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My Ultimate Super Organized Black Friday Sale Guide (Live Updates!)

Nov 23, 2017

J.Crew Flannel PJS (available on sale both at Nordstrom and J.Crew), UGG cableknit socks (this similar pair is on sale for 40% off!) similar faux fur pillows (on sale for $31!), similar faux fur blanket (plaid blankets are old!) 

Guys,

I hope you had the best Thanksgiving with your family and friends and are excited for all the Cyber Week sales!

We had so much fun with my mom over the past few days, and dropped her off at the airport this morning. Today I’ll be cleaning my house (it’s such a disaster right now. YIKES) and also working on curating some more sale picks for you guys in this post, so check back later, too! (Make sure to check Insta stories because I’m posting my favorites there as well and I’ll be doing a try-on session later with some of my favorites!)

As you know, this is the biggest shopping weekend of the year, and thanks to all of you who filled out my Black Friday/Holiday content survey, I know exactly HOW you want to shop the sales this year, and I’m doing my best to organize it in a way that is easy to digest however you please!

With that being said, there are a few different ways to shop my ultimate Cyber Week sale guide. Here’s what you need to know:

How to shop the Black Friday/Cyber Monday Guide:

Check back frequently: (Last update made today, Sunday, 2:04 pm)

I’ll be updating this guide multiple times per day! I won’t be doing separate posts for each day, rather, all the updates will be made RIGHT HERE. I’ll make sure to put at the top the time it was last updated as well as label any updates with “(NEW!)” so you can easily find what you may have missed.

Shop however you want: There are several ways to shop this guide, based on what you’re looking for.

By item category: (i.e. if you’re looking for sweaters, you can scroll down and see my favorite sweaters below.)

Shop by gift category: (i.e. if you’re looking for “gifts for guys” you can scroll down to see my reccos from that section. Keep in mind I will be adding more gift guide categories as I go, so again, check back frequently!)

Shop by photo: If I have a photo of me wearing any specific items that are on sale, there is also a section for that so you can see how I styled them!

Shop all sales by alphabetical order: You can scroll down to the very bottom to get the most updated list of sales (that I think are worth shopping) by alphabetical order.

Any requests? Comment below if there’s something you’d like me to specifically list, and I’ll make sure to do that for you!

What not to miss at a glance:

I have to admit, I’m really impressed with the cyber week deals so far! My favorite finds as of this morning (Black Friday AM) are Nordstrom’s additional 20% off all sale items. Also, they’re offering Ray Ban Sunnies for 20% off now through Sunday only!

Basically, there is a TON of stuff down–but most noteworthy, sooo much of their J.Crew selection. I love buying J.Crew at Nordstrom because the shipping is faster and free (and then I don’t have to buy from multiple stores.) Same goes with Madewell here. Remember, Nordstrom price matches everything!

Additionally, I think the Shopbop sale is honestly the best I’ve seen in awhile. It’s Buy More Save More, but if you plan it strategically you can easily hit the limit (or go in with family members to get the bigger discount). East Dane is the mens equivalent of Shopbop and they have the same sale going on, so if you’re looking for guy gifts, definitely check there!

Shop my favorite items by item category:

Sweaters:

Soo many good sweaters this year. If you missed it, this festive bell-sleeved sweater from yesterday’s post is crazy marked down. I also love this Leith shawl cardigan for $37! This drape-front camel cashmere cardigan is also almost $100 off!! Definitely buying this! This ruffled turtleneck sweater I’ve been eyeing all year from J.Crew is also marked down.

Scarves:

Too many on sale to count! Shop my favorites above!

Dresses:

This is a total dark horse here, but one of my readers just told me about Lord & Taylor’s sale and how they have the best selection of dresses. It’s true, they have so many! Also, this favorite winter floral dress of mine from LOFT is marked way down! Speaking of, I’m really impressed with LOFT’s dress selection lately–they have a lot of versatile dress-up or dress-down dresses and they’re all 40% off.

Tops:

My favorite, favorite FAVORITE lace silk tank is on sale for $23. So many of you have messaged me and said, “this is the first thing I’ve bought in so long that my boyfriend loves and says isn’t a top for Grandmas”–I mean, do you need any more reason to buy it?! ? J.Crew’s “Perfect Tee” for $17 and “Tissue Turtleneck” are two of my go-to tees.

Outerwear

Packable Parkas: Michael Kors (more on the one I just bought in photos below!) and Bernardo and make some really amazing packable down parkas that are on sale right now–the fact that they’re warm AND lay super flat makes them super versatile especially those who travel quite a bit! They are great gifts for mom and sister, too!

Barbour: LOT’s of Barbour on sale at Nordstrom! This quilted polarquit jacket for women is marked down (and comes in three colors!) I’m loving the winter white! The Annandale in Olive is also on sale! Their popular Cirro rain coat is also marked down to under $200!

Plus, for guys the Tinford jacket (what Neal has! He loves it!) and Canterdale jacket make really great gifts!

J.Crew: Definitely don’t miss J.Crew’s outerwear selection because it always sells out really quickly. The Cocoon coat is included in the sale and they still have quite a few colors available! Also, this packable puffer coat is on sale, as is this popular parka!

Camel Coats: If you want a pretty dressy coat, this adorable coat from Topshop is on sale and comes in navy and black as well! Also, my FAVORITE Ann Taylor Wrap Coat is now only $99! It’s super warm, too! (Scroll down for photos of both).

Boots and Booties:

OTK Boots: Nordstrom has the Stewart Weitzman tielands the cheapest I’ve ever seen, plus Shopbop has a lot too, including my Lowland boots marked down. You know how much I love the Blondo Olivia boots, and those are also marked down to $135 which is 50 percent off! Both my Lowlands and Blondo’s run true to size.

Neutral Heeled booties: I love these 1.State booties for $47 that are super comfy and so cute. They are a fun mix-up from the average neutral bootie! These run true to size.

Flat ankle boots: I have these SARTO boots marked down to $71 and I love them! They’re a great classic basic that will last for years! (My mom tried them on too and now she wants a pair, so two thumbs up for them in the mom gift department!) Run true to size.

Other flat ankle boots: The Sam Edelman Petty Chelsea boots are one of my favorites. They are SO comfy and I don’t know one person who has them that doesn’t love them! Kelly loves them so much she has like 5 colors, haha! Sam Edelman is probably the brand I buy the most when it comes to shoes, and Shopbop has pretty much everything from them as part of their sale right now!

Hunter Boots: The glossy “refined” Hunters are only $99 right now! They didn’t have these when I bought my Hunters but I wish I had this pair–they’re a lot less chunky than the others and look more sleek. Also, ALL pairs of Hunters on Shopbop are 20% off!

Duck Boots: Tuckernuck has the CUTEST Sperry duck boots with shearling detail that are 25% off!

Pajamas and loungewear:

J.Crew has almost ALL their PJ’s marked down! Also, Eberjay’s adorable “shortie” set is marked down (in the best colors!) If you’re looking for a pair of joggers, these are only $30! This grey plaid nightshirt is adorable for $23 and it also comes in a matching set for $31!

Home Decor:

Holiday decor: West Elm has 40-60% off  and Pottery Barn has 30% holiday decor! (These vintage inspired mercury ornaments for $12 at Pottery Barn are SO CUTE!) These mercury glass trees are also so affordable and make a subtle, festive statement. Also, faux fur everything is marked down.

Cozy throws: This super cozy faux fur throw is on sale for $39 as is this oneThis fleece throw for $29 looks like the perfect thing to wrap yourself in for a Netflix binge.

(NEW!) Athletic wear and atheisure:

Lole (one of my favorite athletic brands!) has 40% off select items. This long-sleeve shirt is SO soft and is marked down to $38–it’s perfect to throw over your sports bra to go to Yoga or to wear on the weekends with leggings and sneakers. One of my favorite pairs of workout pants is also marked down!

Shopbop also has a ton of Beyond Yoga items as part of their sale! I’ve never actually purchased anything from them before but I have friends who rave about the brand!

Zella is another great brand that is on sale right now at Nordstrom–their items are super affordable and so cute! I love these leggings for $36, this adorable dusty pink sports bra/crop for $23, and these high-waisted yoga pants for $34! 

Also, my favorite Nike Tanjun sneakers are only $55 now! Plus, Nike Roches are on marked down! (I’ve never seen that happen!)

(NEW!) Jeans:

I don’t own a ton of jeans, so I can’t speak for more than a handful of brands, but if you’ve been looking to stock up on some denim (which also make excellent gifts for moms and sisters!)–here are my favorites:

Rag & Bone: I absolutely adore my high-waisted Rag & Bone skinny jeans. The pair I own has a raw hem and are nearly sold out (they run big because they stretch so much, so I would size down if you’re in between sizes) but this pair is very similar. I also love this super dark twilight wash, which is very flattering!

Paige: I had a pair of Paige skinny jeans that lasted me for YEARS and I finally just got rid of them because I wore them into the ground. I really love Paige denim’s quality and fit–their Houghton jeans are very popular and are marked down right now!

Joe’s: Another denim brand I’ve worn a lot over the years–their “Flawless” skinny jeans always get rave reviews and the wash and high-waisted cut make them a very flattering choice!

Levi’s: I truly can’t say enough good things about Levi’s jeans. I own several pairs and they are all so comfortable and will last forever. The 721 skinny jeans are my favorite cut (I have this wash in my cart!) as well as the Wedgie jeans–and both are part of the Shopbop sale!

(NEW!) Skincare & Haircare:

Tula: I JUST got some new Tula products that I had never used before and I absolutely LOVE the brand. If you’re looking for a new safe skincare brand, I highly recommend it! They’re offering 20% off everything right now and their hydrating day and night cream is incredible if you get really dry skin in the winter. It’s also anti-aging and helps improve fine lines and elasticity!

Clinique for men: a great gift setIf you’re looking to get your guy some good skincare products, Neal really likes Clinique’s mens line and they have on sale right now!

 

Shop by photo–my personal wardrobe items on sale

Nike Tanjun Sneakers: $55 (These are SO COMFY and they go with everything from workout clothing to jeans! Great travel shoes, too!)

Tons of Beauty deals with Gifts w/ Purchase! 

Nordstrom has SO many gifts with purchase right now on perfume, makeup, skincare, and more! If you’re looking to purchase any of these for gifts this year, it’s a great time to take advantage of all the extra goodies they offer for things you’d already be buying!

(NEW!) My favorite Delsey Carry-On suitcase: $199 at Macy’s! (Full review of it here!)

(NEW!) J.Crew Perfect Plaid Button Down (40% off!) 

Packable Puffer Coat: $119–47% off (almost sold out, but similar here on sale too!)

Hunter Boots (starting at 20% off) & Hunter Boot Socks ($37!) 

Men’s Barbour Tinford Jacket: $114

Lace silk camisole: $23!

J.Crew Blackwatch Plaid Night Shirt: $40 

LOFT Fall/Winter Floral Dress: $40!

Bell sleeve sweater ($42), Rag & Bone Jeans ($106), Blondo Olivia Boots ($135)

SARTO Ankle Booties: $71 (Come in three colors!)

Topshop Camel Coat ($66), Similar Leather Leggings ($15!), SARTO ankle booties ($71)

Halogen Stretch Sock Booties ($57), Rag & Bone Skinny Jeans ($106–also, very similar ones on sale here!)

Sam Edelman Loafers: Starting at 20% off

Striped Tissue Turtleneck: $17

One State Ankle Booties: $47!

Ann Taylor Camel Wrap Coat: 50% off for $99! 

Sam Edelman Cap Toe Pumps–start at 20% off at Shopbop! 

Madewell Transport Tote

25% off at Nordstrom and also part of the Shopbop Sale! 

Shop my on-sale gift recommendations

(NEW!) Gifts for Sisters, Moms, and BFFS:

Cashmere wrap/topper: 20% off right now at Tuckernuck! This would be a HIT for any mom! Plus, it’s really versatile because you can wear it as a wrap with a cocktail dress OR wear it casually around a button down and jeans! Comes in several colors.

(NEW!) Best boots for mom: Blondo is a really awesome boot brand, especially for moms (my mom is like the most practical person ever–shoes have to be comfortable and durable through rain and snow) They have several pairs on sale now and since almost all their shoes are super comfy AND waterproof, it’s a win-win. These riding boots in particular caught my mom’s eye–they’ve got a stretchy panel in them so they really fit your calf well (plus, waterproof). She really loved this pair of ankle booties, too! (Also waterproof!)

Baublebar has the CUTEST little gift sets with adorable earrings and they’re all 30% off. I love this one especially with one pair of black and one pair of gold statement earrings.

This cashmere crewneck sweater is the best wardrobe staple (and so soft) and is something your mom or sister can get a ton of wear out of! (Plus, they don’t have to know it only cost you $58!!) ?

Eberjay PJ’s always make the BEST gifts and they are the most luxurious, soft pajamas you’ll ever find! All Eberjay is part of the Shopbop sale!

I’ve never met a woman who didn’t love a great faux fur throw–this one is on sale for $39 and would make an especially great gift for a sister or friend who just graduated or moved into their own place!

This $29 candle making kit would please any crafty, DIY-loving mom!

Speaking of Blondo, I know so many ladies who have given the Blondo Olivia boots for gifts to moms and sisters and it always is SUCH a hit. They’re so affordable and quality AND waterproof. I mean, yeah. They’re just awesome. (See photo of them above!)

For beauty junkies, the infamous GlowPro microneedling tool is now 20% off! Also, the Beachwaver rotating curling iron is also marked down! (It’s the curling iron I used to have and LOVED before it blew up when I was in London. RIP.) There are a lot of awesome beauty gift sets that are marked down at Nordstrom, so definitely peruse that if you’re buying for any beauty lovers!

These butter slipper socks are so so so soft. The best socks ever–perfect for stocking stuffers! You can buy 3 for $19!

Speaking of socks, Hunter socks are such a great gift (they’re always expensive, but now they’re marked down to $37!)

Quilted Barbour Jacket: This jacket is so pretty and comes in three colors–right now it’s 41% off for $135!

Ray Ban Sunnies are 20% off!! This is both my favorite brand AND Neal’s favorite brand! They would make the perfect gift for your sister–I purchased this pair yesterday, and my mirrored folding rose gold sunnies are always the BIGGEST hit, and they’re 20% off!

This long cashmere drape cardigan has Mom’s name written all over it!

Gifts For Guys:

(NEW!) As stated above, Ray Bans are marked down at Nordstrom! This NEVER happens–classic aviators and wayfarers never disappoint when it comes to awesome gifts for your boyfriend/husband/brother or dad!

Neal got this pair of aviators which is a nice mix-up from the usual frames, and would make a great gift for stylish husbands/boyfriends/brothers!

North Face Jacket: This super nice PrimaLoft jacket just got marked down! (Especially great for Dad!)

Slim leather wallets: Neal loves slim wallets like this one and this one because they fit nicely in the back of jeans without being bulky.

Bonobos Slim Fit Plaid Button-Down:  One of Neal’s favorite brands, he loves their shirts especially and there are a few on sale at Nordstrom!

A Vintage-inspired watch: Neal says that “vintage-inspired watches are having a moment.” Timex watches are awesome and there are a bunch on sale–he loves this one (on sale for $47!) and this one (on sale for $65!)  This Jack Mason watch for $88 is also really cool.

The Barbour Tinford jacket: Neal loves his and wears it so often–a great jacket never disappoints! It runs true to size.

The Vancouver Slipper: I also just ordered these slippers (because Neal’s previous “slippers” were old ratty Adidas sandals from college) and they are so comfortable and only $39!

Herschel Dopp Kit: Last year I got Neal this dopp kit bag by Herschel (one of his favorite brands) and filled it with some good skincare products. All Herschel is part of the East Dane sale (Shopbop’s men equivalent!) He also has this duffel bag and loves it.

Dapper comb: This Baxter of California comb is also another one of Neal’s favorite things!

Sonos Wireless Speakers: I think Sonos speakers are one of Neal’s top 5 favorite things in life. This little speaker just got price-matched at Nordstrom (10% off for $174!) It’s the new one that integrates with Alexa, which is amazing. We have one in our bedroom and the sound quality is incredible and unlike any other speaker you’ve heard. Plus, it runs on wifi, so your music is never interrupted if someone calls or texts you!

Red Wing Boots: Neal is DYING for a pair of Red Wing boots. He has some similar ones, but he says they’re by far the best winter boots for men. They’re stylish but also super durable and warm–they’ll last for decades! J.Crew has a bunch of them marked down for 40% off right now.

(NEW!) Affordable “small” gifts:

OMG a Sriracha to-go keychain. Like it actually has real sriracha in it. Best stocking stuffer ever. (You’re welcome).

I’ve never met anyone who hated insanely soft faux fur blankets that are as stylish as they are cozy. This one is only $39! You’ll be the most popular gift giver ever.

Your yogi BFF definitely needs this “After this we’re getting pizza” water bottle

Nordstrom has this Capri Blue candle marked down and let me tell you, you’ve NEVER smelled anything more wonderful. It’s only $22 and would be a great small gift for anyone!

J.Crew Factory has really good “little” gifts and stocking stuffers: Notably, my favorite favorite tissue turtlenecks for $17. Super cute plaid and shearling slippers, faux fur key fob for $6. 

This “Champagne Please” bell is the cutest cheeky gift for any girly girl.

A couple bottles of wine in these adorable french Chanel-inspired wine bags or a cute gold bottle opener are a great hostess gift.

A six pack of good craft beer and a cute bottle opener (a great gift for a couple–a little something for him and her!)

For your girlfriend, Beyonce themed pencil set (whaaaat?!) with a cute planner from Rifle Paper Co.

For your coworker, a cute calendar or cute, cheeky sticky note set is sure to please.

 

Shop by retailer (Alphabetical Order):

ANN TAYLOR: 50% OFF EVERYTHING WITH CODE GOPINK

Ann Taylor has a ton of great sweaters, casual staples that will work great for work and the weekend (like these adorable velvet pants!), plus my favorite camel coat is on sale, too!

ASOS: Take 30% off everything with code EPIC30

ETSY: Sales vary by seller

This is such a great chance to get one of a kind gifts AND support small businesses!

Baublebar: 30% off everything with code FRIDAY30

(NEW!) Everlane: ALL profits from Everlane’s Black Friday Sales will go toward the company’s farming initiative to bring free, safe (pesticide free) meals to their factory workers in Vietnam.

Just another reason why I love this company SO much. Instead of offering deals, they’re donating their proceeds (up to $100,000) to helping their factory workers in Vietnam. Due to rampant use of pesticides and toxic soil throughout the country, they’re building farms for their workers in shipping containers, so they can have two free meals per shift. How amazing is that? (Read the full details and story here). If you want to shop for a good cause, my favorite Everlane wardrobe staples are my silk button down, boyfriend jeans, tank dress, cashmere sweater, day heels (I just ordered them in crimson velvet!!) and oxford shoes.

J.Crew: 40% off everything with code THANKU

So much great stuff on sale, including lots of adorable PJ’s (I just bought this flannel night shirt–it’s a bit longer too so it’s not too short to wear around the fam if you know what I mean, haha!) This is also the best time to purchase J.Crew outerwear and it always sells out fast–including the ever popular Stadium Cloth Cocoon coat!  Also I am IN LOVE with this striped white and black ribbed turtleneck!

J.Crew Factory: 50% off EVERYTHING including new arrivals!

The Factory sale never disappoints and is a great place to stock up on basics, like this merino wool turtleneck sweater for $29 (comes in tons of colors!) or this tartan blanket scarf that comes in tons of colors as well! Also, my FAVORITE striped tissue turtlenecks are marked down to $17!

(NEW!) LOFT: 50% off EVERYTHING with code FRIYAY

A great place to shop for sweaters and small accessories like cute pom pom beanies, scarves, and socks, which make great, affordable gifts!

Nordstrom: 20% off ALL sale items!

There are soo many good markdowns! You can shop their full sale selection here.

REVOLVE: Take up to 50% off sale styles 

Shopbop: Buy More Save More–Get 20% off orders over $200, 25% off orders over $500, and 30% off orders over $800. Use code MORE17.

In my opinion, I think this is the best Black Friday/Cyber Week sale out there.

This includes Stuart Weitzman boots, Levi’s jeans (their 721 skinny jeans are my favorite) and one of my favorite budget-friendly brands, BB Dakota. My absolute FAVORITE comfy loafers (seriously, no break-in required) are also part of the sale. I have them in Leopard print but they come in tons of colors. They also have a lot of Madewell items on sale, including my favorite tote! (I usually prefer buying Madewell from Shopbop or Nordstrom because of the fast, free shipping!) They also have my favorite knee-high boots on sale in black! 

T3 MICRO: Black Friday starts early! Enjoy 25% off luxe hair tools

I use their “whirl” curling wand with a 1″ barrel and it works SO WELL. Kelly used mine the other weekend and her hair has never stayed curled for longer than a couple of hours, and hers stayed all night. She ordered it IMMEDIATELY. Like, even before she left my house. I also have their hair dryer and it’s awesome.

TUCKERNUCK: 25% off site wide, plus buy more save more!

URBAN OUTFITTERS: Buy One Get One 50% Off everything!

 

Happy Shopping! Make sure to check back later to see the latest updates 🙂 

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