By Dana Avidan Cohn
Updated Nov 30, 2014 @ 11:02 am

Scouring through sales takes a lot of time and effort—but nothing pays off like finding the piece you laid eyes on months ago that was too pricey for your pocket. Here, InStyle's senior market editor/digital correspondent Dana Avidan Cohn does all the hard work for you. Each week, Dana finds the best of the hard-to-resist steals out there.

Kenneth Jay Lane chain link necklace, $175 (originally $250);

Rochas leather and calfhair tote, $1,494 (originally $2,490);

Ca & Lou earrings, $249 (originally $355);

Chrissie Morris lizard sandals, $275 (originally $915);

Rag & Bone handbag, $557 (originally $795);

Why it's a score: Luxe accessories in staple colors will elevate your look anytime of year—whether they are worn immediately or put away for next season, your look will be equally as polished.

Check back next week for the next gotta-have-it sale item and check out Dana's weekly #HowToWearIt column where she breaks down how to work the latest trends into your wardrobe. Plus, if you have a burning style question, tweet at Dana (@InStyleDana) using #AskDana for instant advice!