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Black Friday usually conjures up images of people camping out for flat-screen TVs in suburban shopping malls around the country. But there are plenty of New York stores getting in on the post-Thanksgiving action, including some in downtown Manhattan.
Maybe you wouldn't be caught dead in a Best Buy parking lot at 3am after eating an entire turkey dinner, but would you be more likely to sleep on Howard Street for 30% off Adidas Originals x Opening Ceremony sneakers? If so, we'll try not to judge. After the jump, find five ways to shop like a deranged Black Friday customer and still come away with something drapey, asymmetrical, and unisex.
ASSEMBLY NEW YORK
170 Ludlow Street
Deal: 30% off CFDA-nominated designer Greg Armas's entire Lower East Side shop, excluding Arielle de Pinto and Nomia x Audrey Reynolds. A percentage of all sales will go to Green Thumb, which helps restore school parks damaged by Sandy.
When: Friday, November 23 through Sunday, November 25, Daily 11am—9pm.
CREATURES OF COMFORT
205 Mulberry Street
Deal: 30% off all fall/winter 2012 items at this expertly curated Nolita store, which also has an LA location.
When: Thursday, November 22 through Monday, November 26. Mon—Sat 11am—7pm, Sun noon—6pm.
35 Howard Street and the Ace Hotel
Deal: 30% to 40% off fall collections from designers like Mary Katrantzou, Carven, and Band of Outsiders, not to mention the in-house line.
When: Starts Friday, November 23 and lasts throughout the holidays. Howars Street runs 11am—8pm, while the Ace Hotel will be open 11am—9pm.
512 Broadway and 415 West 13th Street
Deal: 20% off cool British party dresses, biker boots, and other merchandise
When: Friday, November 23 through Sunday, November 25. Hours vary depending on location.
156 Ludlow Street and 23 Howard Street
Deal: 10% off any purchase, 15% off any purchase over $250, and 20% off any purchase over $350
When: Friday, November 23 through Sunday, November 25.