The weather has warmed up as we transition into summer, and no one is even thinking about buying anything fall/winter related anytime soon, except for you. You are a smart shopper who knows the value of shopping out of season to get great deals. Come fall, you will give yourself a nice pat on the back because you have out-smarted everyone else by starting your shopping way early and thus getting all the fall styles for a bargain.
I don’t like to pay full price for my clothes, so I put great importance on being patient and picking up a few things at the end of a season. It makes me even happier when I finally do get to wear the item because I know I got a great deal on something really nice.
A few things to consider:
- Don’t buy items just because they’re on sale. Make sure it’s something you’ve either always wanted or can easily style.
- Look for investment items you know you’ll wear for years to come. Take advantage of this great time to buy the classics.
- Be weary of final sale items. Read reviews of how things fit and know how the brand sizes their items.
I’ve complied a list of items that I believe are a great value to take advantage of and pick up now. Every piece will be in style for years to come and from brands that I trust to provide quality.
- Pullover from Land’s End* is
$35$22.90 and available in more colors and many sizes.
- Heather Fleece Pullover from Land’s End* is
$59$34.97, and comes in a ton of great colors and sizes. It reminds me of a better sweater, and I think if you’re patient enough it will go on even more sale.
- Cable Knit Turtleneck from Land’s End* is
$69$39.97 and comes in 5 different colors and would make a great stable for winter. I love the navy color because of the layering opportunities for a button down shirt underneath.
- Fisherman Sweater from LL Bean is $
79$69.99 and while it’s not the biggest savings, it won’t go much lower in price. I have this sweater and truly believe it’s a staple piece I’ll own for years judging by the quality. If you ever thought you’d want one, this is the biggest savings you’ll see.
- Avery Loafer from Sperry Top-sider
$85$59.99 is a shoe I’ve owned for 4 years and absolutely love it. It’s one of the most comfortable shoes I own and can be dressed up or dressed down. A perfect long term purchase that comes in 6 different colors (I own light brown), and a style they bring back every year for good reason.
- Blakeley Ankle Boots from Land’s End*
$149$59.97 is the best value of this whole post. If you have considered getting ankle boots, I believe these are your best bet for the lowest price for good quality.
*Remember, if you are buying from Land’s End, this link will give you $25 off of $75!
- Quilted Jacket from Land’s End * is
$119$89.99 and comes in black, navy, olive green, and tan. I love quilted jackets and am hoping Land’s End will run a sale on sale items so I can pick up the olive green one. I haven’t seen a quilted jacket as cute as this one in awhile!
- Tulip-Hem Down Coat from Land’s End* is
$199$119.97 and comes in 5 colors (my personally favorite is the Desert Spice color). If you’re looking for a down coat, or to replace yours, this is the time of year to do so. What I love about this coat is the unique, flattering tulip hem. I’m waiting to see if they’ll run a sale on the sale price.
- Schoolboy Blazer from J. Crew is
$198$168 and comes in black and only limited sizes. This is a very quality, staple piece that you can wear for years. I would wait for J Crew to run a sale off their sale and see if your size is available.
- Schoolboy Blazer from J. Crew Factory is
$178$98, and comes in navy and black as well as every size available. I own the navy one and have had it for over 5 years and it still looks brand new. This is a great piece to pick up now to wear later.
- Puffer Vest from J Crew Factory is
$98$34.99 and comes in 3 colors, but I think the soft gray is the most versatile for a fresh look that will take you from winter to spring.
- Buffalo Check Quilted Vest from J. Crew is
$138$76.99 and unfortunately only comes in small, but if that’s you, then take advantage of this dream vest!
*Remember if you are shopping Land’s End, this link will give you $25 off of $75.
Do you shop out of season for great deals?