Where Budget Fashionistas Shop on Black Friday

Black Friday preview: woman shopping Black Friday sales

We’re mere days away from Black Friday. It’s an unofficial holiday in the United States, when hardcore shoppers go into a veritable frenzy as soon as they put the fork down on Thanksgiving.

Black Friday is chaotic, for sure — but it can also be a thrilling challenge for those determined to find the best of the best steals on clothes, accessories and beauty products. What are we eyeing this year? Read on for our Black Friday preview and get a taste of the style scores you might land on the big day. Happy shopping!

Black Friday Preview — 10 Sales to Shop


Target faux suede boots

From $4 tanks and tees and $14 cardigans from A New Day to $20 boots from Universal Thread, Target has our collective closets covered this week. These faux suede blush boots are lined with faux fur for a cozy-cute touch.  


Maroon sparkly sweater on sale for Black Friday at Sears

The storied retailer may slowly be shutting down shop, but we’re grabbing all the steals while we still can. They’re offering chic and colorful sweaters from Jaclyn Smith for just $12.99 and adorable women’s sleepwear from Laura Scott for up to 50% off the retail price.

Alex and Ani

Alex Ani Harry Potter bracelet on sale for Black Friday

Thinking about surprising someone with an Expecto Patronum bracelet set from the Harry Potter collection at Alex and Ani? (It’s OK if “someone” means you.) You can enjoy it for 25% off on Black Friday.


Grey robe from Kohl's on sale for Black Friday

Luxe gift alert! Black Friday is the best time to stock up on items you might normally splurge on — especially when they’re perfect for gifting. The monogrammed Linum Home Textiles bathrobe is a sweet choice for $51.99, down from $150!


Velvet dress from express, on sale for Black Friday

If you’re hoping to add to your party wardrobe before this season’s onslaught of parties, head to Express. You’ll find 50% off everything in the store! (Yeah, you can re-read that just to be sure.)

It might be a good time to invest in that sexy velvet LBD you were thinking about snapping up.

Old Navy

The ultimate source for…well, just about everything comfortable and affordable, Old Navy has you covered for wear-everywhere fleece pants to cozy coats to cute heels — all at 50% off.


Multicolored necklace at Chicos on sale for Black Friday

What do you get when you combine 40% off every single item along with the opportunity to score the same deal online with free shipping? A very happy shopper! Stay in and snag a cute statement necklace or two, like this brilliant purple multi-strand piece.

Alternative Apparel

Sweatpants with stars from Alternative Apparel, on sale for Black Friday

Known for insanely comfortable pants and leggings, Alternative Apparel knows how to do Black Friday right, too. The store is offering 30% off sitewide starting on Thanksgiving day through November 25. Use code THANKS30 to score your discount.

Lands’ End

Sherpa fleece on sale for Black Friday at Lands End

When in doubt, turn to Lands’ End for plush, practical pieces you can wear all season long. Snag 50% off all full-price items for Black Friday, so it’s a good time to snag the warm Sherpa fleece you’ve been wanting.

ZKS Designs

ZKS Designs earrings on sale for Black Friday

Because everyone needs a little sparkle in her life! ZKS Designs is offering the Swarovski holiday jewelry collection for over 80% off during the Thanksgiving holiday through Cyber Monday. There’s something available for all price ranges.

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    Tanya is a seasoned journalist based in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Specializing in fashion, beauty, and travel, she loves to explore new places, read as much as possible, and scour the web for fabulous finds — all in the name of research, of course.

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