When it comes to shopping, October is full of tricks and treats.
For true bargainistas (those whose favorite designer is Mark Down), October is the calm before the storm. Deals and discounts are nowhere near as numerous as they'll be in November and December.
Whether you're spending big bucks or pinching your pennies, it pays to know what not to buy in October. Here are seven items that will probably cost you full price in October (and when they could go on sale), along with seven things that can net you some savings right now.