Psst: West Elm Has a Secret Outlet With Unbeatable Deals — Here’s What to Shop

updated Aug 1, 2023
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West Elm is one of our favorite spots to shop for elegant, versatile furniture and decor that lasts a lifetime. Although we would happily shell out the big bucks for their timeless pieces, it’s scoring fabulous furniture on sale days that brings us the most joy. So, if you’re anything like us, you’ll probably want to know about the West Elm discovery Outlet Deals Section. Chock full of amazing finds at some of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen, the outlet section is a mixture of items on super sale and “Open Box” pieces. Items that fall into the latter category, including furniture, bedding, and decor, have been previously unboxed, then returned due to minor blemishes, and now they’re ready for a new home. By blemishes, we’re talking hard-to-see scratches or slight wear. But don’t let that stop you, with some of these items on sale for up to 50 percent off, they’re more than worth it.

Shop some of our favorite outlet finds below:

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West Elm
$89.99
was $180.00

It's quite lucky that this open-box duvet set comes in terracotta, which is a perfect year-round color. You can make the shade look summery with matching brightly colored decor or pair it with deeper tones during fall. Of course, you not only get a luxe, moisture-wicking bed covering with your purchase — you get the matching pillow shams, too. The set's subtle texture further adds an element of interest.

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West Elm
$1299.99
was $2599.00

Now you can enjoy one of our editors' favorite West Elm sofas for nearly half off. This two-seater is available in a stunning midnight-colored fabric, complete with extra-wide seats and back cushions. You even get two plush side pillows, which further make this piece perfect for lounging.

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West Elm
$19.97
was $45.00

If your current bath mat is looking old and raggedy, this geometric mat would make a great replacement. It sports an eye-catching handwoven triangular pattern but remains subtle nonetheless. You can get this striking piece in the standard 27" by 47" size and a pleasant frost gray color.

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West Elm
$37.99
was $75.00

One of the simplest ways to elevate the look of your bathroom is to introduce a nice-looking toilet paper holder. Not one of those janky metal or plastic ones, but instead something like this steel upright holder that's on sale for just $38. It has a slim design that's ideal for small spaces, plus its black finish adds a sense of refinement to the vicinity. And who knew a toilet paper holder could be described as refined?

5 / 15
West Elm
$593.99
was $849.00

No living area is complete without a stylish and equally comfy armchair, so snag this sophisticated seat for less while it's still available. You can choose between two gray fabrics — distressed velvet and performance coastal linen — and lounge in luxury atop the chair's soft but supportive seat. We love this find's curved arms, plus you can't ignore the convenience of that swivel base.

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West Elm
$49.97
was $85.00

Baths are fun and relaxing, but if you've ever tried to take one without one of these handy caddies, you know what a hassle they can turn into. The Eldred bath caddy, however, keeps all your important items, such as your phone, book, tablet, and glass of wine, safely within reach. And this bath accessory looks great doing it! We simply can't get enough of its gold-toned finish and vintage-looking design.

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West Elm
$1149.99
was $2299.00

Even though this Vail sofa also falls under the Open Box category, you're still able to score it for less in a few different fabrics and varying gray shades. We love its streamlined look, emphasized by straight, modular lines and slim silver legs. The couch's bench-style seat further gives it a polished appearance, and you'll find it to have a firm but comfortable sit.

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West Elm
$239.97
was $599.00

If you're coveting a heavy-duty, indoor/outdoor, low pile area rug, you'll have to look elsewhere. The textured hexagon rug is instead made of ultra-soft plush wool and sports a somewhat elaborate texture that draws the eye. It's also available in a sumptuous off-white color that'll brighten up your space and tie your furniture together.

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West Elm
$50.97
was $85.00

Add a hint of texture to your windows with these light-colored curtains, which have a heathered finish. They also come with a blackout lining that blocks out not just bright light, but noise, too. These will look elegant in whichever room you put them, including a bedroom, nursery, or living area.

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West Elm
$158.97
was $399.00

Even though this nightstand is technically designed for kids — it has child-safe finishes — it would look chic in any bedroom, regardless of how old its occupant is. It’s only 17 inches wide, which makes it perfect for small spaces.

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West Elm
$399.99
was $799.00

The sloped seats of these dining chairs make them ultra comfortable, and their leather-and-metal bodies will make your dining room look timeless — and they’re contract grade, so they'll last a long time.

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West Elm
$1818.99
was $2599.00

The Marin made our list of top 10 sleeper sofas as recommended by AT readers, so this is a total steal. With its stylish design and gorgeous deep orange hue, you really can’t go wrong — and it turns into an impressive Queen size bed with a memory foam mattress.

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West Elm
$54.97
was $90.00

Every bed or couch needs a super soft blanket, and this machine-washable Chenille throw definitely fits the bill. It also adds a luxe touch to wherever you place it, thanks to its shiny material and vibrant color.

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West Elm
$449.99
was $899.00

At almost 50 percent off, this handbuilt, eye-catching chair will enhance your living space dramatically. Its sloped arms give it an interesting silhouette, and it comes in a gorgeous mauve hue that’ll add a subtle pop of color to the room.

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West Elm
$453.99
was $649.00

Swap out your old coffee table for this upholstered ottoman that can hide your extra blankets. Underneath its wooden top, there's a roomy storage compartment underneath, and it also comes in four different colors, so one will definitely fit with the rest of your decor.