Is it just us, or is the excitement for Select’s Black Friday sale a bit too much to handle? That’s why we’re offering 30% off EVERYTHING in the lead up to Black Friday (all the way through to Cyber Monday on the 2nd December).
What even is Black Friday?
Black Friday kick started in '30s America when the department store Macy's cashed in on the annual Thanksgiving Day parade.
The term 'Black Friday' wasn't officially coined until years later, with the event becoming more of a thang during the big capitalist years of the '80s. FYI, it's always been manic AF, that's why we prefer to shop online from the smug comfort of our homes.
Amazon was the first retailer to bring Black Friday over to the UK, offering customers online discounts and deals on the same day as the sales in the US. Supermarket Asda was next, creating some serious fuss (and physical fights, search them on YouTube) with huge discounts on TVs and tech in store.
Soon the rest of the UK caught on to the potential pre-Christmas profit and the rest is history.
When is it this year?
Black Friday always falls on the last weekend of November which, this year, is 29th November. From our experience, clothes shopping is a little easier than anything else (like tech or beauty); most retailers launch their sales before the big day and continue them through the whole Cyber weekend, sometimes even beyond it.
How to shop on Black Friday
Yes, you read that right, to warm you up for the big day, we're offering you 30% off EVERYTHING on our website. Here’s some handy tips to guide you through:
1) Don't bother with the stores, you are guaranteed to find better stock and sizes online – oh, and you get to avoid the crowds, shopping from the comfort of your own sofa.
2) Be laser-focused, you don't want to get distracted by new-in stuff until your must-haves are safely stowed in your basket.
3) Don't be selfish, guys! Black Friday is before Christmas, which means you can up your budget for gifts and get even more for your loved ones.
4) Ok, do think of yourself, and all those upcoming festive and New Year's Eve parties which demand several different sequin outfits.
5) Think fast – buzzy bits will sell out quickly. Play it safe and stock pile, you can always return unwanted items later on.
Select’s Black Friday shopping event
Whether you're currently prepping for the party season and need some sparkling styles to make a show-shopping entrance with; your winter wardrobe is looking a little too bare and some stylish yet snuggly staples are urgently required; or you're one of the organised few who have started their Christmas shopping and are in need of some gift ideas, at Select we've got the best Black Friday clothing deals so we're going to help you out!
With thousands of unbelievable Black Friday fashion deals taking over our website for one of biggest shopping events ever at Select, we thought we'd do you a favour and save you some scrolling time by rounding up our favourite pieces from our Black Friday pre-sale, all with 30% off. Think glam faux fur, crisp white statement pieces and sequin embellished finishes...yep, it's too good to miss! So make (a lot) of room in your wardrobe because we're not gonna lie, you're gonna want it all...
Sassy sequins and gorge glitter is perfect for the party season or for looking extra special on gals night.
For a more sophisticated festive look, try our crisp white blazer dress with gold button detailing for a Kim K-esque show stopper if we ever saw one.
Don't forget those basics girl... clever layering is both the making of an outfit and the key to keeping warm. This black plain scoop neck tee is simple yet effective and will go with just about anything.
OOH LA LA… be a Parisian babe with this beret, or buy this essential fashion piece for a Christmas gift and score points for gifting a classic. You can’t go wrong with all black and a beret, it’s the rules.
The fashion piece of the season is the headband, taking us back to our school days when our headbands matched our school uniform (anyone else or was my Mum just weird?!).
LADIES, this boot is the answer to all your shoe problems, straight from the Christmas shoe fairy. Perfect round toe, a flash of festive gold and a ‘high but not too high’ heel. OH, and they’re the perfect addition to jeans and a nice top.