Black Friday sales in Chicago
Save money the day after Thanksgiving at these 70+ Black Friday sales in Chicago.
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It’s easy to do damage to your wallet at the Bucktown men’s shop, so we’re thankful for this storewide 20 percent off sale. Score great deals on clothing by Seize sur Vingt, Paul Smith and more. 1804 N Damen Ave (773-395-2999). 11am–7pm.
Art Effect is just steps away from the Armitage Brown Line stop so you won’t have to beat the traffic, but you will have to beat the clock. Be one of the first 50 shoppers to make a purchase and you’ll receive a free pair of earrings. Can’t make it in time? Every customer gets a special (although less pricey) gift with purchase. 934 W Armitage Ave (773-929-3600). 11am–6pm.
Sleep in on Black Friday and you can still score deals here. The folks at Circa Modern are offering 20 percent off their entire inventory of midcentury-modern furniture starting at noon. That means you have time for brunch before lugging a new piece of furniture up four flights of stairs to your apartment. 1114 N Ashland Ave (773-697-9239). Noon–7pm.
Despite its name change (from the Edit) in May, Edith Hart continues to be a carefully edited collection of chic women’s clothing and accessories. Stop in for 25 percent off full-priced merchandise and up to 75 percent off sale items. 1917 N Damen Ave (773-252-3350). 11am–6pm.
Erin Gallagher Jewelry
Very rarely does Erin Gallagher offer discounts to customers who want to design their own pieces, but that’s exactly what you’ll find on Friday 23. The jewelry store is offering 40 percent off all in-store and online jewelry, including custom pieces. 1013 W Webster Ave (312-492-7548). Noon–6pm.
Get your shop on at this Wicker Park boutique full of hard-to-find labels. Eskell is offering a $20 credit on purchases more than $100, or a $50 credit when you spend more than $300 (to be used by January 31). Plus, pick a black ribbon out of its Black Friday contest display and win 30 percent off any full-price item in the store. 1509 N Milwaukee Ave (773-486-0830). 11am–7pm.
Face it, you can always use a new pair of running shoes. Both of Fleet Feet’s Old Town and Lincoln Square locations are offering 50 percent off recently updated footwear models, plus $20–$50 off select shoes. The athletic shoe store is also marking down past season apparel by 50 percent. 4555 N Lincoln Ave (773-271-3338); 1620 N Wells St (312-587-3338). 10am–8pm.
Handle With Care
Get 10 percent off full-priced merchandise at this Old Town boutique that features selections from designers such as Nanette Lepore and Marc by Marc Jacobs. Want to really save some money? Find an extra 30 percent off sale items. The sale lasts through Sunday, so come back throughout the weekend. 1706 N Wells St (312-751-2929). 10am–7pm.
Knee Deep Vintage
It pays to be a TOC reader at this Pilsen vintage store. Mention Time Out Chicago and get 15 percent off your entire purchase of the shop’s relatively low-priced clothing and accessories from the 1940s to the 1980s. 1425 W 18th St (312-850-2510). 11am–8pm.
Until recently, Le Dress supplied only frocks by designers such as Eva Franco, Jessica Simpson and Susana Monaco. But now, the Ukrainian Village boutique has added tops and denim to its in-store offerings. All of the merchandise is 30 percent off. 1741 W Division St (773-697-9899). 11am–7pm.
With every purchase, you’ll get to pick a present from underneath the shop’s Christmas tree. Gifts are valued up to $60 and include jewelry, accessories, and bath and beauty products. 5137 N Clark St (847-833-6309). 10am–8pm.
Overwhelmed by department-store crowds? Roslyn Boutique is all about simplicity inside its rustic Bucktown space. The shop specializes in hard-to-find, one-of-a-kind women’s clothing and is offering 25 percent off all full-price merchandise. 2035 N Damen Ave (773-489-1311). 11am–7pm.
Spare Parts Chicago
This small East Lakeview boutique is packed with stocking stuffers for the holiday season. Find messenger bags and jewelry from designers such as Village Tannery, HOBO International and Skip Hop. Today you’ll find up to 50 percent off selected items. 2947 N Broadway (773-525-4242). 11am–8pm.
This Bucktown shop is taking the term Black Friday literally: Get 10 percent off any black item in the store. Look for a nice selection of personal accessories and home decor. 1723 N Damen Ave (773-782-1570). 11am–7pm.
Ready to make Black Friday history? For the first time, VividBraille is letting customers behind its custom T-shirt machine. Make a purchase of $200 or more and you can print your own design right inside the Bucktown studio space. 2064 N Damen Ave (773-772-8536). 10am–7pm.
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