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20 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From & Other Stories to Vince

On and around July 4 is when the summer sales start getting good. So when you’re not out doing cannonballs into your friend’s pool or barbecuing something delicious on a roof, you might as well buy some very discounted goodies. We found three pairs of festive summer shorts, the perfect linen dress, some Bang & Olufsen portable speakers, and a pizza pool float.

We’re kicking things off with a trio of shorts that are on sale. Scalloped things, we will admit, feel a little old news; but these chambray shorts from Club Monaco, with their delicate scalloped hem, feel a bit trend-resistant.
Original Price: $90

Some elegant, pleated Vince shorts that (if paired with some nice shoes and a blouse) you could definitely wear to work.
Original Price: $195

Another (and our final) pair of shorts, which we can imagine ourselves putting on Friday and not taking off till Sunday.
Original Price: $40

For those looking to dip their toe into the world of leopard-print jackets, this understated denim chore coat from Levi’s is a very good place to start.
Original Price: $98

These Frankensandles (they’re both espadrilles and sneakers) are very cool-looking and very comfortable.
Original Price: $126

A groovy pair of neoprene clip-on earrings from Moschino that Gigi wore down the runway.
Original Price: $195

An extremely cheerful straw beach bag from Salinas.
Original Price: $136

Why is this denim button-down different from all other denim button-downs? The delicate, ruffled (but not too ruffled) collar.
Original Price: $85

This pretty floral leather wallet has a coin purse and a zip closure. (It’s also available in blue, as a pouch, and in clutch form.)
Original Price: $75

A Trina Turk strapless LBD for a formalish summer wedding.
Original Price: $268

This “three-in-one” By Terry stick features a blush, bronzer, and highlighter, and is what Solange Knowles’s makeup artist likes to dab across the musician’s cheekbones.
Original Price: $48

A nice coral-y lipstick from Lipstick Queen (which Cut editor Lindsay Peoples loves for its “smooth glide”).
Original Price: $24

For those looking to swank up their pool party, this Bang & Olufsen portable Bluetooth speaker will do the trick. (Here are more portable wireless speakers we like.)
Original Price: $499

We’re all about a “high-low” moment over at the Strategist: Here’s a way to swank down your pool party. This would also make a great weekend-host gift.
Original Price: $40

These fire-engine-red Cole Haan suede sandals will zhuzh up any humdrum outfit.
Original Price: $180

$80 try these 750-thread count Wamsutta (makers our beloved side pillow) sheets, which we found while rifling through Bed Bath & Beyond’s clearance bin.
Original Price: from $110

These beloved Bodum double-lined mugs are built “to keep ice-cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot,” and are the lowest price we’ve seen them at in a while.
Original Price: $37

This incredibly handsome and simple side table will look great next to a couch or bed; it could also make a nice plant stand.
Original Price: $169

The platonic ideal of an easy, breezy linen summer dress, from Black Crane.
Original Price: $270

Party Skirt alert!
Original Price: $118

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20 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy