Yesterday, we forgot to mention that Reformation’s Summer Sale kicked off, so to make it up to you, we found some nice-looking basics that you can wear all year round. It’s also your last day to shop Dermstore’s actually good Anniversary Sale, so don’t dillydally: You can find all our top picks from the sale here, but I’ve also included a few things that your fellow Strategist readers have been stocking up on. And if you’re getting into the back-to-school mood, there’s some deals worth checking out at Amazon and Target.
One of our best water bottles for kids is 30 percent off at Amazon — but only in black.
If you, or your child, cares about the color, I found more colors of the Takeya on sale at Target — including blue, yellow, pink, and orange — for $24, and the navy bottle is just $14. (Yes, it’s not as good as Amazon, but it’s still 20 percent off.)
Sony’s over-ear, noise-cancelling headphones are less than $100 right now. They have a battery life of 35 hours, but if you’re in a pinch, a three-minute charge is enough to provide up to 60 minutes of power.
For older kids — or adults who want a TSA-friendly bag that fits their laptop — this SwissGear backpack has plenty of pockets and padded shoulders.
Reformation’s Summer Sale is live — and despite the name, there are lots of fall-friendly pieces on sale, like these not-too-slouchy pants that’d be ideal for the office.
Here’s a slinky dress that’s very business in the front, but with an open back.
If you have colored, bleached, or relaxed hair, the Olaplex No. 4 shampoo adds shine and reduces frizz with each wash.
Sunday Riley’s vitamin-C serum is also 20 percent off, which is about as deep as a Sunday Riley discount gets.
All swimsuits and cover-ups are 30 percent off at Summersalt with the code SPF30. The Sidestroke one-piece is one of our best plus-size swimsuits and has a range of cute, colorful, and functional silhouettes that “fit like a glove,” according to one stylist we spoke to.
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