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Black Friday – a.k.a, the biggest shopping event of the year – is inching closer, and as bargain hunters wait in anticipation of the huge discounts and sales set to be unleashed on the high street and online, here’s everything you need to know about the Black Friday deals 2018 and the best offers.

Yes, in case you’ve been living in the North Pole, these days waiting until Boxing Day to dive into the sales is a thing of the past. Check out all the best deals, sales and offers for Black Friday 2018 below…

When is Black Friday 2018?

Black Friday sales always take place the day after Thanksgiving in the US.

In 2017, Black Friday officially fell on 24 November, but this year, Black Friday falls on Friday 23 November 2018.

When is Cyber Monday 2018?

Black Friday 2018 deals will continue over Saturday and Sunday before Cyber Monday comes just three days later.

This year, Cyber Monday falls on Monday 26 November 2018, with some sales stretching across the entire four-day period before the slightly-milking-it ‘Bounce-Back Tuesday’ lands on 27 November for those who still have money in their bank accounts.

When do Black Friday Sales 2018 begin?

Black Friday is on Friday 23 November 2018, but most retailers will inevitably put offers live all week as the annual shindig takes over the whole month.

What should I buy on Black Friday 2018?

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year and has long been thought of as the commencement of the Christmas shopping period where you can buy anything at a discount from beauty products and clothes to toys and homeware.

But Black Friday is the best time of the year to buy anything tech related from TVs, and speaker systems to tablets and game consoles.

Big names that took part in 2017 include Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, Tesco, Currys PC World, GAME, Carphone Warehouse, M&S, Debenhams, ASOS and Very.

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Best Black Friday Deals 2018

Amazon Black Friday deals (online)

Expect a huge range of tech and gaming items including the retailer’s own-branded items like the Amazon Echo speaker and Amazon Fire tablet in the sales.

Argos Black Friday deals (in store and online)

The high street chain is a great destination for shoppers looking for discounted toys, tech and electronics like laptops and TVs.

Debenhams Black Friday deals (in store and online)

Debenhams will be offering a variety of huge discounts, starting Tuesday 20 November right through to Friday 30 November, with deals on fashion, homeware, electricals, beauty and fragrance.

John Lewis Black Friday deals (in store and online)

John Lewis says Black Friday is “the perfect time to stock up on Christmas presents” and to help you along the way, the department store is promising even hotter black Friday deals for 2018 across appliances, TVs, computers and other gadgets.

Tesco Black Friday deals (online and in store)

With the closure of the Tesco Direct site, we predict that the majority of deals that the supermarket giant runs this year will be in store.

Currys PC World Black Friday deals (in store and online)

The high street giant will offer eager shoppers huge savings on tech gadgets and electrical items – watch out for discounts on top branded products like Fitbit activity trackers, Apple laptops and tablets as well as Dyson appliances.

Quiz Black Friday deals (in store and online)

The fashion brand will be offering 50% off selected styles until Thursday 22 November, followed by up to 70% off from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. You can also take advantage of 20% off everything at QuizMan from 20 to 26 November.


Best Black Friday venue deals

The Greenhouse Hotel is offering £1000 off exclusive hire of their venue when you book today!

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Nestled between Dorset’s finest blue-flag golden beaches and the ancient mysteries of the New Forest, the award-winning boutique hotel is offering a fantastic saving for one day only. Prices are based on a minimum of 60 guests for £10,000.


Best Black Friday Wedding Deals

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Virgin Experience Days will be offering up to 75% for Black Friday 

Up to ten exclusive daily deals will be available from across the Virgin Experience Days collection including dining, afternoon tea, driving, adrenaline, tours and spa treats. The deals will be live between Black Friday (23 November) and Cyber Monday (26 November).


Black Friday deals on food

Fine Food Specialist is offering 10% off luxury Christmas foods 

Fine Food Specialist is offering 10% off luxury Christmas foods including cheese, stocking fillers and hampers from Friday 23 November until Monday 26 November inclusive. Use the voucher code: BLACKFRI18PR

Walkers Shortbread is offering 35% off their luxury chocolate range

As well as the 35% their luxury chocolate range on Black Friday, The Christmas Bell Tin which is usually £6, will be half price, and they’ll be free delivery on all orders on Cyber Monday.


Black Friday deals on wedding gifts

Shopping for the happy couple? We have rounded up some of the best offers on homewares to gift the happy couple.

Robert Welch 

The sophisticated homeware retailer is offering 30% off its limited edition, 84-piece Avon Cutlery Canteen – Buy it here. 

Posterhaste 

The online poster and print retailer is offering a ‘buy one, get one 50% off’ on all unframed prints. A great opportunity to buy something for you and something for the couple at once! Shop the offer here on Black Friday. 

We particularly love this personalised star map…

Buy the Star Map here

BAN.DO is offering 30% off this Black Friday. Why not gift a bride-to-be a planner? 

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Parcel London has a Black Friday offer of 15% off all pre-curated Parcels using code FRIDAY15

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Best Black Friday Deals for homeowners

Raft Furniture has up to 30% off selected sofas

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The premium furniture brand makes its Black Friday debut with a huge saving on their Tulsa sofa (above) and 20% off on all accessories online here.

20% Off Everything at The Rug Seller 

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Happy Beds’ offer on beds and mattresses including this Downton Storage Bed

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Buy this bed here

Grey Velvet Fabric 2 Drawer Storage Bed was £584.99, now £500.10


Black Friday deals on wedding stationery

Papier are offering 20% everything for Black Friday 2018

Online stationery brand Papier sells a range of wedding stationery, invitations, photo books, notebooks and place cards, all of which can be personalised. They’re offering 20% off of everything for Black Friday this year. Shop the offers here. 

Twenty-Seven, the personalised wedding range is offering 20% everything online

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Black Friday deals on jewellery

Beaverbrooks is offering some great deals on their engagement rings

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18ct White Gold Diamond Solitaire Engagement Ring – Now £2,210

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18ct White Gold Diamond and Pink Sapphire Ring– Now £1,530

Scottish designer jewellery brand, Sylvia Kerr Jewellery is offering up to 40% off selected pieces

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The Ascot Pearl Earrings (above) are normally £142 and £106.50 in their Black Friday Sale 

Arabel Lebrusan is offering 30% off on all orders over £50 with the code blackfriday18

Links of London is offering 20% off everything

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Links is also offering an additional discount if 50% off both the 20/20 Sterling Silver Bracelet and the 20/20 Sweetie Earrings above.

Monica Vinader has 30% off everything online 

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Shop the Monica Vinader discounts here 

Missoma has 25% off everything on their website, including: 

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Just use the code BF25 at the checkout to claim these discounts.

Olivia & Pearl is offering 25% off everything on Black Friday

Our favourites include:

Scream Pretty will be offering 25% off all their lines from Black Friday through to Cyber Monday

The perfect shop for gifts for bridesmaids, mother of the bride, or even just for yourself! Some of our favourites include:

 

Buckley London will be offering up to 70% off jewellery 

Costume and fashion jewellery brand, Buckley London, has a mammoth Black Friday 2018 offering. All items will be between 50% to 70% off from 19th November until 26th November. Shop the range here. 

Matthew Calvin will be offering up to 40% off of selected pieces 

Matthew Calvin’s Black Friday sale pieces include the following:
  • Joint Bangle
  • Joint Ring
  • Point Ring
  • Thin Meteorite Ring
  • Double Meteorite Ring Pendant
  • Dodecahedron Pendant
  • V Point Pendant
  • Dropback Mini Point Studs
  • Dot Pendant
  • Mini Point Pendant
Running alongside their Black Friday deals, Matthew Calvin will also be giving away a free pair of Thin Wire Studs in Silver with all orders made.

Lily Charmed is offering 25% off everything on Black Friday 2018

For personalised gifts for him or her, Lily Charmed is offering 25% off everything on Black Friday 2018. Shop the collection here. 

Best Black Friday Deals on watches

Morris Richardson, will be offering an exclusive 25% off all watches throughout Black Friday weekend

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Watches2U is offering a variety of huge savings on watches, such as this Fossil Q watch down from £149 to £79 

Buy this watch here

Simon Carter is offering 72% off the Sophisticated White Face watch

Black Friday watch deals
Buy the watch here

The watch was originally £175.


Best Black Friday deals on technology

Bang & Olufsen – 25% off selected headphones and earphones


Best Black Friday deals on wedding attire

Little Mistress is offering 50% off everything online for Black Friday

Little Mistress will be offering 50% off everything online (excluding outlet) if you use the voucher code LMBLACK50. The deal is valid from Monday 19 November and ends midnight Monday 26 November.

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Figleaves has 70% off this luxury lingerie set 

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Figleaves is also running a 25% off deal across everything on their website.

Slater menswear is offering a week of deals on suits, shoes and other accessories from Monday the 20th of November. 


Black Friday deals on shoes

Po-Zu shoes is offering 40% off everything for Black Friday 2018

Ethical footwear brand Po-Zu is running a 40% off everything (excluding pre-orders) if you use the code: BETHECHANGE

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Jennifer Read-Dominguez is the Digital Editor of Wedding Ideas magazine, heading up the website and covering all things lifestyle and beauty – from the best hen weekend destinations and luxury honeymoon hotspots, to the perfect hair extensions for your wedding day. When not on her soapbox about her home renovations and commuting troubles, she's known around the office for her love of Millwall FC and MasterChef. Despite telling the world she was about to get engaged underneath a spectacular show of the Northern Lights in Finland last year, Jennifer is still waiting for her boyfriend Ashton to propose...