The 18 Best Black Friday Sales Happening Now

Happy Thanksgiving! How’s your holiday been thus far?


[Boots are old; Similar pair of cognac booties linked here]

Like the savvy shopper you are, I image you already know that there’s a handful of Black Friday sales that have already kicked off online… Right?

I’ll keep it short-and-sweet today — as I know you’re spending time with the fam (slash wanting to know where the best deals are at this very moment) — so here’s a few of my favorite (the best!) Black Friday sales that have already started online.

Note: Most of these items will sell out quickly, so don’t hesitate if you see something you like. (All of these retailers have reliable shipping and return policies — just make sure you read the fine print!)

Oh, and if you haven’t yet, be sure to check out my advice on how to dominate Cyber Week this holiday season. I’ll be back later this week/end to share a more in-depth, comprehensive guide to Cyber Monday shopping. In the meantime, happy holiday!







In my opinion, one of the (if not *THE*) best pre-Cyber Monday sale you can hit right now is at Tory Burch. The entire site is an extra 30% off, including all handbags and shoes and boots that are already on sale. There’s free shipping and returns, too, so you can buy without worry.

If you wait until Cyber Monday to buy something here, chances are good it’ll be gone/sold out. I really like this tote — it’s a great everyday bag, comes in three colors and is 50% off total (get the extra 30% off with code THANKS). Tory’s famed riding boots are on sale — and in two colors and most sizes… For now, at least.

Here’s a few things from the Tory Burch sale that I love/that are still in-stock:

*Featured dealTory Burch (shop below)

*Shop: clothingshoes | boots | handbags
Promo code: THANKS (extra 30% off)

*Hallie’s pickCognac riding bootsRobinson double-zip satchel

prodigy coffee west village

*Featured dealNordstrom (shop below)

Shopclothing | beauty | home & gifts | designer collection

*Hallie’s pick: rag & bone Harrow booties (bought ‘em!)


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10 Tips for Cyber Monday Shopping

Black Friday and Cyber Monday kinda snuck up on us this year, no?


Personally, I tend to avoid the in-person shopping insanity over the next few days at all costs. Reason being, I’ve found that I can usually find better deals and steals online (and with free shipping, right to my door).

So join me this week — stay in your sweats, sit on the couch and grab a cup of coffee (or, you know, a glass of wine depending on the time of day). Best way to shop, no?

Here is my advice on how to get the very best deals online and ultimately make the most of your Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

10 tips for a successful Black Friday/Cyber Monday:

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My Simplified Beauty Regime

Last month, I talked a bit about the ways in which my life has changed since I made a gigantic career (/lifestyle) switch from my corporate job to the fitness industry — from beauty routines to sleep habits and can’t-live-without laundry detergent.

While the rest of that is recapped in  this post – today, it’s all about beauty.


I’ve gotten a few reader requests to discuss my day-to-day make-up and skincare routines on a more in-depth level, so here’s a few of my favorite products and routines that have revolutionized (simplified!) my regime since I’ve started working in fitness.

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Five Things You Need from Shopbop’s Annual Sale

So you’ve likely heard by now, but Shopbop just kicked off their two-day, annual Friends & Family sale — meaning pretty much everything on the site is 25% off (with the code INTHEFAM25).

Speaking from experience, shopping a sale such as this can be a bit overwhelming, but I’ve got good news: I’ve already cleared the clutter and done the leg-work for you.

… And, you know, spent a quick (two) hundo myself. Occupational hazard!


Everything on the site tends to go FAST once this sale hits, so let’s waste not another second. From winter footwear to sweaters and over-the-knee boots, Here’s where I’d suggest focusing your time/spending your hard-earned moo-lah — as well as what I bought myself:

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