We’ve talked at length about what makes a solid sale-season purchase and what kind of clever tactics one should implement in the effort to avoid buying wardrobe duds, but if there’s just one super-quick pearl of shopping wisdom I would impart time and again, it’s that if you can purchase quality classics at a lower price, you won’t go wrong.
And there’s no other time of the year when quality classics are so abundant and so important to our everyday closets. Where you may feel that a flirty summer dress or piece of swimwear doesn’t have to break the bank, a decent coat, knit, pair of boots, or handbag will last you year after year after year. So you want versions that are sturdy, well made, timeless in design, and simple enough to work in various outfit iterations with your existing offering.
The Christmas sales have already begun (I know–I’ve barely bought, let alone wrapped, all of the presents for family), so it seems like a good moment to hit the reset button. Rather than being lured in by a motif sweatshirt you’ve seen all over Instagram or that sparkly rainbow skirt that is joyful but is also a one-trick pony, let me guide you through the discounted period with some sensible pieces you’ll still feel thrilled to own. Here are the luxury buys on sale right now that I’d recommend…
Next up, Our Beauty Christmas Gift Guide