Christmas shopping party, spectacular Christmas decorations and a unique gift guide from Carnaby, London W1

Lucky shoppers are being invited to the Carnaby Shopping Party on November 17th between the hours of 5pm and 9pm. Once again they will enjoy a discount of 20% in more shops than previous years and in the 12 streets that make up Carnaby there are over 100 shops, bars and restaurants taking part. Those shoppers interested in attending the shopping party should register for their free ticket at

The streets of Carnaby will be brought to loge with music and their unique Christmas decorations. They are famous for these decorations, which will spring into life the Thursday before the party on November 10th, and will integrate the very latest in light and sound technology right through the festive season,

The unique Christmas gift guide known as ‘Only in Carnaby’ will feature 24 exclusive Christmas gift ideas and will be presented in advent calender style. This guide is a showcase for those one off experiences and products that can only be found in the famous fashion stores, award winning restaurants and independent boutiques that make Carnaby so special.

For this one night only, shoppers can get this 20% discount in the coolest shopping area in the capital. The famous fashion brands offering the discount includes the likes of Lee, Pepe Jeans, Levi’s, Pretty Green, Lucy in Disguise, Gola Classics and Gola, This really is the ideal opportunity to find those original and one off gifts for loved ones or the perfect party outfit for the upcoming season.

As well as enjoying 20% off their purchases, shoppers can also enjoy a host of free activities which include complimentary drinks, live music and giveaways.

The Carnaby’s Christmas decorations will brings the streets to life from Thursday 10 November with sparkling holographic green holly leaf and red berry garlands and three oversized mistletoe chandeliers, each housing 22 colour-changing ‘berries’ that will be co-ordinated to music.  The Ronettes track ‘I saw Mommy Kissing Santa’ will create a feel good vibe with the sound and light performance taking place every hour throughout the day.

A free copy of the ‘Only In Carnaby…Unique Christmas Gift Guide’ will be availible in Carnaby stores and from from 1 November 2011.  Featuring cool gift ideas for the boys including a limited edition Carnaby Anniversary t-shirt from Liam Gallagher’s label Pretty Green.  For the girls, a School of Make Up Art course from makeup brand Illamasqua or an amazing Collars and Cuffs dress from Lily Allen and Sarah Owen’s fashion label Lucy In Disguise.  For those that have everything, there is the Newburgh Quarter’s Lomography Photography Workshop voucher.