TGIF: 4th of July weekend is finally here! As you start mentally planning for America’s birthday festivities, like where to watch the fireworks and which 4th of July parties to crash, you should definitely consider giving your brain a rest, and set some time aside for retail therapy.
This weekend, a bunch of stores and brands are offering sweet discounts on their current summer apparel or sale items, so we decided to make it easier on you by condensing the list. Here are the top 15 4th of July weekend sales you should hit up ASAP. And make sure to check out the best sample sales in NYC for great discounts over the next two weeks.
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COS: Take an additional 50 percent off spring and summer styles.
Shoe Market: We look forward to this shoe emporium's Independence Day sale every year because popular styles are buy-one-get-one-half-off through July 10.
H&M: This fast-fashion chain is offering $4 deals on 40 styles, plus discounts on 500 new styles.
Zara: Warning: There will be long lines at every Zara outpost this weekend. But it’s worth it, since some summer items are up to 70 percent off.
Century 21: At this shopping mecca’s downtown flagship (22 Cortlandt St) snag deals up to 75 percent off select merchandise like low-top sneakers and swim trunks for men as well as sandals and summer dresses for the ladies.
American Two Shot: This hip, indie shop is offering 30 percent off select items.
Barneys: This weekend might be the best and worst time to hit up a department store, but Barney’s is offering 75 percent off select designer merchandise. Brave the crowds for the awesome shoe selection.
Saks Fifth Avenue: Here’s another department store worth checking out this weekend. Just like Barneys, Saks is offering 75 percent off select designer garb as well. Our advice? Hit up both.
Swords-Smith: This Brooklyn shop is one of our personal favorites, and it’s showing everyone love by offering 50 percent off all spring and summer finds.
O.N.A.: Nab a new handbag from this brand now that you can take an extra 20 percent off all merchandise.
Lolë: Need new yoga pants? Coming right up! Take 40 percent off select items from this activewear brand (but please let there be yoga pants!).
Billy Reid: Men and women can score an extra 25 percent off sale items in-store with the code Happy4th.
Kenneth Cole: While this popular designer is offering 60 percent off styles online, you can take an extra 50 percent off on markdowns in-store (Soho, Pentagon and Bond St). Plus, if you spend $100, you’ll get $25 off!
Swarovski: In the market for a luxurious gift for that special someone? Snag select styles marked 50 percent off at all Swarovski boutiques.
Trina Turk: Stock up on festival wares, now that all sale items are an additional 20 percent off.