Trust Me, Don’t Ever Buy These 2 Things on Black Friday

Since it’s the biggest shopping holiday of the year, it can be easy to think Black Friday has the best deals across the board. If you’re willing to fight your post-Turkey fatigue to battle the crowds, you should be rewarded with the deepest discounts you can get all year, right? Wrong.

For some items, it is the perfect time to pounce on a bargain, but there are a couple things in the fashion category that you can actually get for cheaper at other times of the year. To narrow in on what those are, we tapped shopping and retail expert Sarah Hollenbeck of She let us in on the fashion items that are worth buying on Black Friday (athletic footwear and wearable tech like Fitbits) and those that aren’t.

Keep reading to find out what falls into the latter category, and then scroll further to check out fashion editor–approved Black Friday buys.