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    23 Things To Buy On Amazon Prime Day That Only Look Expensive

    Surprisingly inexpensive deals you should treat yourself to.

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    Amazon Prime Day, the day when Amazon has more deals than you could ever conceivably look through in an ENTIRE LIFETIME, is here — and this year it’s just in time for you to get ahead of holiday shopping, so you don’t have to worry about shipping delays.

    We waded through the mountains of bargains for you and found some of the best deals in every category.

    FYI — deals move quickly on Prime Day. We’ll do our best to keep this post and imagery as up-to-date as possible, but we can’t catch everything immediately. Check back throughout Prime Day to see our latest updates as the deals change!
    Note: To get these deals you have to be a Prime member, so if you aren’t already, sign up for a free 30 day trial here.

    1. A gold link chain necklace for 20% off you can wear on its own or even layer it with your other favorite necklace for an extra chic look.

    Reviewer wearing the gold link chain necklace
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Beautiful!! It feels like an expensive piece of jewelry!!! I love it!! I get so many compliments on it!!" —Lolita D.

    Price: $12.79 (originally $15.99)

    2. A cube-style open shelf for 52% off so you can add to your growing collection of books and candles without running out of space. Oh, is that just me?

    The seven-box shelf, with half square, half rectangular shelves
    Amazon

    Promising review: "You can flip the shelves upside-down and have a completely different color pattern. Or you can even flip it on its side and have it sitting lengthwise. The quality for the price is better than I expected, the shelves are sturdy and it only took me 45 minutes to put together by myself. I HATE putting furniture and kids' toys together, but this design was easy to assemble. It was easy enough to figure out that I even went off script and finished the assembly out of order (which I never do)." —dasackis

    Price: $42.80 (originally $89.99)

    3. A set of four wine glasses for 40% that will make you feel down-right fancy when you drink your wine out of them.

    Two wine glasses filled with red wine
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These wine glasses are GREAT!! They look so expensive but the best part is, they’re not!!! I was scared they would arrive broken, but they were perfect! I would highly, highly recommend." —Gracie

    Price: $11.39 (originally $18.99)

    4. A pair of polarized vintage-inspired glasses for 20% off giving me big "no photos please" energy when you slip out of the house in them.

    Reviewer wearing the oversized glasses in black
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am very pleased with these sunglasses! They are indeed polarized as advertised and well made. I've worn them for 6 months now---from sunny Key West and Morocco to snowy Chicago and Toronto, they have served me well and held up terrifically! Nice case and cleaning cloth included. Great purchase. Highly recommend!" —MissMJ

    Price: $11.75 (originally $14.69; available in three colors)

    5. A lunar garland for 20% off you'll be over the ~moon~ to see every night when you return home and know that you *finally* get to climb back into bed.

    Metal garland with moon phase details
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am absolutely in love with this statement piece! The moons are so well crafted and the metal doesn't feel cheap. The packaging was so cute I want to keep it. It even came with a cute little care card. This is perfect to help brighten up any room in your house!" —Roriann

    Now: $19.99 (originally $24.99)

    6. High-waisted stretch leggings for 50% off because one can never, and I mean never, have too many pairs of black leggings. And at this price??? Excuse me while I go add a couple to my cart.

    Model in the black leggings
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVE these leggings. I’m about a size 14 right now and the large fits me perfect!! Good quality cotton, light weight enough for me to wear in the Texas heat and not be uncomfortable!! I own a $70 pair of Spanx leggings, and I love these more!" —Lisa Goodman

    Price: $14.95 (originally $29.90; available in women's sizes XXS–XL)

    7. A ceramic vase for 23% off that'll be a ~cheeky~ and eye-cathing addition to your home and make everyone do a double-take.

    Bum shaped vase
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have already sent the link out to all of my friends, I think the vase is absolutely adorable. It’s very well-made and fits one of my small house plants perfectly. I will definitely be back for the top half as well!" —N. Boros

    Price: $16.99 (originally $21.99)

    8. An Anne Klein wristwatch for 55% off because it's ~time~ to treat yourself to a nice piece of jewelry that will also ensure that you get where you need to be when you need to be there.

    Reviewer wearing the round-face watch in pink and gold
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a great watch. It looks expensive, is well made, and I have received a lot of compliments on it. My wrists are small, so I had a few links removed at the jewelers. But this also comes with one removable link that you can remove yourself instead of having to take it to the jewelers, which is awesome." —Krissie

    Price: $28.99 (originally $65; available in 11 colors)

    9. A Lodge pre-seasoned cast-iron skillet for 44% off equipt with the ability to help you sauté, sear, bake, broil, braise, fry, or grill your food to make dinner your partner may think is from a five-star restaurant.

    the black skillet with salmon asparagus
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the cast-iron I have, and it just lives on my stovetop because I use it literally every day. To clean, simply handwash (I usually opt for no soap, but you do you) and rub with vegetable oil to keep it nice and seasoned." —Rachel Dunkel, BuzzFeed Staff

    Price: $14.88 (originally $26.88, available in multiple sizes).

    10. A lightweight bathrobe for up to 52% off you'll want to slip into the moment you get home, no matter what the temperature is like outside.

    model wearing lightweight bathrobe in grey
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've always wanted a longer robe that's not made of towel, fuzzy, or silky material. I finally found it!! The straps are connected to the robe and there are pockets. Doesn't get better than that!" —Amanda Davis

    Price: $30.98+ (originally $49.99; available in sizes S-3XL and 21 colors)

    11. A three-tier jewelry stand for 31% off perfect for keeping all your jewelry looking nice and organized and not in a big knot sitting on your dresser.

    Reviewer pic of the three-tier jewelry stand in white with wood base and jewelry all over it
    amazon.com

    Price: $19.99 (originally $28.99; available in two colors)

    12. A set of two floating shelves for 29% off you can hang in your bathroom and actually have a place to store your extra towels and other trinkets.

    Reviewer pic of the two hanging shelves on the wall with towels and other bathroom items on them
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these! I had an empty area above the toilet and decided to give these a try. Well let me tell you, they are perfect! Everything is provided, and it's easy to install. Would buy this again!" —R. Haddad

    Price: $24.99 (originally $34.99; available in five colors)

    13. A pair of silk pillowcases for 20% off known to help with bedhead and skin irritation.

    silk pillowcase
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Very happy with this purchase. It has been more than two weeks now since I started using it, and it feels very luxurious and very gentle on my face. With my hair, I do feel like I’ve gotten less static than I used to have." —Shiela

    Price: $23.99 (originally $29.99)

    14. A kinda elegant exercise pet playpen for 20% off so your tiny friend can have some room without having the freedom to get into trouble.

    small dog in white fenced in play zone
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Cute little playpen. My dog is a 5-pound Yorkie and he can't escape through the sides, he doesn't feel cooped up, and has enough room to play. Great for training purposes as well. Well made and easy to assemble. Very pleased with this item." —Candace

    Price: $31.99 (originally $39.99)

    15. And pair of Levi's high-rise skinny jeans for 44% off that'll help you complete your Canadian tuxedo.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love the high rise! There is no gap in the lower back, they don't slide down when I bend or sit, and the fabric has plenty of stretch without becoming baggy. They are very comfortable. This style is great for tucking (or half tucking) a shirt." —Marla

    Price: $38.94 (originally $69.50; available in sizes 24–34L and three inseam lengths)

    16. A pair of Bluetooth ear buds for 60% off so you can enjoy all your favorite podcasts and music without the infuriating risk of accidentally tugging on a wire and yanking them out of your ears.

    small black ear buds in charging case
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are the best wireless ear buds I have had. They are very comfortable to wear and the sound quality is amazing. I use them at work mostly so that I can work without hearing the rest of the office. I love that they really do drown out the noise even though they are not marketed as noise cancelling. Great buy and I would purchase them again and again. Already got a pair for my son as well." —JD

    Price: $39.95 (originally $99.95)

    17. A set of 20 hair accessories for 33% off to transform anyone's bad hair day into a "wow, I love what you did with your hair" day.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the best value for expensive looking and quality finished hair clips. I love how unique each clip is. I will definitely use these — hair up or down. It's totally giftable, but you might want to get more than one or the gift won't make it to the other person LOL." —StrongCurvyFit

    Price: $9.98 (originally $14.99)

    18. A small faux leather jewelry box for 45% off complete with different sections to hold a selection of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings.

    Reviewer pic of the square box filled with an assortment of jewelry
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This box is SO cute! I take off my jewelry every night before bed and wanted a spot where it would fit nicely, but would also be travel-worthy. This case is perfect for that. My Alex and Ani bracelet fits perfectly in the top pocket and the ring portion is plenty deep enough. I wear a 6.75, and they're almost all the way down, so it would be great for larger ring sizes as well. I ordered the pink but I would call it more of a coral color. It's a feminine pale shade that looks more expensive than it is. I wouldn't jump on it or anything but it's pretty sturdy." —AMD

    Price: $10.99 (originally $19.99; available in eight colors and sets)

    19. Chic as heck shelf organizers for 20% off so you can bring order to your chaotic cabinets.

    two black metal and bamboo nesting shelves
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are great. The wood looks nice and the metal legs seem sturdy. The small one is sturdy enough to hold my 11 inch cast iron skillet." —SK

    Price: $15.99 (originally $19.99)

    20. A striped canvas Baggu tote for 38% off with an additional long shoulder strap to make carrying groceries, books, work materials, and more so much easier.

    Model carrying the blue and white striped bag
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this bag ! I love how easy it is to change the strap because sometimes I want to wear it on one shoulder and others times i like to wear it across my chest!! I also hold it with the smaller straps sometimes, I just love this bag. It is so fashionable, i am constantly getting compliments, it holds so much, i love the little pouch inside as well. I HIGHLY recommend this bag! (Here's a pic of me wearing it across my chest." —Space Cowboy

    Price: $21 (originally $38; other styles at a reduced discount or full price)

    21. A Levi's sherpa-lined jacket for 40% off perfect for layering and keeping you warm and cute all season long.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "The second I took it out of the package, I could tell that it was very high quality (I knew it would be, but it exceeded my expectations). The sherpa lining and lining in the sleeves is very thick and insulated, which makes me think I could use this as a winter coat if I layer it enough. Overall, I am very satisfied with this jacket and know it will be a closet staple for the next ten years, at least. Worth every penny!" —Victoria

    Price: $53.99 (originally $89.99; available in seven colors and sizes XS–XL)

    22. A dip powder kit for 34% off because you'll save yourself a lot of money in the long run by perfecting your at-home manicure.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "With COVID-19 shutting everything down I wanted to find something I could do from home to keep my dip nails looking good! This kit is amazing. You get six colors and all of the necessary polishes/activators. The top coat dries in under a minute, no kidding. My two recommendations for success with this product would be to 1) keep each layer very thin. This keeps it from being lumpy or uneven. 2) purchase some buffing and filing blocks like they have at the nail salon, these buffed the dip out perfectly smooth. Overall, highly recommend. Can’t wait to try more colors." —Mary Jenkins

    Price: $32.99 (originally $49.99)

    23. A very stylish rustic full bed frame for 36% to literally and figuratively elevate your bed game.

    wood and black metal frame
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This bed frame surpassed all of my expectations. The quality seems top notch from the solid steel frame, the Velcro to hold the wooden slats in place, to the soft foam on the center rail to avoid any squeaking or rubbing on the steel. The setup was also incredible painless. There is a clearly labeled instruction manual that shows a picture of each section in order. The picture has a little zoom out so you know what corner of the bed you are actually looking at up close and the bed frame itself is labeled with numbers that all match up. So easy to setup, looks great, build is sturdy, price is exceptional. I was surprised how low it was to the ground but that is a minor nitpick as I clearly didn't read the dimensions close enough before purchase." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $164.98 (originally $258.99)

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