January sales in London
Fancy bagging a bargain? Discover our guide to the January reductions
Thu Dec 11 2014
From Liberty and Harrods to Mulberry and Kurt Geiger – the bargains are about to arrive. Slalom your way through London's annual discount avalanche with our guide to the sales – including department stores, high street shops and independent, boutique stores.
The Liberty boxing day sale starts, unsurprisingly, at midday on Boxing Day, but savvy shoppers can log online at midnight on Christmas Eve to snap up early bird discounts of up to 50 percent.
Best buy A vibrant Roksanda Ilinic dress reduced from £1,085 to £651 or a red, bodycon Roland Mouret dress reduced from £895 to £537.
This year, Harrods’ famous Winter Sale kicks off on Boxing Day and the department store is marking the occasion in true Harrods' style. A red carpet will be rolled out on Hans Crescent where, from 8.30am, customers can enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, mince pies and pastries or, if you're starting the detox early, a healthy green drink that will be launched in the Food Halls later that morning. A live string quartet and dancers will add to the atmosphere, and blankets will be provided for those outside awaiting the doors to open at 10am.
Best buy: Missoni dress reduced from £999 to £499 or Paige jeans reduced from £260 to £129.
- 87-135 Brompton Rd, SW1X 7QN
- From Fri Dec 26
Fans of designer labels should keep an eye on the Harvey Nichols sale, kicking off both instore and online on Boxing Day, with up to 50 percent slashed off fashion and accessories.
Best buy Altuzarra at Harvey Nichols navy striped wool blend skirt reduced from £550 to £275.
Family favourite John Lewis will offer up discounts online on Christmas Eve and in store from Saturday December 27.
Best buy A John Lewis anglepoise duo table lamp in red, reduced to £65.
Bargain hunters will need to fire up their laptops up at 7am on Boxing Day to catch the start of the Selfridges sale, offering some impressive discounts ranging from 50 percent off ready to wear fashion to 30 percent off accessories. Alternatively, tougher shoppers can head over to their Oxford Street store to snap up bargains from 9am onwards.
Best buy Stella McCartney forest print dress reduced from £595 to £298.