Happy Friday! Are you ready for a long weekend? Of course if you’re retired a long weekend may not mean much to you. But we do have some great sales going on this weekend. So today I’m sharing four things in my closet that haven’t been on sale, but now are. And I’m giving you a rundown of some great Labor Day weekend sales I found that are worth shopping. And I’m sharing what’s in my cart. (Actually I’ve already pulled the trigger on a few of them because I think they’re going to go fast!)
I have a Labor Day question for you at the end of the post, so be sure to read all the way through. I’d love for you to participate in my question.
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4 Things in My Closet On Sale Now
I perused my How I Really Dressed for My Day posts looking for items that I’ve really enjoyed a lot this summer that are now on sale for the weekend. And I found some winners!
It’s disappointed me all summer that these Caslon items haven’t been marked down. But this weekend both the Caslon Shirttail Dress and the Platform Flip Flops are 40% off. And the best news? They’re both still well stocked and available in other colors.
By the way, those Veronica Hoop Earrings I’m wearing above (and almost every day!) are also on sale at Kendra Scott. You’ll get 20% off everything at Kendra Scott, but if you sign up for texts from them you can even get 25% off everything.
Everlane Parklet Shirtdress (in blue houndstooth)
You know I have worn my black Everlane Parklet Dress like crazy this summer. I’ve even spared you from the past few weeks OOTDs because I’ve just been wearing so many repeats, but I’ve worn this great shirtdress even more than ever. Unfortunately the black dress is still not on sale. But I was so surprised to discover that they’d actually restocked the Parklet Shirtdress in the blue houndstooth.
So just to be clear, the black Everlane Parklet Shirtdress is still full price, but it is stocked in most sizes. I love, love, love this easy to wear dress. And I’ve ordered the Everlane Parklet Shirtdress in blue houndstooth just this morning. This dress has already sold out once this summer. I expect it to go fast. And the price will also eventually go back up if it doesn’t sell out. I have the size 8.
I so wish that the Women’s Vista Trekking Shorts were also discounted. But, alas, they are not. However, the Beach Cruiser Summer Shirt is still available (in limited size choices) in all three color options. It runs true to size; I’m wearing a medium. This shirt is silky soft, breathable, moisture-wicking, and quick drying. It has lovely buttons and a nice amount of stretch for easy movement.
I am beyond tickled that my Peak Lapel Boyfriend Blazer is 40% off this weekend. Wowsa! This jacket has not been on sale at all since I purchased it (that I know of). I keep an eye on the listing at Express because so many of my readers have asked about it. It actually sold out in this color last spring, but they must have restocked it for the fall.
The Peak Lapel Boyfriend Blazer runs true to size; I’m wearing a medium. It is nicely lined, has a great drape and is a nice longer length without being completely oversized. The jacket also comes in ivory, cabernet and blush mauve. But this pecan shade (which definitely reads like a true neutral toned camel) will sell out fast. If you’re at all interested in this jacket, snag it. There will not be a better price.
Oooh! And I just noticed that my cap toe slingbacks have also been restocked at Express and are marked down to just $30. These are great little shoes. Not high quality, but great for the price.
In My Closet and Now On Sale
Labor Day Weekend Sales Worth Checking Out
Now let’s run down all the Labor Day weekend sales I found that you might want to check out. I’ll update this section through the weekend if I find new sales or things change. After the listing I’m sharing a shopping widget with the items that are in my cart (or have already been shipped!). And I’m also providing shopping widgets in a few of the following sale listings if I have some top picks. I’ll be posting those as the weekend progresses.
ANN TAYLOR // Save 25%-40% off full-price, and 50% off sale with code LABORDAY. The prices showing in the shopping widget below do not reflect the savings offered.
BACKCOUNTRY // Get up to 60% off gear, apparel and accessories.
BANANA REPUBLIC // Save up to 50% off curated styles, PLUS an extra 10% off ONLINE ONLY with code BRLD10, PLUS get an extra 20% off when you use your Gap family credit card.
BLOOMINGDALES // Save 30%-50% off a large selection of wear-now styles, and take 50% off items marked EXTRA 50% OFF CLEARANCE.
BODEN // Get 20% off (almost) EVERYTHING. The prices showing in the shopping widget below do not reflect the 20% off.
DSW // Become a VIP (for free) and get 20% off, and 25% off Koolaburra.
EVEREVE // They rarely have sales, but this weekend EVERYTHING is marked down at least 10% (excluding Birkenstock, Spanx, Norma Kamali, New Balance, P448, Swedish Hasbeens, Commando and Vuori). The prices showing in the shopping widget below do reflect the sales offered.
EVERLANE // Get up to 50% off warm weather styles.
GAP // Get 50% off tees, shorts, select activewear and sweats. Receive 30% off the rest of your order. Use code SMILE to get an extra 10% off your purchase and code SALE to receive an extra 50% off sale items.
JCREW// Get 40% off your entire purchase (with exceptions) using code HELLOFALL. Get up to 60% off sale styles.
JCREWFACTORY// Get up to 60% off sitewide and storewide. But ONLINE ONLY get an extra 15% off orders $125+ with code YAY.
J.JILL // Get an extra 40% off sale styles.
KATESPADE // Get 30% off sale styles with code SOLONGSUMMER.
KENDRASCOTT // Get 20% off sitewide or sign up for texts from them and receive 25% off sitewide.
LANDS’ END // Use code SWIM to get up to 50% off your order.
LOFT // Get 50% off 2+ styles, or 40% off 0ne style with code YIPPEE.
MACY’S // Receive 20-60% off + extra 20% off select sale and clearance with code: LABOR.
MADEWELL // Use code CHEERS to get 30% off sale styles.
NORDSTROM // Get up to 60% off lots of summer styles and some great fall selections, too. Through September 12, but I expect things to sell out fast.
NORDSTROM RACK // They’re having an online only flash sale with women’s sweaters as low as $20. Also get outerwear up to 65% off.
OLD NAVY // Get up to 50% off storewide.
SEPHORA // Get up to 50% off your favorite brands and free shipping with code FREESHIP.
SOMA // Get 25% off new styles, plus buy 3, get 2 free Vanishing Panties, 2 for $65; Coolnights Sleep Shirts, BOGO 50% off; select bras, and 6 for $39 panties.
TALBOTS // Get 70% off all markdowns and 25% off regular price purchases.
ULTA // They’re having 21 Days of Beauty. Check each day for special markdowns.
WHITE HOUSE BLACK MARKET // Get up to 50% off sale styles.
YANKEE CANDLES // Buy One Get One Free on any size signature, original jar or tumbler candles. There are exceptions.
What’s in My Shopping Cart (or in the mail already!)
Now remember, I show clothes for a living. Ha! I won’t keep all of these things. And some of them are even gifts for a certain birthday girl. Shh! Oh, and some of these items are not currently discounted. But many are.
Thanks so much for dropping in for the scoop on the Labor Day weekend sales. I hope you have a great weekend. I may or may not have a new post up Monday, depending on how the weekend goes. I have company coming in starting Sunday. And I want to work ahead a little to prepare for next week.
But I hope you have a lovely weekend. You can check in here again if you decide to do any shopping through the weekend. I’ll be updating this post as the weekend progresses. I’ll probably add some shopping widgets under a few of those store listings above.
Labor Day Question: I thought it would be fun to discover what kind of work this community does or has retired from. In order to keep the comments easy to read, just share with us in a brief sentence or two your line of work. I can’t wait to read your responses!
But you can absolutely still use the comments to ask me questions about anything I’ve shared here today.
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Blessed for My Day
Some days work is such a grind. Even when you do something you love like I do, work takes a toll. And of course, there’s not just our chosen profession to consider. We also have to work at keeping our homes, cars, yards and bodies maintained. And then there’s volunteer work we want to offer up to our communities, country or church.
That’s why it’s so important to keep work in the right perspective. When I remember that work was originally meant to be a blessing, I can embrace it with new vigor. And when I submit my work to the Lord and ask Him to infuse it with His anointing, I can enjoy it more. Let’s take some time this weekend to refocus our thoughts on work. And let’s ask God to give us the energy and passion for our work that will help us do it well.
The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. ~ Genesis 2:15