Cyber Monday: Your Ultimate Guide To The Shopping Event Of The Year

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Black Friday 2017 is creeping ever closer, and the countdown is officially in full swing.

As ever, we’re predicting a huge surge in online shopping over the days that surround the annual event. And with so many incredible deals and bargains, covering fashion, beauty and technology (to name a few), we can see why.

It’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed when trying to bag yourself the perfect bargain, which is why we’ve come up with the ultimate guide to make it easier for you to boss it.

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Black Friday 2017: what you need to know…

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Black Friday 2017: £50 off a Sharp HD TV

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Want to watch Colin Firth in Pride and Prejudice in HD? NOW YOU CAN. This massive 49 inch TV by Sharp is going for £299, down from £349, on Amazon.

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Black Friday 2017: Up to 80% off sex toys at Pabo

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It’s a beautiful, beautiful day today. Pabo has just released their Black Friday offers and you’re in for some major fun. Spanning vibrators, cock rings, lube, lingerie and more, you’ll be able to stock up on all the naughty stuff – like the Thrusting Rabbit by CalExotics above. (It’s got seven different vibration patterns, so it’s got that going for it.)

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Black Friday 2017: Get 23% off a Blaupunkt 32-Inch HD TV

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Sure, your SO can pretend all they want that they’ll be able to watch the footy on this but THINK OF THE CHICK FLICK OPPORTUNITIES. Bridget Jones in HD? Yes please. This massive TV is now 23% off and going for £169.

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Black Friday 2017: Get 27% off a 32GB Amazon Fire Tablet

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If you’ve ever wanted to get your hands on Amazon tech, now’s the time. Their 32GB Fire Tablets have been marked down from £149.99 to £109.99 – plus, the deal applies to all three colour ways in black, red and blue.

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Black Friday 2017: Get 40% off an Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar

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Amazon’s kicked things off early by offering 40% off their beauty advent calendar. While it was originally priced at £50, you’ll now be able to get it for just £30. It’s almost a silly how great the value for money is here since if you do all the maths on how much each product costs individually, it comes to an eye-watering £185.

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Black Friday 2017: £20 off an Amazon Echo in Heather Grey Fabric

Earlier this year, Amazon debuted a new (and cheaper) version of its flagship Amazon Echo smart speaker, dropping the price from £139.99 to £89.99 in the process. But as part of Amazon’s Black Friday deals bonanza, the new Amazon Echo (2017) is now available for just £69.99 – that’s an additional £20 saving

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Black Friday 2017: £240 off a Dyson V6 Absolute Cordless Handstick Vacuum Cleaner

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You can now pick up a Dyson V6 Absolute Cordless Handstick Vacuum Cleaner cheaper than ever. The Dyson V6 Absolute has been reduced by £240, bringing the total price down from £469.99 to just £229.99.

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Black Friday Deals 2017: 30% off ADORE Jewelry

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With 30% off everything online, it’s time to treat yoself to something from ADORE Jewelry’s chic line. From criss-crossed rings to colourful necklaces, the deal runs from 22-28 November.

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Black Friday Deals 2017: 25% off Taylor Morris Eyewear

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Co-founded by two Brits, Taylor Morris Eyewear is a homegrown luxury brand specialises in sunglasses – and they’re all 25% off online from 23-27 November this Black Friday. If you want to try before you buy, they’ll be offering the same deal at their physical retail space in Bluebird out in Chelsea, London – however it’ll only be available Friday-Sunday. Their founders will also be around on Friday from 1-7pm if you need a second opinion on which pair to get.

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What Is Black Friday?

Black Friday is that special time of the year when retailers offer incredible discounts across fashion, beauty, homeware, technology, travel and more.

The annual shopping event originated in the US, having been introduced to the UK in the early 2000’s when American companies, Amazon and Asda, began targeting their overseas shoppers.

Yup, you won’t want to miss out.

When Is Black Friday 2017?

This year Black Friday will fall on the 24th November – so mark that date in your diary.

Traditionally, the shopping event takes place on the day that follows Thanksgiving in the United States.

Why is it called Black Friday?

It’s most commonly thought that, back in the ’80s, businesses would use red ink for recording financial losses and black ink for financial profits. So, basically, it literally means a big profit day for retailers.

But, with so many amazing deals and discounts to take advantage of, we’re not complaining.

What time does Black Friday start?

It normally all kicks off at midnight. This means that a lot of online retailers will start slashing prices and unveiling deals from 12am on the 24th November 2017.

So, you know, you might want to set your alarm…

How do I find the best deals?

It’s probably easier to get an idea of what you’re looking for ahead of the event, bookmarking the pages that are of interest.

We’ve pulled together a list of the latest deals below, which we’ll be updating throughout the shopping day with the latest alerts.

Black Friday Sales – Women’s Clothing

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Black Friday Clothing Deals

Amazon Black Friday Deals

Black Friday Dresses – The Very Best Deals

Topshop Black Friday Deals

Black Friday Makeup Deals You’ll Want To Bookmark

Black Friday Watches You Won’t Want To Miss Out On

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It doesn’t just stop at fashion though. There are lots of savings to be made too across tech; think headphones, laptops and televisions and our sister sites will be covering all the bases. You can expect the likes of Marie Claire UK swooping in with Black Friday health and beauty sales, InStyle curating designer Black Friday clothing dealsCycling Weekly covering Black Friday bike deals and Trusted Reviews sorting out all your Black Friday UK tech needs.

All that’s left now is to keep your debit cards at the ready…