Of all the sales that happen throughout the year, I find Memorial Day Weekend’s to be the most satisfying. Not only am I typically in need of a few new items to accommodate change of the seasons, but I also have more space in my closet than usual given everything I’ve not-so-Kondo-ly given away while spring cleaning (where did my colander even go?). If you’re in the same boat, I’ve broken down the biggest sales of the weekend into categories below with callouts to the pieces I’m personally eyeing. Happy shopping!
Check at the bottom of this story for discount codes!
After styling this babydoll dress story for Man Repeller, I’ve been on a true spree. I adore this one, which — when left unbelted — is indeed a babydoll tank dress. I like the idea of wearing this pink ruched slip dress with flip flops. This puffy shoulder green number (now $67) would be the perfect dress to wear to a beach BBQ if you’d like to invite me to one.
The season for not wearing pants is upon us! I feel metaphorically caffeinated off of life every time I click the Solid & Striped sale, which happens to offer 20% off the entire site. I’m also a big fan of this rainbow plaid one-piece from J.Crew and this bandeau bikini by Lisa Marie Fernandez.
I’m fantasizing about wearing this striped button-down as a beach coverup, this Ralph Lauren flag sweater (which I had as a kid) at a campfire, and this Ganni cami on a particularly steamy summer day.
Sale time is my favorite time to a) stock up on jeans (specifically this taupe Ganni pair for under $100) b) buy that statement skirt I’ve been eyeing but haven’t pulled the trigger on c) get some adventurous shorts that aren’t just a denim cutoffs (but those are cool, too) and d) because it’s Memorial Day, grab some white bottoms! And I can’t forget summer night lounge pants — a crucial element to my wardrobe.
I often get dressed by picking my shoes first, so I gravitate toward a variety of different silhouettes when I shop for them. I recommend a comfy platform sandal to wear with shorts or a dress, new sneakers because summer blisters are a real thing, a cushiony lace-up sandal or everyday flat one, a summer shoe to walk near and far in (says the Dr. — get it?), and that one dressy shoe to get you through wedding season. I know we’re not thinking about boots right now, but I really like these, these and these to buy now and wear when the weather drops back down, which we know it will. Oh and these are my favorite shoes right now and I think I/you/we need them!
+Jewelry and Sunglasses
To add some oomph to your shorts-and-a-tank look, layer a bunch of necklaces, throw on some earrings, and protect your eyeballs with some shades. I really like this metal framed cat eye pair, this rectangular pair and this oversized pair, too. Cool sunglasses chain, anyone?
Grab a statement bag for summer schlepping. This one looks perfect for a farmer’s market haul and this one for a weekend away. I think I’m finally going to go for this pink Staud one, or what about this Susan Alexandra giraffe guy?
Sunscreen! Lipstick! Body wash! Deodorant! They’re all on sale, and I’m going to stock up. I hear this Sunday Riley face oil is superb. I love these Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta peel wipes (pro-tip: use them no more than 3x a week!). I love to combine this Supergoop sunscreen + this setting powder for my face and this La Roche-Posay sunscreen for my body. Has anyone used this? Quick! I want to know if I should buy it.
One of my favorite things to do when the seasons change is swap my sheets (how fun am I?). Summer means a lighter duvet, breathable bedding, and perhaps I’ll throw in a new set of towels. Oh, and I can’t forget a candle that smells like sun lotion…
And here is the sale line up for you to explore yourself! Make sure to hydrate.
MATCHESFASHION.COM – Up to 50% off (ongoing)
Net-a-Porter – Up to 50% off through Monday
Shopbop – Up to 40% off (ongoing)
Stature – 20% off site-wide using code MEMORIAL2019 plus free shipping on all domestic orders $200+ through Monday. Some exclusions apply
Staud – Up to 50% off through Monday
Outdoor Voices – Sports Kit up to 39% off including limited-edition Sports Kits
Need Supply – Up to 40% off
Solid & Striped – 20% off the entire site with code MDW20 through Monday
THE OUTNET – Up to an extra 50% off selected pieces
J.Crew – 40% full-price items and 50% off sale items using code WEEKEND
Uniqlo – Limited time offers this weekend including Premium Linen Long Sleeve Shirts are $19.90 (reg. $29.90), Cotton Relaxed Shorts are $14.90 (reg. $19.90)
NAADAM – 15% off using code SUNSOUT through Monday. Some exclusions apply
Rebecca Taylor – Take an extra 25% sale with code MAY25
Roller Rabbit – 30% off sale items online and in-stores
Aritzia – Up to 50% off everything through Monday
Blank NYC – 30% off the entire website through Monday
BackBeatRags – 25% off tees with code BEACHDAZE
Mr Larkin– 25% off full priced items with code WEEKEND25ML through Monday
Kurt Lyle– 25% off your entire purchase with code MEMORIALDAY through Monday
L.F. Markey – 20% off select summer styles through Monday
LIANA– 30% off site wide with code MEMDAY19 through Tuesday
Loup – 20% off with code ETE19 through Monday
RHODE – 20% off sale items with code SUMMERLOVIN through Monday
Viva Aviva – 15% off site wide with code MEMORIAL15 through Monday
Neiman Marcus – Designer Sale up to 40% off through Monday
Cos – 30% off select styles through Monday
Lisa Says Gah – 15% off with code SUMMER15
Ralph Lauren – Up To 40% off sale + extra 30% off sale styles with code MEMDAY through Monday
Modcloth – 30% off select styles an extra 40% off sale styles
Tibi – Up to 50% off (ongoing)
ASOS – Up to 40% off select styles. 25% off with code SPRING4IT until 3 a.m. EST on May 22
Carbon 38 – Up to 75% off with code SUMMERPREP
Coclico – 20-35% off select styles
IMAGO-A – 25% off most styles using code MEM25
Wolf Circus – 15% off through Sunday
Vera Bradley – 25% entire purchase
M.GEMI – 45% off ‘before they go’ section
Blundstone – 25% off select styles
Dannijo – 30% off select styles plus an extra 30% off sale styles with code MDW30
Venessa Arizaga – 40% off everything with code MDAY40
Dr. Scholl’s – 20% off + free shipping with code SPLASH20
Nisolo – 15% off select styles with code SPRING15
Dermstore – Up to 20% off select skincare, hair, and makeup products with code SUMMER through Tuesday
La Roche-Posay – 25% off all orders of $50+ with code MDW2019 through Sunday.
Kat Von D Beauty – 50% off sale on select products
Paula’s Choice – 15% off site-wide + free gift on $65+ with code GOODMOOD
Parachute – 20% off of everything, both online and in store through Monday
Walmart – Up to 40% off online
Target – 30% off home and 25% off bed and bath
Wayfair – Up to 70% off Memorial Day clearance
Anthropologie – Up to 30% off including furniture, décor, & bedding through Tuesday
Photo by Edith Young.