The 10 Best Summer Items to Buy on Sale Now for Next Year

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Itching to buy fall pieces? Not so fast—there’s still summer fashion to be purchased (on major sale). Yep, that’s right. We’re currently in the best time of year to purchase warm weather items, because everything is heavily discounted. We know, we know, next year seems so far off, but just think of how happy you’ll be when you uncover all these goodies from your under-bed storage in 2020. Here, ten safe fashion bets that will most definitely be, “in” nine months from now. 

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Lovers + Friends Luca Shorts

While we’re not quite sure about the staying power of bike shorts (tear), jean shorts will always be in style. Grab them on sale now and you’ll still get a few good weeks out of them before storing them for next summer (or better yet, a mid-winter getaway).

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Tularosa Claudia One Piece

This might be obvious, but late summer is the best time to buy a new swimsuit—they’re always on major sale. People forget that the weather is still nice for weeks and that next year isn’t too far off. Plus, one-pieces aren't going anywhere—they've come back in full force as an enduring trend that's sure to be a staple season after season.


Amuse Society Tropical Morning Maxi Dress

LWDs are the LBDs of summer, meaning they go with everything. Just make sure to Subscribe to Tide-to-Go Pens on Amazon in case of BBQ mishaps.

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Soludos Knotted Summer Slide

Practical, comfortable and always a must for summer. Buy a new pair of sandals now and break them in before fall. Come next Memorial Day, they’ll be ready for pedicure season without a single blister in sight.


Show Me Your Mumu Addison Romper

If the last five years are any indication, rompers aren’t going anywhere. The fruit motif on this classic striped style will be just as cute in nine months as it is now.

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Grlfrnd Angela Denim Jacket

Quick! Snag a seasonless denim jacket on sale while everyone else is focused on leather and wool. It looks effortlessly cool layered over a sweater for fall, and as part of an entire winter outfit (under a parka, of course).

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Rebecca Minkoff Amandine Heel

Every once in a while, you’ll get really lucky and find a pair of heels on sale that span seasons. Wear these strappy mules as is throughout the rest of August, and add funky socks or black opaque tights once colder weather hits.

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Privacy Please Krause Dress

You probably already know of a few weddings on next summer’s radar. Why wait until the spring shopping scramble to find a dress? This fluttery maxi is perfect for every warm weather wedding 2020 has in store.

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Seafolly Carried Away Stripe Tote

Frays and tears in this year’s tote are an indication of a season well spent. Buy a new one on sale now and use it to store all your swimsuits and towels before breaking it out for another epic summer next year.

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Lpa Wide-leg Paperbag Pant

Sure, we might not be able to wear linen forever. But it’s the quintessential summer fabric, so we know for a fact it will be back in full force come Memorial Day 2020. And because no one wears it in cold weather, now is a great time to stock up (at a huge discount).

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Brianna Lapolla formerly held the role of Senior Commerce Editor at PureWow covering all things shopping across beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. Now, she's putting her 12 years of...