Mad deals of the day: December 17

Must-have winter boots from Lands' End, a KitchenAid hand mixer (key for holiday baking), a quilted puffer vest from Joe Fresh and more.

The perfect LBB (little black bag)
With an adjustable shoulder strap and secure front flap closure, this cute faux leather cross-body bag is a great gift for the gal-on-the-go. $35 (from $24), The Gap.

Faux leather envelope bag, was $35, now $24, The Gap

KitchenAid Hand Mixer
This powerful 5-speed hand mixer will beat, mix and whip all your holiday baking into shape. $50 (was $90), The Bay.

Kitchenaid Five-speed ultra powerful hand mixer, was $90, now $50, The Bay.
Plush Short Boots
Luxe suede and cozy faux fur make these stylish winter boots a must for any ski bunny. $154 (from $181), Land’s End.

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Quilted puffer vest
Our style editors are crazy for these slim puffer vests. Layer them under anything and everything for an added touch of warmth. $25 (was $49), Joe Fresh.

Quilted chevron puffer vest, was, $49, Now $25, Joe Fresh.

Glass Candle
No fireplace? No problem. This soy wax candle is legit the next best thing. Bonus: it burns for up to 40 hours. $15 (was $23), Indigo.

Illume Woodfire Candle

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