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I don’t understand this seasonal shopping conundrum you all speak of. It’s 60-65 degrees year round here in the Bay Area. My wardrobe is consistently “fall” type stuff, and I currently don’t own a heavy coat or a pair of shorts.
If it's something I really want, and feel that it will sell out or it's a bargain, I'll get it now.
I'd say, speaking strictly unscientifically but IME, most people buy clothes for the season they're in though. If it's hot outside then a jacket just isn't that appealing to my lizard brain, or vice versa, and I figure most people are pretty similar, even if the item is on sale and it would make more sense to buy it then.