Our best buys for Remembrance Day 2019

Our best buys for Remembrance Day 2019


Posted 1st November

Everything you need to show your support on Remembrance Sunday…

 

2019 marks several milestones in history. Not only is it 101 years since the end of the First World War, it's also the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Earlier in the year, on the anniversary of the D-Day landings, the country commemorated the operation's efforts with a special series of BBC documentaries and concerts, and in just 11 days it will be time to pay our respects to those that have fallen. 

Many of us like to show our support for Remembrance Day by sporting a poppy badge and giving a donation to the Royal British Legion. However, if you'd like something a bit different from the normal paper poppy, we've got a list of great buys for you!

From metal poppy brooches to poppy print dresses and even dog beds, take a look at our picks of the best poppy products on sale for Remembrance Day 2019.

 

1. Remembrance 2019 Poppy Crystal Silver Brooch, £19.99, The Poppy Shop

 

Have you ever watched Strictly and wondered where they get those fabulous crystal-embellished poppy badges? Well now you can buy your very own Strictly-inspired brooch straight from The Poppy Shop.

Featuring glittering red crystals and a chic silver edging, it's perfect for adding a touch of glamour to any outfit.

Plus, unlike paper poppy badges this one won't fall off or crumple up!

 

2. 2 Poppy cookie cutters with press insert, £3.99, Lakeland

 

Paper poppy sales are just one aspect of the Royal British Legion's fundraising for the armed forces. Another great way to raise money for this charity is to get baking!

These poppy biscuit cutters and presses from Lakeland are perfect for putting a fun design on a traditional shortbread, sugar cookie, or any biscuit of your choice.

Costing just £3.99, Lakeland will give a donation to the Royal British Legion for each set of cutters bought, plus you can go on to use them to make some delicious bakes for a bake sale fundraiser! 

 

3. Sweet poppy swing dress, £49.99, The Poppy Shop

 

We bet you didn't know The Poppy Shop sold dresses like THIS!

Made from a super-comfortable stretchy material, it's perfect for a vintage-themed afternoon tea party.

Falling just below the knee and featuring a sweetheart neckline, simply team this gorgeous dress with some victory rolls, a statement necklace and pumps for the ultimate 1940s-inspired party look!

 

4. Flowers of the Commonwealth apron, £19.99, The Poppy Shop

 

If you're going to bake some delicious treats to raise money, you're going to need a stylish apron to do it in!

This blue and pastel-coloured apron from The Poppy Shop features flowers from some of the 53 Commonwealth countries – just like Megan Markle's wedding veil!

Today, Commonwealth personnel make up around 6,000 of those who serve alongside and in our UK Armed Forces, so this apron is perfect for showing your support all around the globe.

 

5. Poppy Paws high-sided dog bed, £39.99, The Poppy Shop

 

Remembrance Day products aren't limited to us humans! Treat your four-legged friend with this soft and cosy high-sided dog bed.

Featuring a poppy and paw-print design, this dog bed is available in three different sizes and is suitable for all dogs, big or small!

Plus, the whole bed is machine washable too, making for super-easy cleaning when those paws get a bit too mucky.





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