The second June rolls around, I want to spend all day lying in hammocks, frolicking around beaches, and wearing my sunhat to work (please?). But summer is also a good time to stock up on some time-sensitive deals. Here are the best items to buy June through August.
Lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret has its semiannual sale every year in June, in case you need to stock up.
Credit wedding fever: Dishware prices get slashed in June.
It’s hot and nobody wants to exercise inside, so retailers feel the pressure to move their inventory. If you’re looking to upgrade (or create) your home gym, June is your month.
Take advantage of Father’s Day deals on tools before the actual date (June 21 this year). Who cares whether you’re buying for Dad? Gender roles are stupid and women need tools, too.
Retailers start to move onto their fall lines in July, meaning you can score shorts and crop tops at clearance prices.
If you’ve somehow made it to July without needing an AC, you’re just in time for a downshift in prices.
Furniture stores restock at the end of summer, so July means big savings.
Go crazy on linens, decorative candles, and other Pinterest-worthy items.
Patio furniture starts to go down in late August, so upgrade your outdoor space for next year.
If you’re sprucing up your patio, go for the home office, too.
It’s back-to-school time, and laptops are on the downswing. August is the single best time to buy laptops aside from Black Friday.