The essential guide to all the designer Christmas sale dates, in-store and online.

Ready, steady, shop. It's almost sale time, ensure you don't miss out on the best bargains with our guide to the designer Christmas sale dates.

You may be yet to unwrap a present, but the knowledge of impending bargains has many planning their post-Christmas sale splurge.

Preparation is key to good shopping if you have something specific in mind, or just don't want to be left with the dregs.

With many sales already started (the high street is already in full swing) here is our guide to who goes on sale when:

  • - sale now on

  • - online on 23rd December in store 27th December

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  • Harvey Nichols  - 26th December

  • Harrods - 26th December

  • Selfridges - 26th December

  • Fenwick - 27th December

  • Liberty - online on 24th December, in store 26th December

  • Mulberry - 26th December

  • Marc Jacobs - sale now on

  • Chanel - January 2015

For those who can hold off on purchasing, there's even bigger bargains to be had at the beginning of January when retailers reduce stock even further.