PURCHASE a pick-me-up and give your wardrobe a lift with some high street clobber.
From online-only brands such as Asos and Boohoo to our favourite stores’ websites like Topshop and Marks & Spencer, Fashion Stylist Abby McHale brings you the best bargains to snap up now.
ASOS.COM: Best for tops
Joggers and a nice top seem about right and Asos has a lot of stylish blouses, shirts and T-shirts with discounts, so you can make sure you’re ready for those all-important social interactions over video call. Make the most of table-top dressing.
Discounts: Up to 50 per cent off.
Delivery: Standard £4 delivery Monday to Sunday, or next-day delivery (NDD) £5.95 arriving between 7am and 10pm.
Returns: Extended limit to 90 days. If you have to return a prouct after this time you will receive a gift voucher rather than money back.
- Leopard print top, £25, now £12.50 – buy now
- Floral top, £25, now £12.50 – buy now
BOOHOO.COM: Best for dresses
Online giant Boohoo has hundreds of frocks to choose from. It has everything from casual, midi and bodycon dresses. Easy to throw on or great for dressing up for date nights.
Discounts: Up to 70 per cent off everything.
Delivery: Standard £4.99 in five working days, NDD £5.99 if you order before 11pm Sunday to Friday or by 9.30pm Saturdays.
Returns: The brand is now giving people twice as long, 28 days.
- Lilac dress was £18, now £10 – buy now
- Floral dress was £25, now £20 – buy now
NASTYGAL.COM: Best for wardrobe staples
Nasty Gal has a whole section dedicated to wardrobe staples, from basic T-shirts to denim and jackets, and it has all the basics at very reasonable prices.
Discounts: Between 40 and 50 per cent off each day.
Delivery: Running as usual but the brand is telling people at the checkout when their parcel will be delivered. Next-day delivery £5.99, or standard delivery in three to five working days is £3.99.
Returns: Extended limit to 28 days.
- White T-shirt was £6, now £3 – buy now
- Orange top was £12, now £6 – buy now
ACCESSORIZE.CO.UK: Best for earrings
Jazz up your ears. From delicate studs, through to to sparkly drop styles, it’s all about the ear candy when FaceTiming.
Discounts: 50 per cent off selected lines.
Deliveries: Free orders over £30 and all deliveries are contactless.
Returns: Window has been extended from 14 days to 60.
- Green earrings were £6, now £4.80 – buy now
- Leopard earrings were £8, now £6.40 – buy now
TOPSHOP.COM: Best for shoes
Put your best foot forward and step into some of the most stylish shoes online right now. Topshop has a fantastic selection to help you strut your stuff with serious style.
Discounts: Up to 30 per cent off.
Delivery: Free delivery over £50, delivered in up to four working days. Next-day delivery £6, order before 9pm weekdays, 5pm on weekends.
Returns: Once stores are back open you have 14 days to return items bought in store. For online orders, returns have been extended to 45 days.
- White trainers were £32, now £28.80 – buy now
- Blue sandals, were £42, now £38 – buy now
MARKSANDSPENCER.COM: Best For underwear
M&S is known for its lingerie, from basic T-shirt bras to the Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for Autograph collection. Every woman knows the secret to feeling good is pretty undies.
Discounts: Up to 70 per cent off sale items.
Deliveries: Order by 8pm for next-day delivery, costing £3.99.
Returns: Has extended its window to 90 days – except for sale items, for which you have 14 days. Use the local postal service to return items, which you do have to pay for.
- Yellow bra, £12, or 2 for £18; briefs, £8 – buy now
- Pink bra, £9.50, or two for £18 – buy now
GEORGE.COM: Best for loungewear
George has a Home Comforts section on its homepage full of comfy jogging bottoms, co-ords and jumpers. You can kit the whole family out in comfies.
Discounts: Up to 50 per cent off sale items.
Deliveries: Free deliveries over £30.
Returns: 100 days of free returns, George states refunds may take longer than normal but you can return items in store or via the Post Office, where you need to pay.
- Tiger print jumper was £14, now £7 – buy now
- Lilac jumper was £10, now £5 – buy now
NEWLOOK.COM: Best for denim
Denim does not just stop with jeans, New Look has a wide selection to choose from, including boilersuits and dresses. The range also features pieces from their Be Kind line, where the clothes have all been sourced sustainably.
Discounts: Twenty-five per cent off until Monday.
Delivery: Free home delivery on orders over £25.
Returns: You now have 90 days for returns, which are free, and the retailer has a helpful tool on its website which means that if if you have any concerns about online shopping, it will answer your questions.
- Spotted top was £22,99, now £17.25 – buy now
- Jeans were £22.99, now £17.25 – buy now
- Bag was £19.99, now £14.99 – buy now
- Denim dress was £25.99, now £19.50 – buy now
What is KLARNA?
LOOK out for Klarna when online shopping as some of these brands have this option at the till.
Klarna allows you to pay in three instalments, with the first taken from your card when ordered. The following two payments are taken 30 and 60 days after purchase and delivery is added to the bill. If you return the item, you still have to pay for delivery.
BURTON.CO.UK: Best for suits
Discounts: 40 per cent off everything.
Deliveries: Free home delivery on standard orders, which take four working days. £5.95 for next-day delivery if you order before 9pm.
Returns: Has extended its policy to 45 days for online orders or 14 days for in-store purchases once the store reopens. It is also offering to pick up your parcel for free from home through Hermes.
- Blue check suit jacket, was £90, now £63 – buy now
- Trousers, were £50, now £35 – buy now
JACKJONES.COM: Best for denim
Discounts: 70 per cent off selected items.
Deliveries: Free delivery on orders over £60 which will arrive within 3-5 working days.
Returns: 100 days of free returns through Hermes, CollectPlus and DHL.
- Jeans, were £65, now £35 – buy now
DEBENHAMS.COM: Best for shirts
Discounts: 30 per cent off in its spring spectacular.
Deliveries: Five days for standard delivery or £3.99 for next-day.
Returns: If you have bought in-store you will have 14 days to return the product once the store reopens. Online orders are still the usual 28 days with a free Hermes label to return.
- Pink shirt, was £40, now £25, Lands’ End at debenhams.com – buy now
JOHNLEWIS.COM: Best for jackets
Discounts: 30 per cent off selected menswear.
Deliveries: Deliveries running as normal, £6.95 for next-day. Free on orders over £50.
Returns: You will have 35 days once stores reopen to return anything bought in person, online orders are up to 35 days by returning by Post Office, Hermes or CollectPlus.
- Brown jacket, was £99, now £48.30 – buy now
TOPMAN.COM: Best for T-shirts
Discounts: 30 per cent off everything.
Deliveries: Free UK delivery.
Returns: Products bought from store will be returnable 14 days after it is open again. Online returns have been extended to 45 days.
- T-shirt, was £27.99, now £19.59 – buy now
JDSPORTS.CO.UK: Best for sportswear
Discounts: 50 per cent off Nike.
Deliveries: Standard delivery is £3.99 or free for orders over £70 and will take 3-7 working days to arrive.
Returns: Free returns at Asda or return in 28 days via Hermes or CollectPlus.
- Nike trainers, were £140, now £80 – buy now
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