OK, Black Friday is still a bit of a ways off, but that doesn't mean you couldn't benefit from a little pre-shopping strategizing in advance. Going into the biggest shopping day of the year without a plan isn't just inefficient — it's downright crazy. There are so many opportunities to score big: everything from wedding accessories to honeymoon outfits to home goods for your new nest. If you want to get the most out of your Black Friday experience (clothing, shoes, accessories, beauty products...you get the picture) you should start taking notes — like, right now. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving (Turkey Day is Nov. 22 this year), but several shrewd brands have started offering discounts in the days leading up to the main event. Last year, many retailers rolled out discounts and promo codes at least two days early and several had reductions ready the week prior. That means you'll want to keep your eyes peeled for deals before Thanksgiving even arrives. Here's who served up serious discounts last year and who we're looking to score from again this time around. Don't forget to check back here for updates in the coming weeks.
If you're serious about getting flawless skin for your wedding day (and who isn't?), the latest reports on vitamin C in skin care products will make you a true believer. This ingredient isn't just hype; dermatologists have written about it glowingly in medical literature and are stocking their shelves with vitamin C-infused products, too. So we studied the science and found the 15 best vitamin C serums and beauty products to benefit your face.
Dr. Ellen Marmur, a Manhattan dermatologist and founder of Marmur Metamorphosis Skincare, explains the properties that make vitamin C a windfall for skin. "Vitamin C is an essential component in the body's production of collagen and a potent antioxidant that can help rejuvenate aged and photodamaged skin," Marmur says. "Ascorbic acid is one of the many beneficial forms of vitamin C that helps to brighten and even out skin tone."
No pre-wedding brightening regimen will be complete without one or more of these superstar products, many of which contain the antioxidant ferulic acid and can be found at favorite retailers like Amazon, Sephora and Walmart.
Every bride breathes in a deep sigh of relief on her wedding day. It may not go smoothly, and that's fine. But between now and then, getting the wedding prepared is a bit of a marathon, and it can't hurt to be physically fit. Sure, there's a lot of pressure on brides to look as good as possible in that wedding gown, and many women find themselves "shedding for the wedding." Whether you're looking to drop a few pounds, simply want to stay toned or are trying to tame your inner Bridezilla with some stress-relieving yoga, we've found 20 high-tech performance leggings to wear in your pursuit of health and happiness. They'll keep you comfy and dry as you work toward your goal, and most importantly, you'll look and feel fabulous on your special day.
Start your honeymoon off on the right foot by packing these must-have shoes. Not sure what to bring? We've got you—and him—covered.
The big day is around the corner and a bride's wedding planning work is never done. But one item you can tick-off your to-do list and feel great about is purchasing gifts of appreciation for all your best gals. A bridesmaid gift is a genuine way to show your love — and apologize for any bridezilla-esque moments! These on-trend, stylish and elegant robes and kimonos are a pretty perfect "thank you" for the whole bridal party. Plus, a silk or satin robe is Instagram-worthy, frequently customizable and fully wearable beyond just the bachelorette party pics or wedding day festivities. Some are even cute outside the bedroom when paired with denim jeans, shorts or even a little black dress! Here are a bunch of our favorite, affordable and fashionable bridesmaids robes you can buy at Macy's, Nordstrom, David's Bridal, Etsy, Amazon and more right now.
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Shoes by Beacon. Comes in Burgundy, Size 6 W. The timeless style you love, updated with a hook-and-loop strap for a custom fit. Sm...ooth upper finished with pleated and stitched detailing. Foam-cushioned footbed. Slip-resistant, rubber-blend sole with 1 heel. Manmade. Imported. Material: Man Made Materials. Leanne Mary Janes by Beacon - The timeless style you love, updated with a hook-and-loop strap for a custom fit. Smooth upper finished with pleated and stitched detailing. Foa. SNV-B1A244,SNW-B1A244,Mary Janes,. Leanne Mary Janes by Beacon at Blair. read more
Shoes by Classique. Comes in Winterberry, Size 10 W. This popular choice never goes out of style. Comfortable details include a cu...shioned footbed and flexible rubber-blend outsole. The low 1 1/4 heel provides stability. Manmade. Imported. Material: Man Made Materials. Paula Classic Pumps by Classique - This popular choice never goes out of style. Comfortable details include a cushioned footbed and flexible rubber-blend outsole. The low 1¼. SNV-B1A240,SNW-B1A240,SNX-B1A240,paula pumps,classique,. Paula Classic Pumps by Classique at Blair. read more
Gianvito Rossi gives the classic pumps a decorous finish with the Rania pair.
A generous scattering of beige and rose-toned crystal embellishments lends Gianvito Rossi's pumps an ornate look.
Gianvito Rossi gives the classic pump silhouette a decorous finish with this Rania pair.
Gianvito Rossi gives the classic pumps a decorous finish with the Rania pair.
Gianvito Rossi gives classic pumps a decorous finish with this Rania pair.
Gianvito Rossi's dark grey suede and beige mesh Rania pumps are embellished with charcoal and grey crystals. 4/100mm heel (approxi...mately). Pointed cap toe. Suede-covered stiletto heel. Slips on. Leather sole. Available in Dark Grey/Beige. Made in Italy. Gianvito Rossi Women's Rania Crystal-Embellished Pumps - Dark Grey Size 10 A great designer gift. Shop Gianvito Rossi at Barneys New York. read more
Saint Laurent's Anja pumps have been crafted in Italy from plush velvet and come with a scattering of dazzling crystals.
Aquazzura's 'Concorde' pumps have an elegantly high back that's saturated with shimmering crystals. This peep-toe pair is made fro...m lustrous satin and set on a leg-lengthening 105 stiletto heel. Wear them with anything from cocktail dresses to cropped denim. read more
A mix of luxurious textures and sparkling crystals distinguishes an eye-catching slingback pump that's perfect for dancing the nig...ht away. Style Name:J. Renee Faleece Crystal Embellished Slingback Pump (Women). Style Number: 5234069. Available in stores. read more
Gucci's dazzling pumps were first showcased on the Milan runway as part of the label's dream-like Spring/Summer '18 collection.
Aquazzura's Galaxy sandals are elevated by a pin-thin 105mm stiletto heel for a sharp and sophisticated profile.
A pair of pointed-toe pumps are an essential for eveningwear edits, and Gianvito Rossi's stilettos are undeniably luxe.
Alexander McQueen's classically-shaped stiletto pumps have been covered with a sheeny layer of black satin and come with a crystal...-embellished bow at the toe for glittering effect. read more
Scores of light-catching crystals ensure these Mary Janes from Dolce & Gabbana are always in the spotlight.
Glistening embellishments have become a focal point in Christopher Kane's recent collections, making this pair of pumps a fitting ...addition to the British brand's accessories repertoire. read more
Must-have suede pumps with embellished strap. Suede upper. Point toe. Slip-on style. Leather and synthetic lining. Padded insole. ...Leather sole. Made in Italy. SIZE. Stacked heel, 3.75" (95mm). read more
Put a little shine in your step with this pair of Concord 105 pumps from Aquazzura.
Balenciaga satin pump with 3D cascading crystal embellishment. 4.3" covered stiletto heel. Pointed toe. Slip-on style. Leather lin...ing and sole. read more
MICHAEL Michael Kors pump in crystal-embellished chain-mesh fabric. 3.3" covered heel. Pointed toe. Slip-on style. Padded footbed.... Rubber sole. "Dorothy" is imported. read more
Balenciaga satin pump with crystal embellishment. 4.3" covered heel. Pointed toe. Smooth outsole. Slip-on style. Made in Italy.
Prada brings its signature glamorous touch to the classic point-toe stiletto silhouette, crafting this pair from soft black suede ...and strapping a crystal-embellished band across the front. read more
Elegant lace pump embellished with a crystal cluster at the toe. Textile upper. Almond toe. Slip-on style. Leather and man made li...ning. Leather sole. Made in Italy. SIZE. Self-covered heel, 3.5" (90mm). read more