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10 Weekend Sales to Warm You up for Labor Day

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This weekend might be the lull before the Labor Day storm but some of fashion's overachievers are getting down to business a bit early. Whether your shopping for massively-reduced-but-still-a-hefty-chunk-of-change designer digs at Neiman Marcus or grabbing up all the basics your fall wardrobe can handle at Gap, occasionally it pays to be the early Bird. Ten sales not enough for you? Check out our Dealfeed Radar for all the discount happenings this weekend.


Diane Von Furstenberg Fumi Lace Dress $154 (was $385) and Diane Von Furstenberg Warner Flower Lace Dress $159.20 (was $398)

DVF: Here's the last chance to get all the spring and resort goodies that could easily sneak their way into fall wardrobes (minus, maybe, the bathing suits). And for an extra 30% off the sale price? Hot. Dog. Enter SURPRISE at checkout.


Z Spoke by Zac Posen Corset Dress $219 (was $490) and Helmut Lang Drape Front Dress $269 (was 380)

Scoop: How does 85% off Z Spoke by Zac Posen, rag & bone, Alice + Olivia, and everything you didn't find at the DVF sale sound? Just fine. It sounds just fine.


Rag & Bone Jean $99 (was $265) and J Brand Midrise Twill Capri $99 (was $170)

Intermix: While the selection at the Intermix Warehouse Sale isn't melt-your-face-off awesome, key additions to any wardrobe can be had for under $100. Best bets include rag & bone blazers, J Brand jeans, and the occasional Vince sweater.


Cacharel Knit Floral Tunic, $192.00 (was $482.00) and Wren Criss Cross Kimono Dress, $185.50 (was $265.00)

Les Nouvelles: Here's a sale you'll want to invest in. While it draws a lot of past collections (specifically those of Mara Hoffman, Tucker, A.L.C, Surface to Air, Rachel Comey, etc.), the pieces are unique and sophisticated. Plus, the major discounts bring the goods a little more in reach.


Ralph Lauren Faded Denim Trucker Jacket $67.49 (was $150) and Ralph Lauren Marina Shirt $59 (was $145)

Ralph Lauren: This one is most likely coming to a close this weekend so we're offering up a final shout out. Get an extra 25% off sale merch by entering code RLSUM25 at checkout. If you need help with your picks, see our suggestions for seven amazing wardrobe basics for under $75 here.


Bruce Silk Animal Print Shibori Wrap Dress $299 (was $740) and Rachel Comey Long Satin Opus Dress $159 (was $630)

Bird: Get up to 80% off designers like Isabel Marant, Suno, Thakoon, Zero + Maria Conejo, and Philip Lim. Go on. Try and beat that.


Jean Paul Gaultier Open Cape-Back Shirtdress $348 (was $995) and Akris Studio 54-Print Sheath Dress $1,046 (was $2,990)

Neiman Marcus: Wowzers, are these guys boasting some big name deals for 65% off. Lanvin, Jil Sander, and Maison Martin Margiela are all there and sometimes they even fall below the $200 price point. That said, come with the ability and will to spend.


Fitted boyfriend weekend shirt, $37.50 (was $49.95) and Studio sweater, $29.95

Gap: We were doing double takes all over the Gap website when we went to check out the 25% off online sale. They've got the slouchy, "boyfriend" aesthetic down to a T, which makes the sale a great stop for mix and matching basics (for under $40 usually).


Pamploma Pullover, $60.00 (was $195.00) and Sofia Skirt, $75.00 (was $255.00)

rag & bone: If the rag & bone sale was an apartment and we were the realtor, we'd call it quaint, cozy, and possibly unique. But it definitely has an amazing view and you can't beat the price for what you get. Interpret that how you will because even we got lost in that metaphor.


Neon Denim Jacket, $47.60 (was $68.00) and Beach Club Blazer, $47.60 (was $68.00)

Nasty Gal: Leave no trendy stone unturned at this end of season sale. Relive or re-imagine neons, slouchy button-downs, and Western inspired jewelry starting at an unheard of $12.