Today is Cyber Monday, the Internet equivalent of the dreaded Black Friday. E-tailers are discounting deeply to jump-start the holiday shopping season. So if you were too scared to venture into the fray on Friday, you can reap its benefits unscathed from the comfort of your cube right now. We pulled fourteen sales to help get you started. So do your civic economic duty and go forth and spend.
Dates: Today only
Sale merchandise from the likes of Corpus, Rachel Comey, and Helmut Lang is included in Tobi's Cyber Monday sale. Get 30 percent off all men's and women's collections excluding A.P.C. and Comme des Garçons. Use the code NYMAG08 at the checkout.
Our pick: Mike & Chris's biker jacket for $152 after the additional 30 percent discount.
Saks Fifth Avenue
Saks Fifth Avenue's sale boasts savings of up to 70 percent on designer merchandise. Loeffler Randall's cutout bootees are on sale for $345 from $575.
Our pick: Prada's suede gray shoe bootees with black trim are just $373 from $620.
Fall items from must-have designers like Stella McCartney, Miu Miu, Marc Jacobs, and Chloé are up to 50 percent off.
Our pick: Marc by Marc Jacobs fun and colorful Geo Gems dress (was $338 but is now $169).
Barneys New York
Barneys New York has designer merchandise for up to 50 percent off. Find clutches from Lanvin, tops from Phillip Lim, dresses from Diane Von Furstenberg, and much, much more.
Our pick: Need a cheap gift for a high-class hipster? LnA's V-neck tees are only $29 for men and $39 for women.
Select designer apparel, men's collections, shoes, and handbags are up to 50 percent off during Bergdorf Goodman's holiday sale. Stock up on Cosabella lingerie (on sale for $18 to $65).
Our pick: If you're in the mood for a splurge, try Nina Ricci's fold sweater coat on sale for $1,134 from $1,890.
Dates: Through 12/7
Bloomingdale's is slashing prices on designer handbags. Bags by nearly 50 designers are 30 to 40 percent off. Also, today only take 40 percent off select regular-priced merchandise and an extra 50 percent off select sales merchandise.
Our pick: Need a designer stocking stuffer? See by Chloé's coin purse is only $66.50 (from $95).
Dates: Through 12/2
Editor's Closet has Adrienne Vittadini and Marc by Marc Jacobs shoes on sale for more than 50 percent off.
Our pick: Adrienne Vittadini's croc-embossed leather bag in black or brown, on sale for $205 from $512.
Dates: Through 12/2
Hautelook's "It" Bag Sale benefits New Yorkers for Children, a charity that supports the city's youth in foster care. Handbags from Oscar de la Renta, Salvatore Ferragamo, Zac Posen, and more are 40 percent off, and all proceeds will benefit the charity. The site also features a Seven Jeans sale, with men's and women's denim 50 to 60 percent off.
Our pick: Catherine Malandrino's Pet Bag, on sale for $477 from $795.
Rue La La
Dates: Through 12/3 at 11 a.m.
Cole Haan's men's and women's shoes and accessories are 50 to 80 percent off at the invite-only sale. Vera Bradley, Tommy Bahama, and Hanky Panky Thanksgiving sales are running throughout the day, with all items 50 to 80 percent off.
Our pick: A set of two striped boy shorts from Hanky Panky, $34 from $80.
Dates: Through today
Shopbop ups the ante through Cyber Monday, offering $50 off purchases of $250 or more, $100 off purchases of $500 or more, $250 off purchases of $1,000 or more, and $500 purchases of $1,500 or more using the code THANKS2U. This discount applies to sale merchandise already 30 to 70 percent off.
Our pick: Alexander Wang's top-stitched peacoat for $247.50 (was $495).
Dates: Through 12/15
Select merchandise from Proenza Schouler, Superfine, Rose, and more are up to 50 percent off.
Our pick: Proenza Schouler's rust print georgette slip dress for $493 (from $986).
Bittersweets New York
Dates: Today only
Bittersweets jewelry makes the ordinary extreme, and the line's online boutique is offering $50 off all orders of $200 or more with the code cyberMONDAY.
Our pick: Gold dagger earrings for $300 after the discount.
La Garçonne has Jovovich-Hawk, Wayne, Costume National, and other collections marked 30 to 70 percent off (and the best deals will go fast!)
Our pick: H Chalayan's black anorak jacket (if you're a size 2 or 4) for $321 from $642.
Select women's items from Y-3, Publicka, Chronicles of Never, and more are 30 percent off, and select men's items from 3.1 phillip lim, Clu, Pudel, and more are 50 percent off.
Our pick: 3.1 phillip lim's hand-knit high-collar sweater for men, now $323 from $646.