Prawn Centerpiece, $399 (was $499)
How to get invited back to your friend's cottage/cabin/beach house all summer long: take out a credit card, buy this thing, gift it to them and "accidentally" leave the receipt inside. People with cottages/cabins/beach houses love crap like this. There's even a soap dish version.
J. Crew Gingham Cropped Cotton Pants, $18 (were $75)
If you don't already have some version of this outfit, well what are you waiting for, Labor Day? Here are the right shoes:
Ecote Sunray Thong Sandal, $19 (were $39)
"She always went in for a leather shoe under $20." — My headstone, please.
Brian’s Training Wheels Print, $17.99 (was $25.99)
From the website: "We’re dedicating the description of this bike-inspired print to Brian, an Infrastructure Engineer in our Pittsburgh office! When he’s not touring this scenic town on his trusty two-wheeler, Brian is using his perfectly practical skills to teach others how to make the best out of their tech ‘gear.’... Illustrated in ever-cheerful shades of sky blue, asphalt grey, rust red, and sunny gold, this efficiently adorable print will quickly brighten your day, just like Brian!" Briiiiaaaan!
And while we're at ModCloth...
Risque Beauties Playing Cards, $7.99 (were $9.99)
Learn the greatest four-drunk-people-in-a-cottage card game ever invented or mentioned here yesterday: euchre. You can't look up how to play it online — trust me — so make a midwestern or Canadian friend. You should probably do that anyway. Nicole and I are available. Failing that, you'll just have to watch this perfect, epic film that someone told me is streaming on Netflix instant:
Auntie Mame. Look at that woman. I wonder what she would wear to the beach?