R29 Readers' Most-Wanted Wayfair Finds Are All On Sale Today

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The day we've been waiting for all week is finally here, and we aren't talking about Humpday: Wayfair just kicked off its biggest sale of the year and our home-shopping Spidey senses are tingling. Way Day is back by popular demand for its second annual installment, offering up to 80% off furniture to decor with free shipping across Wayfair and its curated sister sites (AllModern, Joss & Main, and Birch Lane). We're not only devoting our Wednesdays to monitoring the absolute best steals available on these stocked retailers, we're also tracking the most-wanted sale finds according to Refinery29 readers, too.
Ahead we've rounded up the top Wayfair goods purchased by our audience since Way Day's initial debut back in 2018 that are all currently on mega-sale. From the ever-popular memory foam pillow to best-selling boho area rug, insanely affordable hall-tree, and most-stylish platform bed, these 15 home buys tote rave-reviews from Wayfair customers AND R29 readers alike. Scroll on to shop these steals and more before the big event ends in 36 hours (and counting) — happy home-hunting.
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#1 Memory Foam Pillow

Deal: 80% off
This hypoallergenic pillow is filled with cooling shredded memory foam for firm yet soft sleep-support.

Reviews: 4.5 out of 5 stars and 6,220 reviews on Wayfair
"THE most comfortable pillow I've ever slept on. It has ruined all other pillows for me."
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#2 Boho Area Rug

Deal: 73% off
Chic and stain-resistant, this super-soft and fan-favorite area rug was power-loomed in Turkey.

Reviews: 4.8 out of 5 stars and 237 reviews on Wayfair
"This rug is amazing! And it shipped sooner then planned. It’s the perfect amount of brightness I needed for my living room. The texture is also on point."
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#3 Down-Alternative Mattress Topper

Deal: 73% off
This top-selling mattress topper is crafted with a baffle-box construction, pure cotton cover, and elastic corner bands for extra sleep-security.

Reviews: 4.6 out of 5 stars and 3,261 reviews on Wayfair
"Spent a lot of time researching mattress toppers. Wayfair had a great selection and price variation. Good descriptions of products. Decided to purchase the 3" down alternative topper. It was a great price for a king size. Arrived within 3 days of order and I appreciated the emails regarding the shipment progress. The topper is definitely thick and very comfortable. I love that it has straps to hold it in place and that they are thicker than normal. This topper does not settle much so does not need refluffing all the time. Very pleased with purchase. Close alternative to very expensive down toppers. Pros: Price, thickness, hold in place straps, comfort, Cons: None"
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#4 Tripod Floor Lamp

Deal: 36% off
This top-bought floor lamp is constructed with a simple but elegant wooden tripod design.

Reviews: 4.6 out of 5 stars and 66 reviews on Wayfair
"Superb light and absolutely gorgeous, I'd buy 5 of them if I had use for it!"
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#5 Wooden Bar Cart

Deal: 62% off
This rustic yet chic industrial piece comes equipped with multi-shelf storage capabilities for containing your every apartment bar need.

Reviews: 4.4 out of 5 stars and 585 reviews on Wayfair
"Nice, solid, heavy pieces of wood! The laminate is beautiful and even has texture like real wood grain! As an interior designer, I would say this is a great quality laminate and pretty realistic! The color was spot on to the picture on this site. It was pretty easy to put together for anyone who's got a little experience putting together furniture - just make sure each piece is going in the correct direction. I loved that the two wine rack shelves were reversible - with one side flat for general storage and one side with the grooves for wine bottles."
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#6 Platform Bed

Deal: 31% off
This MCM-style bed frame is sleekly crafted from a solid wood frame and smooth linen upholstery.

Reviews: 4.7 out of 5 stars and 2,062 on Wayfair
"We love our new bed! It came in 2 boxes and we put it together in an hour. It was easy to assemble and we were very pleased with the quality and craftsmanship. Such a great price too! We've been sleeping on it for over a week and the slats are great and don't squeak like our old Ikea platform bed. Love the legs. Beautiful and stylish!! So happy!!"
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#7 Persian Area Rug

Deal: 84% off
The Persian-inspired design paired with the beautiful blue hues in this affordable area rug make it a top-bought no-brainer.

Reviews: 4.6 out of 5 stars and 312 reviews on Wayfair
"Beautiful, vibrant colors. I was pleasantly surprised by how plush it feels underfoot. We unrolled it and it flattened right out. Love this rug! Another home run Wayfair!!"
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#8 Sheet Set

Deal: 58% off
Get back to top-purchased bedding basics with this fitted to flat sheet and multi-pillowcase set.

Reviews: 4.7 out of 5 stars and 5,863 reviews on Wayfair
"I absolutely love this set! It's really soft and comfortable. I have a memory foam topper on my mattress and usually have a rough time finding sheets to fit it. This fits with give room. Also I love that it comes with 4 pillow cases! Finally, all of my pillows match! I am buying another set soon, will never buy a different sheet set as long as these are available. 100% worth the money."
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#9 Velvet Sofa

Deal: 59% off
Invest in a more luxurious living room with this stylish, vibrant, and reader-favorite anchor piece.

Reviews: 4.7 out of 5 stars and 1,517 reviews on Wayfair
"I am obsessed with this couch! It's exactly what I was looking for - it's extremely comfortable, the material is soft and luxurious, and it's long enough for a 6'6'' man to lay down with his legs stretched out. I love the mid-century vibe and the price was mind-blowingly cheap. I had been eyeing the Article Sven couch and this is SUCH a good dupe! Very, very pleased."
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#10 Entryway Hall Tree

Deal: 29% off
This entryway organizer is an R29 reader's choice for solving any closet-less small-space dilemmas.

Reviews: 4.3 out of 5 stars and 1,198 reviews on Wayfair
"I needed something small and simple to hang coats for my hallway entrance (its not very big but theres no closet). This was perfect! Super quick and easy to put together. Also looks very nice, and surprisingly sturdy. I was worried about that considering the price, but was very surprised how great it has turned out to be."
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#11 Compact TV Console

Deal: 48% off
This mid-century modern media console is crafted from smooth wood in a compact design that's perfect for tight quarters.

Reviews: 4.1 out of 5 stars and 426 reviews on Wayfair
"Awesome stand! It was perfect for my small apartment and has a nice modern look. It was very sturdy and held our 40" TV up without a problem, along with all the other items I placed in the drawers/sockets. Absolutely recommend for anyone looking for a nice stand that won't break the bank!"
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#12 Storage Coffee Table

Deal: 66% off
Make the most of your living space with this top-bought, distressed-wood coffee table that wields a dual-storage punch.

Reviews: 4.8 out of 5 stars and 5,139 reviews on Wayfair
"Beautiful table...looks great in our living room. It's sturdy and well built in addition to being stylish. Looks just like the picture."
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#13 Earthenware Dinner Set

Deal: 67% off
This spring-essential dinnerware set comes R29 reader-approved with 16 pieces of white to red clay earthenware pieces.

Reviews: 4.7 out of 5 stars and 1,173 reviews on Wayfair
"Absolutely love this set right out of the box. Great color! Each piece is a little bit different and they have a great weight to them. Can not wait to have our first housewarming party."
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#14 Stylish Loveseat

Deal: 42% off
This stylish sofa is built for small spaces with its slender wooden frame and cozy-compact structure.

Reviews: 4.8 out of 5 stars and 275 reviews on Wayfair
"I LOVE this loveseat. It comfortably sits 2 people without feeling like you are right on top of each other. Typically mid century furniture in this style is really firm and not the most comfortable but this loveseat doesn’t fit that mold. It’s not only beautiful and has that classic mid century look it’s really comfy. I have gotten so many compliments on it. I highly recommend this piece. If you are thinking about it, just do it, you won’t regret it."
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#15 Wall-Mounted Wine Rack

Deal: 55% off
These dual racks are crafted from reclaimed wood with a grained finish and are equipped to hold your favorite bottles in addition to 15 pieces of stemware.

Reviews: 4.6 out of 5 stars and 730 reviews on Wayfair
"Absolutely love these shelves! I have a small kitchen and was looking for something to hang my wine glasses from and came across these beauties. So happy with my purchase. Love how rustic they are! Used the hardware that came with it and no problem at all. Would definitely recommend."
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#16 Industrial Shelving

Deal: 53% off
Another reader favorite that's perfect for small apartments. When you don't have the floor space, it's always an option to install some easy shelving.

Reviews: 4.6 out of 5 stars and 463 reviews on Wayfair
"This shelves are so beautiful!! I REALLY love them. They are heavy and the brackets give me the industrial look I wanted. The wood is marred and it’s just beautiful to me. I would recommend these highly!!!"
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#17 A Really Good Knife Set

Deal: 77% off
The J.A. Henckels International knife block set was recently cited in our readers' favorite wedding gifts story. In the comments section we received a second and third motion on the durability of this purchase. And for a few hours only, you can score it here for the lowest price across the internet (we checked).

Reviews: 4.6 out of 5 stars and 427 reviews on Wayfair
"This knife set is the real deal. Exactly the knives I need for my kitchen. The block does take up quite a bit of room in my tiny kitchen so I’m storing it sideways. The knives have a great balance and the handles feel really comfortable in my hand."


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