Listen, we get it. Gifting season is just about to end, and the last thing you want to think about is even more spending. But hear us out: after-Christmas sales are for you (and not the people you spent the whole month shopping for). Boxing Day is the sale holiday to spend your new gift cards, treat yourself to an NYE dress, and gift yourself everything you didn't receive over the holidays — and do it all while taking advantage of some major deals. This well-known U.K. shopping tradition kicks right after Christmas on December 26 so get to carting now that the holiday festivities are coming to a close. If you still need another day to recover from all the shopping hubbub, then just bookmark this page and check back in with us tomorrow for the latest and greatest deal-centric news. We'll keep you updated on everything you need to know for shopping Boxing Day 2021 like a pro — including the best brands offering blowout end-of-year bashes and the corresponding promo codes that will save you the big $$$.
What is Boxing Day?
Boxing Day is celebrated on December 26 by Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Nigeria, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa, and other "Commonwealth” nations. While there's no definite answer to why Boxing Day is called "Boxing Day," the most popular theory is that because household servants worked on Christmas Day in aristocratic England, landowners would give them "Christmas boxes" filled with gifts and food (as well as a day off to visit family) on the 26th.
Why are there sales on Boxing Day?
Ugh, great question! Boxing Day as a sales-heavy event became popular in the 1980s. It started off as the U.K.'s version of the U.S.' Black Friday with killer doorbuster deals starting at 5 a.m. And just like Black Friday became a worldwide phenomenon, so is Boxing Day. Countless brands are jumping head-first on the Boxing Day sales hype, and we're all for it.
What are the best Boxing Day sales?
You can expect some major deals from Nordstrom, Everlane, Girlfriend Collective, Urban Outfitters, Verishop, and so much more. We'll give you all the deets as soon as they're available, but for right now keep on scrolling to see when you're favorite deals will go live and the ones you can shop right now (no waiting required).
Best Fashion Boxing Day Sales
Starting on Friday, December 24 at 7:00 p.m. (PST) and ending on Tuesday, January 4 at 11:00 a.m. (PST), Lululemon will be stocking its legendary We Made Too Much section with bestselling, rarely marked-down favorites — including everything from its iconic Align leggings, cozy hoodies and outerwear, supportive sports bras, and more.
Nordstrom's much anticipated Half-Yearly Sale will start on December 24 this year and run through until January 2.
With the promo code BYE2021, get an extra 30% off discount on everything on-sale styles until January 3.
Everlane's End Of Year Sale starts December 24 through December 31, with up to 60% off hundreds of items.
For a limited time, get up to 52% off cashmere sweaters, 60% off select sweats, and an extra 50% off already on-sale styles with code BIGSALE.
FP's sale section just got even more exciting — from December 26 through a limited time, get half off all existing markdowns.
For a limited time, get an extra 40% off everything on sale at Anthropologie with no promo code needed.
Girlfriend Collective's Boxing Day sale starts right on Boxing Day, December 26, and runs until December 31.
Starting today through January 2, get everything at Pact for 20% off with no promo codes needed.
Shop new, up-to-50%-off styles added to Coach's sale section exclusively through the end of the year.
With the promo code 30MORE, get 30% off everything on-sale styles at Ban.do. This event ends on January 10.
On December 26, Huckberry is offering up to 40% for its End Of Year Clearance Event that ends on January 1.
Until January 12, save 30% off on already discounted styles at RicherPoorer
Starting Christmas Day and ending December 29, River Island is offering up to 50% off select styles.
Tory Burch will offer an extra 25% off already-on-sale styles with code EXTRA from December 26 to January 9.
Maisonette will be hosting their End Of Season Sale right on Christmas Day until January 10.
Best Beauty Boxing Day Sales
Until on January 1, save an extra 25% off already on-sale items with the promo code YEARENDSALE. Plus, get free shipping with the code FREESHIP.
Starting right now until January 3, Dermstore's Last Chance Sale has up to 30% off with an extra 10% off on select items with the code EXTRA10.
Get 25% off sitewide and 40% off select skincare products at Herbivore Botanicals for a limited time only.
Best Sex Toys Boxing Day Sales
Starting today until December 31, Ella Paradis is offering up to 87% off select products with the code EOY.
Get up to 60% off sex toys, lingerie, and more at Lovehoney for a limited time only.
Best Home Boxing Day Sales
Wayfair's End of Year Clearance starts today and will run until January 4. They are offering up to 60% off thousands of items.
Score 15% off plus free shipping on Brooklinen's site-wide selection of bestselling bedding and bath essentials from now through January 31 using code HOLIDAY15 at checkout.
Starting on December 26 through December 31, get 20% off everything on Gravity Blanket's site.
Starting December 26 through January 2, get up to 60% off bedding, sheets, rugs, and décor.
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