The 27 Best Items From The SSENSE 2022 Spring Sale
Incredible deals on all our favorite stuff.
In case you haven’t left the pleasant and cool atmosphere of your air-conditioned apartment, let us be the first to tell you that spring is finished, man, and the molten months of summer are here whether you (and your wardrobe) are ready or not. If you don’t have air conditioning, we’ve got you covered, but if you need to spruce up your wardrobe in hot weather, you’ll need to do a little self-assessment of what you need to be. (figuratively speaking) the hottest (figuratively speaking) person on the boardwalk this summer. Fortunately, SSENSE, one of the chicest streetwear slingers in the game, is launching a bonanza of spring sales, with deals on the hottest designer products from Carhartt WIP and Stüssy to ACNE Studios, Jean Paul Gaultier, and other iconic designers and brands who know how to turn you and that dripping new silver necklace into everyone’s summer crush.
There are hundreds of pages to browse in women’s and men’s sale, and we know you’re a busy bee – that’s why we’ve rolled up our sleeves to do the detective for you. We’ve emerged with everything from buttery leather wallets and streetwear candles to the perfect Bodega-run slides by Adidas, zodiac-inspired dishes and more merchandise with enough personality to carry us through summer, most social of the seasons. So crack your fingers, wet that credit card, and let us give you the best bling for your money during SSENSE’s Spring 2022 Sale.
The best tops
Carhartt is for people. Since the workwear brand was founded 133 years ago, it’s never stopped slapping with its ultra-durable denim, jackets, beanies and more skatepark-friendly items. And the brand’s haute couture sub-label, Carhartt WIP, is having even more fun playing with its materials and traditional workwear silhouettes. The beauty is in the details of this corduroy jacket, which is 36% off right now and has a chic boxy fit, three button cuffs and day pockets.
$190$122 to SSENSE
This viscose twill button-up shirt from the cool French cult children’s brand Jacquemus is 39% off and perfect for an y’all-ternative wedding with space cowboy decor, glittering aspic molds instead of cake, and poppers in everyone’s goodie bag.
$340$207 to SSENSE
Another button down shirt that can take you from brunch to wedding is this tripped top from SSENSE WORKS, which is 51% off currently and was designed in collaboration with American playwright and polymath Jeremy O. Harris. “The collection captures Harris’ rich, prismatic style,” SSENSE explains, “as well as the intimacy of his words, ‘I killed a desire to blend in.’ “”I don’t know if we fully understand, but we can’t wait to whip out those details at our next cocktail party.
SSENSE WORKS x Jeremy O. Harris
$310$152 to SSENSE
The best stockings
SSENSE is full of Levi’s on sale, the historic denim brand whose jeans are as essential to our wardrobe as Kewpie mayonnaise is to ours.
veins sandals. Copy a pair of blue 501 straight legs for 37% off and blue straight ankle ribcage jeans for 29% off.
$100$57 to SSENSE
$100$63 to SSENSE
A pair of cool summer shorts is a must, from retro athletic micro-shorts to this knee-skimming organic cotton fleece pair from Parisian fashion label Études for 47% off— they’ll look great with a few gold chains and a white Cameron Poe-esque tank top.
$195$103 to SSENSE
These earthy, multi-coloured striped pants from streetwear legend Stüssy are 36% off right now and just waiting to be brought home by someone with a hacky sack and those crunchy toe sneakers. (So The Dude/any Taurus.) Wear it with your Grateful Dead x Hedley & Bennett aprons, of course.
$140$90 to SSENSE
Looking for the best skirts for men and non-binary people? This SSENSE WORKS plaid wrap skirt is 50% offand would look great on everyone from Iggy Pop to the cast of Foreign.
SSENSE WORKS x Jeremy O. Harris
$340$170 to SSENSE
The best shoes
We’re always late, so why not look like we’re late for motorcycle class? These 1460 leather boots from Dr. Martens are 36% off right now and embossed with flames that would make Beelzebub blush.
$160$102 to SSENSE
These are the kind of comfy, sherpa-lined Converse we’d wear to smoke a joint under the bleachers in 1978, and we’re lucky they’re 37% off right now.
$90$57 to SSENSE
Because running into your talkative neighborhood nemesis at the bodega is bad with a hangover, but tolerable in a pair of Versace slippers (on sale). We also dig these discount of 20 Subu’s marbled house slippers, which are the perfect house shoes from spring to summer to fall (OK, so all year round), to go perfectly with your house coat.
$40$32 to SSENSE
The Adidas slides are another clutch bodega running shoe, and this classic Adilette pair is also reduction of 20.
$35$28 to SSENSE
The best jewelry and accessories
While we’d love to store our Bitcoins in our tiny bra (that’s how it works, isn’t it?), this red leather half-moon card case from APC is much more put together, and it’s 37% off right now.
$145$91 to SSENSE
Ah, Jean-Paul Gaultier. Master of the cone bra, mesh turtlenecks, exciting sailor commercials and that Italian-made dreamy silver dog chain/tag collar that goes for discount of 20 (and quick sale).
jean paul Gaultier
$185$148 to SSENSE
Now that hiking season is well underway, we’re on the hunt for the best backpacks that can take us from the office to the trailhead, like this 34% off Carhartt WIP backpack with padded shoulder straps, a top carry handle and bungee cords to keep your treasures safe.
$105$69 to SSENSE
Mondo Mondo is the baby of Natasha Ghosn, who set out to create playful, organic jewelry inspired by her family’s love of Mexican art, which The New York Times crowned “gloppy” and “glamorous” in the best of ways. Bring back home this angelic baby for discount of 20.
$225$180 to SSENSE
The best items for the home
We’re proud members of the novelty hand soap cult, and Aesop will always lead the way with its herbal, clean scents and vegan, cruelty-free ingredients. The brand’s Reverence Hand Balm contains notes of vetiver root, petitgrain, bergamot, and more.
$100$80 to SSENSE
Drop your headphones down a well again? Not worth it. This set of headphones from London tech company Nothing is 15% offincludes a wireless charging case and looks like it should be in the OG blade runner.
$100$85 to SSENSE
Towels from Tekla, Carne Bollente and Stone Island
The hot clown in us loves this striped organic cotton towel set from Tekla, which is discount of 20 and a great way to make even the dullest owner special the toilet feels elevated and put together.
$145$116 to SSENSE
Tis the season to hit the beach/rooftop/dunes of Arrakis with a tub of sunscreen that won’t clog your pores and the best beach towels. Snag one from brands like Carne Bollente, whose Orange Wet Summer towel is 31% off and releases serotonin, and Stone Island, whose 33% off the beach towel makes us feel like a whimsical and sexy explorer with this jacquard woven logo.
$80$55 to SSENSE
$250$168 to SSENSE
Candles by Hannah Jewett, Wacko Maria and Janie Korn
If pets are the new babies, then candles are the new pets, and these candles have transcended their waxy exoskeletons to become conversation starters for your home or party table. Hannah Jewett’s Black Shadow candle is 46% off and probably already making an appearance at Kravis’ Italian wedding bonanza. Wacko Maria’s 36% off The Virgin Mary-inspired design reminds us that streetwear candles are indeed a (rad) thing, while Janie Korn 47% off The Shrimp Core Candle inspires us to measure our days in shrimp cocktails, not teaspoons.
$90$49 to SSENSE
$250$133 to SSENSE
$110$70 to SSENSE
ACNE Studios Horoscope Dishes
ACNE Studios, you understand us. We’re always on the lookout for zodiac-themed gifts to dress our house of mystery, and this set of five bone china plates from the cult Swedish design house’s collaboration with Gustavsberg (Sweden’s latest heritage porcelain company) is 34% offwhile the teacup set is 37% off. Just in time for dinner with the coven.
ACNE Studios x Gustavsberg
$480$317 to SSENSE
ACNE Studios x Gustavsberg
$120$76 to SSENSE
Adam Ross Ceramics Rustic Mug
It’s the kind of hand-thrown mug stolen from a wise, obnoxious lumberjack in the woods during the heyday of a folkloric bildungsroman, so it’s hard to believe it’s by Adam Ross Ceramics ( and 37% off). One sip of the rugged sandstone and you’ll unlock a whole new level of mountain elitism, even if only from your railroad apartment.
Ceramic Adam Ross
$70$44 to SSENSE
Now go ahead and be the most intriguing person at Art Basel this year – you’ve got the Shrimp Candle to prove it.
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