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Whenever I want to invest in a designer item, I wait for the Black Friday designer sale, because why pay full price when you can get a discount? To give you an example, in previous years I’ve managed to get a discount on a Rixo dress, a Gucci bag, JOSEPH jumper and Ganni shoes, so it’s well worth the wait. Keep scrolling to find out what to expect.
When does Black Friday start?
Here the UK, Black Friday 2020 will fall on the 27th November (which is a Friday).
What designers do Black Friday?
Quite a few as it turns out. You can get discounts off Louis Vuitton and Gucci amongst other brands in the Selfridges Black Friday sale, and last year you could get a massive 85% off at The Outnet on brands like Oscar de la Renta and Roberto Cavalli (if you can’t wait, you can get discounts all year round on The Outnet here).
If you’re after something specific, it’s also worth checking out our black Friday trainer deals and best black Friday dresses as well as the best black Friday watches and best black Friday engagement ring sales (in case you’re thinking of popping the question this Christmas).
Does Balenciaga do Black Friday?
Balenciaga, like a lot of designers, doesn’t run deals on its standalone website, however there are ways around it. For example, Selfridges, Net-A-Porter and MatchesFashion all stock the label, and often run discounts that weekend, so you can shop Balenciaga there.
Does Gucci do discounts?
Now we know that Gucci doesn’t officially do sales either, but if you’re after a Gucci handbag or trainers, then you can probably get them at a discount by shopping them in the department store events mentioned above.
Does Dior have Black Friday sales?
Sadly, if it’s a Dior handbag you’re after, you’re out of luck, as they are exclusively stocked on the Christian Dior website online, which doesn’t participate in the event. You’ll be able to find some accessories on the sites mentioned above, but you’re better off stocking up on Dior fragrances if you want a good deal, so check out our beauty deals round-up.
The best Black Friday designer sale deals
Scroll down for an example of what designer items you can get.
The Outnet Black Friday deals
You’ll be happy to hear The Outnet usually goes big for Black Friday, offering a massive sale across the site, which already has hefty discounts on brands like Victoria Beckham, Balenciaga, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and more. Needless to say, if you’re after a designer treat but don’t have a massive budget, you’re in the right place.
Luisaviaroma Black Friday designer deals
Last Black Friday, Luisaviaroma treated us all to an extra 20% off sale items, which was applied at the checkout. So that’s an extra 20% off already reduced items by designers like Helmut Lang, House of Holland, Fenty x Puma, Adidas Originals, Rick Owens and the list goes on. This year they are offering 30% off full priced items with the promo code BF30 (excludes starred items). Shop all of your favourite designers on Luisaviaroma with year round discounts here.
NET-A-PORTER Black Friday designer deals
NET-A-PORTER also goes big for Black Friday, so big that the site often crashes when the sale starts, so you’ll have to be quick, or patient, but we promise it’ll be worth it. The past couple of years, NAP offered up to 50% off hundreds of designer items, many of which had been reduced already. This spanned all categories, from clothing to shoes and bags, sunglasses and jewellery. Shop the latest at Net-a-porter with year round discounts here
As for designers, well you’re talking about Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, Stella McCartney, Givenchy and Burberry amongst others. In other words, it’s best best place to find the latest designer drops everyone is dying to own. Shop our edit of the best NET-A-PORTER Black Friday deals below (we apologise to your bank manager).
Matches Black Friday designer deals
Matches is expected to also introduce a sale online across brands like Prada, Victoria Beckham and Louis Vuitton, so if you’re wanting to invest in a designer bag or shoes, then it’s worth holding off until Black Friday, just in case you can get it for a little bit cheaper.