July Fourth Shopping: Declare Independence from Your Money

Like all Good Americans™ we know that our duty on any national holiday--particularly one with patriotic importance--is to go shopping. The retail gods answer our need for good deals with a myriad of special holiday offers. If you are of the opinion that no holiday weekend is complete without a shopping spree, you've come to the right place.

Let's take a look at where you can find the best sales this Independence Day Weekend. Not in the mood to leave the house? We've included some online sales, as well.

Dao Chloe Dao Now through July 6, take 20 percent off the entire store (select Chloe Dao pieces and Temple Street jewelry excluded). Store will be closed on Thursday, July 4 so get there Friday or Saturday!

Katy Mills' Annual July Fourth Super Sale Weekend

Katy Mills is the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in South Texas. Beginning Thursday, July 4 through Sunday, July 7, weekend shoppers will not only enjoy deeply-discounted prices while shopping, they will be entered to win one of four, $400 Simon Giftcards. Shop at stores that display the "Super Sale" window sign to enter to win; participating retailers include Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Michael Kors, and more. Learn more on the Katy Mills website.

Elaine Turner: Pink, White, and Blue Event

Shop Elaine Turner--in-store, or online--through Sunday, July 7 and receive a free pair of Savannah sandals ($58 value) when you spend $250 or more. Online shoppers will also enjoy free ground shipping on all orders during the weekend promotion. Choose from Savannahs in Aqua, Kiwi, Tangerine, Pink, Black, Silver/Black, or Gold/Black.

Macy's July 4 Sale

Shop Macy's in-store or online for big July 4 savings. Online promotions include 20-50 percent off on shoes and 25-50 percent off on swimwear, both using promo code JULY. Print this in-store pass and bring it with you when you shop to receive an extra 15 percent off at the discount through Sunday, July 7.

Houston Premium Outlets

Additional savings on top of the usual 25-65 percent off prices at Houston Premium Outlets are going on between Thursday, July 4 and Sunday, July 7. In-store promotions are listed individually on the HPO website, and include:

• Buy one Red Tag Item, get second Red Tag item 50 percent off at Adidas • 50 percent off (except new arrivals) at Gap Outlet • Additional 20 percent off handbags, and 50 percent off all purchases (exceptions apply) at Kate Spade New York

Do you have the inside scoop on July Fourth sales? Leave us the details in the comments!

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