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    21 Must-Haves From Madewell’s Massive 40% Off Sale

    Raise your hand if the "40% off" had you at "hello."

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    Madewell just ~made~ a move that'll have your wardrobe, home, and beauty collection ~well~ stocked with stylish, cool, and helpful things. They're taking 40% off of almost everything on the website and what's that? Do I hear... shoes and bags and other good things calling? Brb... 🤑

    Just apply the code "VERYRARE" at checkout to get the savings and to get you started, I've pulled 21 cool finds from the sale. Treat yo' self!

    1. Slip-on sneakers made of recycled canvas so you always have a pair of easy-to-wear shoes that match a ton of things in your closet — and get a lil' save-the-world-with-sustainable-fashion action while you're at it. 🌎


    The sneakers also have MWL Cloudlift insoles for a super comfy wear experience. Your feet are going to thank you for these babies.

    Promising review: "I had my eye on these for a while for all my (now canceled) spring and summer traveling. But during one sale or another, I ended up purchasing and I have been loving wearing them on my walks to the market. They're so comfortable and padded that I’ve been wearing them sockless for short walks and there’s been no break-in period needed. I love the gum heel and I’m really pleased with the quality of the shoe and the pricing on it. They look excellent with my Madewell mom jeans and a T-shirt." —Emaclark

    Price: $34.80 (originally $58; available in sizes 5-11)

    2. A simple yet versatile tank top that'll look good as part of a going-out daytime look OR while lounging around the crib.


    Promising review: "I LOVE this tank. The armholes are perfect (not gaping) and the material is a nice weight that definitely isn't too thin. It's just loose enough that I'm not worried about it shrinking in the wash. Overall, this is a great tank." —Lauraleigh
    Price: $14.70 (originally $29.50; available in sizes XXS-3X and nine colors)

    3. A "Vote" T-shirt if you low-key want to spread a political message but high-key don't plan to be pushy about it.


    Promising review: "I was obsessed with this design when Madewell rolled this out and I coveted it for weeks. I finally decided to spring for it about a week before the Missouri primary so I could wear it to the polls and I'm so glad I did. The design is ADORABLE in person and I received so many compliments. It is a cream/off white and not as white as the photo suggests. Also, it runs a bit small/short. I am anywhere from an XS to an M in Madewell and I got a medium which fits more like a small, but it's still tuckable into high rise denim. GET THIS TEE!!" —CNichols

    Price: $23.70 (originally $39.50; available in XXS-XL)

    4. Shorts that'll definitely give off the camp counselor vibe but... like... in the coolest way possible. 😎


    Tuck a tee into these shorts and step out in a pair of dope sneakers OR wear them with a blouse and heels. We stan a lil' versatility.

    Promising review: "These shorts are so comfy and cute and I love the brownish color! I am 5-foot-6, weigh 177 pounds, and my hips measure 45 inches at the widest point and I got a large size and they fit perfectly! I like these shorts because they fit in the thighs and aren't tight at all which is great because I have really big thighs and usually that is a problem for me. I will be wearing these all summer!" —Ashleyrp

    Price: $26.70 (originally $49.50; available in sizes XXS-3X and two colors)

    5. A shirt-style dress to slip into whenever you want to look super pretty but also want to feel like you never switched out of your pajamas.


    Promising review: "This is a new favorite! I love the swingy fit and the fabric that isn't see-through!" —lisaleanne76

    Price: $50.70 (originally $110; available in sizes XXS-3X)

    6. Chunky hoop earrings you'll never, ever go wrong with stepping out of the house wearing.


    Promising review: "These earrings are the perfect size, weight, and everyday wear! I haven’t taken them off since I got them. I wear them in the shower and everything and they still look great! They're the perfect minimalist addition! They aren’t heavy either making them easy to wear!!" —Asees
    Price: $19.20 (originally $32; available in sterling silver and gold fill)

    7. A tote to serve as the grab-and-go bag that'll always be appropriate with whatever you're wearing and for wherever you're going.


    Promising review: "Let me tell you the ways I love this tote. I love its color (deep olive green) leather straps (which have a perfect length to carry in hand or on shoulders), sturdiness, and the two pockets on the inside. One pocket is zippered and the other is open to drop things quickly in. The pockets are also of great size to easily store bigger things in them. This tote is my go-to for every day running around. I know that with age it will just get better." —Ula230

    Price: $62.40 (originally $78; available in three colors and also with the option to personalize it for $10 more)

    8. A gorgeous side-tie dress with a sultry, semi-plunging neckline for days when you want to have a simple look but don't exactly want to be a plain Jane.


    Promising review: "This is officially the most comfortable dress I own. I bought it thinking it would be a good casual summer dress (which it is!) but thanks to my height (5-foot-3), it's long enough on me that I can also wear it to work on hot days. The side-tie and cut of this dress are super flattering. My only minor complaint is the chest. I'm 36B, so not especially small, and the chest area on the size small is definitely a little bigger and more low-cut than I expected but it's nothing that wearing a camisole under the dress can't fix. For reference, I'm 5-foot-3, 130 lbs., with an athletic/muscular build, and the small fits great (maybe even a tiny bit loose!)." —AnnieZed

    Price: $47.70 (originally $88; available in sizes XXS-3X and five colors)

    9. A basic yet pretty plaid headband that'll save you anytime you need to get your hair out of your face.


    Promising review: "Usually, headbands give me a headache after only a few minutes but I can wear this headband all day! I love it." —Bri75

    Price: $13.20

    10. The classic T-shirt that'll (literally) have your back anytime you're struggling with the "what to wear" dilemma.


    Promising review: "Wow. I didn't think it was possible to find such a perfect tee at such a perfect price point. Madewell took the classic whisper cotton tee and made it EVEN BETTER. Amazing. I love the ringer detail on the neckline and the slightly boxy cut. It's taking everything in my power not to buy every color." —Amt409

    Price: $13.20 (originally $19.50; available in sizes XXS-3X and seven colors)

    11. A smock dress with light ruffling and polka dots that'll make you want to be ~spotted~ whenever you wear it.


    Promising review: "I wore this dress for a Realtor Award Ceremony in Laguna Beach, California. I chose this dress because I knew the weather would be chilly at night but not cold enough for a jacket. The sleeves were lightweight and allowed a breeze without me being uncomfortably cold on the beach! I have three words to describe this dress: comfortable, chic, and classy. It ran a little big as I normally wear a medium; I had to get a small but it felt amazing. It was flowing as I walked and I received so many compliments." —Btherealtor

    Price: $53.99 (originally $148; available in petite and regular sizes XS-XL)

    12. Aviator sunnies to wear whenever you want to block out the sun and add an extra cool factor to your OOTD.


    Several people with very different face shapes noted how well these sunglasses fit, btw.

    Promising review: "I love love love these sunglasses. They are the perfect addition to any outfit, they are a statement yet can blend in and not be the focal point. They are very versatile and hold up well. I traveled through a desert, into the ocean, and through the snow with these babies and they look good as new. I lost them and immediately ordered another pair because I loved them so much. Definitely a must-buy." —Bex234

    Price: $33 (originally $55; available in three colors)

    13. Cropped and flared jeans because there'll never be a such thing as too many jeans. EVER.


    Promising review: "Honestly, part of me is mad at how well the Cali demi-boot style fits me because now I can't stop buying them! This is my third pair in this style and it's just as good as the others. I want to wear them every single day. I'm 4-foot-11 and the petite length is perfect for me. Madewell, have I thanked you yet for your petite range? THANK YOU!" —Jennirose
    Price: $47.99 (originally $135; available in petite, regular, and tall sizes 30-37)

    14. Sleek, black oxfords that you could wear every day with a different outfit and look completely put together.


    Promising review: "I typically won't write reviews but I feel like I should for these oxfords simply because I really like them and also because I usually rely on others' reviews myself. There are none up yet. These run true to size for me. I typically wear a 7-1/2 in Madewell shoes. Sometimes, I wear an 8 in the pointy toe mules. These, I have in the 7-1/2 and they are perfect. They accommodate my bunions because the soft suede on top is forgiving and the laces are adjustable. I will be wearing these to work where I stand and walk a lot at an elementary school." —UNC72

    Price: $88.80 (originally $148; available in sizes 5-11)

    15. Hand cream that'll give your hands the hydrated softness they're probably craving right now.


    Price: $12 (originally $20)

    16. High-rise knit leggings for days when pants just won't do.


    Promising review: "I bought these to replace my Madewell leggings I bought years ago and I'm glad I did. They are perfect. The length is perfect, they stretch beautifully, and they are extremely comfortable. They are of high quality and are a steal for the price. I'm usually a 28/29 in Madewell jeans and the medium fits like a dream. Get these!" —Sab82

    Price: $20.70 (originally $34.50; available in sizes XXS-3X)

    17. Colorblock no-show socks that don't look basic but certainly serve a basic function: hiding in your flats and other low-tops so no can can see them and your shoes get all the glory.


    Promising review: "Love, love!!! These are not only so cute, but they are also so soft and comfortable and high quality. They do not show when wearing shoes which was the look I was hoping for. I will be buying more for me and for others as gifts." —Lovett

    Price: $5.99 (originally $14.50; available in one size and in a two-pack)

    18. A straw hat to give major on-vacation vibes — even when you're just running errands around your town.


    Promising review: "This hat is great for any casual summer outfit. It's not a big, floppy brim so it works with jeans, etc. And it's a larger brim than a fedora, so there is actual sun coverage." —Alinita

    Price: $15.59+ (originally $39.50; available in three styles and sizes small/medium and medium/large)

    19. An denim jacket you can toss on top of ANYTHING and make it look instantly chic.


    Promising review: "I'm in LOVE with this jacket! I'm 5'5" and usually wear a medium in Madewell things. The jacket fit perfectly and wasn't too big or too small. I have gotten so much wear out of it already and it is quickly becoming a staple in my closet!" —Courtneybl

    Price: $70.80 (originally $118; available in sizes XXS-3X)

    20. An airy flutter-sleeve top for days when you feel up to serving ruffles but still want a pretty simple look.


    Price: $45 (originally $75; also available in black and sizes XXS-XXL)

    21. A soy candle so you can fill your home up with a wonderful, welcoming scent and keep an indoor reminder yourself of all the best parts of nature.


    There are two candles available: Bergamot & Amber and Neroli & Sea Salt. Excuse me while I snag BOTH. 😍

    Promising review: "I love the Bergamot and Amber candle! The scent is really nice, clean, slightly floral, and a bit spicy too. I had it going for a party and everyone commented on how much they loved the scent. I have been burning it for a few hours at a time frequently for a few weeks now and it's still got a long way to go before it burns out. I will definitely be getting this again!" —Jess12344

    Price: $14.40 (originally $24; available in two scents)

    Sigh. Doesn't finding great things at a fraction of their orig price just make you want to do a happy dance?!

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    SAMMMME. Don't forget to use the "VERYRARE" code when you had all these dope finds to your cart.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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