The Summer Sales: Our Top 5 Picks

Every July, bright, red signs screaming “sale” suddenly pop up in storefronts around the world, signaling the arrival of the greatest – and one of the most stressful – times of year for the modern consumer. During this time of year, stores are suddenly filled by hordes of frenzied shoppers that desperately scour the sales racks in search of a great deal.

To save you the trouble of battling the crowds for the best bargain, we’ve picked out our top 5 pieces from the summer sales.

1) Reiss Alsace Raw Edge Embellished Dress in Lilac Wash, as $320, now $120

http://www.reiss.com/us/womens/reiss-sale/dresses/alsace/lilac-wash/

Reiss Alsace Dress

This simple but shapely dress is a perfect fit for those warm summer evenings and the pale lilac color will bring out your golden glow. Pair it with some chunky wedges to wear to a daytime garden party, or dress it up with some strappy heels on a night out. 

 

2) Theory Aquiline B Shirt in Arrows Silk, was $275, now $110

http://www.theory.com/aquilina-arrows-shirt/E0202544,default,pd.html?dwvar_E0202544_color=CGJ&start=20&cgid=sale-womens-shop-all

Theory Shirt

Summer is all about adventure and the graphic print of this monochromatic shirt makes a bold style statement. Wear it with some bright lipstick for a splash of color, or let the shirt stand out on its own with natural-looking makeup.

 

3) Zara Blue/White Striped Dress, was $79.90, now $49.99

http://www.zara.com/us/en/sale/woman/dresses/striped-dress-c437631p1938002.html

Zara dress

Channel your inner sailor with this summer dress from Zara. The sharp cut, boldly contrasting colors and short length of this dress add a fun and flirty twist to the summer classic of nautical stripes.


4) BCBG Bunt Icon T-Strap Day Sandal, was $149, now $74.50 (with an extra 20% off)

http://www.bcbg.com/Bunt-Icon-T-Strap-Day-Sandal/BUNT-C01,default,pd.html?dwvar_BUNT-C01_color=C01&cgid=sale-accessories

BCBG Sandals

These flat leather sandals are the perfect balance of elegant simplicity and metallic embellishment that will allow you to transition seamlessly from the beach to the city. Rock these sandals for a glamorous look everywhere you go, and with an extra 20% off all sale items at BCBG, this deal is almost too good to be true.


5) Alice & Olivia Mcbain Long Dress, was $440, now $264

http://www.aliceandolivia.com/mcbain-long-halter-dress.html

Alice & Olivia Dress

There’s something about a white dress that looks so great in summer, and this dreamy number from Alice & Olivia is no exception. The breeziness of the open back combined with the intricate lace hem makes this dress feel truly magical, perfect for a romantic summer night under the stars.