How To Score A Luxe Spring Jacket For Way Less

We all dream of owning a Burberry trench, fancy moto jacket, or Barbour coat someday. But, what if, with a little know-how, you could afford your spring investment jacket now?
Contrary to popular belief, high-end spring outerwear does go on sale. But, whether you're picking up a luxe barn coat or a super-special trench, it's crucial to know where and how to shop and what sort of discounts you can realistically expect. Otherwise, you'll wait too long, miss your shot, and spend another season in that beat-up parka.
We spoke with Hukkster — a site that lets you track products you love and alerts you when they go on sale — and got some juicy intel on exactly when, where, and how to get the best deal on your fancy-pants spring jacket. Read on for how to hack your spring buys — so that investment piece becomes more "week of ramen dinners" level than "month behind on rent."
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For motorcycle jackets, spring's definitely the time to buy.
"Last year, we saw discounts of up to 30% on motorcycle jackets by Vince and IRO trigger in mid-April at Shopbop and Bloomingdale's. You can use Hukkster to track styles you love, and we'll alert you when they go on sale."

IRO Efia Leather Jacket, $1,691, available at Shopbop.
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For a great deal in season, know which stores to hit — and begin stalking now.
"Start tracking your favorite spring jackets now at ASOS, Free People, and Banana Republic. Last year, we saw discounts of over 50% on spring jackets trigger from these retailers in April."

Muubbaa Right Tune Belted Motorcycle Jacket, $575, available at Free People.
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For the priciest brands, end-of-season sales are a gold mine.
"Super-high-end jackets that aren't always in stock (like the Burberry trench) do go on sale at the end of the season. You can score brands like Rick Owens, Alexander McQueen, and Fendi at up to 35% off at retailers like Net-A-Porter and Barneys, but you'll have to wait until late May."

Fendi Contrast Leather Jacket, $3,650, available at Net-A-Porter.
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For classic Barbour coats, the discounts have already started.
"This month, we've already seen discounts of up to 19% on the Barbour barn jacket trigger at popular retailers, including ASOS."

Barbour Shore Hooded Waxed Cotton Marine Jacket, $379, available at Nordstrom.
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And, the discounts are only going to get better (until June).
"If you're willing to wait another month, you can expect to see discounts of up to 30% begin to trigger in mid-April before bottoming out around 50% off in late June."

Barbour Outdoor Hooded Beadnell Jacket, $379, available at J.Crew.
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If you see a Burberry trench for a third off, jump.
"The classic Burberry trench does go on sale, but don't expect to score one for more than 30% off."

Burberry London Buckingham Double Breasted Cotton Trench, $1,495, available at Nordstrom.
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But, you may as well buy now — waiting won't save you money.
"The Burberry trench goes on sale several times throughout the season, beginning in early March as part of limited-time promotions. But, the discount doesn't get any deeper further into the season, so buy early, and begin enjoying!"

Burberry Long Oversize Bonded Cotton Trench, $1,995, available at Burberry.
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Department stores are your best bet.
"We've seen discounts trigger on the Burberry trench at almost every major department store, including Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Saks, and Bloomingdale's, which currently has select styles on sale for up to 30% off."

Burberry London Leather No-Button Trenchcoat, $2,995, available at Neiman Marcus.

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