Black Friday haul

I can’t handle the crazy Black Friday crowds, so I tend to do my Black Friday shopping online, if at all. This year, my boyfriend and I did go out in the morning (not before 10, though) and brave the crowds to score a few deals. I also did a little online splurging (I have a hard time saying no to 50%+ off sales). Here’s what I got!

Old Navy

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We only went to Old Navy because my boyfriend wanted sweatpants. Everything in the store was 50% off on Friday, and that was very hard to ignore! I walked in and immediately saw this huge knit scarf that I couldn’t say no to. And then I wandered around and found two other things to supplement my wardrobe–a plain black long-sleeved t-shirt and a new plaid shirt.

J.Crew Factory

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I’ve been visiting J.Crew Factory’s website a lot lately. It’s one of my favorite stores to hit up at the outlets because they always have some super awesome deal going on! They went all-out for Black Friday (and the days surrounding BF) and did 50% off everything online. (Though, this past weekend, their sale would have made my order cheaper than the BF sale. I’m trying not to be bitter about it.) It took me a couple of days to decide what I wanted and mull over which sizes to get since I’ve found that their sizing isn’t super consistent from piece to piece. I ended up with a skirt that I had eyed in the store, the velvet vine t-shirt that I’ve been lusting since seeing on a mannequin in the store, a plain white v-neck t-shirt, and a basic black shirt. My basics have been lacking lately. I was disappointed in the white shirt–why are shirts SO see-through these days?! The vine shirt felt a bit too tight even though I got measurements for it to make sure. I’ll probably end up returning those two and keeping the skirt and black shirt. The skirt is my favorite purchase!

ModCloth

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It’s no secret that my online obsession is ModCloth. I’m always looking at new arrivals and adding things to my “love list”. They had a Black Friday sale starting on the Wednesday before and lasting through the weekend. A bunch of new arrivals and a few older goodies were 50% off. Now that is a deal for ModCloth. Unfortunately, not very many things on my love list were on sale. I did find a couple of new things that I loved but everything went very fast, as you can imagine.

I was somewhat pleased with my order. I grabbed four things at 50% off and one full-price item to round it out since I had a coupon for an extra 20% off everything. I got a tulle skirt, deer print leggings, heart print dress, burgundy scarf, and knit sweater. I’m super excited for the skirt, though I have no idea how to style it for the winter. I was underwhelmed by the leggings and dress. The scarf is awesome, and I love the sweater, though it’s already snagged in a few places on one sleeve and I’ve worn it once (post coming soon!). That really bums me out.

Nordstrom Rack

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Additionally, I grabbed a few winter essentials at Nordstrom Rack–plushy leggings/tights, more regular tights, and a couple of pairs of soft socks. I can’t have enough of those! I definitely need more of the warm leggings. They were giving out $15 gift cards if you spent $100, but I wasn’t about to spend that much just to have to spend more later, though I probably would use it.

All in all, it was a decently good Black Friday. There were some pretty good deals and others that seemed good but actually weren’t that great (coughJCrewcough). Did you score any goodies on Black Friday? 🙂

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