November is well underway and you know what that means. Yes, Thanksgiving, Christmas and all the holiday festivities of course, but also the most exciting day of the year for shoppers around the world. November also means Black Friday. The biggest day in retail is now mere days away. Have you gotten your shopping list ready?
1. Does it make sense to Plan the Black Friday Purchases?
Now is the best time to plan ahead in order to make the most of all the special promotions and offers Black Friday brings. You’ll want to anticipate the day with a list of things that you really want and need, so you don’t get distracted by other items you see for sale on the day itself.
2. Is your Wardrobe ready for Winter?
With the cold winter months right around the corner, Black Friday is the perfect opportunity to buy a winter coat that you’ll soon need, if you don’t already. A coat is definitely a necessity that you can’t hold off on buying as the temperature drops. You’ll want to make the most of Black Friday to ensure your winter ready.
3. Do you need a (new) Overcoat?
A classic overcoat is a necessity in every man’s wardrobe and a particular must have garment for all professional men. Whether you choose a black, grey or navy overcoat to wear over your business suit, it’s a guaranteed way to look chic and well put together as you go in and out of the office. It’s also a versatile style that you can wear for both fancy occasions or casual nights around the city.
If your go-to overcoat is looking a little tired and past its prime, you’ll undoubtedly want to add a new overcoat in you Black Friday shopping bag. Otherwise, if your favorite overcoat is still looking good, why not add a new style to your coat closet. Give your office attire some variation with a checkered grey overcoat, a camel overcoat with a contrasting blue collar or even a blue overcoat with a detachable padded interior, ensuring you stay both fashionable and warm.
4. How about a Pea Coat or a Winter Trench Coat?
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If you want an equally refined looking coat, but in a different style, purchase a pea coat or a winter trench coat instead this coming Black Friday. Both are great outerwear garments that you can’t go wrong with. You can wear a blue trench coat with your office suit for a professional outfit or you can go with a red pea coat worn over a chic jumper and trousers for a more smart casual look. There are countless ways to mix and match both coats, ensuring you get a lot of mileage from your purchase, especially when you buy it on sale.
5. Do you want to try something N-E-W
Black Friday is the best time to purchase the wardrobe staples that you know you need in order to get them at a special offer. However, it’s also the perfect time to get out of your fashion comfort zone. Sometimes, you want to try a new style that you don’t normally buy but you don’t want to spend too much for it. Black Friday is definitely when you want to make such purchases. Maximize all the exclusive offers and slashed prices to update your wardrobe and elevate your everyday outfits by buying more fashion forward items.
6. Is your Duffle Coat still alive or do you need a fresh one?
A casual duffle coat may not be the priority outerwear garment for you to buy. However, if you have an old duffle coat whose best days are behind it, now is the time to find the perfect replacement. Out with the old and in with the new. Stay looking sharp and stylish in a fresh new duffle coat in either camel, brown or grey. You’ll be able to wear the duffle coat for social events, as well as winter holiday retreats, making the most of your Black Friday bargain.
7. Are you ready for a Funnel Coat?
If you’ve always wanted a fashionable coat that isn’t what everyone else always wears, choose a funnel coat instead of the more common styles. Finish your Black Friday check out with a minimalist grey funnel coat or choose a more sartorial blue funnel coat with epaulettes and sleeve straps. The chic coat can easily elevate any normal outfit and will look great on as you make your way through the holiday party circuit.
Use the next few weeks to work out your Black Friday shopping list and get ready to say “hello, good buy!”