Its time for the Selfridges Christmas sale which is always a seriously good one. I have put together a blog post of lots of my favourites that you can browse over the Christmas period. Their sale goes over all departments so there are lots of bargains to be found!
I always think it is a good idea to invest in shoes when they are on sale. Selfridges have lots and lots of Jimmy Choos on sale, so I have done a little round up of my absolute favourites below, which are all up to 50% off.
I have also done a little round up of some of my favourite high street shoes because not everyone can afford to invest in designer and I love some of these, especially the black Ted Baker bow shoes
One of my all time favourite brands is Zimmermann. Selfridges always have the best sale selection and include lots of pieces you may not find on sale elsewhere they include. You may remember me in the white version of this black dress. I also love this floral dress, and you can even get my bow jumperfor more than 50% off, it is pictured here in black but as of the time of writing this it is also available in the beige like mine. I also can’t not mention this polka dot dress which is so beautiful and chic.
SELF PORTRAIT, RIXO AND DE LA VALI
These are 3 brands that I totally love. They all make beautiful dresses and these ones I have selected are no exception would make the most amazing dresses for weddings or events. I love the Rixo pink dress and the Self Portraitblack mini.
I also love to invest in good knitwear in the sale, a lot of knitwear is timeless so it is a great purchase as you can wear year on year. I love the brand 360 degrees cashmere, and Jospeh also do the best knits so I have included lots of these in the round up.
My Theresa really has the most phenomenal designers for children, some of my classical favourites are Bonpoint, Tartine et Chocolate and Il Gufo. Zimmermann kids is also another favourite with them often having mini me dresses and swimwear, and Chloe Kids and Strella McCartney kids also have amazing lines which often have a cross over to the adults collections…and then of course they have Gucci.
Bonpoint – I often think of Bonpoint as being heirloom pieces, many of the items I bought for Soleil I wrapped up in case of a second child and Winter wears them now. I particularly love their smocking and you will have seen the girls in these duchess dresses which is a style they make year after year in different liberty print fabric. you will have also seen the girls in these Bonpoint pink coats – so many of you message me about these, they are DIVINE, they are so well tailored and look so chic! Another big favourite in our house is the pink faux fur teddy and I also love the leopard version. Lastly I cannot no mention this little red velvet dress which Winter is absolutely in love with!
Tartine et Chocolate – this is another amazing classic brand that we love. My Theresa have done an incredible buy and have all my favourite pieces. The ultimate dress (which does come with a hefty price tag) is the tulle polka dress as you saw on my insta – its also comes in a short sleeves version. This dress is literally fit for a princess. I am also a big fan of their little gingham dress and the yellow is so pretty too!
Chloe Kids – I have always been a fan of Chloe for children, its has a slightly more modern feel and I love the mini me pieces. this year they have focused agin on the signature horse print and I am loving the navy faux fur Gillet. You have probably noticed that Soleil never takes off these gold Chloe shoes, she tells me they are the most comfortable things ever and they are practically the only shoes she wears!! I did also invest in the navy Chloe boots for her this season as she gets so much ware out of the shoes and she also LOVES these. Both the girls have the peach dress that were gifted to them and I have to say they are so so so pretty.
IL Gufo is an Italian brand that I love with lots of heritage. I love their coats – you will have seen the girls in their leopard ones and they also do the cutest little bunny dresses and I was also sent this amazing navy velvet dress with white collar for the girls – I think this is a particularly beautiful one for Christmas.
Stella McCartney Kids – is one of my all times favourites. I used these days of the week bodies on both my girls when they were babies and love the fact they are organic cotton. This year Winter LOVES the polka dot items and has been running around in this tutu skirt andjumper and I even had to get her the rain coat as its the same print (and I can NEVER get her in a rain coat!) The littlebunny rompers just melt my heart as again both the girls had them.
Gucci Kids is also super cute and again I like the buy that My Theresa has. they have lots of little Gucci tees which are so cute, I especially love this cat one which comes in pink too and also little sweaters, love this toadstool one. They also have som more classical pieces like this sky clue cardigan and the harlequin skirt.
Zimmermann – is literally my favourite for the summer months, I love how they use the same fabric for mini me dresses and they are just so pretty with the softest cotton and kids love them. the girls both have this swimming costume (possibly size up if you are new to Zimmermann kids swimwear) and the rash vest is also the pretties ones I have seen, I often find they can bee a bit garish. Its hard for me to choose my favourite dresses but I love this tiered floral one and also all the ones I have compiled below.
PAID IN COLLABORATION WITH MY THERESA BUT ALL OPINIONS AND SELECTIONS ARE MY OWN
I absolutely love Christmas and I LOVE giving gifts, I spend a lot of time trying to find the perfect gift for my friends and family, and I know it sounds corny but I really do like giving gifts more than receiving them! NET-A-PORTER is always one of my favourite go to destinations to purchase not only fashion, but beauty and gifts, as they really have it all, the selection is incredible, they have brads that you often can’t find elsewhere, and I believe you can find an impeccable gift on NET-A-PORTER for every woman, regardless of budget! I have complied a guide of things I love, own, are on my Wishlist or I will be buying for my loved ones. I don’t even need to mention that if you are in London there is same day delivery (if the rest of the UK its next day delivery), and as always the packaging is always amazing and so chic!
It is perfectly possible to get a gorgeous gift for under £25 and that is no exception , my personal favourites are the clear make up case, which is super stylish plus perfect for travelling and I always love to be able to see where everything is ! I also love this red lipstick by CODE8 – my favourite shade of orangey red. This Tulipe by Byredo hand sanitiser is the chicest hand sanitiser you will find, not to mention the best smelling (its in my handbag!)
Another few of my favourites here, I sleep EVERY day with my Slip Silk sleep mask, and not a day goes by when I dont use my Charlotte Tillbury highlighter and bronzer. This years Diptyque Christmas candles are amazing and I love the artwork by Olaf Hajek, such a perfect gift.
I have these Johnstones of Elgin cashmere “gloves” I actually love that they are fingerless as I can get stuff done!! and they are super warm and cosy. This Sophie Billie Brahe jewellery box is so exquisite and on my wish list, I love the vintage feel and the velvet. Doson by Diptique is one of my favourite scent so this one definitely makes the list.
Again so many things I love. This Prada headband is just amazing, I wear mine all the time and personally think it is well worth the extra splurge for the designer version. Am loving these initial mini earrings. This Cami NYC is a staple in my wardrobe and they are the perfect piece that will be loved and worn year after year. The Feu De Bois candle by Diptyique is my personal favourite, it can smell very smokey when you smell it in the box, but it burns beautifully and reminds me or warm winter evenings. Lastly as old fashioned as I am I LOVE a paper diary, I use it for my daily lists and this Smythson gold one is the one I have used this year – I love the gold.
Silk Pjs are always the ultimate luxury gift, I love these Olivia Von Halle ones.The sleeper are more of an outfit but LOVE them, you saw me in the black earlier this year (I wear them for dinner). Tata Harper skincare is just so amazing, I love that all their products are natural and organic and they actually DO WORK! I am seriously considering one of the LED light masks, hailed as THE miracle products by skin experts this is definitely on my wish list this Christmas.
I have a silk kimono dressing gown that is 15 years old from when I lived in Japan, so this Olivia Von Halle dressing gown would be the perfect forever gift. All the shoes I have linked below are incredible, shoes are such a great gift (who doesn’t love shoes?) a great shoe to gift is one that will be worn and timeless – its hard for me to pick a favourite but I love the Aquazurra and the Jimmy Choos. This Saint Laurent bag is the ultimate evening bag that will be used forever, another timeless classic piece. I just bought this Martin Martin blazer and even though it just creeps over the £1000 mark I included it as its such an amazing piec, each piece is made by hand in Paris – its also definitely a brand to watch.
£1000 plus – the forever pieces
The big gift, I always think jewellery is the perfect gift, you will own it forever and be able to pass it down to your children, and something you can wear all the time. I have linked a few pieces of jewellery that I love, I LOVE Fernando George and this pink ring is so pretty. I am obsessed with this Piaget sunlight necklace, rose gold, diamonds and Opal – whats not to love! Lastly my MaxMara teddy is one of my favourite things, super light and cosy I just love putting it on on these cold winter days and I think it is a total forever piece.
LASTLY – the FANTASY gift! I know this is not realistic for 99.9999% of the population, and is definitely WAAAAY out of my league but this jewellery box from Jessica Mccormack is just insanely gorgeous. Inspired by the whimsical tales of Alice in Wonderland and The Secret Garden, this one-of-a-kind box features two velvet-lined trays sectioned into compartments and embroidered with flora and fauna – every bead, thread and metallic yarn has been hand-stitched by artisans at Hand & Lock. PLUS – it is full to the brim of jewellery, all her signature pieces.
PAID IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NET-A-PORTER BUT ALL PRODUCTS CHOICES, IDEAS AND OPINIONS ARE MY OWN