The only thing better than shopping on Black Friday: shopping online on Black Friday, to avoid the possibility of being trampled by the discount-desperate masses.
The only thing better than shopping online on Black Friday: shopping online for Black Friday deals before Black Friday even begins, to ensure you get first dibs on all the best stuff.
Ergo, we've created this: an early access scouting report, comprised of the finest Black Friday menswear sales you can shop right this very minute.
Better hop to it...
The place: Nordstrom's.
The sale: Up to 60% off through November 26th.
The stuff: All your wintry essentials, from plush cotton joggers, to Saturdays NYC hoodies, to stylish wool-and-cashmere overcoats(pictured).
The place: Huckberry.
The sale: Up to 50% off through at least Black Friday.
The stuff: Stocking stuffers like hand-forged Japanese chef knives made with the world's rarest steel (pictured), outdoorsy apparel from Flint & Tinder and one particularly cozy-looking blanket-lined denim shirt.
The place: Mr Porter.
The sale: 30% off through November 26th.
The stuff: The kind of high fashion indulgences you'd probably only consider buying at 30% off. We're talking Common Projects suede Chelsea boots, a Paul Smith overcoats and Acne Studios' shearling-lined leather jacket (pictured).
The place: SuitSupply.
The sale: Substantial discounts on holiday party-appropriate formalwear.
The stuff: A create-your-own Black Tie Package, featuring an Egyptian cotton tuxedo shirt, tuxedo shoes and a silk bow tie, as well as a create-your-own Accessories Package, featuring your choice of shirt, pocket square, bow tie and shoes.
The place: Indochino.
The sale: Up to 64% off (use code BLKFRI).
The stuff: Already affordable (and now more-affordable) made-to-measure suits of every kind from their fall line. Buy one, buy two, heck, buy three—now's the time.
The place: Rag & Bone.
The sale: 25% off everything through November 26th (with code TAKE25).
The stuff: You can't go wrong with the New York-based clothier's simple, yet elegant offerings. But this might be an opportunity to cop their sharp new double-breasted Blade blazer, made from superior-quality Italian wool, for your office holiday party...
The place: Unionmade.
The sale: An extra 25% off sale items (with code EXTRA25). It's unclear whether this is a Black Friday sale. But we're including it anyway, for your sake.
The stuff: The exceptionally rakish goods you've come to expect (and love) from the San Fran outlet, including, but certainly not limited to, corduroy work jackets, bold cashmere turtle necks (pictured) and cotton moleskin pants.
The place: Levi's.
The sale: 40% off everything through November 25th (with code INDIGO).
The stuff: You know the stuff: sherpa trucker jackets, selvedge denim jeans, Justin Timberlake's man-of-the-woods-y stuff...Hitting this sale is a no brainer.
The place: Ralph Lauren.
The sale: 40% off when you spend over $125 (with code TAKE40).
The stuff: Preppy-comfy-cold-weather clothing, like the iconic Polo bear sweater (perfect for Christmas morning) and shearling-trim down parka (pictured)—both of which make good use of that discount. Plus: for today only, there's an extra 10% off select shirts and polos.
The place: Deveaux New York.
The sale: 40% off everything through November 27th (with code THANKS40).
The stuff: Natty French-ish late-fall attire. We're especially taken with these blue corduroys, this dark green crewneck sweater (pictured) and the re-issue of their signature herringbone robe coat.