Black Friday is now just days away! The best Black Friday deals in the past have seen shoppers save hundreds of pounds on luxury fashion and beauty products, homeware and more – and this year looks to be no different.
Every year major retailers such as John Lewis, Boots, Selfridges and Marks & Spencer all get involved, as do most of world's biggest brands like Gucci, Mulberry, Dyson and Charlotte Tilbury – to name just a few. And this year, it's a brilliant chance to get Christmas presents sorted early – especially given that many shops are shut during lockdown.
The best Black Friday deals can be found across a range of retailers and brands. It also means an overwhelming amount of discounts on offer. So, we've curated our list of the best Black Friday deals 2020 so far – including some amazing early discounts – and what to look out for on Friday...
Black Friday sales UK - quick links:
- Amazon – today's best early deals
- AO – big savings on washing machines, hoovers and coffee machines
- La Redoute - up to 40% off now
- Net-a-Porter – up to 50% off designer fashion
- Hobbs - 25% off everything
- Very.co.uk - discounts on TV's, hoovers and hair dryers
- Cox & Cox - up to 25% off for 'Grey Friday'
- Debenhams - 14 days of discounts
- GHD – up to 20% off
- Selfridges - up to 20% off with code SELFCCE at checkout
- Boots - a month of Black Friday discounts to shop now
- Simba - up to 35% off
- Emma Mattress - up to 35% off
- LookFantastic - savings on gift sets for Christmas
- Lakeland - savings on heated blankets, pans and slow cookers
- Le Creuset - clearance items on sale
- Reiss - 20% off full-price items
- Clinique - 50% off bestsellers
- Origins - discounts on gift sets
- Joules – save up to 60%
- Space NK – 20% off Caroline Hirons' Christmas list
- Whistles – 25% off full price items
Black Friday sales US - quick links:
- Amazon - early daily deals on laptops, coffee machines, jewellery, make-up and more
- Best Buy – big savings on laptops, e-readers and appliances
- Le Creuset - save up to 50%
- Yoox - 15% off
- Bloomingdales - 25% off early deals
- Target – save up to 50%
- Macys – save 20% on early savings with code SCORE
When is Black Friday 2020 and have the deals begun already?
Black Friday was originally an American tradition, with the date always falling on the Friday after Thanksgiving.
These days, Black Friday is a global event with retailers in countries around the world all hosting huge Black Friday sales. However, the date still always falls on the first Friday after Thanksgiving – as is tradition.
Black Friday 2020 is taking place on Friday 27 November. However, many retailers will begin launching deals ahead of this date - and many already have.
There are some great deals to be had already, a week away from Black Friday itself. The Boots Black Friday deals are well underway (view the sale here), as are some brilliant homeware and tech Black Friday deals at Very.co.uk, and many more! See below for our pick of the best deals so far.
Best Black Friday deals 2020: early discounts to shop now
Shark Upright Vacuum Cleaner [NZ801UKT]
Capturing and trapping 99.9% of dust and allergens, this top-rated Shark Upright Anti Hair Wrap model is a brilliantly versatile vacuum with powered lift-away for easy cleaning of hard to reach areas. Now an incredible 44% off, we've a hunch that this one is going to fly off the shelves – so grab it while you can!View Deal
ghd Gold Styler Professional Hair Straighteners
Save almost £40 on these highly-rated ghd straighteners now at Amazon. Boasting an optimum styling temperature of 185C, dual-zone technology for consistent heat regulation, smooth and contoured plates for snag-free styling and a 25 second heat up time. Don't miss out – get them while you can! View Deal
Samsung TU7100 43-inch 4K TV
This is an incredible £130 saving on a much-loved Samsung TV. Boasting crystal clear picture and all of your go-to streaming apps, this one's perfect for watching Christmas family favourites. This saving is for a limited time only though – so grab it while you can.
YSL Black Opium Eau de Toilette 50ml
Boots are offering 50% off some iconic fragrances for a limited time only – including the beloved YSL Black Opium. A captivating floral oriental scent. View Deal
Shark Flexology True Pet Anti Hair Wrap Cordless Vacuum
If you're in the market for a new hoover, the Black Friday sales are one of the best times to buy one. As proven by this huge £200 saving on the popular Shark Flexology True at Currys. Boasting a triple powered battery with up to 120 hours run time, this is one of the best around.View Deal
Be Delicious by DKNY Eau de Parfum For Women
This iconic DKNY fragrance is now a whopping 57% off in Amazon's early Black Friday deals. With top notes of green apple, heart notes of lily of the valley and a base note of sandalwood, this timelessly fresh scent is a much needed throwback to summer.
Philips DiamondClean Sonic Electric Toothbrush - Rose Gold
This is an incredible saving on the highly-rated Philips DiamondClean toothbrush. Promising to remove up to 10 times more plaque, as well as healthier gums in just two weeks, this one's well worth an investment.
Apple Airpods with Charging Case
Who doesn't have a pair of Airpods on their Christmas wish list? The wireless headphones with a handy charging case are some of the most coveted around. Now £34.51 off in Amazon's early Black Friday offers, this is a deal not to be missed.View Deal
Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus
Take charge of your home security with this brilliant £70 saving at Amazon. One of the smartest, most secure doorbells around, the Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus allows you to see, hear and speak to anyone at your door. View Deal
Le Creuset Cast Iron Signature Round Casserole 30cm, Marseille Blue
This is a great £50 saving on this unrivalled culinary classic in chic marine blue. A Le Creuset casserole dish is an investment that will last you a life time, and there's no better time to invest than Black Friday.
Dyson V8 Absolute pro cordless vacuum
Black Friday is one of the best times to invest in a Dyson vacuum, as evidenced by this incredible £100 saving on the popular Dyson V8. With 40 minutes of run time, it easily transforms into a handheld vacuum for hard to reach areas.View Deal
KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer
If Bake Off has given you the baking bug, we can't think of a better gift to self than this gorgeous KitchenAid Stand Mixer. Now a brilliant £50 off at Very. View Deal
Best Black Friday fashion deals: Our favourite early 2020 deals
Last year Harvey Nichols offered an impressive 25% off fashion, while Net-A-Porter had an impressive 50% off hundreds of clothes on their site last year. So we're keeping our fingers crossed for more brilliant fashion deals to come from these high-end retailers! In terms of accessories, we're also hoping for another 25% off from Missoma (Duchess Meghan's favourite) across their jewellery lines, like last year. And, Mulberry also tend to get involved in the Black Friday sales - offering discounts on their iconic bags.
So while we await all of our favourite fashion retailers to open up their Black Friday offers, here are some gorgeous fashion items that are already on offer!
Monica Vinader Siren Wire Drop Earrings
These 18 carat, Rose Gold Plated Vermeil earrings are simple, sophisticated and perfect for everyday wear. Now a brilliant 25% off at John Lewis, whether buying as a gift to self or someone else, these are very special indeed. View Deal
Reformation Fia floral-print woven midi dress
Just as we hoped, there are some brilliant savings on Meghan Markle's perennially pretty go-to dress brand Reformation. This gorgeous floral Fia midi is top of our wish list.
Missoma Rhodochrosite 18ct yellow gold-plated vermeil and rhodochrosite necklace
The matching necklace to Kate Middleton's now-iconic Missoma earrings, this elegant charm necklace features rhodochrosite, a heart-based healing crystal 'that radiates love, compassion and all-around good vibes'. View Deal
Whistles Faux Fur Ultimate Biker jacket
A cosy faux-fur lined biker jacket will never go out of style. And we've met our match in this chic biker from Whistles – now an incredible 25% off for Black Friday. View Deal
Kitri Lorelle floral-jacquard woven midi dress
Cult brand Kitri do some of the prettiest prints around, and this floral-jacquard midi dress is no exception. Now an equally pretty 20% off at Selfridges. View Deal
Long Sleeve Deep V Neck Pencil Dress
This super stylish pencil dress is perfect for either evenings out or official work parties and engagements - and it's now reduced to £95 from £159 - a huge saving.View Deal
Ghost Leona Crepe Button Through Midi Dress, Fresh Green
This pretty midi dress from the Duchess of Cambridge's go-to dress brand Ghost is a whopping 50% off at John Lewis. Perfect for pairing with a chunky knit cardigan and your favourite ankle boots for a low-key Christmas. View Deal
Phillip Ankle Boot
Everyone needs a stylish but sturdy pair of boots for winter, and these lovely ones from Hobbs are now 25% off! Get them while they're still in stock.View Deal
Coach Tabby 26 Leather Shoulder Bag
You can now save an incredible 30% on this stylish, versatile and perennially chic Coach Tabby bag at John Lewis. With two detachable shoulder straps, this one's perfect for on the go. View Deal
Lepel Fiore Lace Padded Plunge Bra
This is a fantastic early Black Friday deal - offering you 50% off this padded plunge bra! The bra comes in eight gorgeous colours and ranges in sizes from 30FF - 38G.View Deal
Sloggi Zero Feel Ultra Bralette
We think we've found the perfect working from home bra with this ultra-comfortable Zero Feel Ultra Bralette from Sloggi. Despite its slightly lifting cups for great support, the bra still feels like a second skin and allows for total freedom of movement. View Deal
Best Black Friday beauty deals: Our favourite early 2020 deals
If last year is anything to go by, the Black Friday beauty deals in 2020 will offer incredible savings.
Cult Beauty offered 25% off brands across their site – so keep an eye out for similar savings this year – but they were bested by Beauty Bay who offered up to 50 per cent off across its website. This meant huge savings on popular products from brands like Aesop, Dr Jart+, Illamasqua, Olaplex and many more.
Boots already have beauty deals on their website - with discounts currently on No7, as well as other brands they sell in store such as Fenty Beauty and Olay. and you can expect John Lewis to offer as much as 20% off some of their big name brands such as Bobbi Brown and Urban Decay.
Don't forget fragrance! Amazon had fantastic deals with up 70% off perfume and cologne last year and you can expect big savings from the online retailer again this year. If you're after a beauty advent calendar, Amazon had nearly half price off calendars from the likes of Nivea and Rituals last year too. So, keep an eye out for similar bargains again this year.
But until then, here are our pick of the best early deals in beauty right now.
OUAI Get Your OUAI Hair Care Kit
Save a huge £17 on this gift set from hugely popular haircare brand OUAI, which includes a detox shampoo, leave in conditioner, and a dry shampoo. The ideal present for the lady in your life!View Deal
Liz Earle Daily Revival Collection
To buy these perpetually popular Liz Earle products individually would cost you around £72 – so this really is a beauty bargain worth taking advantage of. Along with the iconic Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish™ Hot Cloth Cleanser, inside you'll find the soothing Instant Boost™ Skin Tonic toner, a luxe body cream and orange flower body wash.
Chloe Love Story Eau de Parfum Spray for Woman
A delicately floral, fresh scent, Chloe's Love Story Eau de Parfum is a modern classic. Get it for 37% off at Amazon.
Estée Lauder The Night Is Yours Gift Set
Worth a whopping £122.60, this Estée Lauder skincare set is packed full of anti-aging wonder products. Inside you'll find two full size favourites alongside three deluxe travel size treats.View Deal
Clarins Double Serum 50ml
Clarins' beloved Double Serum is a combination of two power packed serums for incredible results. A complete age control concentrate that works on the 5 vital functions of the skin for a more youthful and radiant complexion, get it for a brilliant £15 off at Boots while stocks last.
Olaplex No.5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner
A rehydration wonder product for dry, damaged hair, Olaplex's No.5 conditioner is formulated with the brand's signature ingredients that restore and bond the hair; for healthier, more manageable and more resilient locks. View Deal
Best Black Friday deals 2020 for the home - the early deals we know about already
When it comes to homeware and interiors, there are always great bargains to be found on Black Friday. And there are some great ones live already.
The White Company Black Friday deals are already being teased for this year, with the company renaming the event their 'White Weekend' instead of just 'Black Friday'. Expect at least three days full of deals that will at least match the 20% off offered last year.
Le Creuset put on an incredible 50 per cent off sale last year, with savings to be made across their whole range. And it seems the same is true this year! The kitchenware brand have already started some of their amazing savings - shop them now.
Made.com also offered wide ranging discounts across furniture on their site last year. This included £50 off their cosy looking double beds and discounts on their chic corner sofas. Loaf also had up to 20% off their sofas last year, but check in on their 'bag a bargain' on site deals first before rushing into a Black Friday sale. Not On The High Street also normally partake in Black Friday - and we're predicting some brilliant deals again this year!
See some of the best homeware deals live already below:
Best Black Friday deals 2020: personal tech
When it comes to tech deals, Amazon is one of the best places to shop on Black Friday. Last year, Amazon reduced their entry-level Kindle to under £55. See our take on Black Friday Kindle deals for 2020 here.
If you're in the market for a new set of headphones this year or thinking of buying some as a gift, then Currys and Argos will also be offering competitive prices again this year.
When it comes to smart watches - such as Fitbits - it's a pretty safe bet that these will be reduced too. If shopping for smart watches, keep in mind that you should be looking for savings of over £30 - as otherwise, it may not be worth it.
How to get the best Black Friday deals
Stats from last year's Black Friday sale showed that the number of people shopping online for deals had increased by 20% compared to the previous year. With this year's Black Friday expected to be bigger once again, one of the keys to getting the best Black Friday deals is to know what you want to shop for in advance. Plus, crucially, know how much you can buy it for now so that you can spot a good deal out there when it comes up and act on it quickly.
With more people shopping this year the deals will get snapped up even faster. Doing some research before the day is a good way of ensuring you can get the products you need at the best price possible.
Finally, continue to check back in here with us as Black Friday approaches. We'll be rounding up all the best 2020 Black Friday deals for you from all of your favourite brands.