At BICBIM we whole heartedly believe in paying a fair price for quality products, however sometimes brands need to make space for the new year. So, in order to help out, we also fully believe in reaping the rewards of a great New Year sale! Here’s some of our top picks…
Jumper Dress, Seasalt
WAS: £79.95, NOW: £49.95
Because it’s Cool: Though Christmas may be over, you can still get that cozy winter feeling of wrapping up in a turtle neck with a glass of red next to a roaring fire. In a flattering navy colour, this tunic from Seasalt is a winter essential.
Because it Matters: The brand works with local companies and uses sustainable textiles to create quality clothes that benefit the community and local economy.
Buy now from Seasalt
Backpack, Matt & Nat
WAS: £110, NOW: £88
Because it’s Cool: No one wants to think about going back to work or school right now, but with this Matt & Nat backpack you might get a little more excited. It has wide straps for comfort, expanding zips to create more space. Head over before this gets snapped up!
Because it Matters: Matt & Nat are the leaders in leather-alternative accessories. Being inspired by MAT(T)erials and NATure, many of the linings of their products are created using recycled bottles.
Buy now from Matt & Nat
MvdT Ring, PiC
WAS: £44, NOW: £28
Because it’s Cool: Stacking rings is a trend that’s still going strong – and for good reason! Jewellery can easily elevate that simple tee and jeans outfit to a stylishly curated look. Wear this ring by itself during the day or layer up with similar styles for a night out.
Because it Matters: MvdT Jewellery is handmade, making each ring unique and therefore special to the wearer. By creating in small batches by small teams, they can ensure fair working conditions with reduced waste compared to mass production.
Buy now from PiC
WAS £225, NOW £112.50
Because it’s Cool: This cropped trench jacket is the perfect blend of utility style and clean elegance. This sand colour makes this durable piece look more delicate than it is. Water-repellent and lightweight, it’s ideal for travellers or those partial to walking in all weather.
Because it Matters: ECOALF uses only the highest quality recycled, sustainable fabrics to create a new generation of eco-friendly products. This jacket is made from 30% recycled plastic bottles.
Buy now from ECOALF
Underwear, Luva Huva
WAS: £64, NOW: £59
Because it’s Cool: We LOVE this emerald underwear set. The sheer embroidered cups and reverse on the kickers is sexy while the bamboo jersey bodice and briefs will support you perfectly.
Because it Matters: A quintessentially British brand, everything from design to manufacturing happens in the UK. Luva Huva source off-cuts of fabrics where possible and use sustainable materials such as Tencel and bamboo (both more eco-friendly to produce than silk and cotton).
Buy now from Luva Huva
Arela Jumper, Gather & See
WAS: £325, NOW: £227
Because it’s Cool: We’ve been obsessed with the colour blocking of these cashmere jumpers ever since Gather & See dropped them on their site, super soft, super on trend AND now discounted!? The Christmas gift that keeps on giving!
Because it Matters: Arela believe in sourcing skills and fabrics that are traditional and ethical, for this bold collection they have worked with talented Nepalese designers to create a small batch of jumpers to ensure quality and no excess waste – so we guarantee these wont be around for long!
Buy now from Gather See
Denim Skirt, Gandys
WAS: £70, NOW: £35
Because it’s Cool: Denim skirts are timeless so when you find a classically cool one on sale, you don’t think twice! A-line and brass buttons down the centre make it effortlessly youthful, with the frayed hem making it even more relaxed. We love a zero-stress piece, especially after Christmas…
Because it Matters: A percentage of all Gandys profits go to their foundation Orphans for Orphans. The foundation builds community centres in countries where children and their parents can learn life skills and get an education.
Buy now from Gandys
Trousers, Nancy Dee
WAS: £75, NOW: £59
Because its Cool: We’re convinced that lounge pants are one of the greatest inventions of the 21st Century and with this pair from Nancy Dee you can lay about while looking incredibly sophisticated. Their bold colour and loose fit make them perfect for any holiday or festival that you have coming up in spring onwards.
Because it Matters: Exclusively made in Britain, Nancy Dee uses fabrics that are mostly made from renewable natural sources – such as soya, bamboo and organic cotton – to create contemporary classic designs characterised by softness, drape and stretch.
Buy now from Nancy Dee
Peace Top, People Tree
WAS: £39, NOW: £15.20
Because it’s Cool: A casual organic cotton top is one of those staples you live in. The striped design is a classic with the “peace” logo adding a fun charm. As it’s better than half price we suggest checking it out ASAP.
Because it Matters: People Tree’s products are hand crafted in organic cotton and sustainable materials, using traditional skills that support rural communities. They pride themselves on their Fairtrade practices ensuring a living wage for everyone involved.
Buy now from People Tree
WAS: £18, NOW: £11
Because it’s Cool: We know no one likes to look for practical pieces when on a frantic sale hunt but you’ll thank us as soon as you feel the softness of these bamboo tights. Available in three colours, you can get a pair for work, leisure and a spare!
Because it Matters: Thought pride themselves on total transparency and work with charities such as Traid and MySource to tackle the waste problem in the fashion industry. Well-sourced bamboo is sustainable and has hypoallergenic and antibacterial properties.
Buy now from Thought