11 Whimsical Picks From the Kate Spade Surprise Sale


It's not that everyday life is dull, but sometimes it's nice to encounter a little bit of whimsy to keep things exciting. Example: Kate Spade, the queen of tasteful eccentricity, creates bright, happy pieces that bring joy to the art of dressing.

And these items are extra joyful when you get them at up to 75% off, as is the case during the Kate Spade Surprise Sale. (Enter your email address and ZIP code to see these deals until May 19.) Shipping adds $5, or bag free shipping on orders of $99 or more. (Note that these items are final sale and cannot be returned or exchanged.) Here are 11 totally justifiable buys with a touch of frivolity.

11 Ways to Add Whimsy to Your Day From Kate Spade

Attention to Detail

Kate Spade New York Lily Avenue Smooth Miki Bag for $139 (a low by $146)

The magic of this tote is all in the details. Scalloped edges, a cute hanging charm, and interior lining in a contrasting color lift it out of boring territory without going over the top.

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Such a Tassel

Kate Spade New York The Swing of Things Necklace for $79 ($119 off)

The tassel trend is still going strong, so you have license to rock it with this eye-catching necklace. It's even more of a statement than stones alone, but the peachy color keeps it chic.

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Party on Your Ears

Kate Spade New York Cluster Crawler Earrings for $25 (a low by $17)

Crawler earrings are another accessory having a moment. They're a simple way to add sparkle to your entire earlobe, and who doesn't love wearing a bunch of pretty jewels?

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Shiny and Safe

Kate Spade New York iPhone 6 Wallet for $59 ($99 off)

Whether you refer to this finish as hologram or iridescent, there's no denying the appeal of its multicolored sheen. It's proof that your phone can be protected without sacrificing aesthetics.

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Girly in Green

Kate Spade New York Vanderbilt Place Small Giorgia Bag for $119 ($210 off)

This mint green satchel is a perfect blend of fanciful and classic. The timeless bow accent adds an extra touch of femininity but avoids skewing juvenile.

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Perfect for Any Personality

Kate Spade New York Women's Kite Bow Crepe Dress for $109 ($219 off)

You can style this dress to be as quirky or as conservative as your heart desires. It would suit both Zooey Deschanel and Kate Middleton.

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Opposite of Fail Whale

Kate Spade New York Off We Go Whale Coin Purse for $29 ($70 off)

Would it even be possible to suppress a smile when you're taking money from the mouth of a tiny whale? No, and that will make every day just a tad more cheery.

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Double Your Enjoyment

Kate Spade New York Jones Street Reversible Posey Bag for $99 (a low by $30)

Even better than one new bag is two new bags, and that's basically what you're getting with this reversible tote. Switch between solid and colorblock as the mood strikes you, and appreciate the genius design that even includes pockets.

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Creature Feature

Kate Spade New York Women's Seahorses Cap Sleeve Dress for $149 ($249 off)

The ocean is full of weird creatures, but seahorses are nothing but cute. They're like tiny underwater dragons, and they give this easy, silky dress a fun feel.

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Style for Miles

Kate Spade New York Shore Street Margareta Bag for $89 (A low by $96)

Bold prints will take you far in fashion, and totes are the great multitaskers of the handbag world. Here the two are combined to create the ultimate in purse versatility and style.

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Banish Brown and Black

Kate Spade New York Mikas Pond Christine Wallet for $32 (a low by $29)

Your wallet may not get a ton of airtime if you usually keep it in a bag, but that doesn't mean it has to be drab. This practical little pastel pouch is sure to improve your mood every time it does make an appearance.

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Readers, does fashion bring you delight? Is your style colorful, glam, preppy, traditional — or some combination thereof? What will your be picking up during Kate Spade's Surprise Sale? Let us know in the comments!

Elizabeth Zimmerman
DealNews Contributing Writer

Elizabeth Zimmerman is a former Associate Editor at DealNews. She specializes in tap dancing, wearing a lot of colors, making cakes, and sneaking Beatles references into deals. Goo goo g'joob.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).


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