Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Feeling festive with Debenhams

It feels weird to be talking about Christmas in July, but today I headed over to Debenham's Christmas 2015 press day where fair isle, gingerbread, knitwear and sparkles were left, right and centre.

 I can scarcely believe that it's less than five months until Christmas!


As ever, Debenhams had unique and interesting ways of presenting their collection


I recognised a few items from their AW15 press day but there were plenty of new products on display too.
There was certainly lots of Christmas gift inspiration

I know someone who would love these drone sets!
These glittery retro sweet cups are right up my sisters street! 
And one of my best friends would love this bunny cushion!

Debenhams also featured a personalised selection of gifts, hampers and bouquets


Seeing their festive season party dresses got me all excited for Christmas and NYE!


.... however Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a Christmas jumper!


... or Christmas pyjamas. How cute are this gingerbread man pair?


... and let's not forget festive table decoration inspiration. I loved their silver woodland theme!


Also on the agenda for today was a Christmas cookie decorating session - the finished designs hung up as Christmas decorations, or for the less patient.... nibbled upon there and then!


I loved this next use of visual merchandising. The whole ideal of waking up on Christmas morning and finding gifts around the fireplace, feeling like a kid again. Anyone would be excited to wake up and find these particular knee high boots and bags on Christmas morning!


MOST WANTED


And the award for my favourite item goes to... I'll take these in a UK size 6 please!


Oh I do love a cape


Copper pans. Need I say more?


Imagine receiving one of these beautiful boxes tied with with a red bow on Christmas day and inside finding one of these beauties. I love the plum set and the red (bottom centre and right)


Those leather gloves though


This red dress with the beautiful lace overlay. LOVE

And more of my favourite.... lace. But this time in my favourite colour!

I was literally about to leave when a lady came over and asked if I'd like a bouquet of flowers to take home with me. The bouquet in question was composed of the most beautiful red roses and what looks like thistles. These were on display on the day so was a lovely little memento to take home.


A huge thank you to the Debenhams team for inviting me. Never did I think I could feel festive and excited for Christmas as early as July, but I've been proven wrong! Roll on Christmas!

#DebsChristmas15

What are your favourite items from the collection?

4 comments:

  1. So many pretty items =] I cant wait for christmas this year woo!


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  2. Rachael Broomfield30 July 2015 at 16:14

    What a wonderful event! I was meant to go but ended up working last minute. There were so many lovely bits though - especially the penguin cushion!


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  3. Everything looks gorgeous, I love the home bits the best. Although I think it's too early for me to think about Christmas haha! x

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  4. I sadly didn't get to spend long there as I went in my lunch hour and it was a bit of a trek from my office! x

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