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18 Things On Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Ray-Ban to Adidas

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Christmas is just a week away, and lots of shipping times are taking a little longer than usual. But even if you’ve put off shopping for gifts until the last minute (which, to be clear, is now), we found lots of good deals on lots of very giftable things, many of which should ship by December 25. But if you like what you see, don’t dillydally — and if you want more last-minute gifting updates, be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter.

Take an extra 10 percent off hundreds of already-on-sale shoes, clothing, and accessories at Zappos — including these insulated, space-age-y Hunter snow boots.

Vans Classic Slip-On

If you, too, want to cover your body in checkerboard print, here are some fun slip-on Vans.

Superga 2630 Cotu

Some go-with-anything Supergas for just $30 in a winter-friendly black and white.

Here’s a nice stocking stuffer for the person who’s over their Carhartt beanie.

For the man who’s jealous of his wife’s or girlfriend’s teddy-bear coat: Here’s a very cozy teddy-bear hoodie, complete with a hood and a kangaroo pocket.

A classic pair of Ray-Bans that would look equally stylish in winter and summer.

If they want to dabble in smart-home tech, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money, this Amazon Echo Dot is still a nice gift.


Whether you’re partial to smoothies or margaritas (or both, we won’t judge), this blender will get it done.

Nordstrom Zip Puffer Coat

A jewel-toned puffer to zhuzh up the dead of winter from Nordstrom for under $50. (It’s also available in royal blue, hot pink, and even some surprisingly tasteful rainbow stripes.)


These classic Stan Smiths have some serious staying power — and at 40 percent off, there’s no better time to grab a pair.

These joggers — which are also available in heather gray, navy, and light pink — are made of supersoft rayon and have extra-large pockets.

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If you’ve gotten into bouldering, boating, or YouTube-ing in quarantine, capture your outdoor adventures with this GoPro (which is the cheapest it’s ever been at Best Buy).

Last week, we rounded up the best Animal Crossing merch. Now, we can add this bundle of the game itself and a stocking featuring animated overlord Tom Nook to the list.