1 IKEA CHINESE CHAIRS
Elegant Chinoiserie-style chairs for only £50 each come in red, black or white painted birch and lacquered oak veneer. They're from limited edition Trendig at Ikea, which includes lovely oriental-inspired textiles at £15 a metre. Visit ikea.com.
2 ARTY GLASS GALLERY
Say it with art and buy something special from the new National Portrait Gallery shop. It is a great source of festive cards, jewellery and all kinds of inspirational Christmas gift ideas, such as these elegant limited-edition goblets by glassware designer Sara Newman, with designs taken from details in portraits at the gallery. The goblets are £35 each. Find the gallery just off Trafalgar Square, or visit npg.org.uk
3 VILLEROY & BOCH SALE
Cash in on cut-price crockery with up to 75 per cent off at the Villeroy & Boch warehouse sale, tomorrow and Friday only, at the Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford. Open 10am to 8pm tomorrow and from 9am to 1pm on Friday (villeroy-boch.co.uk).
4 SIGNATURE SILK
Textile designer Neisha Crosland is having an online sale. You can buy her beautiful signature range of silk cushions at a fraction of the normal price, from £25-£40, and stationery including notelets, notebooks and box files. Visit neishacrosland.com.
5 WEST ELM OPENING
Interiors superstore West Elm, the American brand that is keen on craft, is launching in London on December 5 and selling everything from chunky galvanised metal trollies to Christmas baubles. These charming rocking-bird salt and pepper shakers are £19 a pair.
West Elm's first UK store opens at 209, Tottenham Court Road, W1 (westelm.com).