This Weekend’s Best Sales, According To R29 Shopping Editors

As professional online shoppers, Refinery29 affiliate writers have a *spidey* sense for the best virtual sale sections and limited-time deals. Whether it’s Lululemon’s ol’ reliable We Made Too Much tab or a flash deal on a TikTok-viral carry-on — where there’s a clearance rack, there’s an R29 shopping editor sizing up its price-slashed goods. And today, we present to you the best sales happening this weekend according to us.

The best sales and/or deals must meet at least one of the following criteria: it’s discounted Refinery29 reader-favorite items (according to our anonymous shopping data), a minimum 25% off price tags, or it’s a rare enough price slash, making a slightly smaller discount still notable. TL;DR: the following sales are ones to watch and worthy of a spot in all budget-friendly carts — I mean, in our opinion.

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Free People

This weekend, we’ve definitely got our eye on Free People’s sale section. There’s a little bit of everything, but we know Refinery29 readers love a stylish, comfy midi dress — especially if it’s 58% off.

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free-est | Free People Nikki Midi, $, available at Free People


Another R29-reader hotspot and one of our personal favorite stores to scroll through: Anthropologie. The retailer just added tons of fresh cutes to its sale section for the weekend. We personally can’t wait to cart these cute and casual culottes for in-office summer days.

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Maeve Tie-Waist Culottes, $, available at Anthropologie


Two words are currently plastered across Nordstrom’s site in both bold and all-caps lettering: “LAST” and “WEEKEND.” In case you missed it, we have two days left to shop the mega department stores’ Anniversary Sale. Everything from cult-favorite fall kicks to beloved beauty buys are going for way less. Our personal pick: True & Co.’s seamless bra that’s silky smooth and totally incognito beneath t-shirts.

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True & Co The True Body Triangle Convertible Strap Bralette, $, available at Nordstrom


This weekend, shoppers can score a 14-piece mini must-haves kit on select $75+ fragrance purchases. I’ve personally always wanted YSL’s Black Opium fragrance ever since I smelled it once IRL — might as well strike while the iron’s hot.

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Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Extreme Eau De Parfum, $, available at Ulta


Skims’ sale section is always worth peeping. According to on-site Skims reviewers, this bralette is both “sexy,” and “comfortable.” Now it’s also 30% off and on our watch list.

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Skims Triangle Bralette, $, available at Skims


Walking to the gym in full-coverage leggings in 90-degree heat just feels wrong. But we do miss the ample coverage when stretching. These 28%-off shorts come with built-in liners that keep you covered — a must-have for summer exercise hiding in Lulu’s famous We Made Too Much section.

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Lululemon Speed Up Mid-Rise Lined Short 4″, $, available at Lululemon

Abercrombie & Fitch

Right now Abercrombie & Fitch is, per its site’s homepage, taking “20% off almost everything.” We recommend stocking up on fall work essentials, like this chic blazer, before the limited-time markdowns disappear.

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Abercrombie & Fitch Classic Suiting Blazer, $, available at Abercrombie & Fitch


Wayfair nearly always has insane sales going on, but right now you can shop lots of basics, including bedding, kitchen, and bath, at up to 60% off. If it’s time for you to replace your towels, we love this one-and-done buy. Plus, one Wayfair verified buyer writes, “These towels are very soft and fluffy. They dry you off quickly and easily without feeling scratchy. I highly recommend these towel sets!”

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Charlton Home Darcelle Turkish Cotton Bath Towels, $, available at Wayfair


We mustn’t let the scorching temperatures distract us from stocking up on winter essentials while they’re on sale. We’re talking The North Face’s iconic retro down jackets going for 40%+ off at SSENSE.


The North Face Red ’92 Retro Anniversary Nuptse Down Jacket, $, available at SSENSE


One R29 coworker always brings the chicest commuter bags to the office, which inspired us to put this worthwhile Italian leather tote on our list while it’s a rare 25% off. It’s one of many worthwhile buys currently marked down during the cult-favorite retailer’s pre-fall event this weekend.

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Everlane The Luxe Italian Leather Tote, $, available at Everlane


We tested the promo code and yes, the rumors are true: From now until August 31, score Refinery29 readers’ favorite summer travel bag for 10% off with promo code FALLFRESH. It’s not the steepest of discounts, but a rare one nonetheless.

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Solgaard Carry-On Closet, $, available at Solgaard

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