Black Friday and Cyber Monday are renowned as the time to buy home goods and electronics, but there are also plenty of fashion bargains to be found. If you’re shopping the sales, here are my picks of the best Black Friday deals you can expect to find.

Plus, if you can’t wait until Black Friday 2020 itself to snap up a bargain fashion buy, don’t worry, many stores have started their Black Friday sales early. You’ll find some of the best early discounts below…

Tips on shopping the sales to get the best black Friday deals for you

Plan ahead

If you are looking for Christmas gifts for loved ones, the Black Friday sales can be the perfect time to buy.

Plus, think about the events you have coming up in the next few months, whether you have been invited to a festive party. Or maybe you expect to be working from home during the upcoming year. What outfits will you need? Take this into account when looking at the best black Friday deals. It’s no good buying something if you won’t actually find the right occasion to wear it!

Think about what you will wear now

This time of year, the sales usually include plenty of seasonally-appropriate attire, so you can pick up the perfect winter coat or pair of boots to help you put together your cold weather outfits.

Don’t buy just because it’s discounted

Common sense, of course, but don’t be tempted to make a purchase just because an item of clothing or pair of shoes is on discount.

Make sure what you choose fits and flatters you, and that it isn’t uncomfortable. Otherwise, your new purchase will simply spend years lurking at the back of your closet.

The best places to find great black Friday deals

Now that you’re thinking strategically about what will suit you, and that you will wear this season, and beyond, here are the best places to shop the Black Friday sales…

Black Friday discounts at Nordstrom

Nordstrom has kicked off its Black Friday deals and is expected to offer separate Cyber Monday deals on clothes, shoes an accessories on November 30.

Nordstrom’s sale is already offering up to 78% off. Below are some of the classic clothes and accessories you could choose from Nordstrom.

Classic riding boots

A perfect example of a sale purchase which will never date, a classic pair of riding boots will be something you wear year-upon-year.

women's boots in the black Friday sales | 40plusstyle.com

Børn Ellendale knee high boot

A designer bag

If you love a particular designer, the Black Friday sales can be a good time to check if any of their handbags are reduced.

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Tory Burch Miller metal logo leather flap crossbody bag

A warm winter coat

If you haven’t yet invested in a warm winter coat, the Cole Haan bib insert jacket (below) has a tailored waist to flatter your figure and should keep you nice and warm.

Winter coat in the black Friday deals | 40plusstyle.com

Cole Haan bib insert down & feather fill coat

Aerosoles

Aerosoles are frequently mentioned as having some of the best arch support shoes. If you’re looking for winter boots, there’s already 50% off in the pre-black Friday sale.

Aerosoles Step Dance boot | 40plusstyle.com

Step Dance boot

Check out our article on the best shoes with arch support.

Amazon

Amazon is one of the prime destinations for holiday shopping and there are already lots of great deals here for Black Friday.

Black Friday sales - GADEWAKE color block sweatshirt | 40plusstyle.com

GADEWAKE color block sweatshirt

Ann Taylor

Best known for producing classic styles to flatter women who care about their appearance, but don’t want to be a slave to fashion trends, you’ll find plenty of timeless designs on sale this weekend.

The Ann Taylor sale is already on. There’s also a deal on full-price items where you can get 60% off if you buy 3 items.

Ann Taylor faux leather high waist ankle pants | 40plusstyle.com

Faux leather high waist ankle pants

Anthropologie

If you join the retailer’s loyalty program, you’ll get a heads up on all the Black Friday deals. For now, you’ll find there’s already an extra 30% off sale items.

Black Friday sales - Anthropologie Pilcro sherpa-trimmed denim jacket | 40plusstyle.com

Pilcro sherpa-trimmed denim jacket

Boden

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One of the beauties of the Boden brand is that it tends not to design clothes and accessories with a focus on trends, but instead creates timeless clothes that you can wear for many seasons.

There are often clearance items on Boden, year round, but you’ll find extra discounts for Black Friday. Currently, the Boden sale has up to 60% off.

Best black Friday sales - Boden Lennox button skirt | 40plusstyle.com

Lennox button skirt

Chicos

With a focus on classic styling, and bold prints, Chicos has plenty of its signature styles on discount this Black Friday, with more than 1,000 items in the Chicos sale.

Black Friday sales - Chicos sheer tunic shirt | 40plusstyle.com

Sheer tunic shirt

Club Monaco

A good option for luxe casual wear, Club Monaco has an extra 30% off its sale lines.

Club Monaco Daylina wool coat | 40plusstyle.com

Daylina wool coat

COS

Cos is giving customers 25% off when you spend $200 or more from November 26 to 29. Then, on November 30, there will be an extra 30% off sale items. You’ll find there are already past collections on sale at up to 70% off if you look at the COS archive sale.

COS high collar midi dress | 40plusstyle.com

High collar midi dress

Gap

The older sister to Old Navy, Gap still has plenty of stylish tricks up its sleeve. The Gap sale has 50% off outerwear and sweaters as well as face masks.

GAP adult contour mask with filter pocket (3-Pack) | 40plusstyle.com

Adult contour mask with filter pocket (3-Pack)

J.Crew

J.Crew is expected to offer 50% in its Black Friday sale – but you can already shop some good discounts of 60% off and more.

Cameron slim crop pant in four-season stretch | 40plusstyle.com

Cameron slim crop pant in four-season stretch

Kate Spade

There’s a fantastic deal on at Kate Spade in the run up to Black Friday. The Kate Spade surprise sale is offering 75% off more than 700 products. The crossbody below for example is only $79 instead of $279.

Kate Spade New York Carson convertible crossbody | 40plusstyle.com

Carson convertible crossbody

Kohl’s

Kohl’s is set to launch its Black Friday deals on November 27. But it already has special offers on up to 70% off. You can find great deals on dresses. Many are tunic styles that would look good worn over leggings.

Kohl's Apt. 9® tab-sleeve shift dress | 40plusstyle.com

Apt. 9® tab-sleeve shift dress

Loft

A store which doesn’t try to be achingly cool, or on trend, but which still produces some interesting designs each season. The Loft sale is already on.

Loft pull-on wide leg pants | 40plusstyle.com

Pull-on wide leg pants

Macy’s

Macy’s is having a deal of the day in the run-up to and days after Black Friday, and you can already have a look at Black Friday preview specials.

COACH Cassie Colorblock Leather Camera Bag | 40plusstyle.com

COACH Cassie Colorblock Leather Camera Bag

Madewell

No Black Friday deals as yet, but there is $25 off cashmere when you use the code WARMUP. Plus there are plenty of items expected to be added to the Madewell Sale.

Madewell cashmere V-Neck sweater | 40plusstyle.com

Cashmere V-Neck sweater

NYDJ

One of the brands especially designed for women over 40, Not Your Daughter’s Jeans (NYDJ) offer classic shapes and styles that fit, flatter and won’t date. NYDJ is already offering a pre-sale for Black Friday with 50% off your second pair.

How about these black bootcut pants, which are likely to go with every top in your closet?

NYDJ Marilyn straight ankle jeans | 40plusstyle.com

Marilyn straight ankle jeans

Old Navy

Old Navy already has a pre-Black Friday sale with up to 50% off pajamas, jeans and sweatshirts. Expect more discounts over the Black Friday weekend.

Old Navy patterned flannel pajama set | 40plusstyle.com

Patterned flannel pajama set

Saks Fifth Avenue

Another good option for designer discounts, the Saks sale has already started in the run up to Black Friday.

Shoshann Esmeralda belted dress | 40plusstyle.com

Shoshann Esmeralda belted dress

Shopbop

A good option to look at if you want to look for designer clothes or accessories at a reduction. The Shopbop sale is on with some discounts of up to 70%.

Veronica Beard Oskar Dickey jacket | 40plusstyle.com

Veronica Beard Oskar Dickey jacket

Target

Forget Black Friday itself, Target is running Black Friday deals all month, with different deals each week such as buy one get one free (when I looked it was thermals) and sweaters starting from $15.

Target A New Day™ belted open front cardigan | 40plusstyle.com

A New Day™ belted open front cardigan

Walmart

Not just for your groceries, Walmart is already known for budget fashion options, with pre-Black Friday deals already offering discounts.

Mark Alan faux leather moto jacket with faux fur collar | 40plusstyle.com

Mark Alan faux leather moto jacket with faux fur collar

What you be buying in the Black Friday sales? Let me know if you find some fabulous Black Friday deals.

Continue reading:

  1. Cold Weather Outfits To Keep You Warm AND Stylish
  2. The Best Winter Coats For Women This Season And How To Choose A Coat
  3. My Picks From The Nordstrom Fall Sale

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