogi-beloved line Manduka. (For more yoga mats we like, click here.)
Original Price: $64

A classic Steven Alan button-down made from Japanese indigo denim. Original Price: $225

If Fido’s sad he didn’t get any presents this Christmas … treat him to this colorful dog bed.
Original Price: $129

A Barbour jacket that doesn’t look like the same one all the Upper East Side moms have. This quilted coat has a fun faux-shearling-lined collar.
Original Price: $249

A sexy (but not too sexy) long black maxi dress from Alexander Wang. Original Price: $595

Another black dress we really really like: this lace crochet number from Erdem.
Original Price: $1,485

A super-versatile white-and-light-wood rolling bookshelf that will make your books look very ’70s California.
Original Price: $798

Some high-waisted straight-leg, somewhat slouchy jeans from Frame. (Here’s another pair of jeans we really love.)
Original Price: $240

If you put off getting winter boots all season, there are still some super-discounted Sorels to be had, but hurry, as there are only a few sizes left of these faux-fur-lined ones.
Original Price: $180

Sure, it’s a little weather inappropriate, but when we spotted this 80 percent off Rachel Comey cropped denim top we felt we had to say something.
Original Price: $320

A rib-knit sweater is a winter staple. This 3.1 Phillip Lim one comes in classic white, as well as fire-engine red and gold.
Original Price: $350

This water-resistant Timbuk2 backpack offers a non-hideous way to tote around your laptop.
Original Price: $79

A cushioned, elegant folding chair: if you’re planning on having a lot of people over for an Oscars viewing party.
Original Price: $198

This plaid-collared Junya Watanabe jean jacket is the best jean jacket we’ve seen in a long time.
Original Price: $766

’Tis the season … to never get out of your bed. Cuddle up with this DwellStudio duvet cover in a festive “Oaxaca” pattern.
Original Price: From $199

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