Memorial Day is this weekend, and we’re thrilled to celebrate with ~actual~ plans and friends IRL. Brands can’t seem to contain their excitement either, since they’ve dropped 2021 Memorial Day Sales early. The timing couldn’t be more perfect, if you ask us. What better way to make your summer debut than in a cute outfit and some picture-perfect accessories that you scored a sweet deal on? Here’s what you need to know.
When is Memorial Day?
Memorial Day is traditionally celebrated on the last Monday of May, and this year that falls on May 28.
When do Memorial Day sales actually begin?
Even though Memorial Day always falls on a Monday, tons of sales land early in the age of the internet. At this point, you have a few days to get your hands on all the spring and summer fashion trends you’ve been eyeing for a Shot Girl Summer—or to spruce your space with new decor and furniture, for less. (Anyone else plan on hosting every vaccinated person they know?)
Whether you’re priming your cart for a summer skin-care haul or can hardly wait to refresh your swimsuit collection, we curated all the best Memorial Day fashion, beauty, and home deals worth shopping. From Nordstrom’s massive sale to mattress deals that’ll take your REM cycle to the next level, here are the best Memorial Day sales to shop early.
Best Memorial Day Fashion Sales 2021
Putting together cute summer outfits? Shopbop’s ongoing sale has all kinds of pretty things for adding to your warm-weather wardrobe—at an epic 70% off.
The ‘Zon is always serving up home and tech deals, but discounts in the fashion department have been equally strong (if not more) lately. Exhibit A: these retro-inspired shades that Amazon just can’t keep in stock. Scoop up the beaded sunglasses chain for a fun “summer camp” moment.
Anything designer you have your eye on, chances are Matches Fashion has it. The multi-brand retailer has a vast selection of categories to shop—luxury clothing, accessories, and home goods included—and it’s now offering up to 50% off spring and resort collections.
It’s always a good day to treat yourself to something gold and sparkly—and Aurate’s entire site is on sale from May 28 through May 31. The brand is offering 15% off orders under $250, 20% off under $500, and 25% off over $500 with the code SUMMERGOLD, so now is your best bet at snagging multiple pieces for less. That chain-link anklet is coming home with us, just saying.
Add some fresh activewear to your current rotation with pieces from All Access, WSLY, P.E. Nation, and more at 30% off. No code is needed to activate the promo, which runs from May 26 through May 31.
Planning a hike or trip to the lake? Save up to 30% off on gear and clothing through May 25 when you shop REI’s Anniversary Sale through May 31.
Get an extra 25% already-discounted vintage-inspired jeans, Wonder Woman tees, tank tops, and more from May 26 through May 31.
From frayed cutoffs to lightweight summer knits, Madewell is offering 30% off hundreds of spring styles. No code required at checkout.
Shopping at Ba&sh just makes us happy—and, to turn those good vibes up a notch, the French fashion brand is offering 30% select styles through May 31. From colorful tops to printed dresses, say hello to your new summer wardrobe.
Get ready to score big on designer pieces with The Outnet’s biggest sale of the season. The e-tailer is home to some of the best of previous seasons, and starting May 24, it’s offering up to 80% off already slashed prices.
Best Memorial Day Beauty Sales 2021
The beauty utopia is offering discounts on all your favorite makeup, skincare, and haircare brands, including Fenty Beauty and Marc Jacobs Beauty.
We’ve basically been waiting to buy another Augustinus Bader’s “miracle” cream since the last Violet Grey sale…and now it’s on. No code is needed to take advantage of the tiered sale, which runs from May 25 through May 31 and offers 20% off select favorites.
New customers can take 20% off popular skin-care brands like EltaMD, Dr. Dennis Gross, and more with code NEWBIE at checkout.
From SkinCeuticals’ bestselling C E Ferulic treatment to NuFace’s hyped skin-care tool, Dermstore’s Summer Event delivers up to 20% off on some of the best skin care and beauty. From May 24 to June 1, get 20% off with code SALEAWAY.
Nordstrom’s beauty deals may not be as elaborate as those in the fashion department, but we still found some must-have makeup bag essentials, like Benefit’s beloved brow gel and Bobbi Brown’s cult-favorite lipliner.
The brand that blessed us with Ruby Woo is giving shoppers a free gift with every purchase over $25 through May 25. Wait an extra day to skip the freebie and get 25% off instead—valid through May 28.
Get your fix of vegan and cruelty-free beauty with Cover FX’s sale. The brand is offering 20% off sitewide from May 24 through May 31 with code CFXHEAT20.
Best Memorial Day Home & Tech Sales 2021
No surprise here, but Amazon sale already has some of the best home and kitchen appliance deals. Right now we’re eyeing the Vitamix and iRobot’s latest invention, but get ready for more markdowns on TVs, smart gadgets, and Amazon’s very own Fire TV Sticks, Kindles, and Echo Show tablets as we get closer to the weekend.
Get 15% off Brooklinen’s signature spa-like towels and bedsheets through June 2. No code necessary.
It’s not every day you can snag Dyson products for less, which is why you need to get on these deals, stat. Only $350 for a vacuum that’ll stay with you for the next decade? Sold.
Turn your abode into an Architectural Digest-worthy spread with curated vintage furniture and home decor from 1st Dibs. The e-tailer is having its own spring-cleaning moment with up to 60% off through May 30.
Update your living room or garden with new chairs, credenzas, and bookshelves at Floyd’s Memorial Day Weekend sale. Use the code SUNNYDAYS 21 to save up to $375 furniture from now through May 31st.
Pick up a Father’s Day gift before it’s too late with Riley Home’s sitewide sale. Get 20% off from May 27 through May 31; just remember to activate the promo with the code MEMORIAL20.
Great Jones’ Insta-famous cookware will be 20% off starting May 27 through May 31. It’s the second sale the brand has ever held, so if you’ve been dreaming about The Dutchess, now’s the time to bring her home.
Best Memorial Day Mattress Sales 2021
Score up to $500 off mattresses and 20% off bundles with Leesa’s Memorial Day mattress sale.
No time for z’s (just yet) because Casper is offering 15% off mattresses and 10% off everything else. Go, go, go!
Whether you’re here for bed frames, linen quilts, or mattresses, Tuft & Needle is offering 20% off sitewide through May 31.
Best Memorial Day Sex Toy Sales 2021
Lelo’s guaranteeing you a good time with its current lineup of deals. Two finds worth your coin? The remote-controlled Lyla 2, and the Liv 2 vibrator—both known to deliver immense, toe-curling sensations.
If you happen to have a Verishop tab already open, scroll over to its Sexual Wellness shop where you’ll find a number of chic, top-rated vibrators, now available for 30% off.
The vibrator that’s almost too good to be true can now be yours for a cool $50, thanks to Ella Paradis’s spring blowout featuring steep discounts up to 85% off.