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Herschel Supply Co. Backpack Sale
Save 25%+: Herschel Supply Co. makes backpacks that hit all the right notes. Each bag comes with just the right amount of pockets, lined with an easy-to-see everything fabric and the metallic or leather zippers and buckles are beautiful accent sprinkles. Today, thanks to Nordstrom’s Anniversary sale, you can pick up a variety of backpacks on sale, starting at 25 percent off. Whether your style veers into minimalist or is slightly louder there’s a backpack here for you. We picked a few of our favorites to help get you started. — Meg Lappe
Uniqlo X Tomas Maier Supima T-Shirt
Save $5: If you want a quality t-shirt at a reasonable price, you won’t do much better than one of Uniqlo’s accessibly-priced Supima options. Supima, which makes up about one percent of the cotton grown worldwide, and is an extra-long staple cotton that’s both exceptionally durable and soft. Earlier this summer, Uniqlo partnered with Tomas Maier to improve the basic Uniqlo Supima t-shirt, adding (most importantly) a front pocket, as well as a v-insert below the collar and ribbing around the sleeves and neck. Now, Uniqlo has the shirt marked down $5 from its retail price, making it an even better deal than before. — Andrew Connor
Vault by Vans Twisted Leather Sneakers
Save 29%: Now at Need Supply, you can pick up a pair of uncommon Vans sneakers for a serious deal. The shoes are a part of the Vault by Vans premium sub-brand which reimagines classic Vans styles in limited-edition makeups. This collection features a unique upper that has twisted leather vents at lateral and medial sides. To balance the unorthodox upper, other details are classic Vans: each style includes the iconic side stripe and omnipresent waffle sole. Available in black and natural colorways, these sneakers are now 29 percent off and start at $85. If you like Vans, but want something a little unconventional, these are worth checking out. — John Zientek
JackRabbit Sneaker Sale
Save 50%: With sneaker deals this steep, we urge to run, don’t walk, to your nearest JackRabbit and stock up on kicks for the fall. With race season upon us, it’s necessary to start logging miles, which means you’re going to need a good rotation of shoes. While that’s typically not feasible for everyone, with deals this steep, you can grab two pairs of shoes for the price of one. Whether you’re running in the gym or lifting weight, these sneakers will look great and perform in all conditions. There are too many to choose from, so we pulled out a few of our favorites. — Meg Lappe
Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
Save on a wide range of products: The Seattle-based retailer just put some of its choicest merchandise on sale, including things that rarely get discounted, like luggage from Tumi, shirts from the iconic Swedish brand Eton and denim from Levi’s higher-end Made and Crafted brand. — Justin Fenner
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