The Best of the Summer Sales

Will look especially fierce with fall’s must have item–a leather LBD. Angelo court julio earrings, now $46 at Max & Chloe.

What’s not to love about a wear-it-anywhere polka-dot dress? Ace & Jig mini dress, now $107.40 at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Keep your eyes peeled for discounted designer brands on sale this time of year—“seasonal” colors (that clearly work throughout the year) are often slashed as much as 50 percent. This Equipment blouse, originally $208, is now a much more reasonable $82.90 at Nordstrom.

Will look very Marni-esque over black tights when the weather cools. Loeffler Randall espadrille pumps, now $150 at Bishop Boutique.

Summer sales are a great time to stock up on tanks you can layer throughout the year. Sleeveless peplum top, now $29.80 at Asos.

This seasonless piece will last forever. Wear it at night with a serious pair of heels or to the office with tights and a blazer. Kelly Wearstler dress, now $155 at Bergdorf Goodman.

Get rid of the gold medallion and you have the perfect boxy fall weekend bag. Vince Camuto Andrea crossbody, now $165.99 at Piperlime.

Try this head-turning skirt with gray tights and a long-sleeve blouse in a muted color. Meadow of Honor skirt, now $44.99 at ModCloth.

For those (read: us) who will have a hard time letting go of summer’s epic neon trend. Rhinestone necklace, now $58.50 at Lydell NYC.

These bright plants are perfect for crisp days, and the wide-leg silhouette is on trend for fall. Pair them with a neutral sweater, a white button-up, or a cozy cardigan. Hutton Trench trouser, now $89.99 at J.Crew.

You can take this fun patterned skirt from summer all the way through winter by adding a pair of thick tights and booties. Throw a blazer on top for the office, and wear a satin blouse for a night out. Accordion-pleat skirt, now $19.99 at Zara.

The drop-waist trend isn’t going anywhere, and this dusty rose color is perfect for fall. Layer it under a cropped blazer, or wear a blouse or long-sleeve shirt underneath. Drop-waist dress, now $74.99 at Loft.

The chunky one-inch heel will be huge this fall—and this pair is perfect for the office. Jancey mid-heel ballerinas, now $40 at Topshop.

A luxe tote at a fifty percent discount—doesn’t get much better than that. Schuler & Son’s carry-all, now $149.95 at Anthropologie.

Think a maxi is only meant for the beach? Try wearing it to work under a structured jacket—just add a belt for a finishing touch. Rachel Pally dress, now $169.40 at Shopbop.

A sublimely simple statement belt you’ll cinch over everything. Now $30 at Oak NYC.

Will look fresh against fall’s buttery brown leathers. Merino wool shawl, now $195 at Virginia Johnson.

A little white dress should be a staple in your closet. Wear it with sandals in the summer, throw on a sweater over it during the fall, and wear it in the winter with gray tights and a black blazer. Pintucked strapless dress, now $50.99 at Gap.

This lace pattern will never go out of style. Wear this cropped piece with a high-waisted skirt or trousers, or play up your creative side and wear it over a silk button-up. Circlelace top, $49.99 at Madewell.

Tone down a summery graphic print for fall by wearing a sweater over top. Or try adding a belt and wearing a long-sleeve tee under it for a different look. Floral dress, $39 at Dorothy Perkins.


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