SALES GUIDE: WHERE TO FIND WHAT AND WHEN

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DEPARTMENT STORES

Debenhams

Branches throughout England and Wales. 334-348 Oxford Street, London W1 (0171-580 3000). General information 0171-408 3333. Will last for about two weeks.

Fenwick

63 New Bond Street, London W1 (0171-629 9161) and stores in Brent Cross, Newcastle, Windsor, Leicester, York, Canterbury and Tunbridge Wells. At Bond Street, Mondi collections will be reduced by 30 to 50 per cent, Fenn Wright & Manson, Betty Barclay collections by up to 50 per cent, and Weekend Collections by 30 per cent. Reductions at Brent Cross include up to 50 per cent off French Connection, Jacques Vert and Bianca, and 50 per cent off leather handbags and selected jewellery by Monet, Ciro and Napier.

Fortnum & Mason

181 Piccadilly, London W1 (0171-734 8040). 50 per cent off Betty Jackson, selected lines. Selected men's suits pounds 245, save pounds 250. Chateaux Lynch Barges, 5eme Cru Paulliac pounds 150, save pounds 100.

Harvey Nichols

109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (0171-235 5000). Will last two to three weeks. Account customers get an additional 10 per cent off the sale price for the first four days. Specific bargains are a secret, but expect reductions to be up to 50 per cent off selected items.

House of Fraser

(England and Wales). For store sites, ring 0171-963 2236. Bargains in the cookshop include 40 per cent off Le Creuset cast-iron cookware in American green and burgundy and 50 per cent off Judge satin stainless steel cookware.

John Lewis Partnership

278-306 Oxford Street, London W1 (0171-629 7711), Peter Jones, Sloane Square, and at John Lewis, Brent Cross, Bainbridge, Newcastle, Cheadle, High Wycombe,Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Will last 10 days. Sale starts today at all other branches.

Liberty

Regent Street, London W1 (0171-734 1234) and branches nationwide. Join the hordes sniffing out fabric bargains such as printed Armani silk down from pounds 89.95 to pounds 25, Liberty printed silk from pounds 14.95 to pounds 10 and Liberty Veruna wool from pounds 22 to pounds 15. Jean Paul Gaultier jewellery is half price. Pewter-framed mirrors are down from pounds 59 to pounds 29. Portuguese double bedspreads pounds 49, save pounds 50.

Marks & Spencer

Customer inquiries 0171-935 4422. End-of-season clearance nationwide.

Selfridges

Oxford Street, London W1 (0171-629 1234). Will last about a month. Armchair browsers can check out sale bargains in Selfridges Selection mail order catalogue, available now (0800 101101).

CLOTHES

Aquascutum

100 Regent Street, London W1 (0171-734 6090.) Reductions of between 50 and 75 per cent on selected items. Womenswear: jackets pounds 162, save pounds 163, coats pounds 275, save pounds 175. Menswear: raincoats pounds 150, save pounds 175, blazers pounds 195, save pounds 100.

Austin Reed

Regent Street, London W1 (0171-734 6789) and nationwide. Will last two to three weeks. Discount for account customers of an extra 5 per cent discount on first three days.

Christian Lacroix

8a Sloane Street, London SW1 (0171-235 2400) and 29 Old Bond Street, London W1 (0171-409 1994). Discounts of 30 per cent.

Comme des Garcons

59 Brook Street, London W1 (0171-493 1258). Reductions of up to 40 per cent off all remaining men's and women's collections including Robes de Chambre, Comme des Garcons Tricot and Junya Watanabe.

French Connection

99 Long Acre, London WC2 and branches around Britain. General inquiries (0171-580 2507). Between 30 and 50 per cent off selected stock.

Hobbs

Unit 17, The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2 (0171-836 9168), and branches nationwide. Information 0171-586 5550. Party gear at prices discounted by up to 50 per cent. Strappy stilettoes are reduced from pounds 59.99 to pounds 29.99, ballerina shoes from pounds 28.99 to pounds 19.99, satin cross-over dress from pounds 64.99 to pounds 32.99.

Joseph

77 Fulham Road, London SW3 (0171-823 9500). Reductions from 30 per cent off.

Laura Ashley

Branches nationwide. Inquiries 01686 622116. Between 20 and 50 per cent off selected items.

Monsoon

Inquiries 0181-601 4000. Knee-length mohair coats now pounds 99, save pounds 71. Evening velvet frock coat pounds 110, save pounds 40. Sutton Jacquard cardigans pounds 29.27, save pounds 30.

Racing Green

193 Regent Street, London W1 (0171-437 4300), 33 King Street, Manchester (0161-835 2022), Unit F1, Bentall Centre, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey (0181-546 2224). A sale catalogue can be obtained on 0345 331177. Most sports jackets are now pounds 50, with a maximum saving of pounds 85. All shirts in the sale are pounds 20, a saving of pounds 15.

The Scotch House

2 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW1, 84-86 Regent Street, London W1, and 64 Buchanan Street, Glasgow. Inquiries on 0171-581 2151. Reductions of between 30 and 40 per cent.

Shop

Basement, 4 Brewer Street, London W1 (0171-437 1259). Until the end of January. 30 to 50 per cent off Hysteric Glamour (the Japanese answer to "really cool" T-shirts), Judy Blame and Gimme 5.

Space NK

11am start. 41 Thomas Neal's, Earlham Street, London WC2 (0171-379 7030). Between 30 and 40 per cent off designer labels and accessories, including Clements Ribeiro, Future Ozbek, Alberto Biani, Soap Studio, Liza Bruce and Fenn Wright & Manson.

SHOES

Church's

Branches nationwide. Central inquiry number is 01323 649408. Some styles reduced by more than 50 per cent. Church Bellini men's shoes down from pounds 199 to pounds 99, ladies' lily-style high-heeled boots reduced from pounds 120 to pounds 60.

Pied a terre

32 Neal Street, London WC2 (0171-240 8148) and branches nationwide. Reductions include court shoes reduced from pounds 79 to pounds 40, pumps pounds 65 to pounds 30 and long boots from pounds 95 to pounds 50.

Ravel

Only at 184-188 Oxford Street, London W1. Sale starts at other branches this weekend. Mail order and inquiries on 0171-631 0224. Up to 33 per cent off this season's boots, bags and stiletto-heeled shoes.

Red or Dead

1 & 23 Thomas Neal's, Earlham Street, London WC2 (0171-240 5576) and branches nationwide. Inquiries 0171-937 3137. Will last about a month. Selected stock reduced by 50 per cent. Sixties-style knee-length nylon boots in gold, black or rust reduced from pounds 120 to pounds 60.

HOMES & INTERIORS

Crucial Trading

77 Westbourne Park Road, London W2 (0171-221 9000) and 4 St Barnabas Street, Pimlico Green, London SW1 (0171-221 9000). Until 28 February. 50 per cent reduction on certain floor coverings.

The General Trading Co

10 Argyle Street, Bath (01225 461507) and 2-4 Dyer Street, Cirencester (01285 652314). Until the end of January. Save up to 30 per cent on this clear-out. Quilted cotton bedspreads down from pounds 180 to pounds 135 and Kilim stools from pounds 640 to pounds 500.

Heal's

196 Tottenham Court Road, London W1 (0171-636 1666), 234 King's Road and Tunsgate, Guildford. Look for greatly reduced one-off pieces of furniture that are either shop-soiled, damaged or buyers' samples, along with little luxuries like a Heal's hand-made Avon bed (5ft) reduced from pounds 2,495 to pounds 1,870.

Ikea

2 Drury Way, North Circular Road, London NW10 (0181-208 5600), and branches in Croydon, Birmingham, Gateshead, Leeds and Warrington. Up to 50 per cent savings throughout the store including black leather three-seat sofa from pounds 335 to pounds 249. Kvilla two-seater sofa now pounds 199, save pounds 96 and Spisa table pounds 129, save pounds 60.

Miscellanea

Crossways, Church, Farnham, Surrey (01428 714014). Until 13 January. Sells decorative bathroom and kitchen objects. Some massive discounts, including complete marble bathroom suites reduced from pounds 2,500 to pounds 800.

Purves & Purves

80-81 and 83 Tottenham Court Road, London W1 (0171-580 8223). Up to 40 per cent off ex-display and discontinued lines. Special orders will be reduced by 10 per cent on items over pounds 500.

MISCELLANEOUS

The Body Shop

First nationwide sale. Until 13 January. Customer services (01903 731500).

Currys

Inquiries 0181-419 3900. Toshiba fastext 21 inch television pounds 259.99, save pounds 70. Candy 1000 Spin Autowasher pounds 249.99, save pounds 100. Frigidaire two- door fridge freezer pounds 299.99, save pounds 170.

Dixons

Inquiries 0181-419 3900. Sony Camcorder now pounds 699, save pounds 300. Matsui CDP200 remote control CD player pounds 79.99, half-price and Grundig 21-inch Nicam TV pounds 299, save pounds 100.

Olympus

301 Oxford Street, London W1 (0171-409 2619) and at stores nationwide. Discounted goods include the Kastle bike Degree 3.5 - was pounds 299.99, now pounds 240. Nike ladies' air total body trainers down pounds 15 to pounds 44.99. Nikes Airmacs pounds 60, save pounds 40. Hippo Beast golf set (irons) pounds 299, save pounds 100.

The Pier

At stores around Britain. Until 21 January. Customer inquiries 0171-351 7100. Christmas merchandise is reduced to clear. Other merchandise at half-price or less.

The Pukka Palace

174 Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 (0171-234 0000). Until 28 January. 20 per cent off Anglo-Indian furniture and accessories, such as leather safari suitcases and solar topis.

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