When to Buy: Your Ultimate Shopping Calendar

Want to score deals without picking through last season's leftovers? Check out our ultimate shopping calendar and find out when to buy everything from boots to bikinis

Boots

Whether you prefer over-the-knee or ankle booties, boots of all kinds can be pretty expensive. Suggestion: Stick to boot shopping at the end of February. “This is when retail stores are trying to sell the rest of their boot inventory to get ready for spring fashions and sandals,” says fashion stylist Nisonja McGary. “It’s during this month that you can find some major markdowns on boots — sometimes even up to 70 percent off.”