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The best Cyber Monday deals to check out right now

2nd December, 2019

If you’re still recovering from Black Friday then prepare yourself because there’s a whole new round of sales to check out for Cyber Monday.

Whether you’re in the market to stop up your summer wardrobe or you’re trying to get through your Christmas shopping list, now is the time to start snapping things up as there are plenty of Cyber Monday deals to take advantage of! From huge discounts on full priced stock, to further reductions on sale items from a range of local brands and international retailers, there’s plenty of savings to be had if you know where to head.

So if you’re currently madly scrolling through your favourite stores, here are a few more to add to the list. Now’s the time to snap up a bargain!


Net-a-Porter – extra 15% off select sale items

Matches Fashion – extra 10% off

The Outnet – extra 15% off clearance

My Theresa – extra 10% off

La Garconne – take an extra 10% off sale items

Mode Sportif – up to 70% off

The Daily Edited – 20% off storewide

Country Road – 20% off everything

Witchery – 20% off everything

The Undone – 20% off everything

Seed – 20% off full price styles

David Jones – Save up to 60% off a range of already reduced clothing, shoes and accessories

Myer – up to 40% off a range of women’s clothing and 30% off a range of accessories

Incu – 30% off selected styles

The Iconic – 30% off

Shopbop – up to 25% off full-priced items; up to 75% off sale items; 15% off $200+ orders; 20% off of $500+ orders; 25% off of orders $800+

Veronika Maine – 25% off everything

Bassike – 30% off select full price and all sale items

Aje – 20% off full price styles and a further 20% off sale items

General Pants – 30% off everything


Sephora – 30-50% off select beauty palettes

Mecca – Receive a lucky dip of 3 deluxe samples with every order. Online only. 

Adore Beauty – a variety of discounts on offer; highlights include 10% off the entire Dyson range, save 20% off Benefit and Lancome, save 15% off entire GHD range

Ry – up to 50% off


How to shop the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales and come away with a great bargain

28th November, 2019

Black Fridays sales are a traditional American retail event that has made its way to Australia, along with its online counterpart Cyber Monday. Whilst not all shops will do in store sales in Australia, you will be able to nab plenty of bargains online both here and overseas. There will be flash sales that run for a small amount of time whilst other retailers may offer big discounts over a day or a few days to its customers. This is the ideal time to nab Christmas presents, a new outfit for New Year’s Eve or just something that you’ve had your eye on for ages. However to grab yourself a true bargain, it pays to be savvy and employ a strategy so you don’t come away with an impulse purchase that you’ll never use.

Here are a few of my tips for scoring yourself some great buys.

Visit your fave retailers in the lead up to both days

There are some stores that will offer discounts well before Black Friday and Cyber Monday so it pays to check them out to see what’s on offer. You may be able to grab something early and beat the rush but still pay a significantly discounted price. To make this easier bookmark all of your regular shopping haunts so you can efficiently visit them in the lead up to the big sale days.

Sign up to your favourite retailers’ newsletters and social media feeds

If you haven’t already be sure to sign up for the newsletter of your favourite stores. This is often where you’ll find out about what’s on offer, with some giving loyal customers a sneak peek before everything kicks off.

Also follow your go-to brands on social media via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Most stores will often use these channels advertise their sales and you don’t want to miss out on a potential bargain.

Map out your target buys

Have a checklist of what you want to buy well ahead of time. This will help you hone in on what it is that you really need and want as opposed to buying something that you’ve just spotted but may not necessarily find much use for. Also you can check ahead of time which stockists offer what it is you’re after so you know exactly where to go when sale time starts.

Shop around

If there’s a particular item that you have in mind then check out a few different stores to see how much they are selling it for. This will allow you to find it at the best price. Often one retailer may offer it at the lowest price but on Black Friday and Cyber Monday other retailers may be offering huge discounts which will allow you to snap it up at a fraction of the cost.

Try on what you can in person

If you’ve got your heart set on a few things make the effort to try them on in person so you know exactly the size you’re looking for. This is especially important for buying online where you may have to act quickly and you don’t want to miss out because you’re still umming and aaahing about what size you should get.

Be selective

As with all sales my golden rule is not to get swept up in the excitement of it all and try to stick to my shopping list. Whilst something might be cheap, it’s really not if I find I’ll hardly use it and it just ends up gathering dust in my closet. It’s a great time to snap up some good buys and take advantage of all the deals on offer. May the shopping gods be ever in your favour!

Tell me—what’s the best bargain you’ve ever got from sale shopping?