With only a few weeks to go until the big day, those savvy shoppers amongst us will be happy to know that Selfridges have launched it’s annual ‘Christmas Comes Early’ sale - offering up to 20% off until the end of November.
Get your Christmas gifts all wrapped up early (literally) with the help of the famous department store. They are currently offering up to 20% off womenswear, menswear, bags, beauty, shoes and homeware online right now. So whether you’re shopping for friends, family or just yourself (because why not?), they’re going to have everything you need and more - with the added bonus of a generous discount.
All you need to do is enter the code: SELFCCE online at the checkout and ta dah, that 20% discount will be applied. It’s that simple. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping before it’s too late as this promotion ends on the 29th November.
Now to make things a little easier, we’ve picked out some of our favourite things from each of the departments that we wouldn’t mind finding under the Christmas tree come December 25th. If you feel the same, send this story or a few links here and there to someone and start dropping those hints now to avoid disappointment - or treat yourself.
Skims Cozy boucle Knitted Trousers - was ￡90, now ￡72
Kim Kardashian West doesn’t miss a beat when it comes to her outfit choices, even when it comes to downtime — so it was inevitable her Solutionwear label Skims would add loungewear to its line-up. Cue: the Cozy collection. Donned by all the Kardashian-Jenner sisters, it’s designed for optimal comfort. In a soft boucle yarn, these knit trousers sit high on the waist and hug you in all the right places. Lazy Sundays and your ‘working from home’ attire has never looked better.
Johnstons Fringe-hem Personalised Wool Scarf - was ￡90, now ￡72
This scarf is made entirely from merino wool that was sourced from the exceptional and sustainably-minded Avington farm in Australia, and spun at Johnston’s famous Elgin mill. The definition of comfort. Finished with fringed hem, it's one to wrap up in when heading out into the city chill or country walks this autumn.
Ba&Sh Will Striped Mohair and Wool-blend Jumper - was ￡240, now ￡192
Parisian label Ba&sh designs clothes for us to feel free in, with a focus on reinventing classics for the modern wardrobe. The Will jumper is one of those cool pieces that offset minimalist styling on relaxed days. Spun from a mohair and wool-blend, it's shaped to a slouchy silhouette with puffed sleeves and emboldened with unusual stripes that mark the front and back. Wear with tailoring to pep up a weekday outfit or just with your favourite jeans for a casual look.
You can shop more of the women’s sale, here.
Kenzo Graphic-embroidered Cotton-jersey Sweatshirt - was ￡185, now ￡148
The famous fearsome tiger that decorates Kenzo’s designs has found its way onto another of the label’s casual separates, only this time it’s went all highbrow on us in the form of a crest at the chest of this sweatshirt – and it isn’t even growling. Stitched in multicoloured threading across a soft cotton-jersey silhouette, this take on the sartorial jungle cat still looks pretty fierce to us – particularly when layered between tapered denim and oversized bomber jackets.
Moose Knuckles Padded Hooded Cotton-blend Down Jacket - was ￡895, now ￡716
Given that Moose Knuckles is born and bred in Canada, we think it's fair to expect the brand to understand the need for cosy layers at this time of year. Dreamt up with snowy sojourns in the mountains in mind – and adventures a little closer to home – this cotton-blend down jacket is fully padded, lined and crowned with a detachable hood with a shearling trim to top things off. We don't know about you, but we've never been more excited for the cold to arrive.
Polo Ralph Lauren Checked Cotton Pyjama Bottoms - was ￡60, now ￡48
Never compromise when it comes to a good night’s sleep. That’s why these checked pyjama bottoms from lifestyle brand Polo Ralph Lauren are vital to your new-season lounging and sleepwear edit. Made from super soft brushed cotton, they’re designed to sit comfortable with an elasticated drawstring waist and a relaxed cut. Team yours with a simple T-shirt to make the right impression when unexpected guests knock on your door.
You can shop more of the men’s sale, here.
Longchamp Le Pliage Large Tote Bag - was ￡85, now ￡68
Join millions of women worldwide and make Longchamp's iconic Le Pliage tote bag your trusty on-the-go companion. Lightweight and spacious, it has leather trims and a nylon body that can be folded for easy storage. (Height 30cm, width 31cm, depth 19cm).
Marc Jacobs Snapshot USA Saffiano Leather Shoulder Bag - was ￡300, now ￡240
Marc Jacobs’ iconic Snapshot bag pretty much changes mood as often as the brand does. This time, it’s all about the US of A. The leather shoulder bag (saffiano leather shoulder bag) has a canvas strap with Ol’ Faithful smiling covering it. Gleaming gold-tone hardware finish the piece—a perfect everyday number. (Height 10.5cm, width 18cm, depth 6cm).
Chloe C Toaster Croc-embossed Mini Leather Shoulder Bag - was ￡1,160, now ￡928
Chloé is showing off the more bohemian side to its 70s style with the Toaster mini bag. Shaped in leather, it’s stamped with the iconic ‘C’ moniker in a polished gold-tone that surrounds subtle engraved branding, and it’s carried by a detachable shoulder strap or single top handle. Commit to the look with floaty midi skirts and floppy hats. (Height 14cm, width 16cm, depth 6cm, handle drop 6cm, handle drop 55cm).
You can shop more of the bags sale, here.
La Mer The Glowing Hydration Duo Set - was ￡350, now ￡315
Keep skin deeply moisturised and radiant this season with The Glowing Hydration Duo from beauty powerhouse, La Mer. Housed inside are the Crème de la Mer and The Eye Concentrate to keep skin deeply moisturised and glowing. At the heart of both formulas is the brand's potent Miracle Broth – a skin-saving formula packed with sea kelp, calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, lecithin, vitamins C, E and B12, plus oils of citrus, eucalyptus, wheat germ, alfalfa and sunflower to keep your complexion looking its best.
Aesop The Chance Companion Kit - was ￡47, now ￡42.30
Take two of Aesop’s most-loved, citrus-infused delights, packed them into a recycled-paper case that’s cloaked in a vivid graphic, and what do you get? Why The Chance Companion kit, of course. Complete with the brand’s iconic Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash and Rind Concentrate Body Balm, it’s also kitted out to deliver a short story by Katherine Mansfield – just scan the QR code on the sleeve to enjoy ‘Something Childish but Very Natural’.
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Secrets Gift Set - was ￡40, now ￡36
What to get your beauty buff this festive season? How about a selection of delights from Charlotte Tilbury’s best-selling Pillow Talk collection? The Pillow Talk Lip Secrets gift set is packed with a quad of iconic lip treats – we’re talking Lip Cheat, Collagen Lip Bath, Matte Revolution Lipstick and Charlotte’s Jewel Lips. So you can choose from a matte, sheer or dazzling finish to your well-defined pout. Grab the matching Instant Eye Palette and you’re all set.
You can shop more of the beauty sale, here.
Veja Brand-embellished Leather Low-top Trainers - was ￡125, now ￡100
Combining sharp, contemporary design with ethical excellence,Veja is known for making elegant shoes that are legendary for their comfort. The brand cuts the V10 trainers from leather in a classic two-tone low-top style and lines them with organic cotton and recycled polyester. The shoe sports a distinctive V across the side, and perforation over the round toe. Pair them with skinny jeans and an asymmetric jumper for a trend-ticking outfit.
Manolo Blahnik Hangisi 105 Buckle-embellished Satin Courts - was ￡795, now ￡636
Legendary" isn’t a term we use lightly, but it might just be an understatement for footwear designer Manolo Blahnik. He sketches each design, cuts prototype patterns and even whittles the wooden lasts himself, as he has done for almost 50 years. Having undergone this very process, his Hangisi courts are cast in satin and topped with a handmade crystal-encrusted buckle – did you know they're inspired by those worn by European society ladies in 19th century paintings?
Off-White C/O Virgil Abloh Vulcanized Canvas Low-top Trainers - was ￡195, now ￡156
Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh sets aside its usual basketball-inspired shoe silhouettes this season, instead choosing a decidedly skater vibe. The Vulcanized low-top trainers benefit from all the expected accoutrements of the label; think branded plastic tag at the eyelet, diagonal lines (lots of them) and of course they wouldn’t be the same without a contrasting appliquéd arrow motif. Lace-up yours alongside long socks and cargo shorts.
You can shop more of the shoe sale, here.
Ooni Fyra Portable Wood-fired Outdoor Pizza Oven - was ￡230, now ￡184
Ooni’s motto? “Everyone deserves great pizza”, this is what lead to husband-and-wife duo Kristian Tapaninaho and Darina Garland creating the brand and its first portable pizza oven in 2012. Crafted from carbon steel, the Fyra is fitted with folding legs and contains a cordierite stone baking board to crisp up bases. The first of its kind to be fired by only wood pellets, it heats up quickly (reaching up to 500C) and is ready to be set up wherever and whenever your Sicilian craving strikes.
Le Creuset Signature Cast Iron Oval Casserole Dish (27cm) - was ￡230, now ￡184
When it comes to La Creuset, the first thing we think of is colour, and cast iron. That’s because the brand has been perfecting its signature cookware since 1925. This might be a casserole dish by name, but that’s not all it’s good for. Fitted with a stainless steel handle, grip is no problem – even when bulky oven gloves are in the way. So, will it be a quick ragu or slow-cooked stew? Or even a loaf of bread? The possibilities are endless.
Nespresso Magimix Vertuo Plus Aeroccino Coffee Machine - was ￡250, now ￡225
Get the perfect cup of coffee in the comfort of your own home with Magimix’s ultimate Nespresso 11387 Verturo Plus & Milk Coffee Machine. Using barcode technology to recognise what blend it is preparing and adjusting itself accordingly, the accompanying Aeroccino milk frother ensures that you have your coffee exactly how you want it.
You can shop more of the home sale, here.