Bespoke at Bicester

By Steph Jones

With the festive period just around the corner, the burden of gift-giving is also approaching. We all love giving and receiving presents, but it can be stressful and a distraction from the true joy of the season. Why not gift an experience this year, how about tickets to see the phantom of the opera, a family ice skating trip or even a group escape room. Spending quality time with the people in your life is the real gift. But what about an experience for the shopaholics and luxury lovers. Read more in Bespoke at Bicester.

Why not shake things up this year and treat your loved ones to a personal shopping experience at Bicester Village, with their new suites and a team of experts dedicated to bringing you a customized retail session. Set your own budget and enjoy quality time with your friends and family whilst getting them the perfect gift that they will cherish for years to come. 

The complimentary service requires you to pre-book your visit and have a call with a specialist so they can personalize the trip to your requirements. With no minimum spend, everyone is welcome to enjoy a luxurious shopping experience in a private dedicated space and hopefully find the perfect pieces they are looking for. The newly refurbished spaces have fitting rooms, minibars, full length mirrors professional lighting to make your time there all the more special. A virtual shopping service is also available making it even easier to shop your favourite boutiques from home at this busy time of year.

Bicester Village Barlow & Bear

Bicester Village is an open-air shopping area in Oxfordshire with more than 160 boutiques ranging from high-end luxury fashion and sportswear to homeware and beauty, there is really something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for leather goods from the likes of Bottega Veneta and Gucci or big winter warmers from Moncler and The North Face a trip to Bicester Village is a season essential.

The popular Creative Spot which is now virtual hosts fun pop-ups and niche labels such as Eudon Choi and Patrick McDowell offering lovers of these brands to see their products in an exclusive space and for others to discover the newest pieces from cutting edge designers. Requests for a pre-loved fashion service has been welcomed in the collaboration with luxury rental service My Wardrobe HQ and this is something they look to do more of in the future.

The popular Café Wolseley, inspired by the iconic London flagship serves all day and is perfect if you’re making a day out of your trip to the village. The Cafe hosts regular events such as a lunch and talk about ‘The Future of Sustainable Fashion’ to launch the new Mel x Been collaboration. So keep your eyes peeled for exclusive events and become a member to gain access to private sales and treats from your favourite boutiques.

Now get out there and enjoy the frosty weather and festive spirit at Bicester village, hopefully, you’ll come away happy with the perfect haul and memories of time spent with loved ones.

Find out more about Bicester Village and what they have on here

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