If you're after a chic wardrobe with something luxe, Harvey Nichols and Very Exclusive are one of the destinations for discount shopping

With summer around the corner, weddings, events, and well, sunny holidays,booking up our diaries pretty quickly - you might be after updating your wardrobe with something new  - and perhaps something luxe.

However, given the short endurance of the heatwave on these shores, you might have set a tight budget for your shopping. But fear not. Thankfully, designer and high-street mid-season sales make a fashion-forward summer more affordable - and they’re landing.

While high-street shops such as H&M, M&S and Urban Outfitters, as well as online retailers Asos and Boohoo.com, offer tempting discounts across a selected range throughout the year, luxe shops are trickier to hunt.

Luxury department store Harvey Nichols is popular for the big markdowns on its designer sales, with shoppers camping outside overnight to get their hands in their preferred designer labels, from Givenchy to Stella McCartney - sale starts on 18 June, with a sale preview currently running on their loyalty app.

Alternatively, you can give your wardrobe a luxe designer refresh with Very Exclusive, the new online destination to shop luxury and beauty brands, featuring labels such as Karl Lagerfeld and McQ Alexander McQueen - sale launched today.

So, whether you’re after a a designer number for a special occasion or you're heading somewhere hot soon, here are some of our best top picks from designer shops.