Single's Day 2016 Australia

HAPPY SINGLE’S DAY!!! Wait, what is Single’s day, you may ask? According to Google “Singles’ Day or Guanggun Jie (Chinese: 光棍节; pinyin: Guānggùn Jié; Wade–Giles: Kuang-kun chieh; literally: “bare sticks holiday”) is an entertaining festival widespread among young Chinese people, to celebrate the fact that they are proud of being single”. It falls on November 11 each year and in true Australian fashion, we are adopting it in 2016.

Even if I weren’t single I’d be embracing this holiday because it’s a day that invites you to spoil yourself. Treat yourself like the special, loving person you are. Unlike silly old Valentine’s Day which heavily relies on other people validating you, Single’s Day celebrates that you don’t need any one person to make you feel worthy of love and care. Now that’s what I call a healthy holiday!

Last year you may have seen news that Chinese online retailer Alibaba broke records with billions of dollars made in just one day of trade. This year, why buy from unknown potentially dodgy traders when you can shop at your favourite trusted retailers? Join me in some self-care and treat yourself today to some goodies with these awesome offers from the best online beauty, fashion and lifestyle stores.

Autograph: Get 40% off full price items. Excludes sale and selected brands – ends 13 Nov.

Bonds: Buy 4, Save 40% off sitewide – ends 14 Nov.

City Chic: 20% Off new season shoes – ends 30 Nov. Buy One Bra, Get One Free at City Chic – ends 14 Dec .

Cosme-De: Enjoy 15% off with code SINGLES15 for orders AU $300+; 20% off with code SINGLES20 for orders AU $390+; 28% off and ONE Estée Lauder free gift with code SINGLES28 for orders AU $580+ – ends 12:59pm (HK GMT+8) 14 Nov.

Dotti: 30% off full price items – ends 13 Nov.

Esprit: Spend $100 & save $30 – ends 13 Nov.

Glue Store: Spend $150, Save $25; Spend $250, Save $50 (conditions apply) – ends 14 Nov.

Jacqui E: Take 40% off full price Dresses – ends 14 Nov.

Jay Jays: All full price Jeans & Pants 2 for $60 – ends 14 Nov.

Jurlique: 22% off Jurlique products, enter code ELEVEN – ends 11 Nov. Receive your free gift valued at $150 when you spend $130+, enter code RITUAL16 – ends 13 Nov.

Just Jeans: 30% off all Shorts & Skirts – ends 14 Nov.

L’Occitane: Spend $60+ and you can purchase the Irresistible favourites collection for just $25, enter code FAVE16 – ends 24 Nov. Receive your free bon bon when you spend $100, enter code BONBON16 – ends  27 Nov.

Lorna Jane: Get 11% off full price styles, enter code DOUBLE11LJ – ends 11th Nov.

Matches Fashion: Free delivery (no minimum spend), enter code FREEDEL, ends 7pm AEDT 14 Nov.

Net-a-Porter: Free express global shipping on orders $300+ – ends 30 Nov.

Oxford: Take a further 20% Off* already reduced prices – ends 30 Nov.

Peter Alexander: Free standard delivery on orders $150+ – ends 14 Nov.

Portmans: 40% off select workwear – ends 20 Nov.

Rebecca Minkoff: Enjoy 22% off the entire site, enter code DOUBLE11; Take an additional 25% off already reduced limited edition styles, enter code IMSPECIAL – ends 11 Nov.

Saba: Receive 30% off men’s and women’s full price summer styles – ends 16 Nov.

Saks Fifth Avenue: EXCLUSIVE OFFER! Receive 10% OFF* sitewide including Beauty & Fragrance, enter code VETERAN; Plus, enjoy $10 Flat Rate Shipping to Australia on orders of $150 AUD** or more – ends 12 Nov.

Sigma Beauty: Take 20% off everything, enter code SINGLESDAY20 – ends 11.59pm CST 12 Nov.

SkincareStore: Save 30% on our hand-picked list of Summer essentials, enter code SUM30; Save 22% sitewide, enter code SHOP22 – ends 16 Nov.

Smiggle: 30% off selected smiggle lights and tech goodies – ends 14 Nov.

Sportitude: Save $20 when you spend $180+, enter code WPSEE20 – ends 13 Nov.

Sportscraft: 40% off full priced items (exclusions apply) – ends 13 Nov.

Stylebop: 15% off all non-sale items, enter code SINGLESDAY16 – ends 7pm AEST 12 Nov.

Sunglass Hut: 30% off 1 pair, 40% off 2 pairs, enter codes FC3 and FC4 (exclusions apply) – ends 15 Nov.

SurfStitch: 30% off Tees & Tanks, enter code TTSWET – ends 11.59pm AEDT 12 Nov.

The Iconic: Get 10% off SALE items on orders $79+, enter code LINK10NVSA (exclusions apply); Get 10% off full price THE ICONIC Exclusive labels on orders $79+, enter code LINK10PLNV – ends 11:59pm AEST 30 Nov.

Yoox.com: Get an extra 15% OFF select designers – ends 9pm 12 Nov.

Zanui: Up to 25% off 900+ Baby & Kids products – ends 22 Nov.

Love to shop online? Visit our Shopping Directory to discover which stores will ship your favourite brands from around the world!

Do you know of any other Single’s Day offers? Will you be shopping any of the above offers? Let me know by commenting below!

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