Christmas can be a time of shopping and winding down after a busy year. However, if you find yourself regretting your purchases after you see the boxing day sales, here are some tips on what you should hold out for until after Christmas.
Winter clothing – Winter clothing at the height of winter, will be expensive. However, if you hold off until January or June, you will realize that most of the expensive winter clothing is almost 50% off.
Toys and small gifts – Once the holiday rush is over, retailers that sell cosmetic sets, toys, spa gift baskets and much more opt to place these items in clearance bins to make room for new stock. Use this time to buy gifts for kids and adult birthdays gifts later on during the year.
Decorations – Christmas décor is useless after Christmas. If you are looking at changing your Christmas look, consider buying your Christmas décor just after Christmas.
Fitness products – The fitness industry counts on people spending on gym memberships and fitness gear as the new year approaches. Look for discounts on DVDs and fitness equipment. You should also look at second-hand equipment as most people will sell their old equipment to make way for new purchases.
Food – The demand for foods like baking supplies, wine, cheese and seasonal flavors of products are a lot less after Christmas is over. Look at stocking up on these items for a few months ahead or freeze your favorite cookies and cakes for a special event.
A-Line Dress: These beautiful dresses have a high cut neckline that is perfect for wearing longer religious necklaces. You have your pick of silver and gold, they pretty much go with almost any color. Try pairing an a-line dress with a shawl, cardigan, or long line cardigan for cooler weather and your favorite flats or leather sandals.
Sheath Dress: This type of dress is often designed with flowy cap sleeves, has a higher neck cut, cinches in at the middle with elastic, and then drapes down. Look for a fun print or get it in a solid color. Pair the sheath dress with inspirational Jesus jewelry like a longer necklace or a ring to bring your outfit together. Add a pair of black mary jane flats, mid rise boots, or gladiator sandals.
Shirtdress: This dress is sleeveless and has a V-shaped neckline that will look great with a short length necklace and pair of earrings. You can’t go wrong with funky prints, stripes or solid colors. If you’re wearing a dress on a colder day, try pairing a shirtdress that has a print design on it with a solid colored cardigan and for a solid colored shirtdress you can try a printed cardigan. Depending on the weather, wear it with strappy sandals, mary janes, or heels.
Asymmetrical Dress: If you’re a fun and vivacious gal, you’ll love the asymmetrical dress. Lots of designers will do an intentionally lopsided single shoulder dress and another version that is a wrap dress with a tie. This dress typically has a V-shaped neckline created by the overlap of the wrap and looks best when paired with long length Christian Jewelry like a gold or silver necklace and pendant. Throw on a pair of heels, wedges, or sandals if the weather’s sunny.