The Best Labor Day Fashion Deals To Keep On Your Radar

Labor Day is fast approaching, which means you might want to start compiling a list in your head of everything you want to get. The tricky part is trying not to get sucked into all the tempting deals for things you don't particularly need, which is why having a concrete idea of what you do want is so vital. We all need to treat ourselves now and again, but going overboard won't be good for your wardrobe — or your wallet.

Whether you're the type who has been taking note of the Zara summer sale or have been scouting your fave websites obsessively to try and find a discount code, there's no denying that everyone loves a good deal. Many prefer to wait until Black Friday, but if you have an event coming up in between the two dates, Labor Day is your chance to get an outfit and a deal at the same time. Although it's still a bit early days for most of these sales, some retailers have announced their discounts early so you can get prepped, and some will be starting their pre-Labor Day sale very soon.

Classic retailer Old Navy will be starting its Labor Day sale early

If you're looking to stock up on basics and essential everyday pieces, Reader's Digest states that Old Navy will begin a pre-Labor Day sale starting on August 20 and continuing through September 2. You'll also be able to find great deals on Labor Day — up to 50% off. Old Navy is known for its cheap clothes and bargain prices, especially its graphic tees, and has remained popular almost 30 years after its opening.

According to Insider, another reason for the brand's success is that it can be described as a "one-stop shop for the entire family." As many children go back to school in August and September, the idea of being able to find everything you need for your children of all ages is especially appealing. It also offers plus sizes, meaning it really is for everybody. So, with the pre-Labor Day sale happening soon, this is your chance to get your hands on some real deals on school essentials like comfy t-shirts and stock up on some new jeans.

Bag yourself a bargain bikini or two in J.Crew's Labor Day sales

Major retailer J.Crew has also started its Labor Day sale deals early (via E! News). As of now, you can catch savings of up to 50% on "wear-now" styles, including breezy shorts and everyday t-shirts. If you're on a budget, there's also a generous 50% off select sale items. Plus, if you're heading to the beach with a good book this Labor Day to soak up the last of the summer rays, there's a potential 70% off clearance swimwear.

If you're quick, J.Crew is additionally running a 40% deal for kids' clothing at the moment so you can help them go back to school in style and comfort without breaking the bank. From cute ruffle t-shirts to cardigans for those colder days, it's got you covered. Remember, you'll also get free shipping on all orders if you're a J.Crew passport member. It's a free membership scheme and offers lots of benefits, so it's worth checking out if you hate being stumped by shipping prices at checkout.

Get Insta-ready with statement pieces that are sustainably made

Summer may be drawing to a close, but concerts and festivals are forever. Get your hands on some cool fringed and ombre pieces from Thrifts + Threads, who make drool-worthy individual pieces and co-ords that will take your Instagram photos to the next level. Starting on September 1 and ending on September 6, the ultra-glam company will be offering 20% off with the code LABORDAY20 (via Cosmopolitan). This is a generous discount considering the higher price of the clothes and is a good chance to stock up on festival threads for next year so you're not scrambling to find the perfect outfit at full price.

Thrifts + Threads offer free shipping over $185. All pieces are handmade using 100% Mexican cotton and many offer customization options in terms of sizing and length so you can look and feel your hottest. It is also a sustainable brand and encourages slow fashion whilst giving jobs to those in the community surrounding the Mexican factories where the clothes are made, so you'll be doing good for the planet, too. 

Casual and cute clothing can be found in spades at

You can stock up on cute graphic tees with a great 30% off on (via Cosmopolitan). The deal will be running from August 31 to September 6 and requires the code TAKE30. Unlike some retailers that do a discount on select items, this code applies to everything on the website. The bright and cheery aesthetic of's clothing is perfect for those gloomy autumn days, and their cozy knits will keep you warm and have your friends dying to find out where you got them. Step out in rainbow stripes and strawberries this Labor Day — just make sure to pick the right neons for your skin tone.

Of course, sells more than just clothing. You might want to check out their stationary section if you're thinking of stocking up on fun notebooks for school or college. Alternatively, treat yourself to a self-care day with their wellness section, which has face masks for glowing skin and bath products for a relaxing bubble bath. 

Men don't have to miss out on the Labor Day deals either

For the men in your life, British menswear company Charles Tyrwhitt is offering a handful of deals this Labor Day (via Good Morning America). From August 30 to September 6, you can get your hands on four shirts or polos for $179. This is a solid deal considering that both Charles Tyrwhitt polos and shirts start at $99 full retail price — depending on what you pick, you could save over $200. Peak wedding season may be coming to an end, but by taking advantage of this deal you'll be covered for any future formal events whilst saving a very impressive amount. If you need chinos more than shirts, you can also get 25% off everything else on site using the code CELEBRATE. 

Get ready now to stock up and buy what you need in the Labor Day sales, as there's nothing worse than missing out on a good deal.