March 12, 2014 at 8:31pm
Find a knockout bargain in the boxing day sales Us scots like a bargain.Love it, in fact.If there's one thing that will have us all raiding the piggy bank and donning those elbow pads, then it's a sale.And they don't get much better than the annual boxing day sales. Long gone are the days when consumers had to wait until january for shops to clear out their old stock. In fact, after a gloomy start to the month with footfall down 8.7 per cent last week compared with last year, many retailers decided to put their sale signs up at the weekend to take advantage of the preChristmas frenzy which saw 1.5 million spent every single minute across the UK on Monday. So, what do edinburgh's shops have to tempt consumers to part with their christmas money this festive season? High street clothes For serious bargains head to debenhams on princes street and ocean terminal.Fashions by john richmond, red herring and john rocha have up to 70 per cent off.And if you're a cardholder there's an extra ten per cent off http://www.jb3.co.uk/wedding-party-dress/bridesmaid-dresses.html all sale prices. At next stores in princes street, st james and the Wedding Dresses:http://www.jb3.co.uk/ gyle the annual sale is renowned and there's up to 50 per cent off winter lines. Jeans are down to 15, skirts 10 while knitwear and jackets start at just 15.Miss selfridge, topshop, topman, burton, marks and spencer and zara have 50 per cent off many fashions. At john lewis, which starts its sale on the 27th, there's up to50 per cent off thousands of lines.There's taffeta box pleat dresses, down from 100 to50;Beaded jumpers, down from 25 to 12.50;Lurex stripe cardigans, down from 40 to 20; padded jackets, down from 60 to50;Lingerie now as little as 6, pyjamas sets from 15 and robes from 15. There's up Where Do You Get Prom Dresses to 70 per cent off in river island.Pick up a sequined waist coat for 12(Was 34.99), a faux fur jacket for 25(Was 49.99), a highwaisted pencil skirt for 17(Was 29.99), party dresses from 20 and jeans from 10. And there's bargains galore within harvey nicks men's department too.Snap up alexander mcqueen's doublebreasted cashmere coat, now 648 from 1080;Burberry prorsum's wool military blazer, now 497.50 from 995;Dior homme's knit cuff metalzip leather jacket, now 697.50 from 1395;And dolce gabbana's soft silver zip biker jacket, now 402 from 670. Jane davidson on thistle street is also offering designer gear at knocked down prices.Missoni, ben de lisi, nanette lepore and 7 for all mankind have at least 40 percent off. A diane von furstenberg dress is down from 359 to 216. Daks on multrees walk has up to 50 per cent off its autumn winter collection, and for designer lingerie for less head to boudiche on frederick street, where there's up to 75 per cent off a whole host of top names. Mimi holliday, beau bra, la perla, miss mandalay and aubade have 50 per cent off.Prices start at around 10. Shoes, bags and accessories Head straight to cruise for some of the best A line Wedding Dresses bag and shoe bargains.A red miu miu bag is down from 525 to 287;A miu miu patchwork block heel is down from 250 to 200;A jimmy choo ramona bag in purple, is down from 875 to 700;A marc jacobs stam bag in teal is down from 795 to 636;An angel jackson patchwork bag is down from 185 to 129;Jimmy choo red patent sling backs are down from 350 to 245;And a marc jacobs quilted stam bag is down from 795 to 636.At house of fraser there's up to 50 per cent off selected items, such as the gaggia classic coffee maker, down from 399.99 to 199.99;A rowenta iron down from 49.99 to 24.99;And a bosch vacuum down from 139.99 to 69.99. Televisions are also slashed in price at currys, comet and argos.Save up to 120 on selected lcd hd ready televisions and look out for those free home cinema systems. At john lewis there are bargains galore.Egyptian cotton towels are down to 16 for a bath sheet, 11 for a bath towel and 6.50 for a hand towel. China is also reduced at john lewis.Denby white porcelain dinner set collection starts at 5.25, while the Jamie Oliver range starts at just 3.60.Box sets of crystal glasses are as little as 12.50, and a 24piece Villeroy and Boch Victor cutlery set is 69. John lewis sofas are down to as little as 595 for leather and 495 for upholstered, but for bargain sofas head to dfs where there's a double discount sale, four years' interest free credit on all purchases and nothing to pay for the first year. This website and its associated newspaper adheres to the press complaints commission code of practice.If you have a complaint about editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then contact the editor by clicking here.