John Lewis’s sale includes a bunch of summer must-haves – plus a Duchess Catherine favourite

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John Lewis has dropped a huge sale – and we’re loving everything that they’ve included.

The special offers include a number of departments including womenswear, menswear, home and garden, furniture, electronics and beauty and fragrance (opens in new tab) and it’s making us want to splurge our whole pay cheques.

And now that the sun is keeping spirits up during lockdown and giving us all the chance to get out our summer wardrobes, it’s the perfect time to splash out on a few more staples to keep us in the sunny spirit.

So we’ve picked out some of our favourites from the John Lewis fashion sale to keep us all comfy but in the summer mood during these sunny lockdown days…

Best John Lewis fashion sale buys

The monochrome dress

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Whatever the occasion, any monochrome look will add a touch of chic.

This feather-print piece can be thrown on for a home work Zoom meeting, worn with some sandals (opens in new tab) for a socially-distanced coffee (opens in new tab) with the neighbours or even paired with trainers (opens in new tab) or trusty Birkenstocks (opens in new tab) for a lovely summer walk.

SHOP NOW: Somerset by Alice Temperley Feather Shirt Dress, £49 (reduced from £99), John Lewis (opens in new tab)

The bright linen dress

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When the hot weather hits, linen (opens in new tab) is key.

And we’re loving this gorgeous orange take on the trusty linen dress that features a flattering V-neck cut and a waist belt that can be drawn in for a fitted look.

It even has hidden pockets sewn into the side – we’re sold!

SHOP NOW: Floral Handkerchief Hem Linen Dress, £40 (reduced form £79), John Lewis (opens in new tab)

The floral midi dress

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Everyone needs a staple floral midi dress (opens in new tab) (or 10) in their wardrobe (opens in new tab) and this tiered frock seems like a wonderful addition.

The soft and light cotton fabric is perfect for sweltering days and the loose fit and wide straps is sure to be flattering to all.

SHOP NOW: Max Studio Floral Print Tiered Dress, £37.50 (reduced from £75), John Lewis (opens in new tab)

The flattering swimsuit

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We might not be able to go on holiday (opens in new tab) at the moment but it doesn’t mean we can’t splash out on gorgeous swimwear like we would usually be doing at this time of year.

Whether it’s to splash about in a garden paddling pool, laze in an at-home hot tub (opens in new tab) or just catch some rays in a sun lounger, we love this chic berry one-piece.

It features a control lining to softly sculpt, a scooped back to minimise tan lines (opens in new tab) and a removable belt for an extra bit of glam.

SHOP NOW: Hvar Belted Square Neck Swimsuit, £19.50 (reduced from £39), John Lewis (opens in new tab)

The Duchess of Cambridge favourite

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Any royal fashion fan will know that the Duchess of Cambridge has impeccable style (opens in new tab). And one of her go-to buys her trusty pair of white Superga plimsolls (opens in new tab).

So we’re loving this summery bright orange take on the classic tennis shoe.

SHOP NOW: Superga Cotu Suede Trainers, £32.50 (reduced from £65), John Lewis (opens in new tab)

It might be hard to stick to buying just these pieces from the mammoth John Lewis sale…

Aleesha Badkar

Aleesha is a digital shopping writer at woman&home—so whether you're looking for beauty, fashion, health or home buys, she knows what the best buys are at any moment. She earned an MA in Magazine Journalism from City, University of London in 2017 and has since worked with a number of brands including Women's Health, Stylist and Goodto. A year on the w&h news team gained her invaluable insight into where to get the best lifestyle releases first—as well as an AOP awards nomination.