Black Friday may be an American tradition, but in recent years it’s become a big deal in the UK. This Friday thousands of shoppers are expected take advantage of the many deals on offer. Some of London’s best discounts can be found on its most well known streets this weekend
1 Iris, Battersea & Chiswick
Shop luxury brands, including Isabel Marant and Acne, and save up to 20% at Iris on Thursday and Friday. Enjoy champagne and other festive treats as you search the luxury boutique for the perfect gifts. Iris has stores in Chiswick and Battersea.
129 Chiswick High Road, London SW11 6PL; irisfashion.co.uk
2 Intu Bromley Shopping Centre, Bromley
To manage the mayhem that is Black Friday, Intu has created a Black Friday survival guide to ensure that shoppers can take advantage of the best offers available at the Bromley shopping centre. Among the promotions is the launch of the Sony Xperia 23 mobile and discounts on Microsoft’s new Xbox One console. Make the most of the shopping weekend at Intu’s four-day Black Friday weekend running until Monday 1 December.
High Street, Bromley BR1 1DN; intugroup.co.uk
3 Peter Jones, Chelsea
The department store is committed to never being unknowingly undersold and this weekend they honour that commitment with a one day shopping event. Opening early at 8am, John Lewis will offer discounts on hundreds of products, including bags by designers like Nica and Fiorelli. Nica and Fiorelli will also have their own deals on their websites until Monday.
Sloane Square, Chelsea, London SW1W 8EL; johnlewis.com
4 House of Fraser, Richmond
Starting Thursday, House of Fraser will offer up to 40% off well-known brands. The sales will continue through the weekend. Check out the Richmond store in London for big savings.
80 George Street, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1HA; houseoffraser.co.uk
5 77 Diamonds, Mayfair
For one day 77 Diamonds will open its Mayfair showroom to the public for a sample sale. Receive up to 50% off high quality diamond jewellery. The sample sale opens on Friday only, from 10am to 7pm.
3 Hanover Square, Mayfair, London W1S 1HD; 77diamonds.com
6 GAP, Kensington, Putney, Chelsea
Receive up to 30% off on a range of GAP products. From Friday through Monday find the cosiest sweaters for a discounted price at one of its many London stores.
99 High Street, Kensington, London W8 5SA; gap.com
7 Marks & Spencer, Chelsea
Make the most of Marks & Spencer’s amazing deals from Friday until Monday, when you’ll get up to 30% off its clothes and homewares. Marks & Spencer’s is keeping quiet about what exactly will be in the sale so you’ll have to wait until Friday to see.
85 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4NX; marksandspencer.com
8 Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge
Harvey Nichols’ designer must-haves will be on sale with 25% this Friday. Harvey Nichols offers a variety of products that will finish your Christmas shopping list in a day; from Christmas hampers to festive beauty products.
109 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RJ; harveynichols.com
9 Debenhams, Clapham
Find amazing discounts on highstreet and designer brands at Debenhams on Friday. The department store stocks everything from beauty products to gadgets and homewares.
315 Lavender Hill, Clapham Junction, London SW11 1QL; www.debenhams.com
10 Banana Republic, Chelsea & Shepherd’s Bush
For every purchase made on Banana Republic’s one-day only promotion on Friday, £1 will be donated to Banana Republic’s charity partner, Kids Company. Discounts on accessories and clothes will be available at their stores scattered throughout London, like King’s Road and Westfield Shepherd’s Bush.
23 Kings Road, Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY; bananarepublic.co.uk
Words by Cassie Smith