I was invited to my first ever Christmas in July on Wednesday, and I really enjoyed it so I thought I would share my photos over here! The event gave us a sneak preview into the fashion, lifestlye and beauty items that will be sold in Debenhams stores this festive season, and although it’s still summer, it really has left me excited for what’s to come!
As we walked in there was this lineup of mannequins showcasing the top picks from the Winter collections, the faux fur coat in the middle is definitely my favourite, it just looks so comfy and glamorous.
In one corner there was a table full of christmas homewear decorations. Ashley Thomas had her whole Christmas collection on show and was offering gingerbread decorating sessions (I went for a christmas tree) which was really fun, even if I am a terrible decorator!
One of my favourite brands Gel Touch were also at the event, I’ve reviewed their gel touch kit here and it was cool to see the new glitter gel top coats and the festive sets of nail decorations and top coats they’re launching.
Make Up For Ever were also in the beauty corner giving us a sneak preview of some September launches. Coming up they have their Lash Show eyelash range (which looked incredible) and their Ultra HD Foundation which promised to be a better formulation of their classic HD Foundation.
Some of the accessories on show were so cute-this clutch was my favourite! A lot of it was red, and I think they’ll make some great statement pieces. Shoes-wise, there were some gorgeous glittery and velvet heels which I can’t wait to get my hands on for the festive season.
Debenhams Flowers were on hand giving everyone a bouquet of roses (which were absolutely gorgeous) and the chance to win one of their hampers. I think flowers and hampers can make really great Christmas presents, so it was nice to see what they’ll be offering.
There was also menswear and kids sections, but as these aren’t as much of interest to me I didn’t really pay much attention to them. I did like having a look at the watches though, and I can definitely see my brothers wearing some of these.
Overall, I really enjoyed the event, it was great to get a preview of what’s coming into shops soon and it’s definitely got me excited for AW!