The Best Things to Buy in August

<b class="credit">Juan Monino, Getty Images</b>
Juan Monino, Getty Images

August is always a jam-packed month: Parents are busy preparing their children for school, fashionistas are trying to anticipate the fall trends, families are trying to squeeze in that last bit of summer fun, while among the truly forward-thinkers, thoughts of holiday plans are starting to creep in. So perhaps right now, you're in the market for clothes and accessories, or maybe you're on the look out for back-to-school necessities or holiday gifts.

Whatever you've got on your shopping list, there are plenty of hot buys in August. Check out our list of the best things to buy this month, which includes everything from delicious wine to organizational supplies, electronics to sports equipment.

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