While many people have been prepping for Thanksgiving by making pies and practicing their turkey carving skills, dedicated shoppers have been loading up on circulars and coupons for the biggest shopping day of the year; Black Friday! The day after Thanksgiving has long been special for the saviest of shoppers who are willing to fight crowds, weather, and sleepiness for some of the best deals retailers offer all year.
Black Voices has rounded up the top five Black Friday fashion sales that are too good to be missed. So this year, eat a few less pieces of grandma's pie so you can hit the stores running and snag these amazing deals!
Get top quality jewelry and clothing for a discount at Macy's at 4 a.m. Black Friday sale. This year, the mega-retailer is using the internet to create a buzz about their over-the-top deals. Facebook users can preview 200 Black Friday deals at www.facebook.com/Macys and can even create an online shopping list by visiting Macys.com. Simply create an account on the site, drag items you want on to the list, print and shop!
Kohl's knows how to do Black Friday right. Everything from sportswear and lounge wear to fitness apparel will be 40-60 percent off. Also expect fabulous finds such as leather gloves for $15.99, leggings for $6.99 and sweaters for as low as $9.99.
Ann Taylor Loft
Ann Taylor Loft is not advertising their special Black Friday sale, but expect to find 40 percent off most of their sweet feminine apparel in stores. Because the sale is only for 'a limited time,' be sure to shop early to make sure you don't miss out on the extraordinary deal.
Get up and at 'em at Express on Black Friday. Shoppers who make it to Express before noon will find themselves enjoying 40 percent off everything in the store. That's right, everything! If you're an Express fan, this deal is a must! Check Express.com for participating stores.
Where: 478 Broadway at Broome St., NYC (212) 966-9555
If you're spending Thanksgiving in New York City, be sure to get up early on Black Friday for perhaps the day's most generous deal. Starting at 8 a.m., British retailer Topshop will provide customers with a 'British breakfast' -- bacon, buttered bread and porridge with various toppings - and hot tea while they shop for discounted merchandise. Also, the first 450 shoppers to spend $100 or more will receive a free headband. The store will stay open until 10pm, so shop until you drop.