The clocks have moved forward into British Summertime - and about time too. But wait, what's that? It's not blazingly warm outside yet? Well rather than sitting inside and sulking about the swimsuit that's languishing in a chest of drawers, the British public should seek solace in a spot of retail therapy - guaranteed to raise spirits, if not the temperature.
Even so, there's nothing terribly cheering about a staggering credit card bill after the event, which is why the Laura Ashley Mid-Season Sale is so timely - with up to 50% off home and fashion, customers can shop to their heart's content.
With summer events diaries beginning to bulge, now is the time to stock up on gorgeous women's dresses and separates, ensuring that an elegant and effortless look at every occasion, be it work, barbecue, picnic or wedding. Shoppers are sure to take advantage of the opportunity to buy discounted jackets and cardigans too, since even warm weather months tend to come with the occasional nip in the air.
As part of this fantastic mid-season offer, Laura Ashley is giving customers the opportunity to benefit from free delivery on all furniture, including beds, sofas, mirrors and made to measure curtains and blinds - a not-to-be-missed saving of £25.
Free delivery aside, this sale is a brilliant opportunity to buy oft coveted home and furniture items as there are substantial savings to be had, such as 50% off big ticket selections like coffee tables and dining room furniture.
Also included in the sale at a 25% discount are Laura Ashley's range of paints, in sumptuous colours that will complement every aspect of a home's décor, plus made to measure curtains and blinds, allowing customers to perfectly adorn their windows without the price tag customarily associated with a bespoke look.