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Online Shopping & Services

Online Shopping for Mum

Here we have listed your favourite online shops from designer shoes to health products, all of which deliver within Europe. If you have a favourite online store or two, do send us your recommendations.

  • Boots International

    Recommended by Andrea Camerota

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    Everything you can get from Boots chemist in the UK, you can get from here. Delivery in 5 - 7 days to 23 EU countries.
    www.international.boots.com

    Comments:
    "I have used them many times over many years and find  them to be efficient, reliable and a family favourite when that little British treat is needed."

  • Marks & Spencer

    Recommended by Andrea Camerota

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    A British high street favourite with clothes for all the family. With International delivery to over 30 countries. 35 days to reurn items for a full refund.
    www.marksandspencer.eu

    Comments:
    "All you favourites items from a trusted shop. I have used them all many times over many years and find  them to be efficient, reliable and a family favourite when that little British treat is needed."

  • Debenhams

    Recommended by Andrea Camerota

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    British fashion clothing available for worldwide delivery. Men's, women's and kid's fashions.
    www.debenhams.com

    Comments:
    "Efficient and reliable family favourite."

  • Look Fantastic

    Recommended by HB

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    This is a beauty product website, which stocks loads of quality brands. Aveda, GHD, Sebastien, St Tropez, Paul Mitchell, Benefit, Gatineau, Clarins and many, many more.

    Comments:
    "Ive used them many times, and have never had a problem with an order" (HB, March 2011)

  • Moonpig Cards

    Recommended by Elizabeth

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    Original online store allowing you to personalize greeting cards for all occassions. 
    www.moonpig.com

  • British Grub

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    The following all ship British produce from the UK up to 30kg. Visit individual websites below for delivery prices.
    www.expatdirect.co.uk/ 
    www.expatessentials.com/
    www.britsuperstore.com/
    www.britishcornershop.co.uk/ 

  • British Corner Shop

    Recommended by Annie

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    British Corner Shop is the online supermarket for British expats, delivering over 8,000 branded British food, drink, toiletries and household products to your doorstep, wherever you are in the world. They sell all the most popular British products such as; Heinz Baked Beans, Marmite, PG Tips Tea, Cow & Gate baby food, Persil Non-Bio Powder, Johnson’s Baby Shampoo, Calpol and lots more! And if you can’t find what you are looking for, British Corner Shop will do their best to add it to their product range.
    www.britishcornershop.co.uk

  • Minku Designs

    Recommended by Jane Mitchell

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    Kunmi, founder of Minku Designs established in 2011 makes hand made leather bags for men and women of the highest quality. Based in Barcelona but delivery is worldwide.
    www.minku.com

    Comments:
    I am the very proud owner of the most beautiful Afefe bag hand made by Kunmi. The bag is as light as a feather and made of the softest leather I have ever touched. The colour, interior fabric and stitching are all exquisite – for me the bag is like a work of art.” (JM, March 2014)

  • Amazon

    Recommended by Andrea

    Fantastic value for the likes of DVDs (such as Baby Einstein), CDs and baby and toddler books& toys, both new and second-hand. Much cheaper than if bought locally.
    www.amazon.co.uk

    Comments:
    "They will wrap for you at a small extra cost."

  • Snapfish

    Recommended by Charlie

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    Excellent online photography site where you can personalize gifts such as calendars, mugs, T-shirts, greeting cards, mousemats, puzzles and also create your own digital photo album. Good value too.
    www.snapfish.com

  • Fig Leaves

    Recommended by Andrea

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    Great selection of underwear for adults and kids as well as some beautiful maternity underwear and nightwear.
    www.figleaves.co.uk

  • Shoes.com

    Recommended by Claudia

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    Huge amount of designer & high street shoes & bootsfor kids & adults. They dont have all the US shoe labels however.
    www.shoes.com

  • Feel Unique

    Recommended by Annie

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    Pampering extravaganza for men & women sometimes without a delivery charge!
    www.feelunique.com

  • Book Depository

    Recommended by Caroline Denby

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    Online bookstore which delivers fast and FREE to Italy. Site also has book blogs and interviews with authors.
    www.bookdepository.co.uk

    Comments:
    " If you haven´t heard of them, I can tell you from first hand experience that the prices are great and the delivery time is quick!" (CD)