Everything You Need To Know to Shop Black Friday Deals

Everything you need to know to shop this year’s Black Friday’s Deals can be summed up in one word – RETALE.



Retale is a location-based mobile app and website that brings the retail circular to life in a digital format that is easy to read and simple to use. Just go to the app store and download the Retale app. It uses your location to pull up relevant circulars in your area for you to page through, or you can simply search for a specific product or brand that you are looking for.

This is the answer to all your Black Friday Shopping dilemmas!

Additional features include:


  • The ability to create shopping lists, clip specific offers and coupons and share offers via email or social media
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  • The ability to flip through each individual circular (like you read a magazine on your iPad)
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  • The option to create push alerts on your phone when new circulars are available so you never miss a deal

Don’t wait another second! Prepare for Black Friday and Cyber Monday NOW by downloading the app on your phone or going online to www.retale.com

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Roundup

It can be hard to keep track of all of the sites offering Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales and promotions. If you’re ready for some one-stop shopping, check out our picks for the hottest sales right here! We’ve tracked down deals from Avon, Skinny Tees and tons more – so you don’t have to.

Tea Collection

Beginning at 9 p.m. on November 22 and ending at 9 p.m. on November 25, Tea Collection is holding a Black Friday Sale featuring $15 dresses, $10 leggings, $10 boys tops and $15 boys bottoms. No code required; offer valid on select items only.

During Tea Collection’s Cyber Monday sale, beginning November 25 at 9 p.m., take advantage of an additional 25% off ALL SALE ITEMS! Use code “Cyber25″ at checkout. Offer valid until Tuesday, November 27 at 12 p.m. Additionally, they’ll be offering $10 Tea Baby collection items and Women’s clothing starting at $15.

The RealReal

Shop designer fashion at prices up to 90% off retail at TheRealReal.

For Black Friday, use code “blackfriday40″ at checkout to receive 40% off select items. During their Cyber Monday sale, take 20% off select items with code “cyber20″ at checkout.

Skinny Tees

Skinny Tees offers tanks, tops, dresses, skirts, bandeaus, tights, and active wear for every woman. Use code “CYBER12″ at checkout for 15% off your purchase beginning November 21 and running through the end of the month.


From now until November 30, 2012, take $5 off your $25+ purchase at TOMS.com. This offer can also be combined with free shipping! Click here to take advantage of this Black Friday/Cyber Monday promotion.

DownEast Basics

From November 22 to November 26, take 30% off the entire store with promo code “THANKS.” This is one Black Friday sale you won’t want to miss!

Rory Beca

On Cyber Monday, take 30% site-wide plus free shipping – no code necessary.


If you shop on Cyber Monday, you’ll receive a free pair of leg warmers with every order on LoleWomen.com.

Maggy London

Enjoy 40% off the entire site on Cyber Monday at MaggyLondon.com.


Lester’s Black Friday deals feature $10 off $75 purchase, $20 off a $150 purchase and $30 off on a $225 purchase. These offers are valid both in-store and online. If you shop in-store, you’ll also receive an additional 20% off sale merchandise.

On Cyber Monday, take 20% off your entire purchase plus free shipping at Lesters.com.


During their Cyber Monday promotion, purchase select gift sets at amazing discounts. Each day beginning November 22 and ending November 26 features different discounted sets you can buy. The sets featured include:

November 22 – Holiday Nail Envy ($14.99) and Winter Essentials ($14.99.)

November 23 – Red Hot Beauty Bundle ($29.99)

November 24 – Mother of Pearl ($24.99) and Man’s Best Friend ($39.99)

November 25 – Ultimate Gift Set ($30)

November 26 – Cyber Monday Exclusive Set ($50)

If you know of more great deals, feel free to share your finds with us in the comments. Happy shopping!


Tips For Shopping at Macy’s This Season

Put your Santa hat on and get ready for hearty appreciation from your friends and family! It’s easier than ever to get gifts for everyone on your list with Macy’s Holiday Gift Guide.

You might think that buying clothing and accessories like a tie for dad or socks for your cousin are a Christmas cliché but it’s actually the perfect time to get something for someone that they wouldn’t buy themselves.

When you are trying to pick out the perfect present, think about items that people wouldn’t normally splurge on. Perhaps your mom might like a cashmere sweater? Maybe your aunt would want some cold weather accessories like a merino wool scarf or leather gloves?

Whatever you decide to buy, make sure you are getting the best deal so you won’t go over budget! Make a Holiday Shopping budget and stick to it, so you won’t feel the pain in your checkbook come January. We like to set an amount for each adult and each child on our list.

One of the best ways to save money (and time) is to shop big holiday sales like Macy’s upcoming Black Friday sale and Macy’s Cyber Monday holiday sale. You’ll get the biggest bang for your buck and have money left over to get a little something for yourself!

If you shop online during Macy’s Black Friday Sale, you can get great deals starting Thursday, November 22nd. Free shipping on all orders over $99, everyday! No coupon code necessary. Then head into your nearest Macy’s store for fantastic deals starting midnight, Nov 23rd.

You can preview Macy’s Black Friday holiday sale online right now and start making your list.

Here are a few items we recommend…

Women’s Deals

Men’s Deals

Kitchen Deals

Don’t forget to check out Macys.com for their amazing CYBER MONDAY specials that start on Sunday, Nov. 25th till Monday, November 26th. It’s the perfect opportunity to finish getting everything else on your shopping list. Everyone knows that Cyber Monday is the last big sale before Christmas. After that, it’s full price all the way until the day after Christmas. Do yourself a favor and get all your shopping done NOW! Then you can relax and wrap presents at your leisure while listening to Holiday tunes on the radio.

Enjoy the holiday season and let us know YOUR best Christmas shopping tips!

Super Deals for Super Shoppers at Sears This Weekend

If your holiday wallet needs a break from all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday exercise, but you still have oodles of gifts to get, check out some of the great deals that Sears is offering this weekend, both in stores and on-line:

On Friday and Saturday, December 2 and 3, Sears is holding its Big Gift Blowout:
Up to 75% off Fine Jewelry
Up to 65% off coats for the family
Up to 65% off Bed and Bath
Up to 65% off shoes
And for the handyman on your list:  Gear wrench wrench sets up to 70% off.
Sears is also having a Friends & Family Sale this weekend, which takes and extra 10 % to  20% off almost everything in the store.  What a great way to wrap up your holiday shopping AND not kill what’s left of your budget!
While you’re there, check out some of the latest additions to the Kardashian Kollection for the fashionista on your list.  For more details about slae hours and savings, follow the link after the jump.

The Fine Print:  The online sale starts on Saturday, December 3, 8 PM CT and ends on Monday, December 5, 4 AM CT. The in-store sale is on Sunday, December 4, 6-9 PM – there’s also a special in-store Savings Pass that you can download here: http://www.sears.com/ue/home/FF_1204_SavingsPass_112811.pdf

For more information, visit http://www.sears.com/familyandfriends or download the flyer (http://www.sears.com/ue/home/FF_1204_AllSavings_v1.pdf).

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales on Gilt.com



Gilt.com will be offering plenty of Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals this year, including a mobile-exclusive “door buster” sale starting at 6 a.m. ET, as well as sales throughout the day themed by price. All mobile sales will go live on Gilt.com by 12 p.m. ET.

There are entirely too many deals to list here, but I’ve highlighted some of the most exclusive ones for you to get excited about! With categories for women, men, kids and more, you can easily find a gift for everyone on your list with these fantastic deals.

Mobile Exclusive Black Friday Deals for WOMEN

  • Chamak Set of 6 Gold and Crystal Bangles (Original price: $100; Gilt Price: $42; Gilt Doorbuster Price: $24)
  • Miguel Ases Blue and Gold Cluster Earrings (Original price: $155; Gilt Price: $72; Gilt Doorbuster Price: $36)
  • Rebecca Minkoff Height Small Crossbody Bag (Original price: $495; Gilt Price: $199; Gilt Doorbuster Price: $149)

Mobile Exclusive Black Friday Deals for MEN

  • WeSC Oboe Headphones (Original price: $55; Gilt Price: $35; Gilt Doorbuster Price: $15)
  • Ben Minkoff Medium Computer Case (Original price: $145; Gilt Price: $79; Gilt Doorbuster Price: $45)

Mobile Exclusive Black Friday Deals for KIDS

  • Mattel Barbie 3-Story Dream Townhouse (Original price: $169; Gilt Price: $169; Gilt Doorbuster Price: $79)
  • Inntrax Twig Crayon Set (Original price: $150; Gilt Price: $72; Gilt Doorbuster Price: ($55)

Mobile Exclusive Black Friday Deals for HOME

  • Cuisinart Advantage 10-piece Non-Stick Cookware Set (Original: $260; Gilt: $85; Gilt Doorbuster: $69
  • Rhapsody Royal 6pc. Towel Set (Original: $120; Gilt: $50; Gilt Doorbuster: $25

On Cyber Monday, starting at 12 p.m. ET Gilt.com will launch sales every three hours throughout the day. For any member that spends more than $250, they will receive a $50 credit good until December 11. Plus, you won’t have to pay for shipping beyond your first purchase on Cyber Monday!

On this day, you can receive plenty of fabulous discounts on items for women, men, kids, and baby – so don’t miss out! Mark your calendar and make sure to head on over to Gilt.com for Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales that are truly out of this world.


Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals from Beyond the Rack

Beyond the Rack, North America’s premiere online shopping club, offers plenty of fashion and home goods at up to 80% off retail prices every day. Now, with their Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales, you can score even more discounts on some of the world’s top brands, including Chanel, Cartier, Joe’s Jeans, Ray Ban, Fendi, Melissa & Doug, BCBG, Tahari, Kitchen Aid, Waterford and many more!

On November 25 (Black Friday,) take advantage of:

  • Over 1,000 pieces of vintage Louis Vuitton, with discounts of up to 70% off the regular price
  • 28 fashion and homeware sales all day, starting at 12 a.m., 8 a.m., and 4 p.m.

On November 28 (Cyber Monday) you’ll see:

  • 28 different fashion and homeware sales, starting at 5 a.m., 8 a.m., and 4 p.m.

Additionally, now through November 30 you can enjoy free shipping on orders of $100 or more! We’re not done yet, though – the generous people at Beyond the Rack have given us a custom code for our readers to use. Click here, and receive a $10 shopping credit to use on these exclusive Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals!

Here are some images of what you can expect to find on sale starting November 25:









Don’t forget to take advantage of your free $10 shopping credit, and make sure to come back to this post and tell us what sweet deals you scored!

CyberSale Alert: StyleTryst.com

Hey ladies, we have yet another deal alert on some great steals online! This one comes from StyleTryst.com where you can some amazing deals on absolutely fabulous accessories.

StyleTryst.com 25% off sitewide 11/22-11/28 Code: SPARKLE11