August bank holiday 2021 sales: The deals to shop now

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The August bank holiday is almost upon us, and retailers have launched unmissable sales ahead of the break.  (Getty Images)
The August bank holiday is almost upon us, and retailers have launched unmissable sales ahead of the break. (Getty Images)

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There's one thing a British bank holiday weekend is synonymous with. No, not bad weather. We're talking about sales, of course. 

Currys, Very, M&S, Aldi and many more are just some of the big-name brands that have slashed prices on select items to tempt you to part with some cash while enjoying some well-deserved respite. 

Whether you're currently revamping your home, updating your wardrobe for autumn or in desperate need of a new laptop, there are big savings to be had across multiple departments online already - well in advance of the long weekend. 

The sales to shop this bank holiday

 

Currys PC World | Shop here

Currys has launched an almighty sale with hundreds of items reduced by up to 40%. Big brands, including Toshiba, Shark, LG, Russell Hobbs, and many more have hundreds of pounds slashed off the price tag. Whether you need to replace household items, or want to transform your house into a smart home, there is bound to be something for everyone in the Currys sale. 

Our top pick: TASSIMO by Bosch Happy TAS1002GB Coffee Machine | £29.99 (Was £99.99) from Curry's PC World

Marks and Spencer | Shop here

M&S' sales are not to be missed, and this includes the current 40% off on select homeware, as well as up to 50% off brands such as Jaeger and Hobbs. Whether you are revamping your home, or want to add a new stylish number to your wardrobe, now is the time to do so.

Our top pick: Autograph Hotel Bamboo Antibacterial Towel | £15.60 (Was £26)

Autograph Hotel Bamboo Antibacterial Towel
Autograph Hotel Bamboo Antibacterial Towel

Amazon | Shop here

Amazon's End of Summer Sale is back, bringing you hundreds of new deals every day until the 3rd of September. 

Shark, Apple and Oral-B are among some of the tech labels included in the summer sale, while beauty buffs will be pleased to hear L'Oréal and Olay items are also reduced by up to 50% off.

Our Top Pick: Oral-B Pro 2 2500 CrossAction Electric Toothbrush | £29.99 (Was £79.99) - 63% off

Homebase | Shop here

Homebase's end of summer sale have some huge savings, which you can easily scroll through by category (which is useful). We'd suggest starting in the garden deals where there are some unmissable bargains, such as this £70 BBQ now down to only £25. 

Our Top Pick: Texas Oil Drum Charcoal BBQ | £25 (Was £70) from Homebase

John Lewis & Partners | Shop here

Womenswear, menswear, children's garments, as well as toys, home, outdoor essentials and beauty are all included in John Lewis' summer sale. There are a whole host of offers on, including up to 70% off lighting and 50% off select clothing.

Our top pick: Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Eau de Parfum | £47.17 (Was £55.50)

Boden | Shop here

The Duchess of Cambridge has given Boden her seal of approval as she has worn a number of designs from the retailer. For those who want to channel their inner Kate Middleton can do so, as some of her go-to styles are on sale. Select items across womenswear, menswear and kids are reduced by up to 50%.

Our top pick: Abercorn Scallop Cardigan | £37.50 (Was £75)

Nike | Shop here

We are always waiting for Nike's sale to come around as it never fails to disappoint. With hundreds of items on sale across menswear, womenswear, childrens clothes, as well as footwear and accessories, Nike's summer sale is one for all the family to enjoy.

Our top pick: Women's Mid-Rise 7/8 Running Leggings | £38.47 (Was £44.95)

Boots | Shop here

A pamper is long overdue, so we are snapping up all the bargains on offer at Boots. With 15% off fragrance, make-up, skincare, haircare and even No7 items, you truly are spoilt for choice.

Our top pick: Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder | £28.47 (Was £33.50)

Simba Sleep | Shop here

There is nothing better than settling down to sleep on a mattress that's like a life size marshmallow, which is exactly what you get with Simba's mattresses, and with up to 35% off, you can sleep easy knowing you're comfortable and made a saving.  

Our top pick: HYBRID PRO MATTRESS | £922.35 (Was £1,149) 

HYBRID PRO MATTRESS
HYBRID PRO MATTRESS

ASOS | Shop here

The online fashion retailer has also launched a sale with up to 70% off select items across womenswear and menswear. From dresses and jumpsuits, jeans and jackets, as well as footwear, this sale is not for the faint hearted.

Our top pick: French Connection tailored oversized blazer co-ord | £80 (Was £140)

French Connection tailored oversized blazer co-ord (French Connection)
French Connection tailored oversized blazer co-ord (French Connection)

Lookfantastic | Shop here

With up to 40% off in Lookfantastic's summer sale, and hundreds of items up for grabs for less, there is no time like the present to invest in a new moisturiser you've been after, or to replenish your cult beauty favourites. 

Our top pick: Kérastase Elixir Ultime L'Original Hair Oil | £25.90 (Was £39.90)

Kérastase Elixir Ultime L'Original Hair Oil
Kérastase Elixir Ultime L'Original Hair Oil

Caudalie | Shop here

Caudalie is a celebrity loved brand the likes of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley swears by. So it is music to our ears to learn we can get 20% off our entire order this bank holiday weekend using the promo code "BACK2021".

Our top pick: Instant Brightening Moisturiser Vinoperfect | £27.20 (Was £34)

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https://fave.co/3sVvvOL

Wickes | Shop here

Revamping your home can be costly, so it is a right treat to learn Wickes has a whole host of offers on at the moment. Wickes' summer sale includes offers on bathrooms, kitchens as well as paint and flooring - why not redecorate the whole house?

Our top pick: Dulux - Timeless - Matt Emulsion Paint 2.5L | £13 (Was £16)

Dulux Timeless Emulsion
Dulux Timeless Emulsion

Beauty Bay | Shop here

We will never tire of buying new make-up and skincare, especially when it is on sale. Beauty Bay has up to 40% off select beauty items, so you can relax and enjoy a pamper. 

Our top pick: TOO FACED Teddy Bare Bare It All Eyeshadow Palette | £19.15 (Was £32)

TOO FACED Teddy Bare Bare It All Eyeshadow Palette
TOO FACED Teddy Bare Bare It All Eyeshadow Palette

Booking.com | Shop here

Planning a holiday? Now it's time to book as the leading accommodation site has 30% off for 36 hours. Whether you are going abroad, or fancy a staycation, the options are endless. 

Our top pick: Macdonald Leeming House | £443

Macdonald Leeming House (Booking.com)
Macdonald Leeming House (Booking.com)

& Other Stories | Shop here

& Other Stories has launched the Weekend Treat sale with up to 40% off select lines, but only for this weekend. The sale includes an array of dresses, as well as tops, jumpers and other sensational wardrobe must haves. But the sale ends on Sunday. 

Our top pick: Ruffled Midi Wrap Dress | £57 (Was £95)

Ruffled Midi Wrap Dress
Ruffled Midi Wrap Dress

T.M. Lewin | Shop here

Whether you are going to a wedding, or another special occasion is on the cards, or you simply need new formal clothes to wear to work, T.M. Lewin is the place the shop - especially when there's a sale on. 

Our top pick: Zeppelin Power Stretch Skinny Fit Navy Grid Jacket | £50 (Was £94)

Zeppelin Power Stretch Skinny Fit Navy Grid Jacket (T.M. Lewin)
Zeppelin Power Stretch Skinny Fit Navy Grid Jacket (T.M. Lewin)

Made | Shop here

Made is the dream shopping destination when revamping your home. But the price tags aren't always a dream for our bank balance, which is why we can't get enough of Made's clearance sale, which includes sofas, tables and chairs, as well as cushions, bed frames and much more. 

Our top pick: Samona Right Hand Facing Chaise End Sofa | £949 (Was £1299)

Samona Right Hand Facing Chaise End Sofa
Samona Right Hand Facing Chaise End Sofa

Farfetch | Shop here

Farfetch is known for being the go-to place for designer buys at a discount, which means double deals when a sale is on too. Jimmy Choo, Versace and Stella McCartney are among some of the big brands reduced by up to 50%.  

Our top pick: VEJA Ventura runner sneakers | £110 (Was £138) 

VEJA Ventura runner sneakers
VEJA Ventura runner sneakers

Reiss | Shop here

Going to a wedding, or other formal occasion, or even want some smarter everyday clothes for the weekend, look no further than Reiss. The Outlet has huge discounts across womenswear and menswear, so whatever occasion you are dressing for there is bound to be something for you.

Our top pick: PETRA Wide Leg Jumpsuit | £110 (Was £265) 

PETRA Wide Leg Jumpsuit
PETRA Wide Leg Jumpsuit

The Outnet | Shop here

What could be better than a sale with up to 90% off? The Outnet currently has a 70% off sale, but it is also treating shoppers to an additional 20% off select styles within the clearance. Acne Studios, The Row, Chloe, Missoni and many more big names are on offer. 

Our top pick: ALICE + OLIVIA Cropped embroidered linen jumpsuit | £144 (Was £478)

ALICE + OLIVIA Cropped embroidered linen jumpsuit
ALICE + OLIVIA Cropped embroidered linen jumpsuit

Anthropologie | Shop here

Anthropologie currently has 475 chic items on sale, ranging from fashion to home and stationery. Whether you are updating your wardrobe, or revamping your home, you're sure to find a steal in Anthropologie's sale. 

Our top pick: Set of 2 Kantha-Stitched Velvet Pillowcases | £34 (Was £68)

 Set of 2 Kantha-Stitched Velvet Pillowcases (Anthropologie)
Set of 2 Kantha-Stitched Velvet Pillowcases (Anthropologie)

Oliver Bonas | Shop here

There is nothing not to love in Oliver Bonas. From their delicate fine jewellery and chic dresses, to their home furnishings and creative cards, are a selection of which is now on sale.

Our top pick: La Femme Tranquille Mounted Framed Wall Art | £49 (Was £98) 

La Femme Tranquille Mounted Framed Wall Art
La Femme Tranquille Mounted Framed Wall Art

Heist | Shop here

Invest in comfortable underwear, which now has 20% off at Heist. From high waisted briefs to supportive bralettes, there is no time like the present to update your undies. 

Our top pick: The Invisible Triangle Bralette | £30.40 (Was £38)

The Invisible Triangle Bralette (Heist)
The Invisible Triangle Bralette (Heist)

French Connection | Shop here

Double the treats at French Connection, as the longstanding retailer is giving shoppers an extra 20% off on top of their sale items with the code "20 EXTRA". Jackets, dresses, trousers, French Connection's sale has it all. 

Our top pick: NANCY KRUGER FIELD JACKET | £99 (Was £150)

NANCY KRUGER FIELD JACKET
NANCY KRUGER FIELD JACKET

The Body Shop | Shop here

From shower gels to body butters, hand sanitisers and skincare sets, The Body Shop has a wide variety of items to choose from that are now on sale. Body butters have been slashed by up to 40%, while select make-up items have been reduced by 20% - don't walk, run. 

Our top pick: Fresh Raspberry Whipped Body Butter | £7.20 (Was £18)

Fresh Raspberry Whipped Body Butter
Fresh Raspberry Whipped Body Butter

Very | Shop here

This bank holiday Very is offering shoppers the chance to get up to 40% off select lines, across home, tech, fashion, beauty and garden. Big names including Nike, Adidas, as well as Shark, Silentnight and many more are available to buy for less in the sale, which ends 2 September. 

Our top pick: Silentnight Mila Velvet 1000 Memory Ottoman Storage Bed with Headboard | £879 (Was £1479)

Silentnight Mila Velvet 1000 Memory Ottoman Storage Bed with Headboard
Silentnight Mila Velvet 1000 Memory Ottoman Storage Bed with Headboard

Aldi | Shop here

Aldi is our go-to shopping destination for affordable groceries, as well as fashion, beauty, home and garden items. So it is even better when the retailer has a sale on, which is currently the case. Aldi has huge offers on select items, with discounts ranging up to 40% off. 

Our top pick: Wicker Garden Coffee Set | £239.99 (Was £299.99)

Wicker Garden Coffee Set
Wicker Garden Coffee Set

B&Q | Shop here

B&Q has got a host of sales on, including a huge 50% off BBQs, as well as 20% off paints, cushions and flooring. Whether you are giving your home or garden a makeover, these sales will lend a helping hand.  

Our top pick: Weber Q2000 Grey 2 burner Gas Barbecue | £375 (Was £419)

Weber Q2000 Grey 2 burner Gas Barbecue
Weber Q2000 Grey 2 burner Gas Barbecue

Studio.com | Shop here

Studio.com also has a selection of offers on to treat shoppers; from 30% off electricals, homes and gaming, 40% off garden buys, to up to 10% off fashion. Shoppers truly are spoilt for choice.

Our top pick: Hisense 55 Inch 55AE7400FTUK LED HDR 4K Ultra HD Smart TV | £449 (Was £599)

Hisense 55 Inch 55AE7400FTUK LED HDR 4K Ultra HD Smart TV
Hisense 55 Inch 55AE7400FTUK LED HDR 4K Ultra HD Smart TV

Robert Dyas | Shop here

Robert Dyas has got one heck of a sale extravaganza on. Robert Dyas' Mega Outdoor Clearance and Mega Garden Clearance, includes a whole host of unmissable items, such as outdoor sofas and seating, as well as dining sets and gardening tools.

Our top pick: Monaco 9-Seater Rattan Effect Corner Dining Set | £899.93 (Was £1799.99)

Monaco 9-Seater Rattan Effect Corner Dining Set
Monaco 9-Seater Rattan Effect Corner Dining Set

Reformation | Shop here

Reformation is a celebrity-loved brand the likes of Adele, Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber have been fans of. Whether you are heading on holiday, have a special occasion coming up, or just want to upgrade your wardrobe, Reformation has all outfits covered for any occasion.

Our top pick: Diane Dress | £60 (Was £120)

(Reformation)
(Reformation)

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