The Memorial Day Sales You Don’t Want to Sleep On

The Memorial Day Sales You Don’t Want to Sleep On

There’s a lot to love about Memorial Day; the extra long weekend, spending time with family and friends, the unofficial kickoff of summer, and finally being able to wear white without breaking one of fashion’s biggest rules (not that we don’t wear white year round… shhh). While Memorial Day weekend is a great time to relax and reset, fashion girls also know it’s also one of the best shopping holidays of the year. Whether you’re planning on hitting the local mall with your crew or online shopping from the comfort of your home, there are plenty of major deals to be found. Below, College Fashionista Community Members share what’s on the top of their shopping lists this Memorial Day weekend.

Memorial Day Sale Missguided Necklace


The Promotion: 50% off of everything with code “gobabe” for a limited time

Our Pick: Missguided Gold Cross Multi-Row Necklace, $9

How To Style It: I’m buying this necklace because it’s been one of the hottest upcoming summer trends so far IMHO. Gold jewelry has always been a great staple for any summer outfit, but the layering look, as well as the gold coin jewelry, have really been in lately. This necklace can take any outfit up a notch, but I’ll be wearing it with a T-shirt dress and sneakers all summer long.” — Brady Conroy, Loyola Marymount University class of 2021

Memorial Day Sale Solid & Striped

Solid & Striped

The Promotion: 20% off sitewide from May 21st to May 28th

Our Pick: Solid & Striped The Anne Marie One Piece, $135

How To Style It: “I discovered Solid & Striped a few years ago and I’ve never stopped admiring their pieces. Lately, I’ve been swooning over this mustard yellow striped one piece. I’d pair it with high waist cropped denim (for the first time, I’m thankful for the bodysuit trend) and slides for an easy, beach-to-city, functional summer look.” — Geordon Wollner, University of Wisconsin-Madison class of 2019

Memorial Day Sale ASOS Earrrings


The Promotion: 20% off sitewide for a limited time

Our Pick: ASOS DESIGN Split Circle Resin Earrings ($13)

How To Style It: “These geometric statement earrings are the perfect accessory for any summer outfit. The contrast of solid black with a swirled pattern really makes for an elevated look. I would wear these with a monochrome white outfit in order to emphasize the earrings and for an overall fresh appearance.” — Amelia Harper, Kent State University class of 2020

Memorial Day Sale Kendall and Kylie

Kendall + Kylie

The Promotion: 50% off of full-priced items and an additional 20% off of sale items from May 28 to May 31

Our Pick: Kendall + Kylie Lace Slipdress in Orchid ($93)

How To Style It: “I would buy this item for many reasons—the main one being that it is the absolute cutest! I also could see myself wearing this long-term and being able to make it a year-long piece. For summer specifically, I would style it in two ways. For a casual look, I’d put a plain white tee under it with some nicer tennis shoes. For a dressier look, I’d pair it with layered necklaces and nude ankle strap heels.” — Alexine Laliberte, University of North Carolina-Charlotte class of 2019

Memorial Day Sale Boohoo Dress


The Promotion: 50% off storewide with code “GIMME”

Our Pick: Boohoo Olivia Mixed Print Ruffle Detail Tea Dress ($20)

How To Style It: “This ruffle mini will be adorable with a colorful pair of mules! It’ll be perfect for a summer wedding are any party or formal event really. The mixing of prints makes it really unique and creative and it is unlike anything I’ve seen out lately!” — Makenzie Hackbarth, Kent State University class of 2020

Memorial Day Sale Aritzia Pants


The Promotion: Everything up to 50% off from May 25 to May 28

Our Pick: Tna Levant Pant ($55)

How To Style It: “These pants are super cute and easy to style up or down. They’re the perfect lightweight pant for spring, and the elastic at the bottoms makes such a huge difference. I’d wear them with chunky sneakers and a little white tank top.” — Ellie Kim, Fordham University at Lincoln Center class of 2021

Memorial Day Sale Abercrombie and Fitch Shirt

Abercrombie & Fitch

The Promotion: 40% off in-store and online from May 25 to May 28

Our Pick: Abercrombie & Fitch Peplum Popover Shirt ($35)

How To Style It: “This shirt is so versatile and goes with everything in my closet. I’ll dress it up with white pants or dress it down with jean shorts and sandals.”— Anna Rentz, Marquette University class of 2020

Memorial Day Sale BaubleBar Earrings


The Promotion: Up to 70% off sale

Our Pick: BaubleBar Rosabella Tassel Earring ($15)

How To Style It: “I love these blush tassel earrings! I would totally choose these for the summer because that can complete an outfit or make a statement. One way I would wear them would be for a casual evening dinner by the water. I could see myself in a white maxi lace dress with brown flat sandals and my hair in a curly low bun. With my hair up, the earrings could easily be seen and show off my girly personality while still staying casual.” — Kelsy Centeno, The Ohio State University class of 2018

Memorial Day Sale American Eagle Outfitters Dress

American Eagle Outfitters

The Promotion: 25-60% off AE, Aerie, and Tailgate

Our Pick: AE Triple Off-the-Shoulder Dress ($20)

How To Style It: “This is a perfect dress for summer. It is great to dress up or down. I can see myself wearing this to a summer wedding with a pair of platform espadrille sandals and hoop earrings. Not to mention, it’s only $20!” — Emilee Johns, Grand Valley State University class of 2020

Memorial Day Sale Nordstrom Pants


The Promotion: Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale—up to 40% off select styles until June 4

Our Pick: Chriselle x J.O.A Pleat High Waist Crop Wide Leg Pants ($38)

How To Style It: “The fit and the color is so cute, and they’re the perfect transition pants where a change of top can take you from work to drinks with friends. I’d personally style them with slide sandals, a tie front top and light layered necklaces.” — Ybik Gaviria, University of Florida class of 2018

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