I don’t know about you, but the gift cards I received yesterday for Christmas are already burning a hole in my pocket. Thankfully, there are plenty of end-of-year sales to spend them on. Call them after-Christmas sales, call them Boxing Day markdowns, call them what you will. I’ll simply call them a great deal.
As a shopping trend analyst at Firstfinds, I’m constantly monitoring prices of trending products and brands, and I can confirm that you can find just as deep of discounts now as we did during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Not to bore you with an economics lecture, but retailers are currently expanding sale sections and offering deep markdowns and additional sale-on-sale promotions to end the year with as high sales numbers and as little inventory as possible. Put plainly, you can score some of the year’s best deals right now.
Whether you’re looking to upgrade your style with new bags and boots, sleep more soundly with updated winter bedding, or try out a skincare routine tro fight wrinkles, you can find everything you need in 2024 on sale now. Below, you’ll find 19 ELLE editors and Firstfinds’ shopping experts’ picks for the best end-of-year sales of 2023.
End-of-Year Fashion Sales to Shop Now
Looking to make room for early spring drops, retailers are expanding their sale sections and offering extra-deep discounts on fall and winter styles, making it the perfect opportunity to stock up on winter essentials like sweaters, boots, and jeans. Plus, those making fitness resolutions should watch for activewear and athleisure brands offering markdowns on cold-weather workout gear.
You’ve only got until December 30 to take advantage of Alo’s massive end-of-year sale, so you’ll need to finalize your cart fast. Everything from workout leggings, sweatshirts, and sports bras to yoga mats and gym bags will be 30 to 70 percent off to aid your 2024 fitness goals.
Now is your chance to try CUUP’s viral mesh bras for yourself! Through January 7, the intimates brand is offering markdowns of up to 60 percent on every category: bras, everyday underwear, lingerie, loungewear, swimsuits, and more.
Everlane’s end-of-year sale is bigger and better than ever for 2023. From now until January 1, shoppers can take up to 60 percent off an expanded selection of the brand’s elevated, eco-conscious basics. Whether you’re searching for organic cotton tees, ethically sourced cashmere, or a recycled polyester puffer jacket, you’ll find exactly what your wardrobe is missing at a price that’s impossible to resist.
From December 26 to January 1, Girlfriend Collective is offering 30 percent off sitewide with markdowns of up to 70 percent on select activewear and loungewear. Plus, orders over $125 receive a free gift with purchase. It’s a sale that’s not to be missed, whether you’re a loyal Girlfriend Collective wearer or brand-new to the ethically made, Seattle-based label.
Feeling bored with your current handbag rotation? Breathe new life into your winter wardrobe with a viral cloud clutch or M-Frame bag from the Mansur Gavriel sale. Right now, you can score the brand’s It-Girl accessories for up to 50 percent off.
The famed Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale has kicked off, and right now, you can score big across every category, from kids’ shoes to men’s activewear, women’s coats, and luxury fragrances. The sale won’t be around for long, and items are expected to sell out fast.
Through January 1, Oak + Fort fans can take up to 70 percent off an expanded sale section and an additional 20 percent off select sale styles from the Vancouver-based brand. It’s a must-shop for anyone on the hunt for minimalist winter staples like sweaters, coats, and trousers.
Palladium’s lengthy list of fans includes Kate Middleton, Sarah Jessica Parker, Brad Pitt, and numerous other famous faces. Now through December 31, shoppers can take 25 percent off everything on the brand’s site, including its cult-favorite Pampa boots.
Based on price analysis from Firstfinds, Reformation is offering its deepest discounts of the year at its current Winter Sale. The sale ends soon, so you’ll need to act fast to score up to 70 percent off denim, sweaters, boots, wedding guest dresses, and more.
Where do It girls go to refresh their wardrobes? Revolve’s Boxing Day sale, which includes clothing, shoes, accessories, and for any occasion. Right now, you can find brands like The North Face, AGOLDE, 8 Other Reasons, and Retrofête for upwards of 50 percent off.
Those looking for end-of-year deals on designer fashion should head straight to the Saks Fifth Avenue sale section. Right now, you can save hundreds on designer handbags, shoes, sunglasses, and clothing from Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Jimmy Choo, Tory Burch, Valentino Garavani and more.
End-of-Year Beauty Sales to Shop Now
The time has come to toss your expired beauty products and rethink your everyday routine now that winter weather has hit. Thankfully, there are plenty of end-of-year beauty sales to shop ahead of 2024. The shopping experts at Firstfinds say to keep an eye out for discounts on leftover gift sets and holiday bundles, as they’ll maximize your savings.
Now that Hannukah and Christmas have passed, Sephora has marked down a swathe of bestselling skincare, makeup, and hair products housed in gift sets and holiday-themed packaging. The sale includes top beauty brands like Dart Jart+, NARS, Shiseido, and Urban Decay—don’t sleep on the Sephora Collection either!
From December 26 to January 1, shoppers can save $20 on award-winning Tata Harper products, including cleansers, face lotions, serums, body oil, and other luxurious everyday products. The high-end natural skincare brand is a favorite of celebrities like Anne Hathaway, Brooke Shields, Emma Watson, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and Gigi Hadid.
Whether you’re looking for viral #BeautyTok finds, a luxury skincare routine, or tried-and-true hair products, Ulta’s end-of-year beauty sale has it for less. The discounted gift sets included are a great way to test out new brands without committing to full-size products.
End-of-Year Home Sales to Shop Now
Didn’t find the towels and sheets on your Christmas list under the tree? Snag them with the Visa gift card you did get during these end-of-year home sales on bedding, home decor, furniture, and more.
Those aesthetically pleasing towels and sheets on your TikTok FYP? They’re from Brooklinen—and there’s a good chance you can find them included in the brand’s Last Call sale. Right now, you can take up to 60 percent off Brooklinen bestsellers like the Super-Plush Robe and Luxe Sateen Sheets.
Loyal Macy’s shoppers know that the department store’s sale section is no joke, especially if you’re shopping for your home. During Boxing Week, you’ll find limited-time specials on bedding, towels, luggage, kitchen gadgets, and more from top brands like Staub, KitchenAid, and Samsonite.
Those looking to refresh their spaces in the new year should peruse Parachute’s after-Christmas sale, where they can take up to 80 percent off everything from sheets and duvet covers to loungewear, rugs, and small furniture. The female-founded brand is a favorite of ELLE editors.
Best End-of-Year Tech Sales
If you didn’t score the tech on your wishlist during Black Friday or Cyber Monday, take advantage of the 2023 end-of-year tech sales happening this week. Whether it’s Apple, Amazon Home, Meta, or Beats by Dre you’re after, you can save hundreds if you shop now.
No matter what type of tech you’re after, you’ll find it on sale on Amazon. The mega-retailer has some of the best end-of-year deals you’ll find on headphones, TVs, smart home devices, and tech accessories.
If you’re hunting for end-of-year deals on tech, don’t skip shopping at Walmart. Right now, you’ll find markdowns on laptops, gaming systems, fitness watches, and more. No matter your budget, you’ll find something that fits your needs.
Sarah Maberry is a Firstfinds Commerce Writer at Hearst Magazines, covering trending products in fashion, beauty, lifestyle and beyond. She’s obsessed with being the first to wear, try, watch and buy what’s going viral.