While some may say it’s still too early to start thinking about Christmas, the reality is you can’t ignore it for long – the countdown is here, people.
Celebrations are certainly at the forefront of many people’s minds, along with that niggling feeling that you’ll soon have to face the shops for your dreaded Christmas shopping.
But instead of leaving your present shopping to the last minute, why not be a little forward-thinking and take advantage of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales?
Not only can you get your shopping done and dusted a good month before Christmas, you’ll also be able to save a hefty amount of cash. Win, win, win.
After seeing footage of shoppers in America scrambling and stampeding through Black Friday crowds to get that flat screen TV, it’s totally understandable if you’re a little put off by the idea of these sales.
However, it’s a totally different story in Australia.
According to a survey conducted by finder.com.au, only 21% of Aussies plan to shop on Black Friday, which falls on November 23 this year.
In the interest of getting the most bang for your buck, here’s a round up of some of the best Black Friday deals.
Many fashion lovers’ one-stop shop THE ICONIC, is having a massive Black Friday sale with 30% off across thousands of styles site wide.
From clothes to accessories to shoes to bags, make sure you snag yourself the ultimate bargain from the fashion site.
If you’re in the market for some chic summer clothes and swimwear, then Glassons may be a good one to check out for some brilliant sales – 20% off full price collections online and in-store from 23 November.
If you’re in the market for some new accessories, jewellery brand Toni May – owned by former Bachelor star Laura Byrne – are having 25% off everything.
Just use the code ‘BLACKFRIDAY’ at check out to receive the amazing discount.
For all you beauty lovers, Sephora is having an amazing sale with 15% off everything from 23-24 November.
Grab that Fenty Beauty gals, RiRi wants to see you rock it!
If you’re a ZOVEA fan, the cosmetics brand are offering 25% off your order – using the code ‘BEAUTY18’ of any colour cosmetics or makeup brushes.
Good ol’ Priceline are also having an extraordinary sale with 50% off selected cosmetic brands including L’Oreal, Models Own, Nude By Nature, Revlon, Rimmel and more.
Their sale actually begins tomorrow, 21 November, two days before Black Friday in 475 stores around Australia and online.
If you’re looking to splurge, makeup queen Charlotte Tilbury is offering up to 40% off select products.
Snag the smokey eye palette for just $59.40 — down from $99. Bargain!
The recently launched site lookfantastic is a great go-to for all things beauty.
The e-tailer is doing a mega Black Friday sale, offering over 3000+ products with up to 40% off on brands like Dermalogica, Cloud Nine and Olaplex.
Makeup wonderland MECCA is having a MECCA-mazing Black Friday sale with 30% off selected palettes.
Grab yourself some Urban Decay, Too Faced, Tatcha and more.
Organic skincare brand Endota Spa has a buy 2 get the 3rd product free using the code ‘blackfriday18’ at checkout. The offer is available online only at Endota Spa website.
For all you ghd fans, the hair styling brand is having some amazing offers on in honour of Black Friday which lasts from 19 November – 26 November.
You can get up to $50 off selected electrical products and $30 off the new ghd platinum+ and ghd curve tongs and wands. Visit the ghd website for all the fab deals.
British Airways is having some insane Black Friday flight deals from Australia to Singapore, Europe and United Kingdom.
If you book from now until November 30, you can snag a flight to Singapore from just $624 and London from $1,217.
For more details visit the British Airways website.
The Black Friday sales could be your chance to snag some seriously good deals on tech goods.
David Jones has some great from big brands including Beats, Bose and Samsung.
You can save 10% off full-priced headphones from Beats, $500 from selected televisions from Samsung, Panasonic and Sony, and save 10% off headphones from Bose.
Offers start from November 23 in-store and online.
Online retailer eBay has slashed the prices of some very popular brands including Dyson.
If you’re in the market for a new fan to keep you cool in the summer months the Dyson Fan is available for $299, saving you $50.
You could also save a whopping $260 off the Dyson Small Ball Allergy Vacuum, available on eBay for $339.
Amazon are also having their first ever Aussie Black Friday event.
The popular online retailer will be having mammoth deals across electronics, video games, fashion, beauty and more.
Discounts will be offered across big brands including Bose, GoPro, Sony and Phillips. Deals start on 00:01am on November 23 and continue through until November 26.
For all things video games, televisions and children’s toys then Target is the place to go.
The retailer has massive discounts off selected items including a 50″ smart television for $499 – the price after the offer ends will be $699.
Since we’re nearing the end of the year – and you haven’t been convinced to move over to your phone calendars – some of you may be in the market for a new diary.
Sleek and stylish Swedish stationery retailer kikki.K are having their biggest sale yet with 30% off storewide.
Get ready for 2019 for a whole set of matching stationery. You might not feel prepared, but you’ll certainly look the part with some stylish notebooks, pens and planners.
In the market for some new activewear? Nimble Activewear is having a 20% off sale in-store and online.
The offer starts on November 22 for 48 hours only.
Updating your gym wardrobe will definitely help with the summer slog!
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