20 can’t-miss fashion deals you’re going to love this Presidents Day
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Presidents Day is right around the corner. And while that means an extra day off for most people, it also means a day of unbelievably good deals. But thankfully, you don’t have to wait until Feb. 15 to cash in on some major savings.
Many retailers have already dropped their Presidents Day deals, including discounts on a slew of tech gadgets and beauty faves. But if you’re a fashionista, you’re in for a real treat this year.
Whether you’re looking for cozy winter jackets or a fresh pair of sneakers, there are so many goodies to snag from head to toe. Case in point: the Coach Outlet is a must-stop shop for discounted designer accessories this weekend. The retailer is currently offering its clearance handbags for 75 percent off. And if you’re looking for fresh sneakers, you can snag a pair for 30 percent off at Reebok right now.
But the savings doesn’t stop there.
Below is a list of some of the most noteworthy fashion deals to score now through the long weekend.
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