Seasonal Calendar
Reminders on when to buy, what to do and why.
Jan
Feb
Mar

January

Early
Look out for deals on sneakers, meant to appeal to people who've made weight loss resolutions.

Keep White Shoes White

When your white kicks are looking less than fresh, here's how to brighten them up.

Canvas

A cycle in the washing machine with regular detergent will brighten dingy shoes.

Leather

Wipe down with a mix of equal parts lemon juice and water. Let dry for six hours.

Suede

If you want to keep your bucks pristine, you'll need a suede brush to erase scuffs.

Consult the complete guide »

 
Mid-Month
Stock up on linens during stores' white sales. You can get great deals on good bedding and towels—trust us, the quality makes a difference.
 

Hand Care

Apply a good hand cream with glycerin and allantoin before heading to bed, allowing the product to condition your skin while you sleep.

  • Make sure your medicine cabinet is stocked with moisturizers for the cold months ahead.
 
Late
The last of the sweaters and other winter clothing goes on sale to make room for spring merchandise, which is now officially hitting stores.

February

Early
This is the perfect time to buy a TV and related home theater equipment. Stores offer deep discounts in the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.
 
Mid-Month
Valentine's Day means good deals on fragrances.
 
Late
If you haven't de-salted and cleaned your winter boots and shoes, they're likely due.
 

March

Valet. Recommends

Muji hard shell suitcases ($197)

Early
Look for sales on luggage. With summer vacations being planned, stores put suitcases on sale (which also clears out last years' inventory).
 
Mid-Month
Now's the time to find the best combination of selection and price breaks on spring clothes as room is made for the next shipment.
 
Late
Audit your wardrobe. Pack away winter clothes
(and donate any unwanted pieces).