This weekend is a big one for sales. Not only are there a number of local options, it's also one of the world's biggest sales weekends with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This American thanksgiving tradition has crept onto Australia's radar in recent years, which is not surprising given it represents two of the biggest days on the US retail calendar. This year it falls on November 24 and 27 respectively. Armed with an internet connection and a credit card, Australians can easily access the benefits without leaving the country.
So in addition to our regularly scheduled Sales Wrap below, we've put together a list of the very best womenswear offers this weekend. All retailers listed ship to Australia.
Sales Wrap Special: Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Our list of not-to-be-missed American-based sales, including fifty per cent off Topshop; 30 per cent off Common Projects sneakers; 50 per cent off The Outnet and much, much more. Click here for the deals.
Welcome to the Woods indoor plant and ceramics sale
122 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford
Welcome to The Woods is having a sale of indoor plants and locally made ceramics at its Abbotsford store. Ceramics by local artists including Tina Thorburn and Ruby Moon will be up for grabs, and the plant selection will include monstera, fiddle leaf, bird of paradise, Bangalow palms, ferns, hanging plants, lilies, ivy, mother in law’s tongue, string of pearls, cacti, and succulents.
There will also be beer and kombucha on tap.
Sun 26, 11am–5pm
This is a big one. The Outnet’s clearance sale will see 50 per cent off already discounted clothing by designers such as Saint Laurent, Gianvito Rossi, Jil Sander and Jimmy Choo. On your marks.
Fri 24 to Mon 27
This Sydney-based label is having an online sample sale where you can shop one-offs, past-collection pieces and samples. Prices will range from $5 to $100. Expect to find garments that hit the latest trends – gingham, ruffles, full sleeves and off-the-shoulder tops.
Thu 23 to Sat 25
Order Of Style
Ground Floor, 8 Redfern Road, Hawthorn East
This online retailer is clearing out its excess stock at up to 75 per cent off. Designer lifestyle pieces from C&M, Camilla and Marc, Equipment, IRO Jeans, M.I.H Jeans, Mara Hoffman, N/Nicholas, Nicholas, Senso and Sol Sana are just some of what’s on offer.
Fri 24, 10am–4pm
Sat 25, 10am–4pm
Sun 26, 10am–4pm
130 Bridport Street, Albert Park
This designer boutique is discounting a range of womenswear and accessories from local and international labels. Prices start at $20 on labels including Acler, Beau Coops, By Malene Birger, J Brand, Lover, Lucy Folk, PAM, Sandy Liang, Tibi and Zimmermann. Sale is in the rear garage.
Thu 23, 10am–6pm
Fri 24, 10am–7pm
17–21 Little Oxford Street, Collingwood
Kloke is clearing out its past-season clothing for men and women, with prices starting at $15. Samples, seconds and fabric remnants will also be available to purchase on the day. This local label has become a Melbourne favourite for its practical and sophisticated designs.
Sat 25, 9am–4pm
Get 20 per cent off storewide from X Nihilo as part of Cyber Monday sales. The Melbourne label makes luxe leather bags in classic black and tan, and in futuristic metallic. (The sale does not include the premium collection.)
Sun 26 & Mon 27
Toast Workroom 10–12 Prentice Street, Brunswick
A number of independent, small-scale jewellery makers, fashion designers and artists are coming together for a group sale. You’ll find jewellery from Mamoru, Sacreflux and Dorkus Design; clothing by Mia Sully; illustrations and prints from Frances Cannon and Lizzi Morris; ceramics by Content Aware, Lucinda Florence, Hilary Green and more.
Sun 26, 11am–5pm
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