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The Best of Black Friday (2011) by Krista

by Krista, posted to Style

I'm the queen of Black Friday shopping and once actually sobbed when my cousin turned off our 3am alarm clock wake-up call during the night. Since I'm also the queen of planning and preparedness, I decided to use our fantastic lists to compile a cheat sheet of my favorite sales for strategic planni... More »

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Plum District Deal Site

Suggested by Alison L. Alderson Elliott

A deal site for moms with extra savings today - $10 off and 40% off codes plus they are participating in American Express's small business shopping day which gives AmEx users extra a $25 credit when they register their cards here: That makes a deal free!

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A huge list of Thanksgiving Day online shopping deals posted by Chloe of The Chloe Conspiracy & See Chloe Shop.

Larissa: What a great find, best list second to YOURS :). Let the shopping begin!!

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RELATED POST: Black Friday at H&M and Sephora (DON'T FORGET EBATES!) via The Stylish Housewife


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I saw that Krista added the Express sale, but I've also got the **details on the H&M and Sephora sales!** And don't forget to sign up for ebates before you do any online shopping!

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Black Friday Sales - Save this Black Friday with double cash back,...more

I learned about Ebates from Chloe ( and Jenn ( and have since earned over $200.00 in cashback. Don't forget to use your ebates when you shop Black Friday deals for extra savings!

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I already hit up this sale too! Save 20% off with code BIGEVENT.

Krista: YES - browsing now! Girl, you're killing me.

the stylish housewife: i lost a good hour this morning browsing! i got a foley & corinna clutch, faux leather leggings and an iphone case! =)

Krista: Whatttt!! I love Foley & Corinna, I use the Jet Setter as my work tote. I snagged it on super sale in black last year around Thanksgiving! What type of iPhone case? We're all obsessed with the Kate Spade ones (though OF COURSE we have a whole other list of cases too:

the stylish housewife: oOoO...i LOVE the jet setter!!! i got the marc jacobs case:

Krista: SO cute! Love Marc Jacobs too. Great finds.

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I already hit up this sale and saved an additional 20% with code HAPPYBLACKFRIDAY. You can also use it on sale items!

Krista: Free shipping and returns makes it pretty much risk free - can't wait to see what you bought in an OOTD post!

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Rebecca Minkoff (online)

Rebecca Minkoff is having a great online sale which starts at Midnight EST on 11/25. While deals have not been announced yet, the brand has been known to host some amazing sales in the past. All sales are final.

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BCBG.COM (online) 50% off

Offer valid through November 28, 2011, 11:59 P.M. PST, exclusively at...more

BCBG is having an awesome Black Friday sale, offering 50% of all sweaters, outerwear, leather AND boots!

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Tulle has a great selection of women's clothing and would be a great place to buy some nice gifts. With free shipping and 50% off, you can't go wrong!

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Goldyn (online) 25% off

Shop for the latest designer apparel, dresses, tops, shoes, jewelry...more

Celebrate Black Friday (and Cyber Monday!) with 25% off lines like Helmut Lang, See by Chloe, Loeffler Randall, Rebecca Minkoff and more from one of my favorites, Goldyn.

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Couture Candy (online) 25% off

Save 25% off of Joe's Jeans, Hudson, Seven for all Mankind, Alice and...more

Use code 25NOW to save. This online shoppe has an amazing selection of labels!

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INDi (online) - 30% custom jeans

Suggested by Rebecca Freeman

Jeans made just how you want them for 30% off, Merry Christmas to me. Might as well treat myself while I'm gift shopping!!

Jackie: I LOVE my INDI jeans and have been wanting a pair in grey so I will have to check out this sale!! :)

Krista: Fantastic sale!!

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From Black Friday through Cyber Monday SET Boutique is offering 20% off the entire site (no codes needed!), plus free shipping with the promo code shipfree11. SET Boutique retails fair trade and ethical clothing + accessories + gifts at

Krista: Thanks for adding! This is awesome!

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Amazon (online)

The official website for all of the best Black Friday Sales &...more

Amazon has some awesome deals! The e-mail I received promised 30% off select handbags, the new Kindle family for $79 & up to 67% off thousands of dvds and blu-rays. Perfect for those of us who don't want to venture out!

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Old Navy: 3 Days of Deals (open on Thanksgiving!)

One of the few stores actually open on Thanksgiving, Old Navy is...more

Jeans for $15 and peacoats for $29 are a real steal! Old Navy is also offering a plethora of awesome deals on kids clothing, including $5 fleece tops.

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Target (Open at Midnight!)

Target opens at Midnight and is featuring special deals on...more

Some of the best deals featured in the ad include a 32" Samsung LCD HDTV for $278, a Kindle keyboard 3G for 485 and an Apple iPod touch 8GB + $40 giftcard for $195.00.

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Best Buy (Open at Midnight!)

In more than 20 key markets, the retailer also will host a major...more

On Nov. 25, the hottest Black Friday deals on must-have holiday gifts will be available even earlier when Best Buy opens its doors at 12 midnight. Specific info to come as released.

The Mom Shopper: I want to buy the Asus - Eee Pad Transformer Tablet for $249.99!!!

Krista: Crossing everything that you get it!! Please let me know if you do! :)

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Kohl's (Open at Midnight!)

Kohl's will open its doors nationwide at 12 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 25 -...more

Get $15 for every $50 you spend from midnight on Thanksgiving through Sunday, Nov. 27. Receive 50% off all toys and super deals like $99.99 diamond solitaire earrings. Click to see the leaked 2011 Black Friday ad in detail!

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JCPenney (Open at 4am!)

So many items in this ad its hard to pick out just a few featured...more

Doors open at 4am and doorbusters last until 1pm. Stores will be open until 11pm on Black Friday. There is a 72-page Black Friday ad, w/ 47 pages of doorbusters and some super early shoppers will receive a free Disney snow globe.

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Levi's - 40% off entire store before 10AM

30% off all tops & outerwear, (LEVI'S OUTLET) 30% Off Your Entire...more

I love Levis for quality, well-fitting denim! I'm not sure if the Curve ID is included, but if anyone knows I would definitely appreciate comments! :)

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Saks Off 5th - Until 12pm (at least 30% off everything in store!)

Extra 50% off of clearance, cashmere sweaters, men's suits & extraordinary values, 40% off of fine jewelery, premium denim (!!) gifts/food and women's sportswear and 30% off of everything else in the store. Wahoo!

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Express: 40% off Storewide until 1pm

The official website for all of the best Black Friday Sales & Deals!...more

Express is one of my favorite places for Black Friday shopping! the entire store is 40% off Friday morning, and is a great place to snap up a Holiday dress!

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Take advantage of this awesome deal from Earnest Sewn, a premium denim house. Black Friday store shoppers will also be offered a warm drink. Not near a store? The deal is also available online.

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GAP - 60% off entire store

Offer valid 11/22/11 through 11/27/11 on regularly priced merchandise...more

GAP always has great sales and Black Friday is no exception. Click through to the official page for details & get excited about saving 60% storewide!

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The official website for all of the best Black Friday Sales &...more

For crafters & scrapbookers, Michaels is having a great Black Friday sale. I'm looking forward to picking up frames and shadowboxes for 40% off!

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According to an report, the wholesale retailer will...more

In addition to the deals above, Costco is said to also be discounting digital cameras, such as the Canon Elph 310HS and the Nikon Coolpix S6100.

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H.D. Buttercup - 20% off one item (San Francisco & Los Angeles)

In order to claim your Black Friday deal, you must bring in a printed...more

Following HD Buttercup on Twitter or Facebook to get your own invite to this deal and hit up the LA or SF location. Great stuff!

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Apple: What to Wait For? (Last Year's Article to Provide Insight)

What we expect to see form Apple on Black Friday 2011. From MacBooks...more

Still waiting to uncover more info on this - will post as soon as I see something! Please add if you see something first...

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Black Friday Blues-What's worth getting out of bed for!

The Moms Shopper compares some of the Black Friday ad scans to current...more

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Many Black Friday ad scan links and price comparisons with Amazon

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RELATED ARTICLE: 5 Shopping Tips For Black Friday - Deals & Doorbusters via Money Crashers

Money Crashers

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My recommendation is a little against the grain. With all the BF excitement, you need to make sure you don't get lost in the craze of one of the highest traffic shopping days of the year. Be smart so that you won't need to deal with buyer's remorse!

Krista: Thank you Andrew! This is an awesome article!

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RELATED ARTICLE: 5 Black Friday Deals That Aren't Steals

"Black Friday" takes place later this week and I can't remember a year...more

Great advice on how to tell if a Black Friday deal is worth it or not!

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RELATED ARTICLE: Where to Find the Best Black Friday Deals Online and in Stores (by item!)

'Good Morning America' correspondent Becky Worley tells you where to...more

This article highlights the best places to find particular items (diamond earrings, blu-ray player, etc) - so helpful!

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RELATED ARTICLE: The Mother of All Black Friday Sale Listings!

Do you really want to stay in a turkey-induced coma, or do you want to...more

Suggested by Larissa

Lost of online and pre-black friday deals here!

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CYBER MONDAY: Killer Cyber Monday Sales via Lucky Magazine

Think the best sales really happen the Monday after Thanksgiving? In...more

All of the deets on Cyber Monday, courtesy of none other than the amazing Lucky Magazine. More to come as I uncover sales in my inbox this weekend!

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