Austin Reed

At branches nationwide. Men can get their single-breasted two- and three- button suits in stylish winter colours and wools reduced from pounds 299 to pounds 199, barn coats are down from pounds 169 to pounds 99 and there is a 25 per cent discount on cotton shirts. For women, fashion shirts are available at less than 50 per cent of the usual price and twill trousers, usually pounds 49, are pounds 29.95.

Betty Jackson

Continues into mid-January, at 311 Brompton Road, London SW3. Cashmere polo sweaters down from pounds 599 to pounds 298; black leather three-quarter trench coats, pounds 845 to pounds 422.


Continues for 4-5 weeks, at 15 Shorts Gardens, London WC2 (0171-240 6694). Discounts of up to 50 per cent.


Continues for 4 weeks, at West 1 Shopping Centre, 379 Oxford Street, London W1, and at all stores nationwide (0321 287866). Almost everything will be marked down; discounts of up to 50 per cent.

Cashmere Studio

At 10 Sloane Street, London SW1 (0171-245 9111). For the best bargains check out ladies' ultra-fine one-ply classic mock-turtle and rollneck sweaters, down from pounds 129 to pounds 89, and Murrey Allen cashmeres, reduced by 50 per cent.

Cerruti 1881

Womenswear sale until 31 Dec, at 106 New Bond Street, London W1 (0171- 495 5880).

Ciro pearls

Runs until 31 Jan, at 61A Brompton Road, London SW3 (0171-589 5584). Discounts of 50 per cent on fine costume jewellery.


Continues for 3 weeks, at 19 Avery Row, London W1. Discounts of 30-50 per cent on selected items. Best bargains include wool flannel three-piece suits, reduced from pounds 395 to pounds 270; moleskin jackets, from pounds 169 to pounds 120; moleskin jeans, from pounds 95 to pounds 65; full-length leather crombies, from pounds 485 to pounds 300; jersey tops in navy, charcoal and black, from pounds 40 to pounds 25.


Bond Street, London W1.

Dorothy Perkins

At West 1 Store, 379 Oxford Street, London W1, and branches nationwide.

Emporio Armani

At 191 Brompton Road, London SW3 (0171-823 8818) and at stores across London. Sales in Manchester and Glasgow start tomorrow.


Nationwide. Discounts of up to 50 per cent on winter stock.

Giorgio Armani

At 37 Sloane Street, London SW1 (0171-235 6232).


At branches nationwide.

Ken Lane

Until 31 Jan, at 30 Burlington Arcade, London SW3 (0171-499 136) and 58 Beauchamp Place, London SW3 (0171-584 1985). Reductions of 50 per cent on jewellery.


At 23 The Market, London WC2, and stores nationwide. Discounts of up to 50 per cent. Look out for panne velvet column dresses, reduced from pounds 85 to pounds 55; silk shantung frock coats, down from pounds 125 to pounds 75; matching trousers reduced from pounds 60 to pounds 39.95. Silk ball gowns pounds 99, down from pounds 160, Aran cardigans reduced from pounds 60 to pounds 39.95. Floral prints and checks are half price. There are also reductions on childrenswear at some branches.


Nationwide. Menswear, womenswear, and interiors all discounted by up to 50 per cent.


Runs until the end of January, at 292 Regent Street, London W1 and branches nationwide. Discounts of up to 50 per cent; bargains include tan suede safari jackets, down from pounds 109.99 to pounds 69.99 and a red crepe trouser suit, down from pounds 44.99 to pounds 24.99.

Red or Dead

At all London stores. Reductions of 40 per cent on most stock: suede high boots reduced from pounds 125 to pounds 75; pinafore frocks, down from pounds 79 to pounds 45.

The Scotch House

For 2-3 weeks, at 2 Brompton Road, London SW1 and stores across London. Discounts of 30-40 per cent. Ladies' cashmere round-necked cardigans, down from pounds 195 to pounds 139 (0171-581 2151 for mail order and inquiries).


Until 25 Jan at Picadilly, London. Extra 10 per cent off today, 9am-10am, all day 29 Dec and 1 Jan (offer excludes concessions). Reductions of up to 50 per cent on YSL, Laroche, Costelloe, MaxMara, Fink, Geiger, Simpson. Excellent sale bargains are full-length coats, reduced from pounds 429 to pounds 299, tweed and plain wool jackets, reduced from pounds 259 to pounds 179, wool trousers and skirts reduced from pounds 110 to pounds 75; Merino knitwear, originally priced at pounds 95, is now pounds 65. The best menswear reductions are on cashmere coats, reduced from pounds 699 to pounds 499, Daks Blazers, down from pounds 195 to pounds 155, Daks sports jackets, from pounds 199 to pounds 99 and Daks two-piece suits, from pounds 299 to pounds 149.



Great bargains to be found throughout the store, with up to 50 per cent off selected Nuage rainwear and selected premium-range J Taylor clothing, handbags and hats. Men will find savings of pounds 10 on all Levis jeans and 50 per cent reductions on IQ casual tops and shirts. There are similar reductions in the childrenswear and homes departments (0171-408 4444).


Runs for 3 weeks, at 63 New Bond Street, London W1, and at stores in Brent Cross, at Ricemans of Canterbury, Fenwick of Newcastle, Tunbridge Wells, Windsor, York and Leicester. Some lines will be discounted by up to 30 per cent including designer wear such as Nicole Farhi and Mani.

Harvey Nichols

At Knightsbridge, London SW1 and in Leeds. Discounts of up to 50 per cent will be found throughout the store with an extra 10 per cent reduction for all account-holding customers for the first four days of the sale. The height of designer style in womenswear includes Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein and Givenchy. Men will also have the opportunity to snap up labels like selected CK Jeans, Versus by Gianni Versace and Giorgio Armani Le Collezioni at half the usual price. For interiors, Ralph Lauren Home items will be among the bargains.


At Regent Street, London W1. Generous discounts are available on designer womenswear collections such as Gucci, Gaultier, Issey Miyake, Nicole Farhi, Ally Capellino, with many Vivienne Westwood lines reduced to half the normal price. Kenzo and Armani ties and Polo Ralph Lauren casuals are among the best of the bargains on offer in menswear. Armani, Pellini and Angie Gooderham jewellery will all be at half-price and there will be excellent reductions on handbags and leathers. Homewares and interiors discounts will include half-price towels as well as linens, lighting, china and glass.


Runs for about a month, at Oxford Street, London W1. Womenswear reductions of between 30 to 50 per cent include Calvin Klein, Future Ozbek, Workers for Freedom, Jasper Conran, Gaultier and selected lines of Polo Ralph Lauren. Equally exclusive lines in menswear such as some Paul Smith, Calvin Klein and selected YSL are reduced by up to 30 per cent. Household items such as china and crystal will be reduced by up to 40 per cent, linens and bathroom items by up to 50 per cent; there will be up to 50 per cent reductions on silverware and excellent discounts will be available on a range of floor coverings, Oriental carpets, books, and up to 50 per cent discounts on childrenswear.


Jones Bootmakers

At branches across London. Ladies classic loafers are reduced from pounds 75 to pounds 55, the zip-up boot with heel from pounds 100 to pounds 50, men's classic lace- up shoes from pounds 95 to pounds 40. All discounts are on the current stock.

Pied a Terre

At 31 Old Bond Street, London W1 and all branches in London, Manchester, Glasgow, Brighton, Brent Cross and Lakeside Shopping Centre (enquiries, call 0171-499 9204). Discounts of up to 75 per cent are available on selected shoes, clothing and bags.



Runs until 19 Jan, at 196 Tottenham Court Road, London W1 (0171-636 1666) and stores in London and Guildford. Discounts include 20 per cent off dining tables, chairs, occasional tables and upholstery from the store's normal stock, plus 30 per cent off selected cookware, canteens of cutlery and clear-glass vases, 50 per cent off discounted linens and all basketware at the Tottenham Court Road store. There are also good reductions on metal beds, and discounted children's furniture ranges Connections and Carnival. The star bargains of the sale include Caprice metal beds, reduced from pounds 720 to pounds 575, bergere chairs, frame-only, down from pounds 810 to pounds 595, and bergere two-seater chairs, frame-only, down from pounds 1,090 to pounds 750.

The Pier

Stores around the country, including King's Road, London SW3.

Royal Worcester Spode

126 Regent St, London, W1.



British Home Stores



At 326 Kensal Road, London W10.

Kate Jones

At 28 St Christopher's Place, London W1. Cool, cut-price hipster miniskirts are down to pounds 71 from pounds 95 and pretty baby-doll dresses are reduced from pounds 125 to pounds 93.

Claudia Sebire

At 136 Fulham Road, London SW10 (0171-835 1327). Prices are reduced by 25 per cent on labels such as Strenesse and MaxMara. Best bargains are Schober suits, reduced from pounds 750 to pounds 300.

Blazer (Moss Bross Group) At stores nationwide. Blazer pure-wool suits make excellent bargains at pounds 125, down from pounds 250, and pure cotton shirts are equally easy to snap up at pounds 19.50, down from the original price of pounds 40.

Racing Green

Until 11 Jan, at 33 King Street, Manchester (0161-835 2022) and branches in Glasgow and Kingston-upon-Thames. Discounts of 25-50 per cent will be made at the stores and on mail-order.

Ronit Zilkha

At branches across London. There is a 50 per cent discount on selected items. The star bargain is the daisy-print silk satin shirt, reduced from pounds 159 to pounds 80.



At stores nationwide. Excellent furniture bargains include the Maples two-seat sofa, reduced from pounds 1,399 to pounds 949 and the Lennox table and four chairs, down from pounds 2,995 to pounds 499.


At 2 Drury Way, North Circular Road, London NW10 (0181-208 5600) and at branches in Croydon, Birmingham, Gateshead, Leeds and Warrington.



At 201 Regent Street, London W1 and branches across London. World-renowned quality all-leather shoes. Discounts include the Dorchester shoe, down from pounds 195 to pounds 120, the Litz, down from pounds 185 to pounds 95 and the ladies quilted loafer in sunflower yellow, down from pounds 110 to pounds 60.


Discounts will be up to 50 per cent, although most reductions will be around 33 per cent. Bargains include suede loafers, down from pounds 29.99 to pounds 20, elegant beaded satin high-heel court shoe in grey or burgundy, reduced from pounds 39.99 to pounds 29, men's slip-on loafer with leather sole, down from pounds 49.99 to pounds 40 and ankle boots with buckle down from pounds 39.99 to pounds 30 (0171-631 0224).