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The Best Sales to Shop This Week: Back-to-School Edition

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Design: theSkimm | Photos: Urban Outfitters, Brooklinen
Aug 25, 2022

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We all know how exciting a good sale can be. When you’re about to save some precious dollars on a product you’ve been eyeing for a while? The best. To officially keep you in the know of what’s hot, we’ll be rounding up weekly sales for your viewing (and buying) pleasure. So look to us when you’re feeling the fear of missing out on a discount. We’ve got you.

This week, we’ve found everything you’ll need to get set for the new school year — whether you’re heading back to class or your kid is, or you’re just looking to refresh your home and wardrobe while saving a few bucks. Let’s get shopping, shall we?

25% off select bedding at Urban Outfitters…

Now through August 31, take 25% off select bedding like a set of sheets that are just peachy to a duvet cover for a “Secret Garden” vibe. Whether you’re sending your kid off to a dorm room and wanna make sure they’re comfy or you’re in the market for a bedroom refresh, you definitely don’t wanna miss this sale. (Shop all deals, Urban Outfitters)

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Buy one, get one free on eyeglasses and sunglasses at GlassesUSA.com…

Until August 31, buy one pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses and get a second one (of lesser value) free. It’s the perfect time to stock up on sunnies or new frames for the whole fam. This includes premium brands like Ray-Ban or Prada. They’ll also waive the shipping cost. Use code BOGOFREE at checkout. (Shop all deals, GlassesUSA.com)

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A sale for new customers at Brooklinen…

If you’ve yet to hop on the Brooklinen bandwagon (can’t relate), listen up. Until August 31, new customers can take 15% off their order. (And if you’re already devoted, existing customers still get 10% off.) There’s never been a better time to finally grab their customer-fave waffle robe, ’cause fall weather will be here before you know it. Psst…they also have the coziest weighted blanket. (Shop all deals, Brooklinen)

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$5 off Macbook and iPad cases at Casetify…

Now through August 31, take $5 off snap cases for MacBook and impact cases for iPad. They’re both designed to protect your electronics (hi, brand-new ones headed off to college) from scratches and tumbles. And come in fun prints we’re obsessed with, like this howdy smiley and banana corgi. Psst…they make some of our favorite phone cases as well. *Adds to cart* (Shop all deals, Casetify)

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15% off the Aer vibrator at Dame…

Say ‘hellooooo there’ to your new bedside bestie. This little guy uses pressure-wave tech to create tongue-like (yes, tongue-like) air pulses right where you want ‘em. And you can choose between five different patterns and intensity levels. Can we get an O-yeah? (Shop Aer, Dame)*

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25% off Adidas for kids at JCPenney…

Nothing says back to school quite like a fresh pair of sneakers. Until September 3, take 25% off things like a classic pair of boys running shoes or a trendier pair for girls. And clothing is included in the sale too — like this adorable legging and hoodie set. Send them back in style. (Shop all deals, JCPenney)

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20% off your first order at Bombas…

New customers can take 20% off their order of some of the best athletic socks we’ve ever worn. We won’t shut up about the arch support, toe cushioning, and anti-blister tab of the original ankle sock. And we love to lounge around in the calf-height style. Psst…they also have cozy everyday tees. Use code COMFORT20 at checkout. (Shop all deals, Bombas)

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30% off a bralette that doubles as a top…

Get the best of both worlds with this softer-than-soft, wire-free bralette. It’s equal parts cute and comfy. Plus it comes in a bunch of showoff- worthy prints and patterns. Pro tip: Become a member to save even more $$$. (Shop bralettes, MeUndies)*

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20% off with a College Savings Pass at Bed Bath & Beyond…

Now through September 30, students can sign up for a College Savings Pass (it’s free) with a few simple details like what school they’re attending and their anticipated graduation year. Then they’ll be able to take 20% off essentials they’ll need as they head off to their dorm. Get to it. (Shop all deals, Bed Bath & Beyond)

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Discounts on select Fire TV devices at Amazon…

Now through August 29, make sure your college student can watch their favorite shows with $15 off the classic Fire TV Stick and $10 off the more affordable version (which doesn’t have TV controls). They’ll be able to access their favorite streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and HBO Max all in one place. Sweet. ($24.99, Originally $39.99, Amazon)

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