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December 2020

Find all your Christmas shopping ideas right here at the Forge! Whether you’re looking for memorable Christmas gifts, festive fashion for you, or just some small stocking fillers, all of our fantastic retailers are here to help you end 2020 in an organised fashion! There is no denying the Christmas holidays are going to look very different this year in light of the pandemic – which has impacted not only people’s general plans, but also their festive preparations. Whether it’s prompted you to start decorating your home weeks earlier than usual, or sadly prevented you from enjoying some of your favourite traditions, there are still presents and gifts to be bought for the whole family! Starting shopping ASAP will avoid the anticipated postal delays – you don’t want to put yourself in a situation where a gift doesn’t arrive on time or where you’re paying huge fees for rush shipping. Here’s a range of gift ideas from @josiesmithmedia to give you some shopping motivation! Shop locally here @theForgeShoppingCentre, eat, drink – wear a mask – and be merry!


River Island £80.00 Black Faux Fur Panelled Biker Jacket

This is a really smart looking jacket, which would make an ideal festive gift for any stylish fashionista! It’s long sleeved, with a faux fur panelled design, faux leather detailing in a biker style, and a front zip fastening. Model wears a UK 8 and is 175cm/5’9” tall. Material is 100% polyester – professional dry clean only. Product no: 789861

Superdrug £49.00 Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Christmas Set

A fresh, vibrant, and elegant Eau de Toilette, the is a timeless fragrance with a very masculine signature – when the vibrating freshness of yuzu meets sandalwood! This set contains: Eau de Toilette 75ml/Shower Gel 100ml.

ToyTown £25.00 Lego Star Wars Obi-Wan’s Hut

Your young Jedi master will love this detailed LEGO® Star Wars™ Obi-Wan’s Hut (75270) building set. The hut folds out for easy access and there are lots of fun items to spark kids’ creativity, including a training remote and a new-for-January 2020 Princess Leia hologram element to recreate classic Star Wars: A New Hope scenes. This hot building toy for kids includes iconic Star Wars hero minifigures Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker with Lightsabers, R2-D2, plus a Tusken Raider for role-play battles. Extra fun!


Superdrug £23.20 was £29.00 Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream All-Over Miracle Oil 100ml

Providing luxurious, head-to-toe conditioning benefits to the body, face and hair and clinically proven to moisturise for 8-12 hours. The ‘all you need’ product in one sleek bottle. Catering to the at-home spa experience, Eight Hour® Cream All-Over Miracle Oil is delicately scented with a light floral fragrance accord that promotes a sense of well-being. It contains tsubaki oil, which contains a high concentration of Omega 6 and 9 and helps nourish, soothe and protect the skin. For the Face: Mist a thin layer directly onto clean, dry skin and lightly massage in an upward circular motion for a healthy and radiant looking complexion. It is gentle enough for all skin types, non-comedogenic and will not clog pores. For the Body: Like liquid silk, this fine oil penetrates deeply and is clinically proven to deeply hydrate and lock in skin’s moisture for 8-12 hours. For the Hair: A light mist can be smoothed into damp or dry hair, to impart hair with a glossy shine, without leaving behind a greasy residue.


Asda £6.00 and upwards Matching Christmas Pyjamas Set

Matching pyjamas are the perfect family tradition! Whether its mother and daughter, father and son or just the kids, Asda have you covered, just in time for Christmas! Enjoy the festive season in these matching black check collared family pyjamas.#

Quiz Clothing £58.49 was £64.99 Blue Faux Fur Coat

This luxurious and cosy coat is also available in black. It’s made from faux fur in an oversized style (length 115cm approx.) It’s 100% polyester and the model height’s is 5′ 9″. Model wears UK 8/EUR 36/US 4.



River Island £45.00 Grey Lace Up Chukka Boots

These are a great durable and cool addition to any guy’s wardrobe. With subtle RI branding, these round toe boots feature lace-up fastening, a padded ankle, and a rubber sole. Product no: 395445


Superdrug £33.60 was £41.99 Elizabeth Arden Retinol Ceramide Night Serum Capsules x30

This luxurious, lightweight, semi-translucent serum combines retinol and ceramide, two of the best active ingredients in skincare in one, easy-to-use capsule. In just one month, see more youthful skin, minimised wrinkles and better texture and tone. To open capsules: gently twist tab around twice and squeeze onto fingertips. To use: smooth serum over face and neck each night before your moisturiser.

River Island £30.00 Boys Blue Lined Denim Jacket

This is a great gift idea for any younger, fashion-focussed gentlemen in your household. It’s long sleeved, with button front fastening, and chest patch pockets. It’s 100% Cotton – machine wash at max 40°C gentle.

Asda £18.00 Navy Star Print Velour Pyjamas

These Navy Star Print Velour Pyjamas feature in George’s Nightwear & Slippers collection. (Juicy Couture velour tracksuits are having a bit of a revival at the moment – these pjs are an affordable option!) This 100% polyester set features a crew neck, long sleeves, a star print with foil detailing, an elasticated waistband, a full length leg, fitted hem and cuff, and a velour body. (Spend £50.00 or more online @ George and receive FREE Standard mainland delivery!)