B&M releases a Christmas range to rival John Lewis for more than HALF the price


Can you tell the B&M bargain from John Lewis products costing TWICE the price? Budget retailer launches Chrirstmas collection that’s almost identical to upmarket rival

  • B&M has sent shoppers into a frenzy after releasing a new Christmas collection
  • Retailer’s new collection includes pre-lit Christmas trees, and faux fur stockings
  • Shoppers could snap up the whole B&M collection for just over £212.49
  • An almost identical selection available at John Lewis comes in at £476.50 

B&M has sent shoppers into a frenzy after releasing a Christmas collection which looks almost identical to a John Lewis range – but for less than half the price.

The bargain retailer’s new collection includes pre-lit Christmas trees, faux fur stockings and Santa statues.

Shoppers could snap up the whole range for just over £212.49 with an almost identical selection available at John Lewis coming in at £476.50. 

But would you be able to tell the difference between the two festive ranges? 

Pre-lit 7ft Christmas Tree  

B&M is selling its artificial Christmas tree for £160. 

It comes equipped with 450 LED lights and is festooned with fake berries and pinecones to give the tree a ‘magical woodland look’.

John Lewis had previously released its own version of the snowy spruce for £299 which boasts a in 400 pure white lights as well as a ‘dense, realistic snow-covering’ to bring the outside in.

John Lewis had previously released its own version of the snowy spruce (pictured) for £299

B&M is selling its artificial Christmas tree (left) for £160 with John Lewis’s own version of the snowy spruce (right) coming in at almost twice as much for £299

Faux fur stocking

B&M has released a selection of Christmas stockings that are described as ‘supersoft festive essentials’ this year. 

Its most popular is the faux fur version, available in either grey or pink, for just £3.

John Lewis listed its £25 faux fur decoration as available in white, fawn or ombre mocha and described them as ‘perfect for that special gift’.

B&M's most popular faux fur stocking (pictured), available in either grey or pink, is selling for just £3

John Lewis listed its £25 faux fur decoration (pictured)  as available in white, fawn or ombre mocha

B&M’s most popular faux fur stocking (left), available in either grey or pink, is selling for just £3 as John Lewis listed its £25 faux fur decoration (right) as available in white, fawn or ombre mocha

Santa Statue

B&M recently revealed its ‘Deco Shimmer Santa’ for £15. 

The 45cm-high ornament, which comes snuggly wrapped in a skiing ensemble, can ‘add some sparkling light over the festive period’.

John Lewis’s ‘Renaissance’ Santa figurine comes in at £35 and is described as being ‘elaborately dressed in silver and gold velvet, with jewel detail on his brocade waistcoat’. 

B&M recently revealed its 'Deco Shimmer Santa' (pictured) for £15

John Lewis's 'Renaissance' Santa figurine (pictured) comes in at £35

B&M recently revealed its ‘Deco Shimmer Santa’ (left) for £15 with John Lewis’s ‘Renaissance’ Santa figurine (right) coming in at £35

Christmas Wreath

B&M is offering a striking pre-lit door wreath adorned with artificial cones and berries for £20 to ‘welcome guests to your very own winter wonderland’. 

John Lewis has its own £40 Champagne wreath.

It is ‘coloured in shades of gold and features berry sprigs and honesty leaves as well as real pine cones, in their natural shade, for attractive contrast’.

B&M is offering a striking pre-lit door wreath (pictured) adorned with artificial cones and berries for £20

John Lewis has its own £40 Champagne wreath (pictured) 'coloured in shades of gold and features berry sprigs and honesty leaves'

B&M is offering a striking pre-lit door wreath (left) adorned with artificial cones and berries for £20. John Lewis has its own £40 Champagne wreath (right) ‘coloured in shades of gold and features berry sprigs and honesty leaves’

Snowflake Tree Topper

B&M’s acrylic snowflake decoration comes in at just £3.

It is described as the perfect ‘eye-catching, sparkling touch for your Christmas tree’. 

John Lewis is instead offering a very similar beaded ‘impressionism-inspired’ tree topper for £20.  

B&M's acrylic snowflake tree topper (pictured) comes in at just £3

John Lewis is instead offering a very similar beaded 'impressionism-inspired' decoration (pictured) for £20

B&M’s acrylic snowflake tree topper (left) comes in at just £3. John Lewis is instead offering a very similar beaded ‘impressionism-inspired’ decoration (right) for £20

Snow Globe

B&M has released a Christmas woodland snow globe with an adorable robin in the centre for just £2.50.

The piece, which is also available with a fox instead, is said to ‘add a touch of rustic charm to your Christmas decor’. 

John Lewis is offering a similarly festive themed room decoration at a higher price tag of £15.  

B&M has released a Christmas woodland snow globe with an adorable robin in the centre (pictured) for just £2.50

John Lewis is offering a similarly festive themed room decoration (pictured) at a higher price tag of £15

B&M has released a Christmas woodland snow globe with an adorable robin in the centre (left) for just £2.50. John Lewis is offering a similarly festive themed room decoration (right) at a higher price tag of £15

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