You’re probably heard of revenge bedtime procrastination by now (i.e staying up late because you don’t get enough leisure time during the day) but did you know that revenge shopping is a thing?
After over a year of cancelled plans and holidays, quarantine and restrictions, (thanks for nothing, COVID) people are shopping to give themselves a boost and make up for lost time. Financial experts are already noticing an upturn in spending, and they predict the curve to keep rising as 2021 continues.
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Catching onto the trend, many brands are putting on great summer sales at the moment, so it’s a great time to hunt for designer bargains and investment pieces you can keep for many years to come.
We’ve trawled the web for the best cheap deals, so take a look and why not treat yourself? After the last year we’ve had, we all deserve it!
A designer handbag
See by Chloé Hana paneled suede shoulder bag, was £275 now £178, The Outnet
If you are planning on indulging in a bit of revenge shopping, your first port of call should be The Outnet – which is one of the best places to pick up designer bargains with up to 70% off. Among their wide selection of designer bag bargains, we found this gorgeous violet See by Chloé number which has nearly £100 off.
A pair of designer sunglasses
Fendi FF square acetate sunglasses, were £195 now £136, My Theresa
These brown tortoiseshell sunglasses from Fendi strike the perfect balance between nostalgia and modernism. They’re 30% off at My Theresa – which is a great site for picking up designer bargains
The must-have designer sneakers
Golden Goose superstar leather sneakers, were £407 now £330, Gilt
It’s so rare to find a pair of these super cool Golden Goose trainers in the sales but we’ve tracked down some - you’re welcome! These are 18% off and there are many more pairs up for grabs at Gilt – take a look at the best Golden Goose deals here.
Chic designer swimwear for your post-pandemic holiday
Printed swimsuit with adjustable midsection, was £165 now £99, Ganni
The adjustable ruching on this swimsuit makes it extra flattering. It’s currently 40% off which is a great saving.
The designer sandals you’ll wear all summer long
Mallory leather t strap sandals (in blush pink or cantaloupe), were £120 now £84, Michael Kors
These chic Michael Kors sandals are the only shoes you’ll need all summer – whether you’re rocking jeans or a maxi dress. They’re also available in black in the sale if that’s more your thing…
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The designer summer dress of dreams
Seersucker check smock dress, was £225 now £135, Ganni
We can see ourselves living in this form-fitting sleeveless smock midi dress. It’s, pretty, super comfy to wear and you’d never know it has an elasticated waist! It has 40% off so it’s rude not to really!
A silk designer scarf
Gucci printed pink modal silk scarf, was £270 now £162, The Outnet
If you don’t have a designer scarf in your wardrobe then this is a must-have. It’s the most gorgeous shade of pink and it’s just landed at the Outnet with 40% off.
Your designer forever coat – the Burberry trench
Burberry cotton gabardine trench coat, was £1700 now £969, The Outnet
Okay, this might be a bit of a splurge but this is the kind of investment piece that will be passed down through the generations. You really can’t get chicer than a Burberry trench, it’s the designer coat of dreams, and this one is currently 43% off so you’ll be hard-pressed to get it cheaper
The all-purpose designer tote bag
Givenchy Antigona soft medium jacquard tote, was £1650 now £825, My Theresa
You’ll never regret investing in a designer bag – they’re such good quality that they literally last forever if you look after them. This Givenchy number is so elegant and it’s the perfect size – you can use it for weekend day trips, your daily commute, or even a night out if you’re like me and you need to make sure you’ve got all your makeup for touch-ups, as well as wipes, tissues and mints. Mini handbags just won’t cut it! It also has a detachable long strap so you can wear it a multitude of ways, oh and did we mention that it’s 50% off?
Designer sweatshirt for cooler nights
Love Moschino cotton terry sweatshirt, was £179 now £80, The Outnet
Summer is coming (just about) but you know there are still chilly moments. You’ll be pleased when they arrive because it’ll give you a chance to show off this beauty – which is currently 55% off.
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