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    32 Splurge-Worthy Things To Buy On Presidents' Day

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    🎶 Oh say can you see...all the deals!? 🎶 Presidents' Day is upon us and that means a ton of shopping and amazing bargains.

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    In this post we've put together some of the most splurge-worthy items you should keep an eye on this Presidents' Day. From tech, to cookware, to fashion pieces. We've got you covered.

    FYI — deals can move quickly. We’ll do our best to keep this post and imagery as up-to-date as possible, but we can’t catch everything immediately.

    1. An adjustable standing desk to help create your coveted WFH office space. Once you get tired of standing, you can always pull up a chair and continue on with your workload.

    adjustable standing desk
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Very good desk! Assembly was easy, but heavy. It fits my two 24 inch monitors + docking station for my laptop. The drawer is a bonus. The only complaint is that I am a short person and the desk's shortest height is 28 inches high, which is still slightly too tall for me ergonomically. I mostly raise it higher so I can stand during the day during work instead. Overall, it is sturdy and I would recommend it." —Jessica

    Get it from Wayfair for $289.99 (originally $399.95; available in four colors).

    2. A sturdy suitcase so you'll have it on hand when you're finally able to embark on all your bucket list ~travel the world~ plans.

    Monos

    Promising review: "I ordered the large check in in rose quartz and it is absolutely beautiful. I like the minimalist design and how light weight it is. The quality of the craftsmanship is amazing and the bag is well worth the cost if not more (this is coming from a frugal person). Due to COVID-19 I haven't traveled with it yet, but I can't wait to explore the world with this bag by my side. I've rolled it around the house on different surfaces such as carpet, wood, and concrete and it had no problems swiveling on each surface. The inside of the bag is spacious and overall I like it." —Serita H.

    Get it from Monos for $267 (originally $356).

    3. A Nike puffer coat because you're all about that ~swoosh~ life. It's made from sustainable materials and zippered pockets for stowing your keys and wallet securely.

    Nike

    Promising review: "This has to be my most favorite coat. It’s roomy and warm. The hood is not a distraction on or off. Light weight and blocks out the wind from Chicago’s cold." —Nike reviewer

    Get it from Nike for $77.97 (originally $130; available in sizes XS–3X and three colors).

    4. A 65" Samsung HDR Smart TV with incredible sharpness that'll make watching apps like Netflix, Hulu, and Prime Video a cinematic experience.

    65" HDR samsung smart tv
    Samsung

    This TV's 8K UHD capabilities provide high-intensity detail and vibrancy as well as an immersive audio experience. To access any smart TV apps, personal subscriptions are required.

    Promising review: "This TV is everything and more of what I had hoped it would be. The clarity is amazing in every setting, the color is so vibrant it looks and feels exactly like real life." —Rouk

    Get it from Samsung for $2699.99 (originally $3499.99).

    5. A pair of Prada sunnies so you can get your Miranda Priestley on without breaking the bank. That's all.

    prada sunglasses
    Macy's

    Get them from Macy's for $151.20 (originally $378).

    6. Or this fun Burberry pair that'll undoubtedly look iconic when styled with your fave trench coat.

    Burberry sunglasses
    Macy's

    Get them from Macy's for $127 (originally $254).

    7. A Casper mattress because where you sleep deserves to be a dreamy oasis you'd prefer not to get up from.

    casper element mattress
    Casper

    Promising review: "Wasn't sure about buying a mattress on line, but my daughter and son-in-law did some research and talked me into trying the mattress. So far I have no regrets, my doggy loves your mattress. Would I recommend Casper. to friends; I already do. You should pay me for word of mouth advertising. Love love my Mattress. Can't improve it, but you can try." —Jeanette Malhotra

    Get a queen from Casper for $536 (originally $595).

    8. A cashmere turtleneck sweater for an ultra-soft wardrobe staple that will stand the test of time. There's so many beautiful colors to choose from, you'll probs end up with more than one.

    Bloomingdale's

    Promising review: "Loved this cashmere turtleneck. Also the fact that I purchased it on sale. The fit was perfect and it is so so soft. Glad I was able to purchase more in other colors." —Aramy

    Get it from Bloomingdale's for $71.20 (originally $178; available in sizes XS–L and 12 colors).

    9. A customizable JBL Flip 5 speaker with incredible sound so your tunes can be played loudly and proudly through a speaker that feels ~so you.~

    JBL

    Psst...it's also waterproof!

    Promising review: "I bought this 2 weeks ago and absolutely love it. It’s my third speaker and hopefully my last. It sounds so good and although small it’s loud! Excellent and would totally buy again." —Mommabearof123

    Get it from JBL for $99.95 (originally $119.95).

    10. A Samsung microwave that is resistant to finger print marks (the bane of all of our cleaning existences), and made from high quality stainless steel. BRB while I grab my Easy Mac...

    samsung stainless steel microwave
    Best Buy

    Promising review: "My wife and I decided to replace our very old, outdated microwave with something a little more modern and sleek. This Samsung fit the bill perfectly. It has a number of built-in functions right off the bat, but all and all it works as you'd expect any microwave to. It doesn't have any excessive bells and whistles that I worry about breaking, but is a sturdy, over the range microwave. Power level is adjustable, but factory default seems to be fine so far!" —Aaron

    Get it from Best Buy for $269.99 (originally $349.99).

    11. A chic end table that'll host your must-have bedside necessities and act as the perfect addition to your already fab room decor.

    mistana wasser end table
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Love this table. I purchased the coffee table, and side table and they look perfect together. I’ve had them for about a month now, no issues. I was so happy to see that the gold is so nice! Doesn’t look cheap or tacky at all!" —Corey

    Get it from Wayfair for $78.99 (originally $189).

    12. A Rachel Comey puff sleeve top — perfect for styling with your most coveted pair of blue jeans and dainty gold jewelry.

    model wears blue puffy sleeve top
    Saks Off Fifth

    Get it from Saks Off Fifth for $101.99 (originally $425; available in sizes 00–12).

    13. An Echo Show 5 featuring a smart display to help you do everything that Alexa is capable of, but with a nifty smart screen. Cook along with recipes, listen to audiobooks, or even watch movies on this amazing smart device.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this primarily to use as an alarm clock and it's rather obvious that is what Amazon had in mind with this smart device. It was incredibly easy to connect to my wifi, setup, and personalize with my own photos. You have options on selecting the clock face. Whole process took about 40 minutes. Be prepared to input your wifi password, and answer a few questions to complete setup. The speakers are rich....as good as the Echo (2nd gen) in my living room. It does everything a normal Echo product does (tells me jokes, answers questions, controls my connected smart devices, etc.)." —Daktari

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (originally $89.99; available in two colors).

    14. A pair of Sorel lace boots destined to be your new winter shoe staple. They are waterproof and also have a fleece lining to keep your feetsies warm.

    model wears sorel slimpack 3 lace boots
    Back Country

    Get them from Backcountry for $97.47 (originally $149.95; available in sizes 6–11 and five colors).

    15. A Levi's x Disney padded jacket if you can never own too many items featuring your fave magical mouse. This jacket is reversible and can be worn as a solid black jacket when you want to change it up.

    Levi's

    Save 30% off sitewide with code: PREZ30 at checkout.

    Get it from Levi's for $70.34 (originally $148; available in sizes S–XL).

    16. A pair of Echo Frames so you can communicate with Alexa anytime, anywhere. It features a microphone you can press and ask Alexa questions and you can also use them to access Google Assistant and Siri! You can also listen to music or your favorite podcasts. *Welcome to the future*

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Since their release, I've been wearing the 1st generation Echo frames. I need glasses and never liked wearing an earpiece, so I tried and loved them. They look like regular glasses. Yet, offer the convenience of listening to messages, music, taking calls, and more. I was happy to receive the 2nd generation promotion. My gripe with the 1st generation pair is the battery life. That doesn't seem to be as big a problem with this new pair (although I haven't spent much time with them). The 2nd generation glasses are also much better with my dialect. I don't have to be as careful with my pronunciation when using Alexa. All in all, I am happy with both pairs. If you wear glasses or want an accessory to make life easier, you will appreciate these." —BeardedCoder

    Get them from Amazon for $224.99 (originally $249.99; available in three color combos).

    17. A faux fur trimmed parka that won't clash with your #OOTD. It is a great length that will cover your 🍑 so you won't have to worry about any unwanted drafts.

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $70 (originally $140; available in sizes 12–20 and two colors).

    18. A set of organic cotton bed sheets that are also wrinkle resistant so making the bed will be a breeze.

    set of casper sateen bed sheets
    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "It took me months to find the right sheets and I finally found this set. Cooling, soft and silky. I love them!" —Rimz

    Get them from Nordstrom for $98.10+ (originally $109+; available in sizes Twin–California King and three colors).

    19. A sherpa rocking chair in case you'd prefer a cozier and more stylish option to rock your little one to sleep each night with.

    A fuzzy ottoman
    Target

    Promising review: "This chair was easy to assemble, and it feels like good quality. It is very comfy and looks more expensive than it is." —Lauren

    Get it from Target for $264 (originally $330).

    20. A pair of Nike Air Max sneakers with a foam insole for all day comfort. These light-as-air shoes are flexible enough for everyday wear or for workout sessions.

    nike air max sneakers in all black
    Nike

    Promising review: "This shoe is perfect. It's very comfortable and great for me because I'm on my feet daily at work. I'd recommend this shoe to anyone." —JHaynes07

    Get them from Nike for $89.97 (originally $160; available in sizes men's 6–15 and nine colors).

    21. A Tempur-Pedic pillow for a supportive head rest that'll kick your old pillows to the curb.

    a model resting on the soft pillow
    Amazon

    Promising review: "OMG!!!! This is crazy comfortable. I am a pillow consumer for sure. This is absolutely amazing squishiness and support. You know how sometimes you have to press really hard to get the pillow to conform? You press harder than your head is heavy, and you know that your head will never move the pillow enough to leave an indention for your head. Well, not this one, it's a slow sink until you are enveloped. If you are going for cozy....this is it." —Loyal customer

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99 (originally $69).

    22. A pair of Good American skinny crop jeans featuring a trendy distressed hem and made from organic cotton. This skinny jean fabric has an elastic stretch for a more contoured fit.

    Good American

    Promising review: "I am in love with these jeans! Honestly, the best fitting pair of jeans I have ever had. The waist is perfect with no gapping in the back!" —Chelsea F.

    Get them from Good American for $83.48 (originally $159; available in sizes 00–24).

    23. An Apple iPad with a 10.2-inch retina display so you can watch your must-see shows in peace. This tablet will take the place of your laptop with its lightweight portability and large, vibrant screen.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "Love it! Quick on it’s feet, bright wonderful display, just an amazing product! For less than $300? This is a full size tablet. Nearly twice the size of a mini. Took less then a few minutes to transfer my apps, and such from iCloud and my iPhone. Couldn’t wait to get in here and leave 5 stars! Doesn’t have facial recognition. Big whoop! It does so much, I can live without it. Under $300 bucks! Sweet!!" —Austin Scott

    Get the 32GB one from Amazon for $299 (originally $329).

    24. And an Apple watch that pairs with your phone that can take calls, answer text messages, and also keep track of your fitness goals.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "So far the watch is everything I’d hoped it would be! I’ve never owned a smart watch before. Because I viewed them as geeky, or just not a classic automatic watch. I was walking on the roof last week at work, I got a call, pulled the phone out, and proceeded to drop it and it slid onto a paver. Oddly enough the phone is ok. So this watch enables me to leave my phone in my pocket. Well worth the money!" —Michelle Tennent

    Get the 40mm version on Amazon for $339 (originally $399; available in four band colors).

    25. A GE electric convection range with five stove top burners and also has a self-cleaning option. Time to prepare for your debut on The Great British Baking Show.

    Wayfair

    Promising review: "Love our new stove! Heat up fast! The controls are easy to figure out! From the convection oven to the two-size-burners, it is a great buy for the money." —Denhem

    Get it from Wayfair for $818.10 (originally $909; available in five colors).

    26. A pair of mini UGG boots because you can truly never have too many cozy footwear options.

    black ugg boots
    Bloomingdales

    Promising review: "The UGG boots are so cute and dazzling! I love the fit, just perfect. And, the rhinestone "UGG" sets these apart from the rest of the UGG boots." —beachmommalove

    Get them from Bloomingdale's for $127.50 (originally $170; available in sizes 5–10).

    27. A cable knit sweater dress that'll be your new fave effortless wardrobe piece. This dress + cute scarf = one cute as heck outfit.

    model wears knit sweater dress in cedar
    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "Love this cute little dress for the Maine winter! The associate at the Portland store was so kind to help me style it. I plan to wear it to dinner with tights, slouchy socks and lace up boots. So comfy and warm!" —laurenm0122

    Get it from Anthropologie for $99.95 (originally $158; available in sizes XXS–XL and three colors).

    28. A pair of Beats Studio3 wireless headphones for a one-of-a-kind premium listening experience without the irritating headphone wires.

    Beats studio3 wireless headphones in white
    Kohl's

    Promising review: "Battery life is over 20 hours, sound is amazing. I will be getting another pair for my son." —Rsims

    Get them from Kohl's for $279.99 (originally $349.99; available in three colors).

    29. A Tory Burch shoulder bag in a black that will look pair perfectly with any outfit you wear. Please, we allllll know you wear only black...and we don't blame you.

    Shopbop

    This structured bag is made with genuine leather and features gold-toned hardware for one trendy accessory.

    Get it from Shopbop for $248.50 (originally $497).

    30. A soft and cozy sofa — AKA, the most important piece of furniture (next to your bed of course), in your home. This high-resilience foam sofa comes with five throw pillows, reversible cushions, and flared roll arms for your new "movie watch party" spot.

    morren sofa
    Ashley Furniture

    Promising review: "Great looking and comfortable couch. In the past we've bought much more expensive couches, but needed these in a pinch for a new house when the timelines for ordering something more custom wasn't going to work. Couldn't be happier with these couches (we bought 2 of the same). The quality and look rivals that of couches we've spent 4-5x on. Great buy." —Kevin O.

    Get it from Ashley Furniture for $699.99 (originally $1199.99).

    31. A Cuisinart 11-piece cookware set made from durable aluminum, stainless steel, and glass for all your meal-time needs. There's truly a pot or pan for everything.

    cuisinart 11 piece cookware set
    Bloomingdale's

    Set includes a 1-quart saucepan with cover, a 2.5-quart saucepan with cover, a 3-quart saute pan with cover, a 6-quart saute pan with cover, a 8.66" pasta insert, and an 8" skillet and 10" skillet.

    Promising review: "I have used Cuisinart cookware for many years. They just continue to improve on a product that was already top of the line. I think they have just continued to make it better for people who don't want to "baby" their cookware. I never put mine in the dishwasher and never use metal utensils although they say you can. :)" —NanaL.

    Get it from Bloomingdale's for $239.99 (originally $520).

    32. A Madewell camera bag made with sustainable leather and has a size-able interior for carrying your every day can't-live-without essentials.

    Madewell

    Get it from Madewell for $129.50 (originally $148).

    Me dancing all the way to the bank with the money I've saved...

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