These Aldi buys are dead ringers for John Lewis homeware – and could save you £500

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  • The almost identical buys include lighting and kitchen gadgets

    Familiar with the phrase ‘Champagne lifestyle on a lemonade budget’? Then let’s talk Aldi vs John Lewis & Partners. Because while shopping at John Lewis & Partners the dream, it’s sadly not always an affordable reality. So thank goodness that Aldi is on hand to provide lighting and kitchen gadgets for your home, for less.

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    Aldi’s homeware range gives you a high-end look for a lot less. We’ve found key buys that could bag you a saving of over £500 – when compared to similar designer models stocked at John Lewis & Partners.

    Aldi vs John Lewis & Partners

    The floor lamp

    Aldi vs John Lewis

    THE Aldi lamp makes a welcome return, exclusively online. The chic design was an instant sell-out when first in stores. Having proved so popular it’s been restocked a few times, always with a slight tweak in design – to keep it fresh for a new season.

    The simple design is the epitome of understated cool with it’s sleek lines and exposed bulb. Of course John Lewis & Partners do a highly desirable version, in a pewter and black finish.

    Buy now
    Ideal: Bistro Floor Lamp, £125, John Lewis & Partner
    Great deal: Vintage Black and Gold Floor Lamp, £39.99, Aldi
    Saving £85.01

    The kettle

    Aldi vs John Lewis

    Both chic in stainless steel. Both have a good capacity, the Alid one is 1.5L the John Lewis & Partners is 1.7L. Both will make a cracking cuppa. The one BIG difference is the saving you could make.

    Buy now
    Ideal: Cuisinart Signature Collection Traditional kettle, £59.99, John Lewis & Partners
    Great deal: Ambiano Dial Kettle, £24.99, Aldi
    Saving £35

    The toaster

    Aldi vs John Lewis

    A four slice toaster is the ultimate Sunday brunch accessory. There’s no denying John Lewis’ Dualit design is the dream with it’s sleek polished chrome touches. The Aldi design is a great look-a-like, making a great saving.

    Buy now
    Ideal: Dualit Architect 4-slice Toaster, £115, John Lewis
    Great deal: Ambiano 4 slice Toaster, £24.99, Aldi
    Saving £90.01

    The stand mixer

    Aldi vs John Lewis

    Made famous by GBBO, what star baker doesn’t dream of owning a KitchenAid stand mixer? They are expensive but renowned for being the best. Aldi’s online exclusive design looks like-for-like, and it’s far more affordable if you’re on a tighter budget.

    Whether they can compete on a professional level, guess the proof will be in the pudding!

    Buy now
    Ideal: KitchenAid Mini Stand Mixer, £399, John Lewis & Partners
    Great deal: Ambiano Premium Food Mixer, £99.99
    Saving £299.01

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