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In July, shopping feels like an extreme sport. There are so many sales to hit—from Prime Day all the way down to headphone deals at Drop—that it can seem absolutely overwhelming, especially to the uninitiated. The pressure on your checking account is real. The urge to scoop up everything cute and trendy while its discounted is legit. But if you’ve been feeling the stress, I feel you. And that’s where we come in.
More: Nordstrom Rack is having a massive sale right now—here’s how to get the best deals
Here at Reviewed, we’re constantly searching online for the best deals you can grab. Each day, we round them up so you can get the most bang for your buck, and this Thursday is no different. Right now, there are massive sales events happening all over, since July is basically the new Black Friday and it lasts all month. Big-name retailers like Nordstrom, Anthropologie, and others are offering extremely seductive sales right now for the intrepid bargain shopper. Are you ready? Here are seven of the best you should definitely check out today.
1. Grab everything that you still can during Clear the Rack
I think I have whiplash from trying to shop Nordstrom Rack’s Clear the Rack sale yesterday. This big sales event—which kicked off yesterday for Nordy Club members with Insider status or better—was absolutely nuts, with fantastic deals on everything from Anthropologie to Zella leggings. Things were selling out faster than I could add them to my cart, but that’s the thing about Nordstrom Rack: even when you think that all the best stuff is gone, you’d be surprised how many more cute, on-trend stuff you can find for a fraction of its usual retail cost.
The sale—which is open to everyone now—lasts through Sunday, July 28, and you can take an extra 25% off clearance and red tag items at Nordstrom Rack stores and online. Since you can already get major markdowns in the clearance section (up to 60% off retail prices), that translates to massive savings. Plus, you can get free shipping on orders over $100. Do. It. Up. Now.
Shop the Clear the Rack sale
2. And yes, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is still happening
For weeks now, we’ve been talking about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, and with good reason: for fashion lovers, it really is the sale to end all sales. Whether you’re just browsing for fun or you’re trying to give your whole wardrobe a giant refresh in time for fall, Nordstrom’s annual sales event is the biggest of them all. It’s been open to everyone for almost a week, and there are still tons of great things left to grab. I had my eye on some Spanx Faux Leather Leggings (which are sadly gone, et bien), but you still grab Hunter Short Packable Rain Boots, the Wubby pullover, these Blondo booties (another personal favorite), and so much more. The sale lasts until August 4, but tons of stuff has already been selling out, so buy what you love now before it’s gone.
Shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
3. Take an extra 50% off sale items at Anthropologie
First off, I’m really sorry. Here at Reviewed, we all shuddered too when we saw that this sale-on-sale at Anthropologie was going live and would be active all through the weekend. I don’t know about you, but between Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack, and Madewell (and more on that sale later), our collective checking accounts have taken a huge hit thanks to all these terrific sales happening right now on fashion and accessories. And now Anthro is getting in on the action too—again? Gah. Well, if you were holding out this month hoping that this store would deliver a truly great sale to compete with the likes of other big fashion retailers, I salute you, because you’re in for a treat. Starting today and lasting through the weekend, you can take an extra 50% off all sale items at Anthropologie, including Joanna Gaines for Anthropologie throw pillows, the Velvet Elowen chair, and more. You may be broke the rest of the summer courtesy all these sales, but at least you’ll look fab.
Shop the Anthropologie extra 50% off sale
4. Save 15%: This Thermapen Mk4 in limited-edition seafoam
Summer isn’t over yet, and chances are there are still plenty of cookouts left in your future. The one thing you really need to make sure that your next one goes off without a hitch? A really good meat thermometer. Right now, you can get one of the best digital meat thermometers we’ve ever tested for almost $15 off, and in a color that I’m seriously obsessed with: seafoam. This is like the color of summer 2019 and it’s so perfect that Thermoworks is jumping on it for the Mk4. Aside from the color, this offers everything you’d want from a meat thermometer, including super-accurate readings in as little as 3 seconds, plus a smart backlight, motion-sensing sleep and wake modes, and other great features. This price drop won’t stick around long—and neither will this color—so get it while you can.
Get the Thermapen Mk4 in Seafoam for $84.15 (Save $14.85)
5. Last day to shop: Madewell’s big summer sale
When I think about how much I’ve spent on this sale since it switched from 30% to 40% off last week, it makes my head hurt (and my wallet quiver). Madewell’s big summer sale—aptly named because Madewell’s designer jeans, bags, and other highly coveted apparel almost never goes on sale—hasn’t gotten as much attention as Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, but it’s my personal favorite of the big fashion sales going on, since Madewell is such an incredible brand. Right now, you can get an additional 40% off their sale items with code “VERYRARE,” which is frankly insane. Today is the last day the sale is happening, so you absolutely need to hit it up if you’ve missed it so far. Some of the best stuff is gone, sadly, but you can still get some of our favorites like these strappy sandals, this denim jacket, and Madewell jeans, of course.
Save 40% off Madewell sale items with the code “VERYRARE”
6. Get these beloved headphones for a great discount at Drop
Listen up: if you need a new set of headphones, now is the time to upgrade. At Drop, you can snag a deal on not just one, but two of our favorite sets, so you have some options here. When it comes to headphones, the Bose QuietComfort 35s are obviously legendary and while they were recently unseated from the top spot in our roundup of the best noise-canceling headphones ever, these headphones are still top-notch. They offer active noise-cancelation (ANC), long battery life, and they’re lightweight and comfortable to wear, so you’ll feel comfortable wearing them all day long. Right now, they’re available at their lowest price ever. But this drop in price is only good until July 28, so don’t put this deal off. They also have an expected shipping date of August 16th, so just keep that in mind when you buy them.
If you’re looking for a great set of open-backs, you’re in luck. We have an exclusive deal with Drop right now and you can get $20 off a pair of Massdrop X Sennheiser HD 6XX Headphones by following our link. These have more than 2,000 reviews and are extremely well-received (they also boat a perfect 5-star rating on the site). This discount is only good until July 27, so grab them while you can at this low price.
- Get the Bose QuietComfort Series II Headphones on Drop for $289 (Save $60.95)
- Get the Massdrop X Sennheiser HD 6XX Headphones on Drop for $200 (Save $20)
7. Save $20 on an Instant Pot
If you managed to get through Prime Day without grabbing an Instant Pot, I’m stunned. Everyone’s favorite kitchen appliance was on sale for some crazy-good discounts during the big 48-hour event, and by the end of it I wondered if there’d even be enough left to go around for everyone, just given how quickly they seemed to be flying off the shelves. Well, you can still get an Instant Pot now, but admittedly for not as good of a price as was happening during Prime Day. Still, our favorite model is on sale for $20 off its usual price of $99.95. It’s not the best deal we’ve ever seen on this model, but if you’re really bummed you missed out on an Instant Pot during Prime Day and you want one ASAP, you can still save some money. These are especially good to have during the summer and you can make cooking a little easier on yourself in the process, since you can steam vegetables, cook rice, and even bake in it without ever having to turn on the oven.
Get the Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker for $53.01 (Save $46.94)
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