Clothes, the Deals

What to scoop up immediately, and what to hold off on until prices hit bottom.

The markdown: Starting the last week in December at 30 percent and dropping weekly through January, peaking at 75 percent.
Buy early: Nicholas K coats, Tylie Malibu bags, and all things Mason
Buy late: Knits by Free People
1248 Washington St., Boston, 617-521-9005,

The markdown: Starting January 5th at 40 percent and lasting approximately two weeks.
Buy early: For men, Crosby Hallen & Cobb suits and separates; for women, Tashkent by Cheyenne shoes and Gary Graham dresses; for both, anything by United Bamboo
Buy late: YMC knitwear for men; Tom Scott sweaters for women.
334 Newbury St., Boston, 617-262-3348,

The markdown: Starting December 27th with discounts up to 50 percent and lasting until January 31st.
Buy early: J Brand, Rich & Skinny, and Denim for Immortality
Buy late: Paige Premium Denim
441 Hanover St., Boston, 617-523-5326,

The markdown: Starting at 30 percent the week before Christmas, increasing to 50 percent by the middle of January.
Buy early: Statement pieces by Dolce & Gabbana, Prada Sport, and Dsquared
Buy late: Outerwear and knits by any of the above
116 Newbury St., Boston, 617-266-3158,

The markdown: Starting January 10th at 25–50 percent.
Buy early: Spiewak jackets and Qi cashmere
Buy late: Penguin knitwear
511 Tremont St., Boston, 617-247-2360,

Gretta Luxe
The markdown: Starting January 2nd at 50 percent increasing to 70 percent by the end of the month.
Buy early: Fall shoes and It bags by Chloé, Marc Jacobs, Jimmy Choo and Stella McCartney.
Buy late: Lauren Moffatt knits
Copley Place, Boston, 617-536-1959; 94 Central St., Wellesley, 781-237-7010,