View Black Friday NYC in a larger map Holiday shopping in the retail Mecca of Manhattan is daunting enough. If you’re braving shopping in any of the boroughs this Black Friday, the least we can do is point you in the right direction.
Where: Scoop NYC (1275 Third Ave., 212-535-5577)
When: Nov. 28-Dec. 3.
Deals: This fashion boutique is offering 25 percent off designer items, in store and online.
Where: Con Artist Collective and Gallery (119 Ludlow St.)
When: Nov. 29, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Deals: If you’re looking for an alternative to crowded department stores at ungodly hours, Con Artist Collective is converting their Lower East Side gallery into a Black Friday pop-up shop. Local New York artists will be selling cheap vintage or handmade clothing, books, posters and art.
Where: Target (517 E. 117th St, 212-835-0860)
When: Doors open at 8 p.m. on Nov. 28
Deals: If the Target Lady Black Friday commercials from years past aren’t reason enough to venture to the Harlem, Bronx or Brooklyn locations, maybe $119 Beats by Dre Solo HD Headphones are worth the trip. Other notable deals include an HP Photosmart 5520 printer for $55.99 (save $70), and a $100 Target gift card with the purchase of any iPad.
Where: Best Buy
When: Deals begin on Nov. 28 at 6 p.m.
Deals: Snag a Kindle Fire for $99.99, $100 below retail value. The iPad 2 is also $100 off, on sale for $299.99.
Where: Toys “R” Us (1514 Broadway, 646-366-8800)
When: Doors open at 5 p.m. on Nov. 28. The first round of doorbusters lasts from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and bonus doorbusters begin at 5 a.m. on Nov. 29.
Deals: All storewide clearance will be discounted up to 80 percent off through Nov. 30. The deals come in waves with different sets of doorbusters. Some of our favorite finds include Razor Scooters for $19.99, and the LeapFrog Leapster GS Explorer for $29.99. Another favorite is the fact that they call it doorbusters! The T"R"U peeps are aware that people actually bust down doors for Black Friday and they don't pretend that any person attending these sales will act like a civil human being during the process. That's honesty!
Where: Macy’s (151 W. 34th St., 212-695-4400)
When: Doors open at 8 p.m. on Nov. 28
Deals: Among all the other deals, shoppers receive a “Macy’s Wow! Pass,” earning an extra $10 off all sale and clearance apparel. Awesome doorbuster deals include 25 percent off Dyson vacuums and 40 percent off all single cup brewers, such as a Keurig. So this doorbusters thing is becoming universal. Right on!
Deals: While there is no Manhattan Kohl’s location, half-off the entire selection of toys may have you running for Queens. In addition, the normally $229.99 Apex 32-inch HDTV is on sale for $139.99 in stores only. Bedding is 50 to 70 percent off. Earn $15 in Kohl’s Cash for every $50 you spend.
Where: Staten Island Mall (2655 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, 718-761-6800)
When: Doors open at 12 a.m. on Nov. 29. Department Stores: 8 p.m. on Nov. 28
What: The Staten Island Mall will have 49 stores and restaurants opening at midnight on Thanksgiving, plus the department store trio of JCPenny, Macy’s and Sear’s opening at 8 p.m. on Thursday. With stores like Ann Taylor, Uniqlo, The Disney Store and Victoria’s Secret, this could mean one-stop shopping.
Where: Harlem Holi-Pop pop up shop (at RAW Space: 2031 Adam Clayton Blvd., 646-872-8744)
When: Nov. 30-Dec 1, 12 p.m.-8 p.m.
Deals: Fashion and film makeup artist Melanie Harris and celebrity stylist Carlton Jones have teamed up to gather local and global artisans, vendors, and designers this Black Friday weekend. Holi-Pop will offer unique and affordable beauty products, clothing, accessories, shoes, and more. Hennessy-sponsored cocktails, African wine, and DJs will keep shoppers entertained all weekend long.
Where: BCBGMAXAZRIA (168 5th Ave., 212-989-7307)
When: Nov. 27-Dec. 2
Deals: All BCBGMAXAZRIA locations are offering 50 percent off all holiday must-have items, such as several coats, clutches and gloves. From store opening until noon on Black Friday, customers will receive $100 off purchases of $300.
Where: Tommy Bahama (551 5th Ave., 212-537-0956)
When: Nov. 29, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Deals: Tommy Bahama’s midtown location will offer free coconut hot chocolate this Black Friday, regardless of whether or not you make a purchase. They’ll do it again for the Rockefeller Tree Lighting on Dec. 4.
Where: LXR & Co. pop up shop (112 Wooster St., 917-580-0870)
When: Nov. 29-Dec. 2
Deals: This Beverly Hills favorite is coming to NYC for the holidays. Luxury vintage curator LXR & Co. regularly offers discounts on designer vintage accessories. So while you can expect up to 80 percent off major brands before Black Friday discounts, take an extra 5 percent off everything in stores on Nov. 29. Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, and Céline products will be an additional 25 percent off in store. Throughout the weekend, an additional 25 percent discount will be offered on all items.
Where: C. Wonder (72 Spring St., 212-219-3500)
When: Nov. 29, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Deals: The first 50 Black Friday customers will receive scratch-off cards for an additional 10 to 20 percent off. All customers will receive 40 percent off purchases of four items or more.
Where: Dinosaur Designs (211 Elizabeth St., 212-680-3523)
When: Nov. 29-Dec 1
Deals: At Dinosaur Designs find 20 off on items including handmade resin, sterling silver and brass jewelry and home wares.
Where: QUINN New York (181 Orchard St., 646-669-9348)
When: Friday Nov. 29
Deals: At this lifestyle brand you can find knits galore at 50 percent off.
Where: Brooklyn Industries (Multiple locations, including 290 Lafayette St., 212-219-0862)
When: Nov. 29–Dec. 1
Deals: Brooklyn Industries will offer 35 percent off on their selection of NY made apparel. The offer lasts Friday until 11.59 a.m. From then until Sunday expect 25 percent off.
Where: Disney Store (1540 Broadway, 212-626-2910)
When: Nov. 28/Nov. 29
Deals: Look out deals online and in stores on “Magical Friday” as Disney Store calls it.
Where: American Eagle (Multiple locations including 1551-1555 Broadway, 212-205-7260)
When: Starting 8 p.m. on Nov. 28
Deals: Don’t miss out on “Best Night Ever” Black Friday deals. That’s the headline of American Eagle Outfitters’ sale this year. Here they offer a 50 percent off discount in-store and online.
Where: Bath and Body Works (Multiple locations, including 304 Park Avenue South, 212-260-9293)
When: Nov. 29-Dec. 1
Deals: Those who spend $40 at Bath and Body Works can score a limited edition VIP tote bag with seven items valued over $100, for just $20. The tote includes the store’s newest must-have fragrances of the season.
Where: The Body Shop (Multiple locations, including 1145-1155 Madison Ave., 212-794-3046)
When: Starting 12:01 a.m. on Nov. 27
Deals: Snag a reusable Community Fair Trade tote with every $30 purchase. The bag is filled with nine customer favorites such as Absinthe Hand Butter and Cranberry Shower Gel for a special offer of $25 (the suggested retail value is$108.50).
Where: Topshop and Topman (478 Broadway, 212-966-9555)
When: Nov. 29-Dec. 2
Deals: At Topshop and Topman will offer various discounts throughout the weekend. Customers who arrive early on Friday will receive gift cards with anything from $20 to $500 available to spend in store. And with every purchase over $75, customers will receive a Topshop Makeup set or Topman cap worth $25.
Where: Ann Taylor (Multiple locations including 149 Fifth Ave., 212-253-1445)
When: Nov. 29
Deals: Find this year’s cozy Christmas sweater at Ann Taylor. The store will offer 50 percent off Cashmere Collectible Sweaters both in-stores nationwide and online.
Deals: No better time for redecoration than the Holiday, right? On Friday, Ikea will offer the Expedit shelving unit for $19.99 (regular $39.99), Saturday Dinera dinnerware for $4.99/4pack (regular $9.99/4pack-$12.99/4pack; and Sunday Benno TV shelf unit with casters $39.99 (regular $79.99). Furthermore there will be offers on toys and food.
Where: Forever 21 (Multiple locations, including 50 W. 34th St, 212-564-2346)
When: Nov. 29
Deals: Customers can shop items for up to 50 percent off and yellow tag deals starting at $3.
When: Nov. 13-Dec. 12
Deals: Express has pretty much made Black Friday a monthlong celebration! The SoHo, Flatiron, Herald Square and Madison Avenue locations will all be open on Thanksgiving Day, too. From Nov. 13-Dec.13, the stores are offering $10 off any shoe purchase and 25 percent off watches. Between Nov. 16-Dec. 1, a purchase of $50 will earn you $25 a future purchase of $75 or more. But the best deals come on Cyber Monday: everything online will be 40 percent off.