Selfridges, Oxford Street, London - sale starts 9am December 27.
Linen pillowcases for pounds 58.65, reduced from pounds 68.95 from The White Company (0171-385 7988). Save your money and marriage by going to bed rather than staying up late ironing them.
Lunn Antiques offer similar new linen pillowcases at pounds 34 a pair. Mail order possible. 86 New King's Road, London, SW6
Most shops give extra discounts, sale previews and reduced price parking to storecard holders. Don't wait to apply on the first sale day or you'll miss the bargains. Apply in advance - and remember to ask for a temporary card in time for the sale.
Harvey Nichols - 0171-235 5000
Harrods - 0171-730 1234
House of Fraser - 0171-834 1515