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11 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Levi’s to Le Specs

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Today’s search through the internet’s sale bins uncovered lots of good deals to keep you feeling cute and comfortable on all your outdoor adventures. There’s a pair of stylish oversize sunglasses, a multipurpose neck gaiter for warding off mosquitoes and sunburns, and some J.Crew swimsuits in timeless styles.

These over-ear Beats headphones are a favorite of chef and co-owner of Atla and Cosme Daniela Soto-Innes, who was named the world’s best female chef in 2019. “I’ve lost so many pairs of headphones. I love these because they don’t fall off,” she says. “They stay on my head whether I’m walking to work or working out.”

Heads up: Madewell’s extra-20-percent-off deal on already discounted goods ends on Monday. Use the code SALEONSALE to snag this summery seersucker dress, perfect for picnics and garden parties.

This Buff CoolNet neck gaiter “is thinner, cooler, and more breathable than the regular Buff neck gaiter,” according to Strategist senior VP of e-commerce Camilla Cho. She uses it to protect herself from the sun while running, biking, or enjoying other outdoor activities.

J.Crew is currently offering an extra 50 percent off swimwear with the code SPLASH. This sweet one-piece in a classic gingham print features a high-rise back and a flirty V-neck cut.

It’s impossible not to smile while wearing this mood-boosting fuchsia color. This sporty bikini top is crafted from fabric that incorporates recycled nylon and polyester, helping to keep waste out of oceans and landfills.

Don’t forget to pick up a pair of matching bottoms as well.

When we surveyed 25 cool teens for their favorite jeans, 18-year-old Claudia Perez called the Levi’s Ribcage Straight Ankle her “soul-mate jeans” because “they’re comfortable and fashionable and perfect to lounge in.”

Le Specs sunglasses are cool person–approved; Brigid Wygod, founder and designer of Follow Suit, loves the brand’s sunglasses “because they’re fairly high quality for their low price.” These oversize rounded frames come with polarized lenses and are crafted from a lightweight polymer plastic that will float to the surface in water, so no need to fret if you accidentally drop your sunnies in the pool.

Tevas were mentioned multiple times in our guide to the best hiking sandals. They’re designed to get wet, so they’ll be able to handle hikes that include stream-crossings. The Mid Universal sandals come with a slightly thicker sole than the Original Universals, making them perfect for navigating rocky or uneven terrain.

Or, if you still prefer the supportiveness of a sneaker for your nature escapades, former Strategist senior writer Karen Iorio Adelson recommends the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus because they’re “not too soft, not too firm” and will suit a variety of activities, “whether you’re hopping on the treadmill a few times per week or training for a marathon.” Nike is offering up to 34 percent off different styles — and sizing availability is fairly decent depending on the colorway.

And finally, this handsome Threshold scalloped-wood desk was designed by Studio McGee, stars of the Netflix show Dream Home Makeover. Its natural-wood finish makes it a versatile choice for a home office, living room, or even a roomy entryway.

The Strategist is designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. Some of our latest conquests include the best acne treatments, rolling luggage, pillows for side sleepers, natural anxiety remedies, and bath towels. We update links when possible, but note that deals can expire and all prices are subject to change.

11 Actually Good Sales: From Levi’s to Le Specs