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What to Buy in August Blog Archives

2016 Labor Day Sales Are Here, and Summer Clearance Is HOT

Labor Day weekend sales have begun! We're rounding up the best deals, and — surprise! — summer clearance items are dominating the hottest discounts.

When Does Burberry Go on Sale?

Shopping for luxury goods? You can't go wrong with this classic British brand. We break down when to shop at Burberry, what typically goes on sale, and other retailers to consider.

10 Trendy Picks From Claire's Best-Ever BOGO Sale

Today you can shop the best BOGO offer we've ever seen from Claire's. While there are certainly deals to be had on trendy earrings and bracelets, here we've rounded up 10 items beyond the obvious jewelry that might be a nice addition to your life.

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer

Being a smart shopper is only the start when it comes to clothing. If you properly care for your clothes, they'll last longer, and that'll save you even more money in the long run. Learn how to carefully wash, store, and refresh your wardrobe.

7 Things to Buy in August (and 3 Things You Should Definitely Skip)

Summer is half over, but back-to-school and seasonal clearance sales are just heating up. Get some of the best laptop prices of the year, patio furniture priced to move, and more as we look at the best buys of August.

13 Surprising Upsides of Traveling on a Budget

You might be tempted to pay more for a vacation to avoid subpar hotel rooms, inconvenient flights, or off-season weather. While you should certainly take such things into account, we'd like to remind you of the many upsides of budget travel — through the magic of gifs!

Labor Day Trips Will Be More Affordable This Year, But Prices Are Better if You Wait

Data from Hopper shows falling Labor Day airfare prices. But is it worth braving the traffic?

The Best and Worst Things to Buy Each Month of the Year

To you, intrepid deal-finder, shopping is both art and science. It takes hard work, planning, and a bit of luck. We can't help with that last part, but we can help with your preparation.