By Hannah Lodge
Though Cyber Monday deals are a few days away and not officially revealed everywhere, we’ve spotted a number of Black Friday top picks from the scattered corners of the internet. Here’s a run-down on some of the best deals in fandom-inspired clothing, cosmetics and decor.
Geek Chic Cosmetics
What it is: Fandom-inspired makeup line, including loose eye shadows, lip glosses and lip sticks (dubbed ‘joysticks’ and ‘geek gloss’)
The sale: 25% off site-wide, beginning at midnight Friday (or is that midnight Thursday, depending on how you look at it…?)
Top pick: The “awesome mix” tin, inspired by Guardians of the Galaxy, comes with six eye shadows, including “12% of a plan” and “The destroyer.”
Black Milk Clothing
What it is: Original and licensed nylon (including Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, DC, and Bioware)
The sale: 20% off select items on the U.S. site and 30% off select items on the world wide site, in limited quantities, through Monday
Top pick: The Riddler leggings were sold out almost immediately, but the iconic R2-D2 swimsuit is still available
What it is: Another indie, fandom-inspired make up site, Shiro Cosmetics offered loose & pressed eye shadows, colored glosses, and more
The sale: TBA on Friday, but last year’s sale featured 15% off all items
Top pick: We can’t possibly choose between the “Genius Billionaire Playboy Philanthropist” shadow or the “Cages through the Ages,” Nic Cage-inspired lip gloss set. (Ah, who are we kidding: Cage takes this one)
What it is: Sci-fi and comics inspired clothing and accessories, including Star Wars, Doctor Who, and Marvel brands
The sale: Up to 60% off select items, starting Wednesday
Top pick: We’re partial to the Black Widow zip-up jacket
What it is: Though they feature a variety of make-up and cosmetics, Fandom Cosmetics seems to have one of the larger and better fandom-inspired nail polish collections, including Sherlock, Doctor Who, Hannibal, Walking Dead, Justice League, and more
The sale: 40% off select items, starting Friday
Top pick: The Justice League inspired nail polish set, including signature colors of Batman, Superman, Green Lantern and The Flash
What it is: Posters and prints, featuring movie, television, and science-fiction inspired images.
The sale: 20% off of bundled items, starting Friday
Top pick: The “Table of Thrones” Game of Thrones-style periodic table – warning, spoilers!
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