Forget getting up at the crack of dawn—the biggest department store in the world opens at midnight. You’ll find discounts for men, women and the home, such as Xoxo cotton peacoats for $30 (retail $100); Levi’s guys’ leather jackets, halved from $200 to $100; and CBTL Americano brewers marked $90 (were $150). Don’t miss deals such as a gratis American Rag sweater (retail $45–$69) when you buy a pair of the brand’s jeans ($39–$69), and free HD headphones when you spend $75 on fragrances. Macy’s will donate $2 of each scent purchase to the Make a Wish Foundation (makeawish.org), up to $100,000. If you want to stay on top of the beauty trends, head to a MAC counter from midnight to 4am and grab the new Taste Temptation collection ($16—$20) before it hits stores nationwide December 13, 2012.
Black Friday shopping can be overwhelming, but there are serious deals to be found. We did some of the work for you by choosing the best bargains in the city, including those from A|X Armani Exchange, Ben Sherman and AC Gears, many of which open their doors at midnight or earlier. Don’t miss sample sales from J.Crew, Dara Ettinger and Autumn Cashmere.
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