While the thrill of Black Friday is near irresistible, and some of the sales are truly not to be missed, the actual experience of shopping it can easily take a nightmarish turn—whether it’s the overwhelming crowds, the lines that seem to start earlier and earlier each year, or the fact that by the time you get to the rack with all of the Balenciaga Triple S sneakers (you know, the ugly ones), your size has been totally picked over. Luckily, Vogue staffers are here to help make your Black Friday shopping easier. Whether it’s a classic holiday item like the Prada Vela backpack or something a bit more out of the ordinary, like wonderfully over-the-top Maison Margiela mules, Vogue editors have carefully selected the items that they’re hoping to nab on the upcoming fateful Friday. So if you’re looking for ceramics, coats, wallets, or a pair of versatile Mary Janes, we’ve got you covered.

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