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 fashion editor Stephanie Trong does all the hard work for you. Each week, Stephanie finds the best of the hard-to-resist steals out there.

Steven Alan dress, $78 (originally $265);

Clare V. clutch, $158 (originally $220);

Loeffler Randall espadrille, $136 (originally $195);

Steven Alan shirt, $98 (originally $158);

Steven Alan coat, $325 (originally $325);

Rachel Comey sweatshirt, $248 (originally $415);

Steven Alan scarf, $198 (originally $274);

Acne jeans, $125 (originally $250);

Why it’s a score: Steven Alan, purveyor of all things cool to cool girls everywhere, is a veritable mecca when it comes to basics. And not just any basics, but those inflected with a Frenchified je ne sais quoi. Choose from a crisp white button-down or cheeky striped T-shirt dress from the store’s in-house line, or go with Acne’s perfectly relaxed straight-leg jeans. Now just throw on a scarf and you're set to go!