• Fashion
  • Beauty
  • Lifestyle
  • Men's Style
  • All
  • Trending
  • Style Stories
  • Style Tips
  • The Edit
  • All
  • Beauty Review
  • Beauty Trends
  • How To
  • All
  • Food
  • Home Decor
  • Gift Guides
  • All
  • Trending
  • What To Wear
  • Iconic Men
  • Mr Jones
David Jones

Your Boxing Day survival guide

Photograph of woman running with bright red shopping bags.

Boxing Day comes but once a year, a time for recovering from Christmas Day festivities, and a marker of the beginning of sale time.

With the Christmas list taken care of, it's time to focus your full attention on the bargain hunt. But before you head out on your sale expedition, it's important to plan ahead. That's why we've written you a Boxing Day survival guide, your very own virtual handbook on how to make the most of clearance time, in store and online.

1. Dress appropriately 

We all know what it's like standing in line (for what feels like forever) at the fitting rooms. Spend more time shopping and less time waiting this Boxing Day by dressing smart. Wearing close-fitting attire will allow you to slip things over the top of your outfit fast. Supportive undergarments in neutral tones are also wise, to give you a better sense of how a garment looks, and how it fits.

2. Plan your journey 

With so much chaos in the post-Christmas clearance air, it can be hard to stay foc
used. That's why it's important to shop the sales with a solid strategy. Before you start your sale shop, know what department you'll head to first. Will you start on the ground and work your way up? Or vice versa. A pre-planned shopping route will allow you to make the most of your bargain hunt. 

Click here to find your nearest David Jones store.

3. Know your priorities 

If you're in desperate need of classic wardrobe staples, it's a good idea to start with the basics. Items such as little black dresses, hosiery, and denim often sell out first, so seek out these pieces first so you don't miss out. Once you've bagged yourself some bargains, you can reward yourself with that special statement piece that you've been eyeing off all year. 

To help you make the most of the sales, the David Jones Personal Shopping team are available in store. 

Click here to book an appointment.

4. Think ahead 

Clearance time is the perfect time to stock up for 2017. Think birthday presents, wedding gifts, and special pieces to celebrate upcoming anniverseries. Take time to think about what's coming up in your New Year, and invest in what you need this sale season.

5. Shop online

Some people love the fast pace of sale time, and look forward to the thrill of the chase in store. But if that's not quite your style, you can still enjoy this season's sales from the comfort of your home, sans the crowds and chaos. 

Shop the David Jones clearance online today.