Break out the shoulder pads and helmets…Black Friday is amongst us!

So I have always found it comical that only in America, the day after we celebrate what we are thankful for we stand in long lines and fight one another to get that extra 30 % off. I can’t say that i have ever joined in on the black Friday festivities ( i get anxiety in large crowds) but i definitely partake in the online deals! I don’t know if you guys knew this, ( i just found out and thought i ought to spread the word) but a lot of these “deals” you think your getting aren’t really what they are cracked up to be.

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When buying electronics a lot of these manufacturers will make TV’s just for black Friday, in which case the TV’s aren’t up to the standard of the full price ones, such as low resolution, or lack features that the other models have. Sure your getting a TV for half the price, but also with half the parts. Sounds like a scam if you ask me!!

Unfortunately when it comes to black Friday, apparel and accessories are ranked low on the list of good deals, saving you only a whopping 7%. Macy’s having the highest saving ranking at 63%, and offers the same deals online with free shipping with purchase of $50 or more. If you can get the same deals online without the hassle of the lines and crowds, why not? We took the liberty of hunting some of the best online and in store deals for apparel, including some extra discount codes! Happy Shopping!

Alex and Ani – 20% off Thursday-Monday

Banana Republic -Receive 50% off any five regular priced items in stores and online, Thursday through Monday. Use code “BRFIVE”.

Cotton On– Enjoy Black Friday early with 40% site wide sale, from Tuesday through Saturday.

Dolce Vida– Shop Black Friday and receive discounts reaching up to 60% off retail, plus an extra 20% off sale, use promo code “BLACK20”.

Joe Jeans – Enjoy 25% off from Tuesday through Sunday, use code “Thanks25”.

Net-A-Porter– Shop discounts on designer apparel and accessories with discounts reaching up to 50%, beginning Monday 11/21.

Puma– Receive an extra 30% off your in store or online purchase using code BLACKFRIDAY16, Wednesday- Sunday!

Steve Madden– Buy one get one 70% off (exclusion may apply) in-store only Black Friday, plus receive a free limited edition pack of patches while supplies last.

Ted Baker London– Receive up to 50% off in-stores and online, Thanksgiving through Black Friday.

Vince– Take an additional 25% off all sale merchandise, online and in stores on Black Friday.

Uniqlo-Shop discounts on Heattech apparel, warm weather accessories, sweaters and more, now through Sunday 11/27. Save your receipt for any purchases made in November to save 10% off in December.

Rent the Runway– Enjoy 25% off all orders $75+, Black Friday through Sunday.

So sit back enjoy your family time, let that food digest and tackle that Christmas list from the comfort of your home, and don’t forget to be thankful everyday because everyday you open your eyes is a gift!  Happy Thanksgiving! xoxo

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