Just when you thought it was safe to put down the credit card – not so fast. January Winter “White Sales” are in full force, both online and in stores, and it could be a great time to save on new bedding, pillows, and even select mattresses.
What exactly is a White Sale? It’s an opportunity for retailers to sell their excess inventory at a discount following the holiday shopping season.
The first sale was created by legendary Philadelphia department store owner John Wanamaker in 1878. “The reason it was called a white sale is simple, most bed linens and towels were only available in white during this period, wrote luxury linen company Schweitzer Linen in a blog post. “Later in the 1950’s when colors and prints were becoming popular, they were added to the ‘White Sale’ and the name remained the same.”
While modern-day White Sales have expanded to include products outside linens (ranging from bath, kitchen and other household items). We’ve put together the top bedding (and mattress) sales that you should check out before the month is over.
AllModern: The design and decor website is currently having their semi-annual white sale, with discounts up to 65 percent off of a range of items including bedding sets, pillows, and throws.
Casper: The mattress retailer is offering $150 off the Wave with code WARMUP or $75 off the Casper with code STAYCOZY through January 16. Check out our review of the Casper mattress here.
Overstock.com: This sale is called the “Winter White Blowout” with items up to 70 percent off and free shipping. Deals can be found on bedding sets, sheets, pillowcases, blankets, and throws. The sale also includes mattresses up to 55 percent off.
Pottery Barn: The company’s annual White Sale includes 20 percent off bedding items from sheets, duvets and bed skirts.
Bear Mattress: Their Winter Sale includes two main discounts: Save $125 on your purchase of $1000 or more when you use code WINTER125 at checkout. You can also save $75 on your purchase of $500 or more when you use code WINTER75 at checkout. This sale is through the end of January. Check out our Bear mattress review.
Joss and Main: The online home furnishing and decor site is offering up to 70 percent off quilts, comforters and more bedding items through January 17.
IKEA: The megastore’s Winter Sale is only through January 10, but sales include 50 percent off select sheet sets and 30 percent off select bed frame.
Sears: Now through the end of the month, Sears is offering up to 60 percent off top mattress brands and free shipping on orders over $399.
Nolah: Similar to their end of year sale, Nolah Mattress is offering $125 off any size mattress with the promo code WINTER. The promotion runs through the end of the month. Check out our review of the Nolah mattress, here.
Anthropologie: The brand is having a House and Home Event, where select items are up to 20 percent off. This includes bedding pieces like duvet covers, pillows, quilts, throw blankets, sheets and more.
Purple: For a limited time, Purple is offering free sheets with any mattress purchase. Sheets come in four colors to choose from. To read our review of the Purple mattress, click here.
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