Christmas is fast approaching, and you know what that means – time to treat your nearest and dearest. However, with our purse strings being pulled ever tighter, a little help in the financial department is always appreciated. So, what better way to start off your Christmas shopping than with a generous 20 per cent discount?
Carnaby – the charming, taxi-free haven just off Regent Street – is throwing a shopping party on Thursday 22 November, and lucky shoppers can claim 20 per cent off at over 100 shops, restaurants and bars.
Participating retailers include Lily Allen’s eclectic vintage store, Lucy in Disguise, as well as better-known brands such as Diesel and Monki. Whether you’re buying for a vintage vixen or classic fashionista, Carnaby has it covered.
If the thought of getting the list out before you’ve even dusted off the decorations fills you with dread however, you can still ease into the Christmas spirit with a whole host of activities planned for the night.
Pop along to the Book Exchange in Kingly Court to hear Grazia magazine’s Angela Buttolph discuss Autumn/Winter key trends. Grab a free goodie bag at Monki, or vote for your favourite runway look at Cheap Monday to be in with the chance of winning the whole outfit.
If you’re feeling peckish, there’s a choice of over 20 places to eat or drink, catering to a variety of different tastes. Try Cinnamon Soho’s cocktails on the rocks, or bop along to Ginger & White’s in-house DJ as you devour a slow roast pork sandwich, complete with mulled apple juice.
The festivities will take place from 5 to 9pm, giving you enough time to browse at your own pace. Make sure you’re sporting your Sunday best though, as Carnaby’s shopping night ‘Style Spotters’ will be out and about and hunting for the most stylish shoppers. If you’re spotted, you’ll be treated to a free Illamasqua makeover and a complimentary styling session.
With all the festive treats on offer, don’t forget to do your bit for charity. A last minute stop-off at the pop-up barber shop in Newburgh Quarter might be all you need to convince your boyfriend/brother/dad to join in the fun in aid of Movember. And for you, there’s always the live DJ and comic performances to enjoy.
Carnaby’s 20 per cent Shopping Party takes place on Thursday 22 November from 5 to 9pm. To register and download your free ticket, go to www.carnaby.co.uk.
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