A new month, a new season.
I’m sad that the summer is nearing its end, but September has always been a point in the year that I look forward to. Us Virgos and Libras are ready to shine in our month of birth, and a time of change presents itself in September. The autumnal equinox hits us on the 23rd of the month, marking the first day of fall. As we step into a new season, and especially one that brings new weather, our purchasing decisions change as well. There’s always that “time of year” where you wait to buy certain things because of their price point. Things hit the sale rack, special deals arise, and now is the perfect time to load up your cart with a few key items you may have had your eye on. From airfare to fall essentials, here are the best things to buy in September!
It’s said that the cheapest airfare is 8 weeks before your set departure. If you have any fall holiday plans, September is the best time to book! Thanksgiving and Christmas are reasons for high airport traffic towards the end of the year, and if you wait too long, flights are going to become more and more expensive. It’s best to start making your holiday plans now so you can book during September and score the cheapest tickets.
Bathing suits can be pretty expensive, and I always have a hard time spending a lot of money on something that is made from very little fabric. September is the month when most stores start clearing out their summer apparel to make room for fall pieces, so that means summer essentials, like swimsuits and summer dresses will start to go on sale. This is the perfect time to stock up for those last few hot days, upcoming vacations, or just to be prepared when spring comes back around!
The summer is prime time cycling season, and as that season comes to a close, new models will start coming out. Buying models from the previous year is a great way to find awesome deals on bikes. If you don’t mind buying an older model, this is a good month to start looking around for deals!
If you don’t already have a good pair of boots on deck, start looking now! Colder temperatures are going to be here quicker than we may realize, and a good pair of boots is essential in any fall wardrobe. Buying now will ensure warm toes as soon as the snow hits, and warm feet = happy camper in my opinion! I’ve had my eye on a few pairs of our FP Collection boots for some time now that should probably start to move out of my cart and into my closet.
Like boots, a good jacket is just as valuable for these next couple months. If you buy early enough, you will have a good selection to choose from before everyone starts scrambling a little bit later down the fall road and all of the best ones are out of stock. If you haven’t yet browsed our jacket shop, I would highly recommend doing so. I can’t stop swooning over the Faithful Shaggy Jacket!
September is National Coupon Month, and using coupons on little things like home cleaning products, toiletries, and other essentials for the house is an easy way to save a lot of money. Keep an eye out for savings online and in the paper this month to score some awesome deals!
What do you all find is best to buy this time of year?
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