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Our favourite John Lewis ANYDAY range finds, as loved by Mumsnetters

If you want stylish yet affordable products for your home and family, John Lewis’ ANYDAY range provides high quality on a budget. From cosy clothes to modern homeware, here are our top picks from the range.

By Gemma Wilcock | Last updated Sep 26, 2023

John Lewis ANYDAY range for 2023

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Whether you’re shopping for the perfect Christmas gift or on the hunt for some gorgeous bits for your home, there’s one place you can head to that will have plenty of options for you, at surprisingly budget-friendly prices. The John Lewis ANYDAY range offers all the quality we’ve come to expect from the brand but at really affordable prices.

Rising energy costs are forcing many of us to tighten our purse strings this winter, so shopping may feel like a luxury right now. However, the ANYDAY range provides gorgeous clothing and homeware products, including beautiful soft throws for keeping warm, cosy loungewear for winter nights in and stunning pieces of furniture for your home, and all at prices that won’t break the bank.

There’s plenty of amazing products to choose from in the range and we’ve picked out some of our favourite bits, alongside the top purchases by Mumsnetters made this year combined with user recommendations shared on our talk boards. Here are our top picks from the John Lewis ANYDAY range, that will help you stay warm and cosy at home and about this winter.

Alternatively, if you’re still yet to finish your Christmas shopping, check out our Christmas gift quiz to help you find the perfect gift and the official Mumsnet Christmas wish list for inspiration.

1. John Lewis Star Lounge Hoodie

John Lewis Star Lounge Hoodie

Price: £36 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Machine washable | Sleeve type: Long sleeve | Drying: Please see care label | Material: 100% polyester

What Mumsnet users say

"That's what I'm buying my family for christmas this year, I know none of them have one or will be likely to buy themselves one on the run up to christmas." Mrsfussypants1

Our verdict

This winter it’s all about staying warm and this oversized hoodie from John Lewis will certainly do that! The soft material, long sleeves and knee-length fit make it a super snug and cosy hoodie for cuddling up on the sofa or throwing on after a shower, especially handy with heating bills going up.

There’s a hood and a kangaroo pouch pocket and it’s also machine washable, which will come in very useful because, let’s face it, you’ll probably end up living in this hoodie during the chilly winter months!

2. Crew Neck T-Shirt, Black

Crew Neck T-Shirt, Black

Price: £6 | Buy it now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Machine washable | Sleeve: Short sleeve | Neckline: Crew neck | Material: 100% cotton

What Mumsnet users say

“I got lovely black and white T-shirts for £6 each in the John Lewis ANYDAY range at the beginning of the year.” Notwashingup

Our verdict

Lets face it, you can’t go wrong with a basic t-shirt. Worn with jeans, joggers or tucked into a skirt, it is the perfect wardrobe essential for mixing and matching with outfits.

Available in black or white, this jersey t-shirt from the ANYDAY range runs from XS to XL and is a loose fit. Made from 100% cotton, it can be easily thrown in the washing machine so it’s clean and ready for you to wear again! We also love that this t-shirt supports John Lewis’s Better Cotton mission to help cotton communities survive and thrive while protecting and restoring the environment.

3. Plain Longline Teddy Coat, Burgundy

Plain Longline Teddy Coat, Burgundy

Price: £68 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Dry clean only | Material: 100% polyester | Sleeve type: Long sleeve | Garment length: Longline | Neckline: Collar | Drying instructions: Do not tumble dry | Pattern details: Plain, textured

Our verdict

What doesn’t look more snug and warm than a teddy coat? The fluffy material, knee-length design and buttons that run all down the front make this a super cosy coat for throwing on when leaving the house.

We like the vibrant burgundy for adding a spot of colour to your winter wardrobe but it’s also available in tan if you want something more neutral. There’s two handy pockets in the front for storing your phone or random bits and pieces handed to you by your children, and it’s available in sizes XS - XL.

4. Zara Jersey Lounge Set

Zara Jersey Lounge Set

Price: £22 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Machine washable | Material: 95% viscose, 5% elastane | Sleeve type: Long sleeve | Neckline: Round neck

What Mumsnet users say

“I also had a pair from John Lewis - just their basics range - which were so soft and lovely that I bought a second one! I'm clearly not alone in this because they've added more colours...” expandabandband

Our verdict

Looking for a cosy lounge set for cuddling up on the sofa this winter? Made from a soft jersey material, this set from the John Lewis ANYDAY range is the ultimate in comfort.

The top is long-sleeved with a relaxed drop shoulder and a wide fit neckline, and the joggers have a cuffed hem and a foldover waistband for a cosy fit. We love the range of six colours too, from basic black to more vibrant colours like teal and dusty pink.

5. Faux Shearling Throw

Faux Shearling Throw

Price: £60 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Cold wash only | Material: 100% polyester | Dimensions: L160 x W130cm | Type: Throw

Our verdict

Whether it’s draped over your bed at night or snuggling under on the sofa on an evening, this gorgeous Faux Shearling Throw will ensure you can keep toasty warm on chilly nights.

The bouclé loop gives this super soft and fluffy throw the look of shearling, a fleece from a recently shorn sheep or lamb. We like that it comes in two colours -  natural and storm - for fitting in with different room decors.

6. Microsuede Faux Fur Mule Slippers, Beige

Microsuede Faux Fur Mule Slippers, Beige

Price: £20 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Shoe style: Mules | Material: Synthetic | Heel type: Flat | Comfort and fit: Underfoot cushioning

Our verdict

When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing better than treating yourself to a pair of new cosy slippers, and you will love slipping your feet into these classic mule slippers on a chilly morning.

Stylish and comfortable, the slippers are made from soft microsuede and faux fur, with padding underfoot to make them even more comfortable. The EVA sole, a soft and flexible rubber, makes them comfortable and sturdy for walking in too. Sizes range from S - L (shoe sizes 3 - 8).

7. Kids' Cotton Rich Tights, Pack of 3

Kids' Cotton Rich Tights, Pack of 3

Price: £9 - £11 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Machine washable at 40°C | Material: 85% cotton, 13% polyamide, 2% elastane | Pack size: Pack of three | Drying: Tumble dry

Our verdict

Whether they’re wearing them for school or with a dress or skirt on a weekend, these kids’ cotton rich tights will come in handy throughout the winter months. There’s three pairs and four colours to choose from and they’ve been designed to be super soft so your child should be more than happy wearing them. Available in sizes 2 to 15 years.

8. Dine Coupe Cocktail Glass, Set of 4, 300ml, Clear

Dine Coupe Cocktail Glass

Price: £15 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Capacity: 300ml x 4 | Care instructions: Wash before first use | Dimensions: H16 x dia.11cm | Dishwasher safe: Yes | Glass type: Cocktail glasses | Material: Crystal glass

Our verdict

Party season is here and if you’re planning on hosting some drinks at home this Christmas, these coupe glasses will add a bit of old school glamour to your evening.

Perfect for cocktails and champagne, the classic long-stem glasses come in a set of four for serving up drinks to your friends and family. The glasses are ideal for drinks like a daiquiri or a margarita, so get practising your cocktails!

9. John Lewis Thermal Leggings

John Lewis Thermal Leggings

Price: £15 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Machine washable at 40°C | Material: 50% polyester, 50% viscose

What Mumsnet users say

“John Lewis - ANYDAY selection do good basics.” guhjof

Our verdict

With the cost of living crisis making us think twice about how often we put the heating on, these thermal leggings are perfect for keeping you warm at home. Designed to provide warmth and comfort, they will keep you feeling nice and toasty during the chilly weather. They come in neutral black for the perfect wardrobe staple and run from size 8-18.

10. Cotton Crew Neck Sweatshirt, Stone

9. Cotton Crew Neck Sweatshirt, Stone

Price: £25 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Machine washable at 30°C | Material: 100% cotton | Neckline: Crew neck | Fit or cut: Regular | Drying: Tumble dry at low temperature | Sleeve type: Long sleeve | Pattern details: Plain

Our verdict

Sweatshirts are a great wardrobe must-have for throwing on with joggers or jeans and they are also great as an extra layer for keeping warm in the house.

A plain design made from thick 100% cotton, the sweatshirt feels soft to touch and comes in a regular fit for extra comfort. We’re sure the man in your life will get plenty of wear out of this wardrobe staple!

11. Star Quilt Jersey Robe, Grey

Star Quilt Jersey Robe, Grey

Price: £36 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Machine washable | Material: 65% polyester, 35% ecovero viscose  | Sleeve type: Long sleeve | Hood: Fixed | Drying: Please see care label

Our verdict

What better way to get cosy and comfortable for the evening than putting on a dressing gown? The soft jersey material and stylish star quilt design of this robe will make evenings at home more comfortable.

There’s a belt for making sure it fits well, a hood if you want to keep your head warm and we always love a pocket or two! The robe comes in sizes S - L.

12. Birdie Single Duvet Cover Set, Duck Egg

Birdie Single Duvet Cover Set, Duck Egg

Price: £15 - £45 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Machine washable at 40°C | Material: 50% cotton, 50% polyester | Fastening: Button | Thread count: 144 | Tumble dry: Yes, at low temperature | Iron: Warm iron

What Mumsnet users say

“Something from their ANYDAY Range. Lol Easter bits, bedding and towels.” Hmm1234

Our verdict

With a gorgeous bird and leaf design, this bedding set is proof that you don't have to spend a fortune to make your bed look both stylish and cosy.

Made with 50% polyester it is quicker to dry, so you won’t have to spend ages - and potentially lots of energy - drying the set after it’s been washed. You can buy it for single, double, king or super king size beds. There’s also good quality sheets available in the John Lewis ANYDAY range so you can complete your bedding set.

13. Arlo Pair Lined Pencil Pleat Curtains

Arlo Pair Lined Pencil Pleat Curtains

Price: £35 - £115 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Curtain heading type: Pencil pleat | Curtain type: Pair | Fabric type: Cotton blend | Made to measure or ready made: Ready made | Material: 55% cotton, 45% polyester, lining: 65% polyester, 35% cotton | Washing: Dry clean only

Our verdict

With a plain design and a pencil pleat, these Arlo curtains are a great starting point for a room’s decor. Made from a mix of cotton and polyester they are soft, good quality and durable.

A good pair of curtains will not only compliment the rest of the room, but they will help keep your room warm in the winter months. We like that they are available to buy in a variety of different colours and sizes to suit your room. And they come at a really affordable price!

14. Velvet Front Cushion, Fjord

Velvet Front Cushion, Fjord

Price: £12 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Washing instructions: Dry clean only | Material: Front 100% cotton. Back 55% linen, 45% cotton  | Cushion filling: Polyester pad | Cushion shape: Square | Cushion type: Plain, textured, velvet | Dimensions: 45 x 45cm

Our verdict

A cushion can add a finishing touch to a room’s decor, whether it’s adding a pop of colour or complimenting the surroundings. There’s 12 different colours to choose from, including vibrant oranges and pinks to neutral greys and blues.

Made from cotton velvet with a linen blend back in a natural colour, you could buy matching cushions popping on your sofa or bed, or mixing and matching different colours for adding something a bit different to the room.

15. Harry Table Lamp

Harry Table Lamp

Price: £30 | Buy now from John Lewis

Key specs

Assembly required: Partial self-assembly required | Cable colour: Black | Cable length (m): 2m | Care instructions: Wipe clean with a soft, dry cloth | Dimensions: H48.6 x W18 x D30cm | Material: Lamp: steel. Lampshade: 100% terylene cotton

Our verdict

Add a bit of light to your living or working space with this table lamp from the John Lewis ANYDAY range. The base is compact so it’s suitable for a smaller table or desk with limited space, and the leaning design for the lampshade provides a warm glow while giving a modern feel to the space.

We like this lamp in the mustard colour but there are five neutral and bold shades to choose from, all of them adding a bit of colour and style to a room.

Enjoy a John Lewis Christmas

Known for much more than just those tear-jerking Christmas adverts, John Lewis is a department store that will accommodate all your needs. From home, garden, electricals, beauty, and fashion it's the perfect place to find a special gift for someone, or for yourself.

From the affordable to the most luxury items, you can find everything you need to enjoy the holiday season at John Lewis.

Beauty, fashion, homeware, electronics, gifts, and so much more can be found, making John Lewis a great go-to destination for everything you need this Christmas. Plus, you can enjoy free click and collect when you spend over £30 (just £2 if you spend less), free delivery when you spend £50 or over, or £3.95 for orders below £50.