In case you didn’t know, sale season is in full swing—and I mean full. Whether you’re looking for buy-now-wear-now summer pieces, classic designer bags, and can't-resist Zara markdowns, or you simply love a good deal on anything, there’s something for you. While I fully endorse all of the above causes, today I’m here to draw your attention to a less obvious money-saving opportunity that is right under your nose—and quite practical if you ask me.
Let’s talk about fall. Sure, we just got in the swing of summer, but there’s no denying that the next fashion cycle starts in just two months, and it’s never too early to start preparing—especially when markdowns are involved. Do you see where I’m going with this? Let me put it plainly: Shop for fall trends now while everything is on sale; save money later. Don’t worry about the fact that you’ve hardly figured out dressing for today let alone two months from now, because below I’m breaking down exactly which trends to buy, along with my sale picks for each one. Just keep scrolling to get started, my friend.
Whether you go head-to-toe pistachio or throw in a single piece here and there, if there's one color trend you get behind for fall, this should be it.
Shop pistachio pieces on sale:
Georgia Alice Penelope Sweater ($191)
Topshop Lace Trim Bias Satin Midi Skirt ($35)
Tibi Cato Heels ($318)
Veda Tuscan Printed Silk Dress ($335)
Petar Petrov Joe Woven Blazer ($624)
As much as this mini bag devotee hates to admit it, there is no denying that, according to the runways, bags are getting bigger—which means that soon, we'll all be following suit.
Shop big bags on sale:
J.W Anderson Lock Leather-Trimmed Suede Tote Bag ($609)
Cult Gaia Astraea Leather Tote Bag ($244)
Hayward Corduroy Shopper ($237)
Isabel Marant Wardy Leather Shopper ($398)
The Row Double Circle XL leather tote ($1883)
Go Get Em, Tiger
While everyone still seems to be riding the wave of all things animal print, if you want to feel particularly fresh in your interpretation of the trend, zebra is the way to go for F/W 19.
Shop zebra-print pieces on sale:
ASOS Design Button Through Skater Mini Dress ($23)
H&M Faux Fur Coat ($50)
Raey Bias Godet Tiger-Print Slip Midi Skirt ($134)
Rixo Adriana Animal-Print Silk Maxi Dress ($188)
Mango Tiger Print Sweater ($50)
Shiny lamé (and lamé-looking) pieces were on more runways than we can count, which is why we suggest snagging some now and wearing them through the holidays and beyond.
Shop lamé pieces on sale:
Area Cotton-Blend Lamé Slipdress ($159)
Lisa Marie Fernandez Pouf Cropped Tie-Front Cotton-Blend Lamé Top ($158)
Ganni Checked Silk-Blend Lamé Wrap Dress ($227)
Derek Lam Pleated Skirt with Lamé Stripe ($925)
House of Harlow 1960 Novalie Dress ($79)
My personal favorite accessory trend of the upcoming season is crystal-embellished shoes, and it’s not just because I already own a few pairs. One look at the below and I think you’ll be on board, too.
Shop crystal-embellished shoes on sale:
Alchimia di Ballin Satin Strass Sandals ($592)
Alessandra Rich Swarovski Crystal-Embellished Satin Slingback Pumps ($308)
Schutz Carmecita Heel ($119)
Attico Crystal-Embellished Faille Sandals ($395)
Giuseppe Zanotti Crystal-Embellished Leopard-Print Canvas ($480)
Think beyond the simple fall sweater and begin to prepare for all-things knit and, preferably, all at once.
Shop knit pieces on sale:
Mango V-Neck Ribbed Knit Sweater ($46)
Marques Almeida Striped Crocheted Merino Wool Pants ($285)
Babaton Arjun Knit Top ($52)
Fleur du Mal Knit Bike Short ($166)
Zara Mini Skirt With Pockets ($20)
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