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19 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From West Elm to Fitbit

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We’re one week out from Black Friday, but the beauty of shopping online is that sales are nearly infinite and checkout lines are nonexistent. We’ve scoured the web for some great deals this week, from a cozy blanket with a philanthropic mission to a pair of classically edgy Dr. Martens. And if you’re still on the hunt for some gifts (or gifts to yourself, we won’t judge!), we’ve rounded up many more of the best early Black Friday sales, gift guides for everyone from teenage girls to teachers.

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You can’t go wrong with a classic pair of Docs. Just ask YouTuber Emma Chamberlain, who listed the platform option as one of her favorite things earlier this week.

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These smart bulbs change colors with the tap of a button, and all you need to do to install them is screw them into the socket and flip the light switch.

Join the hive mind and grab a nicely discounted pair of Veja sneakers in leather and suede.

Strategist deputy editor Maxine Builder has used the Vitamix for blending a Burger King–inspired Lucky Charms milkshake and juicing celery. It’s a splurge, but it’s very on-sale at Sur La Table, and, we think, very worth it.

Use these shiny and sharp knives to zhuzh up your dull collection. (Plus, the chef’s knife comes highly recommended by professionals.)

Here’s a fun Filson beanie that comes in a nice shade of Gritty orange, just in time for winter.

Some bath time friends for your little one — and if you use the code PLAYTIME at checkout, you’ll be able to take an extra 20 percent off.

And for after bath time, some sheets that are soft enough for a baby, cheap enough to replace if they get stained, and chic enough to match any decor.