42 Things We’ve Been Eyeing From This Year’s Labor Day Sales
From lobster earrings to fall boots to a rug that'll make your living room look like a garden, here's what BuzzFeed's Shopping & Products team is thinking about buying during this weekend o' deals.
We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.
The perfect fall
booties — all other booties can go home now, these win, hands (or rather, feet) down.
"If there is one thing in the world I don't need, it's another pair of black ankle boots. And yet, look at these!!!! Cool detailing? Check — they're heckin' plaid. How perfectly autumnal is that? Manageable block heel? Def check. Vegan? You guessed it, check. I think these would add tons of texture and interest to pretty much any fall outfit, and they'd make mixing patterns easy — I'd just pop 'em on with anything I'd normally wear with black booties. They are just so simple and classic yet downright beautiful. This is what (footwear) dreams are made of." —
Get them from ModCloth for
$59.50 (originally $85; available in sizes 6-11) or check out all of ModCloth's Labor Day deals – they're offering 30% off full-price items and an extra 40% off sale items.
Osprey backpack so you can hit the trail with absolutely everything you need. Whether you’re embarking on a weekend getaway or a full-fledged Wild moment, this pack will have you covered.
"With summer coming to a close, I'm excited to start shopping sales for all the gear I need for a big backpacking trip my partner and I are planning. The pièce de résistance? A 65 liter Osprey pack. I've tried on Osprey packs multiple times in-store and am always impressed by their well-fitting harnesses, anti-gravity strap technology, and sheer volume of zippers and little extras that will be helpful on the journey (hopefully). Packs are definitely one of the more expensive pieces of gear you need to invest in, so I'm happy I can get a really high-quality one at a much lower price." —
Get it at REI for
$231.99 (originally $310; available in three colors) or check out all of REI's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 40% off.
mini flamingo hoops fit for a fashion ~flock~ star.
"Um, guys, the BaubleBar Labor Day sale sounds to good to be true, but it IS true. I have been eyeing these whimsical yet fashion-blogger-worthy flamingo hoops all season, and now they are 10 FREAKING DOLLARS. Sounds fake but okay. Suffice it to say I'm ~tickled pink~." —
Get them from BaubleBar for
$10 (originally $38) or check out all of BaubleBar's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 80% off this weekend.
Or if flamingos aren't your style, perhaps some
"I'm tired of taking dressing so seriously, and these earrings will 100% help me on my quest to make more of my outfits fun and — dare I say — funny. And who doesn't love a little pop of red? Even a neutral-colored outfit + these earrings + a red lip are going to equal ensemble sure to both slay and amuse." —
Get them from BaubleBar for
$10 (originally $38) or check out all of BaubleBar's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 80% off this weekend.
pair of boyfriend jeans for anyone trying to break up with all the skinny denim they've been wearing for the past decade.
"This is the year in which I stray from my strict uniform of skinny jeans and wander into the abyss that is different denim silhouettes — which is why I've been obsessed with trying to find the perfect boyfriend jeans. I'm gravitating toward this specific pair because they seem to be tighter at the waist and upper thigh (thus eliminating the need for a belt), while still being loose at the bottom. Plus, the light wash gives these the perfect vintage vibe!" —
Get them from Nordstrom for
$76.80 (originally $128; available in sizes 23-37) or check out all of Nordstrom's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 40% off.
A pair of chic and comfy
leather loafers that'll help bridge the gap between sandal season and boot season.
"After discovering just how comfy and stylish a good pair of loafers can be, I’m now constantly looking to expand my collection. These Franco Sarto ones are the perfect summer-to-fall transition shoe. They’re shaped more like flats than your typical loafer, so I imagine they would feel softer and require less breaking in. I can see myself wearing these with pretty much anything, from distressed jeans to cigarette trousers. They would make any outfit look ~sophisticated~ and are a great alternative to sneakers for days I want to look a bit more put together. The fact that they don’t have any prominent hardware on them is a plus, because I won’t have to worry about matching my belt or jewelry. Stop me before I add all eight colors to my shopping cart!" —
Get them from Macy’s for
$67.99 (originally $89; available in sizes 5–11 and eight colors) or check out all of Macy's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 60% off when you enter promo code WKND at checkout.
A gorgeous floral
rug to make you feel like you're laying in a bed of flowers during that inevitable moment when you toss yourself onto the floor, exasperated, after a too-long day.
"I already have a Rifle Paper rug and so I can attest to the fact they really are ALL that. This rug has been on my wish list for a while and, thanks to Rifle Paper's Labor Day sale, I think I may finally snag it this weekend. I love how the florals will make any room pop and plan to use this to bring more color into my living room. What's not to love?" —
Get it from Rifle Paper for
$80+ (originally $100+; available in five sizes) or check out all of Rifle Paper's Labor Day deals – they're offering 20% off when you enter promo code LABORDAY at checkout.
pair of rust-colored suede block heels from Target's A New Day line that'll help you walk and werk your way into fall, thanks to their lovely autumn color. They're especially great if you're not quiiiite ready to cover up your stompers in boots.
"Ok, I don't know what it is with my ongoing desire to buy heels, despite the fact that I wear flats almost every day (hello, it's NYC and I get tired easily), BUT I saw this color while scrolling through Target, my fave, and my brain did a little flip. I already own a striped, summery pair of
A New Day heels veeeery similar in structure to this and they're really cute and comfortable, so that's really all the support/vote of confidence I need to buy this pair. And they costs less than a dinner and drink!" — Sarah Han
Get them from Target for
$20.99 (originally $29.99; available in sizes 5.5–12, also in wide) or check out all of Target’s Labor Day deals – they’re offering up to 30% off clothing, home, electronics, and more.
Dyson V8 Cordless Vacuum for anyone who sheds a lot of hair — like a lot, a lot.
"While I’m not usually the type to splash out hundreds of dollars on a vacuum (because I hate cleaning and rarely do it), I lucked into living with someone who already owned a Dyson, and boy has it changed my feelings about vacuuming. I shed. A lot. Like I’m truly surprised that I’m not bald yet. Fortunately, sucking up the long blonde hairs that seem to sit on every surface in my apartment is easy, and I actually look forward to vacuuming. The one downside to the older Dyson I have is that I wish it lasted a little longer on one charge — and that’s where Dyson’s Labor Day sale comes in handy. This cordless vac is lightweight yet powerful enough to dig into deep carpet fibers to extract hidden dirt. It's great for homes with pets, which I sadly don't have, but living with a boy is similar, right? Someone call my mom, because I’m about to spend $300 on a vacuum. Surely that’s a sign that I’m an adult now…" —
Get it from Amazon for
$299 (originally $499) or check out all of Amazon's Labor day deals.
sunny sundress for anyone who's in denial about summer ending. Hey, it'll be back next year, and you'll need something to wear.
"I've considered this dress every time I logged onto ModCloth this summer but never actually added it to my cart, so perhaps now is the time. I love yellow. I love gingham. I love fit-and-flare silhouettes. I love sexy (but not too revealing) details like little cutouts. I love stretchy, smocked backs. I love strappy sundresses that show a little chest and make my A cup boobs (which I am proud of, thank you very much) look like they could be a B cup! As you may have inferred if you were following along closely, I love this dress." —
Get it from ModCloth for
$48.30 (originally $69; available in sizes S-XL) or check out all of ModCloth's Labor Day deals – they're offering 30% off full-price items and an extra 40% off sale items.
Colourpop's Evil Queen makeup set (from their Disney collection) to help you channel your inner villain.
"Look, I love Disney. So I am *definitely* going to take this chance to bring out my Evil Queen-side because, yes, I know I have one and I shall uncover it with this collection. I, for one, love that shade of red and it's an amazing color to rock for the fall and winter. I almost can't wait. I also think this set is great for both everyday looks and night-out looks, and an awesome item to have for Halloween! Plus, the lipstick and eyeshadow have intense pigmentation. And those colors are to *die* for...maybe even by poison apple?" –
Get it from Colour Pop for
$19.50 (originally $26) or check out all of Colour Pop's Labor Day deals – they're offering 25% off.
coat that'll make you want to twirl. Yes, people usually say that about *dresses*, not coats...but this one is an exception to that rule.
"Fall is in the air — at least in my heart — and I am ready to snatch up the cutest lightweight jackets while they’re on sale. This one in that ~cinnamon spice color~, oof I need it." —
Get it from Express for
$76.80 (originally $128; available in sizes XXS-XL and four colors) or check out all of Express's Labor Day deals – they're offering 40% off.
pair of double-walled porcelain mugs with a matte exterior and a varnished interior to elevate your daily coffee ritual.
"I know mugs are not a very ~exciting~ sale purchase but if you’ve ever seen one of these in a Nespresso store, I guarantee you’ll feel the same excitement as I do. They’re designed by French architect India Mahdavi and are no doubt the most satisfying mugs I’ve ever held in my hands — everything from the shape to the weight to the texture is perfect. The little spout is not only cute but also easy to drink from. Because they’re double-walled, I won’t burn my hands when enjoying a hot coffee. My friend recently bought a pair of these and said they are 100% worth the investment. Normally, they’re a bit expensive. but with the Labor Day discount, I can justify treating myself. Truthfully, I want them in every size, but I’ll start my collection off with the eight-ounce cappuccino cups." —
Get a set of two from Nespresso for
$16.50–$24 (originally $22–$32; available in four sizes) or check out all of Nespresso's Labor Day deals – they're offering 20% off accessories and milk frothers.
pair of classic, comfortable skinny jeans because there's no better time to buy staples than when they're over $100 off.
7 For All Mankind
"So, I know that skinnies aren't the most ~trendy~ jeans right now, but I can't yet see a day where they won't be a staple in my closet. (It could happen! I bet I thought the same thing about my bootcut jeans back in early high school). I've owned various brands of jeans and pants in my life — my current go-to bluejean was $10 from H&M, and it's held up really well for almost two years now — but I bought my first pair of 7 For All Mankind ankle jeans during their Black Friday sale last year, and they are hands-down the most comfortable pair of pants I own. Even better? I'm on the short side, which means those ankle jeans hit me where normal jeans should, no need to hem. That pair's black, so now I think it's time for something blue, and with several skinny pairs under $100, this seems like too good a deal to pass up." —
Get them from 7 For All Mankind for
$89 (originally $219; available in sizes 23-34) or check out all of 7 For All Mankind's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 40% off.
"Leopard print is in my closet year-round, but fall is when I REALLY break out that patterns because it reminds me of my own attitude — bold, fierce, and passionate. I love the low heel on these shoes, especially since I don't like wearing sandals or slides that make my feet super close to the ground! Plus, I can already picture these going with so many outfits. Overall, I think they'd be something I could easily slip on in the morning when running out of the house to get to work." —
Get them from Express for
$29.94 (originally $49.90; available in sizes 6.5, 8, and 10) or check out all of Express's Labor Day deals – they're offering 40% off.
An oh-so-classy channel-tufted
chair with velvety upholstery and tapered wooden legs.
"I literally count down the days ’til Labor Day and all of the amazing furniture deals that come with it." —
Get it from World Market for
$124.99 (originally $249.99; available in three colors) or check out all of World Market's Labor Day deals — they're offering 30% off furniture.
pair of ~shine~ leggings – they're the perfect faux leather legging dupe for when you want to look put together but secretly feel like you’re wearing pajamas.
“I was working on a leggings roundup recently and came across these Aerie leggings. I noticed that reviewers kept mentioning that these look like faux leather leggings, but at a ridiculously low price point. I think they'd be great for fall and winter (when my friends invite me out on the weekend but I still want to be comfortable).”—
Get them from Aerie for
$32.97 (originally $54.95; available in sizes XXS-XXL, in short and long, and in four colors) or check out all of Aerie’s Labor Day deals — they’re offering 40% off.
Barnes & Noble
"If it was socially acceptable to get rid of my furniture to make room for more coffee table books, my sofa would have been out of my living room years ago. As it is, people like to sit on seats, so I have to be slightly more picky about the books I pick up. This hardcover number definitely makes the list. It takes readers through the history of photographs starting in 1839. If you're not much of a reader, this is a satisfying way to look back on history in the most aesthetically pleasing way possible. The images are as lovely as they are interesting, as you get to learn how the images were made in the first place. I dig it, I want it, and thanks to Labor Day... I'm getting it." —
Get it from Barnes & Noble for
$17 (originally $20) or check out all of Barnes & Noble's Labor Day deals – they're offering 15% off all orders when you enter promo code LABORDAY15 at checkout plus a variety of other deals.
rainbow stripe one-piece swimsuit that Sarah Han thinks is basically too cute for words. Yes, she's actually speechless. It's made from eco-conscious material and the color scheme is just gorgeous, so it's going into her cart.
"Do I need another swimsuit? Probably not. But is this gorgeous pastel rainbow situation too darling to pass up? Absolutely. Liiiike, by now I know I like coverage and not being paranoid about accidents and nip slips happening, so one-pieces like this bb are supreme in my mind. But let's be real: I CAN'T GET THESE COLORS OUT OF MY HEAD! I need it. And then I need to run to the nearest body of water. Plus! It's made out of 78% regenerated nylon (made from nylon waste rescued from oceans and landfills like fishing nets, carpet fluff, and fabric scraps), so it feels like I'm doing a small but good deed." —
Get it from Reformation for
$49 (originally $89; available in sizes XS–XL) or check out all of Reformation's Labor Day deals — they're offering up to 70% off.
Boots to make your feet feel incredibly fancy every time you slip 'em on.
"The lush fabric of these booties will add some serious texture to my all-black winter outfits. Also, ankle boots are the best kind of shoe. Absolutely do NOT @ me. " —
Get them from Marc Fisher for
$48.99 (originally $225; available in sizes 5-8.5 and in 6 colors) or check out all of Marc Fisher's Labor Day deals –they're offering 30% off sale items when you enter promo code LDW19 at checkout.
fabulous pair of sunglasses with sunset colored lenses for adding an instant cool factor to any outfit.
"I had been wanting to try DIFF Eyewear for a while after seeing major celebs promote them on Instagram (yes, I am a victim to the powers of social influencing). When I finally got my first pair, they exceeded my expectations. The quality is really great and, obviously, they're super cute! This particular pair was a collaboration with Taco Bell (LOL) and they are just so fun and trendy. PLUS, for every pair of glasses they sell, the brand donates a pair of glasses to someone in need. I just ordered a pair of prescription lenses from DIFF and I can't wait for them to arrive!" —
Get them from DIFF Eyewear for
$51 (originally $85; available in six colors) or check out all of of DIFF's Labor Day deals — they're offering 40% off the entire site.
satin midi skirt with a high-waisted silhouette and a Dalmatian print that seems like it's paying homage to Emma Stone in that new . Cruella movie
"I am truly a fan of midi skirts because, if you've ever walked up the steps of a subway station, you know that anything shorter can be uncomfortable whilst commuting in New York City. So many stairs! So many people! So many breezes! I love that this one has a kitschy design but still uses neutral colors — it makes it easy to pair with any top in my closet. Will I still wear it with something black? Probably. But if I ever decide to incorporate more color into my wardrobe, this skirt would totally work!!!!" —
Get it from Nasty Gal for
$24 (originally $60; available in sizes 0-12) or check out all of Nasty Gal's Labor Day deals – they're offering 60% off everything.
AirPods for experiencing the joy of living without tangled headphones.
"I resisted buying AirPods for a long time, because I have a pair of excellent wired earbuds that have served me well for several years. However, since Apple took away the separate headphone jack several years ago, I found myself having to choose between charging my phone or listening to music. In addition, I like to listen to music while I work and, somehow, my headphone wires always manage to get in the way of my typing. After dealing with these (admittedly) minor inconveniences for a while, I've decided to treat myself to a pair of AirPods. I literally cannot wait to experience what it’s like to whip them out and not have to spend ten minutes untangling them. Plus, I can deck them out in adorable cases. I recently saw my friend drop her AirPods on a hike, where they tumbled down some big, scary-looking rocks and guess what? They survived without a scratch and are still functioning perfectly. I’m sold!" —
Get them from Amazon for
$144.98 (originally $159) or check out all of Amazon's Labor day deals.
pair of Adidas running shoes so running isn't ~quite~ as painful thanks to a rounder toe (hello, wide feet), cushioned heels, and shock absorption.
"I've been wanting new running shoes for months now, but they're SO. DARN. EXPENSIVE. I'm usually not a brand snob, but I do trust Adidas the most when it comes to designing the proper sneakers for high-level activities like running. It's amazing what a difference good running shoes make — the biggest thing I notice is the lack of painful blisters mid-run. I can't tell you how many times I've had to cut a run short, because my feet were k i l l i n g me and blisters were CERTAINLY in the way. So when I saw these that these sneakers are ~half off~ (that's right — 50%!!!), I knew I had to grab 'em. $42 is a STEAL for nice running shoes...you usually have to pay upwards of $100 (or more). Considering I could easily blow $40 at the grocery store, I think this'll be a ~responsible purchase~ that I can absolutely justify. Maybe now I can run more than two miles without wondering if my feet are going to fall off." —
Get them from Nordstrom for
$42.49 (originally $85; available in sizes 5–12 and two colors) or check out all of Nordstrom's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 40% off.
Klavuu's Pearl Glow Clay Mask to help keep your skin clear, nourished, and pretty much glowing all fall and through the winter.
"Okay, so anyone who knows me knows that I love a good glowy, dewy look to my skin. Unfortunately, since I have combo-oily skin, that doesn't always work out for me! Enter: this product! Clay masks are amazing for oily skin and this one not only clarifies but also hydrates with a blend of nourishing ingredients. All that *and* I get that pearly glow I love? Pft, sign me up. NOW." –
Get it from Soko Glam for
$23.60 (originally $29.50) or check out all of Soko Glam's Labor Day deals – they're offering 20% off all Acwell, Enature, & Klavuu products when you enter promo code MULTI20 at checkout.
pair of . frayed, lightwash jeans with playful side stripes so you can score an investment-worthy piece at a (much) lower cost than usual.
"Whenever there are big sales on the horizon, I try to think of splurge-worthy things that I actually need but usually feel too broke to buy. And as fall is quickly approaching (FINALLY!), I've been on the hunt for a good pair of jeans. J.Crew is ~great~ for buying quality denim — they're 98% cotton, comfortable, actually run true-to-size, and last f o r e v e r. Basically they're worth every penny at their usual price, but getting them at 53% off is EVEN BETTER. I wanted to find a pair that feels *just* trendy enough to look in style, but also neutral enough to wear for a longggg, long time. These lightwash straight jeans with cute side stripes definitely fit the *bill*. Plus, they're high-rise, slightly wide-leg, and frayed, aka the perfect storm of stylish yet traditional. Not to mention with denim like this, you can wear them just about every season — get 👏your 👏money's 👏worth!" —
Get them from J.Crew for
$29.99 (originally $128; available in sizes 23–32 in regular and petite) or check out all of J.Crew's Labor Day deals – they're offering 40% off or an extra 50% off sale styles when you enter promo code SUNSET at checkout.
Hydro Flask pint glass designed to match your colorful personality AND keep your hot drinks hot and your cold drinks cold – what more could you possibly need from a glass?
"I've seen these around and always loved the design and style, but recently I . looked into them a bit further and this brand is also just high quality – people swear by it *and* this glass, specifically, has a really thin rim, so the drinking experience is pleasant and not like sipping from a thick plastic bottle. The outside material also has a natural grip, which is great if you're outdoors, playing sports, or even rushing on your way to work." —
Get it from REI for
$12.49 (originally $25) or check out all of REI's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 40% off.
dark floral dress that can honestly be worn year-round but is especially perfect for fall.
"I’ve been meaning to try out clothing from sustainable brand Reformation for a while now, but the high price tags were a major deterrent. That’s why I've waited for their massive end-of-summer sale to pick out a few things. This dark floral midi dress speaks to my soul on several levels, and I like that the longer length will make it more wearable for fall. Heck, I could even throw a sweater over it, add some boots, and wear it during the winter! The best part is the viscose (a man-made cellulosic fiber made from wood pulp) that’s used to make this dress comes from sustainably managed forests. The timeless shape and the eco-friendly aspect make this dress a sound investment for my wardrobe!" —
Get it from Reformation for
$118.80 (originally $198; available in sizes 0-12 and six patterns) or check out all of Reformation's Labor Day deals — they're offering up to 70% off.
pair of Teva's, because it's not too late to get in on the hottest 2019 summer footwear trend.
the shoe of the summer this year. And now that the site is offering up to 50% off on select styles for Labor Day weekend, maybe we can make them the shoe of the fall too. I’m eyeing these Original Universal Premiers, a basic that goes with pretty much any look, and maybe by next music-festival season I’ll have worked my way up to full-on wacky." – Colin Gorenstein
Get them from Teva's for
$49.99 (originally $80; available in sizes 7-14) or check out all of the Teva's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 50% off.
beginner-level sweater knitting kit that may inspire you to actually break out of knitting scarves of various lengths.
We Are Knitters
"I learned how to knit back in high school from friends, but have never really advanced past the phase of knitting rectangles of various dimensions (well, a hat for a then-boyfriend in college that he wore a few times, but that's the extent of it). I've often thought about trying to knit myself a sweater, but figuring out the sizing and the exact yarn to buy to match a pattern in a book always felt a little too intimidating. That's why I've been itching to try one of the kits from
We Are Knitters — you can choose a sweater pattern based on your level, and they send you the exact amount of yarn you need for the pattern, the right size needles, and anything else you need so you don't have to fret on the phone to your mom (who doesn't knit herself) as you wander up and down the aisles at your craft store. For anyone reading this for hints, I'd love to try it in the olive, natural, or grey." – Natalie Brown
Get the kit from We Are Knitters for
$71.20 (originally $89; available in over 15 different colors and sizes S-XL) or check out all of We Are Knitters' Labor Day deals – they're offering 20% off.
puff-sleeve crop top with a fun floral pattern that's versatile enough to transition perfectly into the next season.
"Hot weather is nice and all, but I'm more of an autumn gal (thank u summer, next) and the dark fabric on this top already has me rummaging through my closet for my combat boots and black skinny jeans. Also, lately I've been loving the puff-sleeve look. It's chic and simple but decorative enough to add a little flair to your look. It's a low-lift style that always makes me feel so put together. And since this is a crop top, it'll look AH-MAZING with some high-waisted jeans. I'm literally already planning my look in my head!" —
Get it from Urban Outfitters for
$11.99 (originally $39.00; available in sizes XS–XL and in white) or check out all of the Urban Outfitter's Labor Day deals – they're offering an extra 40% off sale items.
golden accent mirror to add some ambiance (and light) to any room.
“I moved into my apartment in April, but I’m STILL getting everything together (don’t judge me, I’ve been busy!!!). My living room has been coming together, but I still struggle with the fact that the room doesn’t have a major light source, and it’s small. I’ve been looking for a nice mirror to help with that. This one will not only really pull the room together and look great, but it will also let light reflect *off* of it so the room looks bigger (almost every NYC apartment needs that). —
Get it from Wayfair for
$92.53 (originally $174) or check out all of Wayfair’s Labor Day deals—they’re offering up to 75% off hundreds of items.
Red boots that (in the words of Mal Mower) "deserve to be a literal painting."
"All of Kurt Lyle's shoes are darn artworks of both form and function, but these particular boots deserves to be a literal painting. They're stunning *and* made to be comfortable. As someone who lives in the city, I consider my shoes to be a form of transportation. If I were to buy a car, I'd want one that is reliable *and* good looking. And THAT, my friends, is how I justify spending big dollars on small shoes. Fortunately, while this sale is going on, this beaut of a boot is more in my typical splurge-worthy price range and thus, I need it. I'm instantly drawn to the shine from the patent leather and love the subtle abstract heel. They still seem sturdy and comfortable enough to walk long distances in, but they don't compromise style. Their rubber outsole is literally designed for city walking... and for
me, I'm pretty sure." — Mal Mower
Get them from Kurt Lyle for
$175 (originally $378; available in sizes 36-41) or check out all of Kurt Lyle's Labor Day deals —they're offering up to 70% off.
pair of high waisted leggings with skeletons on the knees –some may not find them ~humerous~, but we think they'll become your favorite fall pants because of how spooky-cool they are.
"Fall and winter are my favorite and I can totally see myself rocking these leggings through both seasons. I'm already fantasizing about how cute they'd look with a chunky oversized sweater. I also love ANYTHING with a high waist and the fact these are made out of 92% cotton makes my heart sing. I'm a sucker for anything with a subtle amount of spook to it, so you better believe these will be one of my Labor Day purchases." —
Get them from ModCloth for
$17.50 (originally $25, available in sizes XS–M, 2X–4X) or check out all of ModCloth's Labor Day deals – they're offering 30% off full-price items and an extra 40% off sale items.
A beautiful minimalist figure
tapestry to adorn your walls because they're feeling sad and lonely. It will serve as a reminder that all bodies are works of art.
"I've been wanting wall decor for a while now, but haven't gotten around to doing that. But I do know one requirement: set up has to be super easy — and well, I don't think it gets much easier to nailing in the top corners. And the design is the best part! Anything that celebrates and affirms the female body (which I'm assuming the artist is doing, lol!) is a winner in my book. She looks so peaceful too. An encourager of naps, just like myself." —
Get it from Urban Outfitters for
$14.99 (originally $28) or check out all of the Urban Outfitter's Labor Day deals – they're offering an extra 40% off sale items.
pair of high-tops that’ll go with everything — including PSLs, apple picking, and falling leaves.
"I’ve loved Superga since Alexa Chung first collabed with the brand, something I think about at least one a week. These sneakers aren’t from her collection, but they’re still a classic shoe that’ll stand out in a sea of Converse and Vans (no shade, because both of those brands are great). Also, I’m like pretty sure Leandra Medine released a similar shoe in her collection with Superga, and those are truly the only two celebrity endorsements I care about." —
Get them from L.L. Bean for
$34.99 (originally $69; available in sizes 6–10 and also in black) or check out all of L.L. Bean’s Labor Day deals — they’re offering 70% off summer clearance items *and* 20% when you enter promo code GREAT20 at checkout.
shirt perfect for those fall days when it’s just not as cool as you want it to be, but you’re soooooo done with wearing tank tops.
“I’m going to be real with you: I’m so over summer. Yes, it’s been great, but I’m ready for the days when I can step outside and not immediately start to sweat. Plus, fall fashion is my favorite. I don’t know if it’s because of the back-to-school season or what, but it’s always the time of year when I want to switch up my style a bit and try something new. When I saw this shirt from Who What Wear’s Target collection, I knew it was perfect for that. I love multi-pattern pieces and this would be so cool paired with the matching bottoms...or just jeans for work...or really any fall weekend activity.” —
Get it from Target for
$22.49 (originally $29.99; available in sizes XS-XXL and X-4X) or check out all of Target’s Labor Day deals – they’re offering up to 30% off clothing, home, electronics, and more.
oversized teddy coat Elizabeth Lilly wishes to add to her (already too large) outerwear collection that could use a lil' color.
"I love a trucker jacket and already own a shearling-lined Levi's one that's come in handy so many times in the year since I bought it. I throw it over maxi dresses and ankle boots, packed it as my *only* outerwear when I carried on for a long weekend in blustery May London, and just generally feel like a badass when I pull it on for the day. But like most of my outerwear, that jacket is gray and black. I'm fortunate enough to have a dedicated coat closet in my one-bedroom NYC apartment (living solo is the best!) and it's mainly packed with black and gray things. 'Packed' you ask? Yes packed. So really I don't need to this additional piece of outerwear. Yet in the great words (or something like them) of Ariana Grande, 'I want it, I'll get it.'" —
Get it from Urban Outfitters for
$23.99 (originally $119; available in sizes XS-L) or check out all of the Urban Outfitter's Labor Day deals – they're offering an extra 40% off sale items.
crossbody bag that’s basically the Goldilocks of purses because it’s not too small or too big – it's just right.
“I love crossbody bags. I used them every weekend. But once the week hits, I usually switch back to my big tote to carry everything I need for work and beyond. But, when I saw this, I realized that it's the perfect compromise. It’s a crossbody, but still big enough to hold all my essentials (wallet, Kindle, hand sanitizer, etc.) *YET* won’t be so big that my shoulders will start to hurt when I have to hold it for hours while standing at the bar during happy hour.” —
Get it from ABLE for
$108.80 (originally $148) or check out all of ABLE’s Labor Day deals — they’re offering an extra 15% off all their sale items.
A very fuzzy
cat throw pillow whose eyes Bek O'Connell wants to stare deeply into every night.
"Urban Outfitters is taking an additional 40% off sale items, so naturally I spent a full day stalking each section. This big ole' pillow jumped out at me immediately, wailing 'buy me!' Throw pillows are worthless clutter, but I am the worthless clutter queen and I want to surround myself with fancy, dust-collecting pillows. So far, I don't own any, but this sherpa-covered beauty featuring a deranged, close-up image of a cat seems like the perfect place to start. In a post-Cats-trailer world, it only seems right." —
Get it from Urban Outfitters for
$23.99 (originally $59) or check out all of the Urban Outfitter's Labor Day deals – they're offering an extra 40% off sale items.
"When I first tried Good American denim, I was curious to find out if the brand would actually live up to the hype (and the price tag). Needless to say, I was impressed! As a plus-size woman, I actually hate wearing jeans. They just never fit right and they're uncomfortable. Well, this Kardashian-approved line gave me everything I was looking for. The jeans are a soft, stretchy denim that is comfy, yet durable. I wear them pretty much every time they're clean!" —
Get them from Good American for
$114.90 (originally $165; available in sizes 0-24) or check out all of Good American's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 70% off.
classy chandelier to replace your harsh overhead lighting.
"I recently wrote about light fixtures that don't cost a fortune which was born out of my frustration shopping for classy but affordable lighting to replace the harsh 'boob lights' in my apartment. Options are slim! And, how much should you really be investing in a Brooklyn rental, anyway? The goods news: West Elm, a trusty source for all things lighting — and a prominently featured store in the aforementioned list — is offering up to 30% off plus free shipping on their selection. I'm quite taken with this three-light chandelier from the NYC-based
Bower Studios. I frequently drool over their aspirationally priced homeware — here, for one weekend, I can almost rationalize shelling out this amount of cash." – Colin Gorenstein
Get it from West Elm for
$424 (originally $499) or check out all of West Elm's Labor Day deals – they're offering up to 30% off.
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