With just three days until Black Friday officially kicks off, hundreds of brands and retailers have already launched thousands of Black Friday savings. And we’re here to help you find the best discounts right up until Cyber Monday on 27 November.
While the deals extravaganza isn’t technically supposed to start until Friday 24 November, deals are dropping on everything from technology, TVs, laptops and gaming gear to mattresses, beauty, fashion, home appliances and much more. If you can buy it online, chances are Black Friday has a discount on it.
The likes of Amazon, Nintendo, Shark, Dyson, John Lewis, Ninja, Very, Currys and Boots have already cut prices, with Apple, Zara and more set to join the fun in the coming week. We’ve been covering the Black Friday sales for years and years here at IndyBest, and we know when a deal’s a steal and when a deal’s a dud. Stick with us, because we’ll be rounding up only the very best Black Friday offers all month.
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Will Selfridges have a Black Friday sale?
While technically, this isn’t a Selfridges Black Friday sale, fans of luxury fashion, beauty and tech can enjoy mega discounts across the retailer’s brand roster. From TVs to food and fashion, it’s not one to miss.
With its seasonal sale launched, Lauren’s rounded up the best offers on designer handbags, jewellery, homeware and more (although, we are expecting to see some better offers come through on 24 November).
Daisy Lester21 November 2023 11:20
Apple AirPods pro are at their cheapest price
If you’re in the market for a new pair of earbuds, Amazon has the best deal you can shop on the Apple AirPods pro. Reduced down to just under £200, the cans are at their lowest price ever.
Apple AirPods pro 2nd generation: Was £229, now £199, Amazon.co.uk
The AirPods pro earbuds offer a “significant improvement over the already-splendid first-generation model,” praised David Phelan in his review. “The case now includes Apple’s U1 chip, which means you can use the Find My app on your iPhone, say, to locate it when you’ve misplaced it,” he added.
They also featured in our review of the best wireless earbuds, with our tester noting they “fit the ear well and stay put securely, and there are now four sizes of silicone ear tips to ensure decent sound isolation”.
Daisy Lester21 November 2023 11:12
This heated clothes dryer is on sale for Black Friday
Drying clothes in my flat during winter and without a tumble dryer is an eternal problem. That’s why I’m investing in a time-saving and cost-busting heated clothes airer, and this IndyBest-approved model is luckily on sale.
Looking for an energy-efficient way to tackl The me your laundry this winter? There’s 30 per cent off this drying pod at Lakeland right now. The model landed a spot in our review of the best heated clothes airers and was awarded five stars (out of five). Our tester noted that it’s “compact, taking up less space than a coat rack, and it’s powerful.” They also praised the cover “for privacy” and the “fast-drying times”. A winter must-have, this deal is a very worthy investment.
Daisy Lester21 November 2023 10:59
This pack of Calvin Klein trunks are the perfect stocking filler
Shopping for a man this Christmas? Calvin Klein trunks are a failsafe stocking filler. And you can save 25 per cent at Coggles right now with the code “PREVIEW”.
Calvin Klein men’s cotton stretch trunks: Was £42, now £31.50, Coggles.com
Designed for all-day comfort, the trunk’s are crafted from stretch cotton and feature a contrast elasticated waistband with Calvin Klein branding. Plus, there’s tonal flatlock stitching for structure and support.
Daisy Lester21 November 2023 10:54
Lookfantastic and Amazon has slashed its price on Olaplex
Loved by beauty buffs and salons alike, Olaplex’s bond-strengthening formulas have risen to cult status. If you’re looking to stock up for less, the likes of Amazon and Lookfantastic have plenty of stellar savings.
The treatment is designed for weekly use and aims to repair the hair’s bonds and improve the look and feel of split ends and strand damage. In a review of Olaplex no3 hair perfector, our writer said: “We found it to be a really effective at-home solution, so much so, we’d go as far as to say it produced results that were far better than other at-home treatments we’ve used in the past.”
Olaplex no4 bond maintenance shampoo: Was £28, now £19.55, Amazon.co.uk
The shampoo is one of Olaplex’s bestselling products, designed to be used before the cult brand’s bond repair conditioner (was £28, now £22.40, Amazon.co.uk). In a review of Olaplex no4 shampoo, our writer said: “After two months of use, we have noticed that our locks are much more manageable and breakages have been reduced.”
Daisy Lester21 November 2023 10:43
Gamers, the Playstation 5 console is at its lowest price ever
It’s not just the Xbox series X console that’s at its lowest price ever, Sony has kicked off its Black Friday sale a week early, dropping the price of the PlayStation 5 to £389.99 between now and 30 November.
Online retailer Very has gone one step further though, offering Sony’s next-generation console for just £379, the lowest price the PlayStation 5 has ever sold for (£379, Very.co.uk) – and our tech writer Steve is very excited.
PS5 disc edition console: Was £479, now £379, Very.co.uk
The Independent’s tech team were impressed with the performance of the PlayStation 5 in the review of the best gaming consoles. “One of the first things you will notice about the PS5 is how games feel in your hands, thanks to the dualsense controller’s haptic feedback and adaptive triggers,” praised the review.
Daisy Lester21 November 2023 10:37
Best home appliance Black Friday deals
Looking for a dishwasher? Or maybe a dehumidifier? Black Friday is the time to shop home appliances at a fraction of the cost.
Whether you’re after an air fryer, drying pod or blender, find the best deals in our guide below:
Daisy Lester21 November 2023 10:31
Oodie is hosting a mega sale on blanket hoodies
A cost-effective alternative to turning the heating on, Oodie’s blanket hoodies have gone viral as a winter must-have. If you were thinking of investing, the good news is that the brand is hosting a mega Black Friday sale with up to 60 per cent off.
The brand’s hoodies rated highly in our round-up of the best blanket hoodies, where we found the oversized hoodie to be “very oversized, cocooning our 6ft tester down to the knees.” Complete with a hood, sleeves and practical front pouch, the hoodie is finished in a plush soft-to-touch flannel fleece with sherpa fleece lining the inside. Right now, you can save 40 per cent.
Daisy Lester21 November 2023 10:20
This Nespresso vertuo coffee machine is nearly half price
Helping you recreate the barista experience at home, Nespresso coffee machines are popular for good reason. Now, a bunch of its cult models have been reduced for Black Friday – including the aleady-affordable vertuo pop machine.
Nespresso Vertuo pop automatic pod coffee machine: Was £100, now £58, Amazon.co.uk
Save a steaming-hot 42 per cent with this Nespresso Vertuo coffee machine deal at Amazon. The appliance is compatible with Nespresso Vertuo capsules and can make different coffee sizes, including espresso, gran lungo and a large mug. Key features include a one-button function, and its ability to heat up in 30 seconds. Plus, the 42.6cm x 13.6cm x 25cm machine can be connected to your smartphone.
Daisy Lester21 November 2023 10:16
Listen up to the best Black Friday headphones deals
In fact, Apple’s AirPods, Sony’s flagship WH-1000XM5 headphones and Bose’s QuietComfort 2 earbuds have already been discounted to some of their lowest-ever prices.
True to form, Alex has rounded up the best deals in his guide below.
Daisy Lester21 November 2023 10:12