Best offers on clothing from Nike, Asos, H&M and more

The coronavirus pandemic has meant all non-essential businesses were closed when lockdown was announced on 23 March.

It’s had a detrimental impact on fashion shops across the UK. B2B magazine, Drapers reported in-store sales have dropped 84 per cent compared to 2019, and – despite online grocery sales surging – for the rest of the retail landscape things also look bleak.

Debenhams is closing five more stores across the UK, while Oasis and Warehouse have both permenantly closed after administraitors failed to find a buyer, which also includes around 2,000 jobs losses.

That said, prime minister Boris Johnson announced that all non-essential retailers can now reopen in England, including clothes shops, in the latest easing of lockdown restrictions.

Many shops are currently offering generous discounts on stock they’ve been unable to shift since March.

Here are all the details on what stores are offering what, so you

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What to buy first when shop re-open, according to our fashion editors

The shops in England reopened on Monday 15th June, putting an end to three months of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whether shopping will feel like a leisure activity again remains to be seen, but if you are planning on heading out with a plan of attack, here are the items our fashion editors recommend adding to your carefully considered shopping list…

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As chosen by Tamara Abraham
Stella sunglasses, £209, Carla Colour at Couverture and the Garbstore; Dunaway oversized scarf sunglasses, £195 reduced from £385, Linda Farrow at Liberty; Discomania Alt Fit square-frame sunglasses, £80, LeSpecs at Selfridges

As I’m six months’ pregnant right now and I don’t know what will fit or suit me afterwards, I’m currently limiting my shopping to accessories. Eyewear is one of the hardest things to buy online – there’s just no substitute for checking

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Why Is Shopping For A Swimsuit As A Queer Person So Hard?

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Adulthood has shown me that some feelings are near-universal — so too is the sense that you’re the only one experiencing them. This is especially true about the angst I’ve felt around bathing suits. It all just feels wrong: If the problem isn’t that my body has changed proportions, then it must be that the nylon has been shrinking or expanding while sitting in my sock drawer for 10 months out of the year. Most swimsuits I’ve worn have made me feel one of those big salamis at an Italian deli, all wrapped up in crisscrossing rope and twine. Growing up, it seemed like other girls’ bikinis clung to their bodies’ curves and angles just right. I felt like the only one aware of the elastic’s strong hold on my thigh. However, when I came out as queer and developed relationships with people in the LGBTQ+ community,

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My Summer Shopping Budget Is $250. Here’s Exactly What I’m Buying

When a large part of your job is essentially shopping online and hunting for the best, trendiest and cutest clothes, jewelry and accessories, it can prove extremely difficult to stick to a budget. As a fashion editor, I frequently find myself adding way more to my digital shopping carts than I could ever actually afford. But this summer I’m committed to setting a shopping budget at $250 and actually sticking to it.

This involves much more planning and thinking honestly about the things I need (versus the things I simply want), but that’s just a part of the fun. Some pieces on this list were easy to settle on—like a new pair of bike shorts—while others were harder to pick, like whittling down which of the 40 summer frocks I’ve been lusting after are worth investing in. I knew I’d also want to throw in some bright statement accessories, but

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