Ready, set, shop! Quell any tryptophan-induced fatigue and get your wallet and morning caffeine set for a the busiest shopping day of the year. Premeditate your Black Friday plan of attack with a little help from some of the best sales to look forward too, and some helpful shopping tips!
Score 30 to 40% off collections, including Opening Ceremony, Band of Outsiders, Juun J, Mary Katranzou, Carven, Jeremy Scott x Adidas, PushBUTTON, Goen J, and Jean Paul Gaultier.
Find fall fashions starting at just $5, and the first 100 people in line at H&M stores will get scratch-off tickets, valued up to $300.
Get select merchandise at 20% off, like biker boots and holiday dresses for $220.
Not only will you be able to score clothes, shoes, and accessories on the cheap, stop by Nordstrom’s for pre-sales of the latest designer collections from Prada, McQueen and Michael Kors.
Saks Fifth Avenue
Stock up on cold weather duds for him and her for 40-50% off and take an additional 50% off sale items. You’ll also receive a $25 Saks gift card if you spend $100 or more in cosmetics or fragrances, and after noon, you’ll get an additional 10% off sale merchandise if you use a Saks credit card.
Shop Sephora’s $10 One Day Wonders, which include cosmetic packs from brands like Stila, Tarte, Lorac, and Buxom.
Receive special prices on everything, from clothes to electronics, with additional 5% off everything if you use a REDcard.
1. Research deals beforehand and compare prices: Make a list of what you want and how much you want to spend. Check out decide.com, which uses data to help you decide the best time to buy a certain product. Check out sites like bradsdeals.com and the blackfriday.com that list hours and circulars for the holiday weekend.
2. Hit up social media: Follow your favorite stores’ Twitter feeds and click the “Like” button on their Facebook pages. Some stores will use their social networks to update shoppers on deals and store hours.
3. Use your smartphone/tablet: For the first time, Macy’s, through a partnership with eBay, has a Black Friday app that will let customers browse and shop for specials specific to the local store. Starting Nov. 15, customers will be able to view Black Friday specials on their mobile devices and create personal shopping lists they can edit and share.
4. Keep your receipts: Just in case a better deal comes along!
Where will you be shopping this Black Friday?