Boxing Day 2014: The ultimate shopping guide to the best deals and discounts in-store and online

Boxing Day 2014
Boxing Day 2014

Boxing Day. Oh, how we love and loathe thee. It may be the most wonderful time of the year for shopaholics all around, but it definitely comes at the price of sanity. But have no fear. With a thought out shopping plan (see below) and battle gear (ie. running shoes, water bottle, cross body bag, etc.), your mission will be a breeze comes December 26th. Of course for those who much rather stay home in their PJs and avoid the Boxing Day craze altogether, we’ve found plenty of online deals as well.

So before you head out the door and embrace the crazy crowds, don’t forget to check back here as we continue to add more stores and discount details. Because who doesn’t want the 411 on the best deals?

Holt Renfrew
We hear Holt Renfrew is going bigger than ever for this year’s Boxing Day. With up to 60% off on select fall fashion pieces, we can’t think of a reason not to wake up extra early to check off a few things on our designer-filled wish-list. Check its site on December 24th to get the full list hourly deals and extended store hours here but we’re hearing that there will be an extra 20% off the lowest ticketed price from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at select locations as well as deep discounts on Michael Kors, Kate Spade and Tory Burch.

Still missing some key fall and winter pieces in your closet? Starting on December 24th, be sure to head to Aritzia’s store and online shop to scoop up your favourite items at discount prices (we’re talking 20-50% off!). You definitely don’t want to miss this.

Forever 21
Boxing Week has arrived at Forever 21 and boy, will your wallet thank you. Beginning December 26th, the store and online shop will announce daily deals starting at 50% off. And if you decide to trek out to the store, you’ll be presented Mystery Scratchers that are valid for 15%, 20% or 25% off regular priced items. Score.

Run, don’t walk, to one of Diesel’s four Canadian stores because you’re going to want to get your hands on its Fall 2014 collection, especially when at 50% off.

The Montreal-based e-commerce site has been hosting an epic designer sale since late November, but just in time for Boxing Day, further discounts (up to 70% off!) have been applied to your favourite designer pieces. Think Saint Laurent, Versace, Alexander McQueen.

Hudson’s Bay
Online shoppers, this one’s for you. Hudson’s Bay epic Boxing Day sale may start when doors open on December 26th, but for those who want to beat the rush, you can start shopping early on Christmas Day, exclusively online. And that’s not all. Women’s clearance fashion, swimwear, sleepwear, jewellery, handbags and so much more will be discounted up to 70% off. Now that’s what we call a Christmas shopping miracle.

For three days only starting on December 26th, Target is offering too-good-to-pass-up deals (up to 50% off!) on the entire store. Doors open at 6 a.m., so make sure you get a good night sleep and pack your shopping survival gear, because with these savings, you definitely want to be ready.

Tiger of Sweden
Enjoy amazing savings at one of Ossington Avenue’s designer boutique gems, Tiger of Sweden. Think 30%-50% off on Fall and Holiday collections. But that’s not all. On Boxing Day only, take advantage of the 20% off on the Scandinavian brand’s Pre-Spring collection because it’s never too early to shop for next season’s pieces.

Oak + Fort
Calling all Oak + Fort fans. Starting today, shop in-store or online and find some of your fave fall and winter pieces at marked down prices. You’ll want to hurry though, because this sale ends January 4th. #justsaying

Don’t really care for Boxing Day crowds? Then you’re in luck. Exclusively for beauty online shoppers, Kiehl’s is offering 15% off of any order purchased on Christmas and Boxing Day. Check here for the secret code.

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