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 I’ve seen so far.

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 a wedding. What outfits will you need? Take this into account when looking at the best black Friday deals.

But also buy to 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 sales.

Here are the best black Friday deals to choose from:

Black Friday discounts at Nordstrom

Nordstrom has already had it’s fall sale and many items are still discounted in the run up to Black Friday, so there are plenty of reductions to choose from.

The Nordstrom sale currently has items at up to 75% off.

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.

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Vince Camuto Pearley knee high riding 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.

Nordstrom is currently having a designer sale with 40% off so you should find a bag or pair of shoes you’ve had your eye on for a while is not discounted.

designer bags in the best black Friday deals |

Tory Burch McGraw leather crossbody tote

A warm winter coat

If you haven’t yet invested in a winter coat this year, how about this classic wool blend coat, which should appeal to those of you with a classic style or a minimalist style personality.

As well as this purple-gray shade, it also comes in a pink, pale blue, black and a mottled gray.

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Kenneth Cole New York wool blend coat


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.


Aerosoles are frequently mentioned as having some of the best arch support shoes. If you’re looking for comfortable shoes, you don’t want to miss their 40% off sale.


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

Party coat

Looking for a coat to go over your party dress this season?

How about this luxe velvet coat with gold stitching to bring more than a touch of glamour to your outfit.

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Grosvenor party coat

Old Navy

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

Leopard print sandals

If there’s any print that won’t date, it’s leopard. You could wear these leopard print sandals for the party season with a little black dress, and with white when warmer weather arrives.

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Faux suede high heel sandal


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.

Plus, if you’re looking for a winter coat, there are possibly more coats discounted at Macy’s than anywhere else this season, with discounts from the likes of Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Cole Haan.

Wrap coat

This flattering wrap style is available in black and this pale blue, as well as pink, gray, and a deep emerald green. Which color would you pick?

classic coat styles in the black Friday deals |

Cole Haan wrap coat

Taupe booties

If you already have a pair of black booties in your closet, how about investing in a taupe, tan or gray pair.

These are the ideal transitional booties for when the weather starts to cool.

women's booties in the black Friday sales |

Sam Edelman Macon ankle booties


The older sister to Old Navy, Gap still has plenty of stylish tricks up its sleeve. The Gap sale has 40% off everything with the code FORTY.

Saddlebag in a bright hue

This bag ticks three trends in one, with a saddlebag shape, reptile textures and deep blue shade.

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Faux leather saddle bag


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

You could opt for a classic wrap dress which can be worn with heels for party season, or with your moto jacket, tights and booties for during the day.

classic women's wrap dresses |

Love Sadie wrap woven dress


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. There were more than 500 pairs to choose from in the NYDJ sale when I looked.

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

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NYDJ Barbara bootcut pants


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.

Layered top

A layered tunic could be the ideal top to wear over your leggings.

layered tunics to wear over your leggings |

Layered tunic

Printed pants

Printed and patterned pants have been on trend for a number of seasons now, and are still very much en vogue.

You could wear these printed ankle pants with a plain top, or the coordinating top is also on sale, so you could get the look of a jumpsuit.

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Printed ankle pants

Statement earrings

If you want to add oomph to an outfit this season, how about a pair of statement earrings?

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Drop earrings


A store which doesn’t try to be achingly cool, or on trend, but which still produces some interesting designs each season. There’s 40% off in the Loft sale, or 50% is you’re a card member.

Wool moto jacket

I particularly love this moto jacket, which has all the edgy styling of a traditional leather moto, but the material gives it an added twist.

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Textured knit moto jacket

Print scarf

Do you have a coat in your closet, which need more impact, how about a printed scarf?

You would wear this one with black, red, white, yellow, or any color really, to freshen up last year’s coat.

statement scarves for women over 40 |

Leopard & tiger square scarf

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 also offering 40% off, or 50% and early access for card members.

Wrap top

Like the wrap dress, the wrap top is one of the most universally flattering styles you can find.

wrap tops in the best black Friday deals |

Ribbed wrap top

Print top

With a flattering crossover design, this top has the classic appeal of polka dots, yet adds a little twist by using repeating squares instead of circles.

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Geo wrap front tee


Mango has recently said its designs are targeted at anyone in the 20 to 45 age bracket, but there’s plenty to suit women in their 50s, 60s and beyond too.

In the run up to Black Friday, there’s 30% off in the Mango sale if you spend more than $100.

Print midi dress

How about a midi dress that you could wear with a leather jacket or cardigan for winter, and then sandals for summer?

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Belt midi dress

Reptile boots

One of the major shoe trends for winter and fall 2019 was reptile and snake textures. So, these snake effect ankle boots should make sure you’re bang on trend.

reptile print boots for women |

Snake-effect ankle boots


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 discounts of up to 50%.

Tassled bag

A classic shade, but with a touch of bohemian styling, this bag should appeal if you have a bohemian style personality.

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Rebecca Minkodd Stella satchel

Classic Chelsea boots

Wear with your jeans, or style with your midi dress, a pair of Chelsea boots will never go out of style, making them a great investment.

Chelsea boots are a wardrobe classic |

Madewell The Ainsley chelsea boots


Known for its designer labels, the Farfetch sale currently has discounts of up to 50%.

Statement coat

If you don’t just want a coat which keeps you warm, but are looking for one which also makes a statement, how about this print option in monochrome?

statement coats for winter |

Manning Cartell embroidered fitted coat

Quilted shoulder bag

Chanel‘s classic styles have shown that a quilted shoulder bag with chain detailing will always be on-trend. This Pinko version is more wallet-friendly.

quilted handbag styles |

Pinko Love shoulder bag

Saks Fifth Avenue

Another good option for designer discounts, the Saks sale has 50% off selected designs.

Envelope clutch

Clutch bags to go with your evening wear |

Rebecca Minkoff Leo embossed leather envelope clutch

White embellished sneakers

White sneakers will literally go with anything. If you’re searching for your perfect pair, how about opting for a style with pearl embellishment?

white sneakers in the black Friday deals |

Stuart Weitzman Excelsa leather sneaker

Club Monaco

A good option for luxe casual wear, Club Monaco has an extra 30% off its sale lines with the promo code EXTRA30.

Color block poncho

A cape or poncho is an easy way to add warmth and style during winter.

ponchos to stay warm and stylish in winter |

Plaid wrap

Stylish fedora

You can add style to any outfit with a hat. This fedora comes in an on-trend blue shade rather than the usual black or tan.

stylish hats to wear in winter |

Wide brim wool hat

Contemporary earrings

Hoop earrings are particularly on-trend at the moment, but if you want to break the mould, how about oval?

contemporary earrings for women over 40 |

Oval hoop earrings

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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