As we combed the websites of U.K. department store Selfridges, we discovered something surprising — oftentimes, the prices of gifts were much cheaper than what we could find for the exact same thing on these shores. Thanks to a favorable exchange rate and a quite reasonable, flat $30 shipping rate to the U.S., there’s no better time to scoop up gifts from the Oxford Street institution. Below, some standouts (and stay tuned for our companion Brexit shopping piece on hacking your way to GBP deals).
Hepburn-esque flats (she herself was a Ferragamo fan) with a pretty bow.
Stateside Price: $525
A sleek and simple just-above-the-knee coat works throughout the season.
Stateside Price: $434 (after sitewide 30 percent reduction)
This on-trend bag is nearly impossible to find in every color, but Selfridges has them all, for more than 10 percent off, too.
Stateside Price: $2,280
A sophisticated camel-colored coat for mixing up your black-on-black outfits.
Stateside Price: $486
Super luxe, minimally logo-ed black Saint Laurent bags for her …
Stateside Price: $995
… And him.
Stateside Price: $1,150
The beauty product makeup artists swear by, more than 25 percent off.
Stateside Price: $200
Small details (a faux-fur hood, sleeves that end just above the wrists) make this a standout.
Stateside Price: $633 after reduction
If you can’t decide on which Diptyque fragrance to choose, why not choose them all?
Stateside Price: $115
Quite possibly the most beautifully constructed dopp kit you’ll ever find
Stateside Price: $1,190
The Strategist is a new site designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. Some of our latest conquests include the best notebook, black T-shirts, fashion-editor-approved jeans, toothbrush, and apartment décor. Note that all prices are subject to change.
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