Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017: where to find the best deals

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It’s the biggest event in the shopping calendar. Here’s where (and how) to nab the best bargains

Tapping your credit card impatiently? Us too, for the countdown to Black Friday 2017 has begun.

Some of your favourite brands will be slashing their prices in-store and online this November, to make festive shopping a little more affordable.

With origins in – where else – the US, the annual day of discounts has become an international phenomenon in recent years. It now extends to almost a month of major sales, peaking with Black Friday itself (which falls this year on 24 November) and Cyber Monday (27 November). 

Cyber Monday focuses specifically on cut-price tech gadgets, and in 2017 some brands are offering deals right up until 1 December. 

If you’re exhausted by the mere thought of fighting off other shoppers for a bargain during the festive period, never fear. For those who prefer to get a gift-buying high from behind the comfort of a computer screen, Black Friday is very much geared towards the online shopper – meaning you can stay on the sofa while you snag the best discounts.

Below is a rundown of the best Black Friday deals on offer so far. We’ll be updating this list with new reductions in fashion, beauty, home, travel and more as they happen, so stay tuned. 

For more exclusive Stylist reader-only deals interactive content to help you win at Black Friday shopping, visit our Black Friday hub.

Best Black Friday Beauty Deals

Amazon. New Black Friday deals daily, including at least 35% off the ghd V Gold Classic Styler with Air Hairdryer and Root Lift Spray and at least 45% off Scholl Velvet Smooth

Feelunique. Up to 60% off limited time special deals all Black Friday Week, with new deals released throughout the day, every day. 

Birchbox. Save up to 50% on selected products from brands including Pixi, Percy & Reed and Benefit. Use code BF20 at checkout for 20% off Birchbox gift subscriptions. 

Boots. Major savings on electrical items, fragrances and beauty, including ‘better than half price’ deals. DKNY Be Delicious Fresh Blossom Eau de Parfum 100ml, for example, has been slashed from £70 to £30.

John Lewis. You’ll find great offers in the department store’s beauty and fashion departments, including 17% off fragrances and up to 30% off selected beauty brands, including Bobbi Brown, Acqua di Parma and Estee Lauder.

House of Fraser. Up to 50% off selected beauty brands. 

Allbeauty. Up to 70% on fragrance, make-up, skincare and electricals. 

The Body Shop. Big discounts on hundreds of items.

Eyeko. Up to 50% off all products, including the cult Brow Magic Brow Boost, slashed from £25 to £12.50. 

Superdrug. Up to 60% off hundreds of products, from brands including Babyliss, Clarins and Gucci. Discount only applies at checkout.

Best Black Friday Fashion Deals

Topshop. Up to 50% off and free delivery for Black Friday. Deals end 27 November.

FitFlop. Up to 60% off hundreds of lines. 

You can save even more at with 25% extra on sale prices, using this exclusive code for Stylist readers:  STYLIST25. Full details and T&Cs here.

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BrandAlley. Prices slashed by up to 80% on the biggest names in fashion, beauty and home all year round, with new sales launched daily. 

You can save even more at BrandAlley this Black Friday with £10 off your first order when you spend £50, using this exclusive code for Stylist readers: STYLIST10. Full details and T&Cs here.

GAP. 40% off everything except sale styles (which are reduced by 25%) using discount code BFGAP at checkout. Ends 25 November.

Debenhams. Up to 30% off in every department, including fashion. 

Urban Outfitters. There will be a 24-hour preview sale on 22 November, leading into Black Friday discounts from 23-26 November. Select lines will be reduced by 50% on the day itself.

Figleaves. Pre-Black Friday deals include buy one get one half price bras. Up to 25% off select brands on Black Friday itself. 

ASOS. 20% off everything between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, using the code WIN20.

H&M. 20% off everything online and in store. Discount applied at checkout. 

Zara. 20% off selected items in store and online on Black Friday only.

All Saints. 30% off everything for a limited time only.  

French Connection. Up to 50% off selected lines of women’s clothing and accessories on 24 November. 

Best Black Friday Accessories Deals

John Lewis. Snag 20% off luggage, including this natty floral Herschel Supply Co. Strand Holdall, reduced 20% to £52 (pictured above). Perfect for weekend getaways. 

Aldo. Up to 50% off original price on all sale footwear and handbags.

Dune. Up to 20% off everything (non-Dune London brands may be excluded or have a lower discount). Ends 27 November.

Monica Vinader. 30% off selected jewellery. Ends 27 November.

Best Black Friday Tech Deals

Amazon. Great deals in every department, with free delivery on millions of eligible items. Rent latest movies for £1.99 instead of £4.49 each here (Amazon Prime members only).

If you’re looking for tech buys for the gadget fiends in your life (or for yourself), may we suggest the following bargains:

Offers end 26 November.

John Lewis. Offers on great tech products including the Google Home Smart Speaker, Google Home Mini, Fitbit Alta, UE Boom 2 Speaker and Samsung Tab A 10 Tablet.

Argos. Up to 50% off more than 1,000 products.

Best Black Friday Homeware and Gifts Deals

Black Friday shopping

Le Creuset. Up to 40% off selected items, including the Signature Cast Iron Round Casserole 24cm, at Amazon.

31Dover. The drinks retailer is offering special Cyber Week discounts on dozens of items that would make perfect gifts (or can be added to your holiday booze stockpile), including:

Offers end 27 November. 

John Lewis. You’ll find great offers in the retailer’s home department, with Black Friday deals kicking off on the day itself. The De’Longhi ESAM3000.B Magnifica Bean-to-Cup Coffee Machine is reduced from £249.99 to just £79.99, and there’s also 25% off selected sewing machines

For more exclusive Stylist reader-only deals interactive content to help you win at Black Friday shopping, visit our Black Friday hub.

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