August is the Sunday of summer. While we want to savour this season finale, it can often send us spiralling in anticipation of what's ahead. Maybe you spent the past few weeks methodically stocking up on back-to-school supplies and new black boots. Or, maybe you were entirely wrapped up in showing off your favourite sundresses and savouring those last cups of homemade cold brew. Whichever way you chose to play out this swan song month, there's a good chance that some of your purchases wound up on our August most wanted list.
According to the anonymous purchase data pulled from all of our shopping stories over the past 30+ days, Refinery29 readers' top-bought products covered a compelling category range. We're talking everything from viral Amazon hidden gems to new iconic cookware launches and practical office stuff. There were tried-and-true beauty buys carted alongside celebrity-favourite fashion finds and rose-styled sex toys. Hey, even some unassuming rug grippers made the cut. Before we give it all away, click forth to scroll (or just to snoop) through the best-selling products of August 2021.
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