How to get the best buys and deals this Black Friday...
Black Friday 2017 is almost here, and as ever, we predict it to be the biggest online shopping weekend of the year in the UK. And with just 3 days to navigate those jaw-dropping discounts (just in time for Christmas), we thought we’d make life that little bit easier for you with our guide to the best destinations, and what to look for while you’re there.
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Amazon’s started releasing deals across all their tech (huzzah!). If you’ve ever wanted a tablet, their Fire Tablets are a part of their Black Friday offer and this one in particular is 40% off for £109.99. Available in blue, red or black, it also comes with Alexa, their digital butler, if you want to play at Tony Stark for a little while.
Earlier this year, Amazon debuted a new (and cheaper) version of its flagship Amazon Echo smart speaker, dropping the price from £139.99 to £89.99 in the process. But as part of Amazon’s Black Friday deals bonanza, the new Amazon Echo (2017) is now available for just £69.99 – that’s an additional £20 saving.
If you’re constantly tripping over cords and are seem to always be on the verge of yanking your vacuum out of your plug socket, thank your lucky stars. Argos has started its Black Friday deals bonanza early, and you can now pick up a Dyson V6 Absolute Cordless Handstick Vacuum Cleaner cheaper than ever. The Dyson V6 Absolute has been reduced by £240, bringing the total price down from £469.99 to just £229.99.
These fun suede purple mules are now on sale at Urban Outfitters for nearly 50% off. Perfect for partying or jazzing up a casual outfit, the block heel is a saviour if you’re going to be doing some serious walking.
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Want to beat the Black Friday rush? Urban Outfitters is actually going to be having a pre-Black Friday sale on Wednesday, 22 November for just 24 hours where you’ll be able to score 40% off selected products. If you’re a UO Rewards member, you’ll also be eligible for free shipping.
UO’s also getting involved with the main shopping holiday and will be back with deals in full force from 23-26 November, with up to 50% off specific lines. The offer runs until midnight on the Sunday and shipping costs are going to drop to just £1, so now’s the time to buy that massive coat you’ve been dreaming of. On Cyber Monday, 27 November, they’ll also be offering 20% off select lines.
If you’re thinking of upgrading from those high street sunnies, Taylor Morris Eyewear will be offering 25% off all their online products from 23-27 November, starting at 6pm and ending on the midnight. If you want to try these babies out in person and you’re based in London, the offer will also be available from Friday to Sunday, 24-26 November at their physical retail space in Bluebird. Their co-founders will also be in store on Friday from 1-7pm if you’re umm-ing and ahh-ing over which pair you should get.
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What is Black Friday?
Black Friday is a day when shoppers can take advantage of *huge* discounts from various retailers. We’re talking hundreds of pounds off high-end TV sets, half price beauty products, designer clothing, the works.
When does Black Friday start?
Black Friday falls on the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States (which is the fourth Thursday of November). Here the UK, Black Friday 2017 will fall on 24th November (which is a Friday) so you still have time to bookmark the shops you want to visit and pick out the deals you’re going to go after.
Where can I find the best Black Friday deals?
When it comes to Black Friday, you’re pretty spoilt for choice for retailers offering hefty discounts. Amazon, House of Fraser, ASOS and Very.co.uk are all known for having amazing Black Friday discounts – While elsewhere, The Body Shop, Ted Baker and our Fabled store are providing all things fashion and beauty-related. So far, so good.
And if it’s a spot of last minute shopping you need, why not check out Boots for cool kids toys, fragrances and a few must-have electricals. And finally, beauty lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to discounted gorgeous goodies…
Gadgets, beauty buys, decadent delights – whatever it is you’re looking for this Black Friday, there is guaranteed to be something to suit. Below, we round up the best deals as they come in, so keep your eyes peeled for the very best offers to get your hands on.
The best Black Friday beauty deals
There are plenty of great deals to be had, so check out our Black Friday beauty deals page as we’ll be updating it with all the best discounts and flash sales. These include our amazing beauty store Fabled by Marie Claire offering deals across the site, from make-up to skincare, and other favourite brands like Origins, SkinCeuticals and Clarins have reduced gift sets perfect for Christmas.
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The best Black Friday fashion deals
Looking for the perfect party dress for Christmas and New Year’s? Or want to invest in a great winter coat or boots? We’ll be sharing all the best Black Friday clothing sale deals with you, so keep your eyes peeled. There will be across-site discounts by the likes of ASOS, Topshop, Miss Selfridge, Jigsaw, Aldo, Amazon and more, as well as flash sales and discount codes.
We’ll also give you the lowdown on all the Black Friday dresses and Black Friday trainer deals too, plus the best Topshop Black Friday deals, the best M&S Black Friday sales and Black Friday designer deals so you’ve got all bases covered. Our sister site InStyle UK Black Friday fashion deals will also be keeping their beady eyes out for any fantastic , so if you’re casting your net wide then it’s worth checking them out too.
The best Black Friday tech deals
We will also be sharing all the best tech deals with you, whether you’re after a fitness tracker, TV, laptop or beauty gadget. In the past, reduced items have included LG TVs, Nutribullets, Polar fitness trackers and Beats headphones, so keep an eye out. The experts at Trusted Reviews will also be offering advice with their tech roundup of Black Friday deals as well.
The best Black Friday holiday deals
If you’re looking to book your next trip, then do read our best Black Friday holiday deals. Whether you’re travelling in the UK, to Europe or further afield, loads of travel agencies will be slashing their prices, from the likes of Thomson, Thomas Cook to Eurocamp, BA, Lastminute and Travelodge. For those who are finally committing to that big cycling trip you’ve always dreamed of, our friends over at Cycling Weekly Black Friday bike deals will have you sorted with all the best .
Got yourself a sweet Black Friday deal we haven’t heard about? Let us know by tweeting us at @marieclaireuk.