My Selfridges Wish List

You know how it is. You see what you would love your other (better?) half to give you on December 25th. You drop all the hints, leave the magazines and catalogues open at the appropriate page, pause and rewind the advert when it comes on the TV, and then, on December 25th you rip open that parcel, and sigh at the fluffy slippers, or the oh so practical food mixer, or even (heaven forbid) Dyson that has appeared in your stocking.

If any of the above sounds familiar, and fills you with dread, Selfridges may have the answer you have been looking for. You can create the simplest of wish lists using their website. It is so easy to use and create.  You click on the icon of the love heart that sits next to the item that you love, and it is then added to your wishlist and saved for later.

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An example of a wishlist.

I’ve been adding lovely items to my wishlist, keeping all the total gorgeousness in one place. Here are some of the pieces that I can lust over because at Christmas time, the least a lady can do is dream as she wraps up the Playmobil and the Star Wars.

Shoes

CARVELA Albert suede courts £100 click to visit Selfridges

CARVELA Albert suede courts £100 click to visit Selfridges

FERRAGAMO Pimpa suede courts £429 click to visit Selfridges

FERRAGAMO Pimpa suede courts £429 click to visit Selfridges

Bags

MULBERRY Tessie satchel £495 click to visit Selfridges

MULBERRY Tessie satchel £495 click to visit Selfridges

 MULBERRY Blossom Mulberry nappa leather small pouch £125 click to visit Selfridges

MULBERRY Blossom Mulberry nappa leather small pouch £125 click to visit Selfridges

 ALPHABET BAGS Pixie Dust canvas pouch £20 click to visit Selfridges

ALPHABET BAGS Pixie Dust canvas pouch
£20 click to visit Selfridges

Markus Lupfer Knits

MARKUS LUPFER Reindeer sequin-embellished wool jumper £295 click to visit Selfridges

MARKUS LUPFER Reindeer sequin-embellished wool jumper £295 click to visit Selfridges

 MARKUS LUPFER Carousel Horse embellished wool jumper £295 click to visit Selfridges

MARKUS LUPFER Carousel Horse embellished wool jumper
£295 click to visit Selfridges

Beauty

DIOR 5 Couleurs eyeshadow £42 click to visit Selfridges

DIOR 5 Couleurs eyeshadow £42 click to visit Selfridges

MAC Keepsakes golden lip & eye bag £45 click to visit Selfridges

MAC Keepsakes golden lip & eye bag £45 click to visit Selfridges

CIATE Nail Lab £65 click to visit Selfridges

CIATE Nail Lab £65 click to visit Selfridges

Accessories

HELEN MOORE Multi-coloured vixen scarf £120 click to visit Selfridges

HELEN MOORE Multi-coloured vixen scarf £120 click to visit Selfridges

DENTS Classic silk-lined leather gloves £67 click to visit Selfridges

DENTS Classic silk-lined leather gloves £67 click to visit Selfridges

So that is my list, 12 items, one for each of the 12 days of Christmas. What would you put on your ultimate Christmas wishlist…and no, neither Ryan Gosling or George Clooney are available!



 

On your marks, get set…the Selfridges sale has begun

And so the sales season continues, with Selfridges the latest to announce their big summer savings. The Selfridges sale is the one that can most likely be classed as an event, they hold very few sales throughout the year, and the savings are always massive, with many items with up to 50% off.

This year the sale includes designer items from Isabel Marant, Alexander McQueen, Markus Lupfer and Vivienne Westwood Anglomania. There are also great items from The Kooples, Diesel and a great pair of shoes from KG Kurt Geiger which are a spitting image of my all time favourite pair of shoes – the Carrie Bradshaw blue wedding shoe (and don’t say you don’t remember them – they are the shoes by which all others are judged…Olivia Palermo has them too.)

The Selfridges sale has a reputation for items selling out very soon, so if you see something you love, I wouldn’t wait around making a decision – it will soon be gone. So get those button clicking fingers flexing in the same way you would use those elbows in store, and fill that online basket with some of the best bargains you will see all year.

Are you ready?

 KG KURT GEIGER Bryony court shoes       Was £135.00     Now £79.00 click to visit Selfridges

KG KURT GEIGER Bryony court shoes
Was £135.00
Now £79.00
click to visit Selfridges

 ANGLOMANIA Cobalt aztec skirt       Was £330.00     Now £150.00 click to visit Selfridges

ANGLOMANIA Cobalt aztec skirt
Was £330.00
Now £150.00
click to visit Selfridges

 MARKUS LUPFER Sequin-print jogging trousers       Was £190.00     Now £95.00 click to visit Selfridges


MARKUS LUPFER Sequin-print jogging trousers
Was £190.00
Now £95.00
click to visit Selfridges

 KENZO Graphic jacquard dress       Was £450.00     Now £175.00 click to visit Selfridges


KENZO Graphic jacquard dress
Was £450.00
Now £175.00
click to visit Selfridges

 DIESEL Star-print t-shirt now £25 click to visit Selfridges

DIESEL Star-print t-shirt now £25 click to visit Selfridges

 ARMANI COLLEZIONI Cap-sleeved top was £190 now £95 click to visit Selfridges

ARMANI COLLEZIONI Cap-sleeved top was £190 now £90 click to visit Selfridges

 VALENTINO So Noir leather sandals was £600 now £419 click to visit Selfridges


VALENTINO So Noir leather sandals was £600 now £419 click to visit Selfridges

 MICHAEL KORS Kiki pouch now £59 click to visit Selfridges

MICHAEL KORS Kiki pouch now £59 click to visit Selfridges

 MARKUS LUPFER It's only rock n' roll sweatshirt now £95 click to visit Selfridges


MARKUS LUPFER It’s only rock n’ roll sweatshirt now £95 click to visit Selfridges

 BARBOUR International Polarquilt jacket now £75 click to visit Selfridges


BARBOUR International Polarquilt jacket now £75 click to visit Selfridges

 ACNE Draped jersey dress now £95 click to visit Selfridges


ACNE Draped jersey dress now £95 click to visit Selfridges

 ISABEL MARANT Felix stripe top now £50 click to visit Selfridges

ISABEL MARANT Felix stripe top now £50 click to visit Selfridges

 STELLA MCCARTNEY Falabella faux-suede tote now £475 click to visit Selfridges

STELLA MCCARTNEY Falabella faux-suede tote now £475 click to visit Selfridges

To view all the current sale, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Markus Lupfer and Donna Air coming to Debenhams

Debenhams has to be one of my favourite department stores. Full of great ranges that appeal to both men and women and featuring some great High Street concessions like Warehouse, Oasis and Phase Eight, Debenhams is a store that I seem to get a host of new pieces from every season. Add into this the fact that it seems to be constantly hosting great promotions that really save you money, and that the web is always full of Debenhams Voucher Codes and you have lots of reasons for paying Debenhams a visit this season.

And now the store is about to add another fabulous reason. The Designer at Debenhams range has long been established as a great way to buy into your favourite designers without the need of a bank loan. Famous names like Jenny Packham, Roksanda Illincic, Ben De Lisi, Matthew Williamson and Frost French have all lent their non-too-shabby designing talent to producing quality ranges for Debenhams.  And now they are about to be joined by one of my favourite designers ever, the wonderfully talented Mr Markus Lupfer.

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I was lucky enough to be able to attend a Markus Lupfer trunk show in Birmingham a few years ago and got chance to meet the great man himself.  He was very charming and modest, happy to answer questions about designs and influences, a very friendly person. Now, he has joined forces with Donna Air to create a range of children’s clothing for Debenhams.  I think this is just a genius move. Markus is well-known for use of sparkly motifs on knitwear, the sort of things that appeal to girls of all ages, and little girls are just going to fall in love with the embellishments in the same way that celebs like Olivia Palermo and Alexa Chung have. With fashion fan Donna on board, a mom to a daughter Freya, you have a mom’s perspective coming into play too.

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The collection is exclusive to Debenhams, and  will be called ‘Donna & Markus by Markus Lupfer’. It will include all the staples of a girls wardrobe, a range of knitwear, sweatshirts, T-shirts and leggings for girls between the ages of four to 14. I’m already obsessing about the sequin ‘cool’ sweater, which I have a feeling quite a few big girls will be trying to squeeze into. Another fave is sure to be the glittery giraffe, which is just so cute.

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The collection will be launched in Debenhams stores on 26 November