08/16/2017 15:01 EDT

11 Things We're Obsessed With This Week, Besides Fighting Hate

No. 4 is the end-of-summer vacation essential you need ASAP.

What a week.

The stories and analysis coming out of the weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia, have been hard to swallow ― though perhaps more inevitable than we’d like to think. Many of us were rattled, wondering what to do next, while others (ahem, President Trump) refused to believe fact over fiction.

For worse or worse, it’s been another week of obsessive news consumption. But for those looking for a more light-hearted obsession, we’ve got the cure. 

While we’re always obsessed with purposeful purchases that benefit causes we support, we’re also into practical (and impulsive and weird) purchases that help us live better lives. That’s why we’ve curated some of our current obsessions ― those things we literally can’t stop talking about ― to highlight the everyday purchases we really, really love.

Take a look at our current obsessions below, and be sure to sign up for our Full Carts, Can’t Lose email to stay on top of the best sales each week.  

  • This weird and TBH incredible lamp
    Do you need it? Probably not. Do you kind of want it? Probably yes. Check it out here
  • Glossier's Milky Jelly face cleanser
    Seriously, this stuff is revolutionary. And it's so gentle you can use it with your eyes open. Check it out here
  • This fresh as hell bomber jacket
    J Crew
    Get 👏 it👏. Check it out here
  • This end-of-summer vacation essential
    Because we refuse to believe that fall is around the corner. Check it out here
  • This perfect summer-to-fall staple
    and Other Stories
    The little black dress to end all little black dresses. Check it out here
  • This gorgeous bronze nightstand
    It's a minimalist's dream. Check it out here
    Enough said. Check them out here
  • These adorably unique earrings
    Long live tassels. Check them out here
  • This purrfect mug
  • This adorable and practical cube speaker
  • This flowy beach wrap
    It can double as a throw, robe or coverup. Check it out here

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