Black Friday shopping: Fashion trends for your wish list
We've been waiting for Black Friday 2012 since last year — the deals are THAT good. Because no stylista misses out on the biggest shopping day of the year, we've rounded up some of the hottest trends of the season. So get ready to revamp your closet, ladies. What do you need to stock up on this Black Friday? A little bit of everything!
Trend: Fur accents
From fur trim to fur hoods and more, faux fur is hot for winter on everything from coats to accessories. So add some fur flair to your holiday looks starting on Black Friday, with deals too good to pass up!
Where to find it: Shop Aeropostale on Black Friday and pick up this Hooded Wool Bomber Jacket with a faux fur lined hood. Available in milk white and black, this jacket will be $24 on Black Friday, meaning you can get one in each color. What else? Everything in the store will be 60 percent off! (aeropostale.com, $24)
Trend: Oxblood anything
Somewhere between red and brown, all eyes are on Oxblood — the new black and the hottest shade for fall and winter. Clothes, shoes, accessories — anything oxblood will add a spark to your winter wardrobe.
Where to find it: Perfect your winter look with this Juicy Couture Canvas Deboss Tara Flap Bag complete with stud and tassel detailing and magnetic flap closure. Festive and merry, get it before it's gone! (handbags.com, $150)
Trend: Animal prints
Animal prints like leopard and zebra have been hot all fall and show no sign of slowing down heading into winter. From tops to shoes to pants, animal prints are everywhere, so dress to impress in this hot print.
Where to find it: Be a little daring with Ann Taylor's Animal Duet Print Modern Slim Denim Jeans. They are exactly what your closet needs to roar! (anntaylor.com, $88)
Trend: Bold accessories
Accessories put the finishing touch on your look and can make or break it. Be bold this season with accessories that sparkle and shout from across the room. The more boldly intricate, the better because this season, more is more.
Where to find it: Head to Bloomingdale’s early this Black Friday to grab some of the best deals around — including accessories. From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, take $50 off all watches over $200 like the Kate Spade Carousel Zebra Bangle Watch one above. (bloomingdales.com, $225)
Not quite a shoe yet not a boot either, booties are a must-have for any fashionista this winter. So if you don’t have a pair or two yet, keep an eye out on Black Friday and snatch up a pair that’s just your style.
Where to find it: Banana Republic’s Sydney Ruffle Bootie is our pick. With a soft suede upper and a cushioned insole, these cute ruffle booties available in black and tan will keep your feet comfy while you hit all your favorite stores this holiday season. (bananarepublic.com, $198)
Trend: Textured leggings
No boring cotton here. This winter, opt for leggings that go a few steps beyond average by donning a pair in leather, velvet or another funky fabric that says you know how to make a statement. Push the envelope with texture to get on everyone’s fashion radar.
Where to find it: Express has leggings for every fashion personality. Try this Pieced crackle pull-on pair to turn heads everywhere you go. (express.com, $50)
Classic plaid is perfect for winter. No, not styled like a lumberjack, silly — styled like the suave fashionista you are. Any color will do, but our favorite is plaid with a bit of red. You know, since it's Christmas and all...
Where to find it: Pick up a versatile plaid piece from J.Crew. We like this Boy Shirt in Grey Tartan, which is the retailer's take on the signature boyfriend shirt. Pair this shirt with a skirt, jeans or anything really. Its versatility makes it a closet staple!