Whether it’s getting the kids ready for the new school term, updating the home or planning ahead for Christmas, there’s something for everyone.  From tech to toys, homeware to pet-care, the new range showcases an array of brand new products including top brands such as Sonos, Apple, Lenovo, Samsung, Gtech, Chad Valley and Lego.

It’s never been faster or more convenient to get what you want from Argos.  With our Check & Reserve service, customers can reserve products online for free pick-up from any store in Ireland. With more than 40 stores across the Republic, you can easily collect from across the country.

TOYS

2018 is the ‘Year of the Unicorn’ with the mythical steeds set to dominate the toy scene having already taken over social feeds and the food and design worlds. Four unique and innovative unicorn toys are expected to fly off the shelves this year, including the My Lovely Unicorn Electric Ride-On (€289.99) which makes a great high-impact gift, to the quirkier Poopsie (€59.99), the unicorn who poops glitter.

Other predicted bestsellers for 2018 include the latest innovations from LOL Surprise and Fingerlings, such as dinosaur-themed Fingerlings (€20.99). TV stars Paw Patrol also feature with the brand-new Rescue Fire Truck Playset (€84.99).

Boxer (€99.99) the playful robot is a fantastic choice for those looking for toys that encourage children to be interactive and imaginative. Kids who prefer something more hands-on will also love the Treasure X single pack (€11.99) which lets you dig for gold-dipped treasure. And construction fans will be delighted with the City Arctic Mobile Exploration Base from perennial favourite LEGO (€99.99).

TECHNOLOGY

Enter the world of 4K Ultra HD resolution with the brand-new Hisense A6250 TV (from €439.00) or experience Premium UHD with exceptional picture quality with Samsung’s Curved Smart TV (from €809.99).

Also new to Argos is the Sonos range, designed to fill every room of your home with quality-sounding music. The Sonos Beam (€499.00) is the smart, compact sound bar for your TV while the Sonos One (€189.00) is a smart speaker with Amazon Alexa built in.

SMART HOME  

Smart home products continue to be increasingly popular, with new brand EUFY launching a new generation of connected devices and appliances that will simplify the smart-home experience and make it more accessible. This includes Eufy Genie, an Alexa-powered speaker and a growing list of smart appliances such as lights, vacuums, and smart plugs.

Smart app-controlled washing machines and tumble dryers such as the Hotpoint 7KG Washing Machine (€439.99) can also be found in the new range.

KITCHEN APPLIANCES AND FLOOR CARE

Moulinex, made popular in the 80s, will be returning exclusively to Argos with a brand-new range of kettles, toasters and coffee machines (kettle €44,99, two slice toaster €37.99 and four slice toaster €49.99, filter coffee machine €37.99) available in three chic colours: Pepper, Ivory and Black.

The new Gtech AirRam Mk 2 Cordless Vacuum (€319.99) is the ultimate cleaning system which is lightweight, cordless and perfect on both carpet and floor.

 

HOME & FURNITURE

The Argos Home AW18 collection offers something stylish for everyone with its beautiful furniture, statement accessories and quality fabrics.  This season, Argos Home offers six design themes that each bring a unique appeal into the home.

Rural Retreat:

To truly embody an autumnal countryside feel, Rural Retreat blends rustic materials with cosy knits and handcrafted accessories, with shades of grey, deep beetroot and mustard dominating the AW18 collection. The range includes pieces for the living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. Designed in-house, the collection features homely fabrics such as plaids, tweeds and faux fur mixed with printed patterns and fine embroidery to create a classic look for the home. Sturdy furniture pieces, like the Argyll Chair (from €4499.99), as well as statement pieces such as the Hare Table lamp (€38), offer an authentic, comfortable look.

Apartment Living:

With new additions to the existing collection, Apartment Living evokes a modern, contemporary feel and is designed to inspire a stylish yet attainable look within the home. The range is functional, clever and ideal for small living spaces with its unfussy, smart style. The Angel Chair (€329.99) is the perfect example of a smart, sophisticated product that can add a pop of colour in the room without taking up too much space. The accent colours of yellow and monochrome create a confident and versatile range, especially when paired with uncomplicated embroidery, tactile ceramics and tinted glass.

Urban Escape:

This collection is inspired by the concepts behind Hygge living, a Danish word used to describe a moment in time of escapism, calm and tranquility. The collection celebrates minimal design and incorporates well-loved accessories to create a serene environment within the home. The soft and gentle palette of eucalyptus and mint greens, cool blue tones and dusky pink encourages relaxation. Organic textures and soft geometric patterns mixed with cool greys work well for the bedroom. In the living room and dining room, the trend expresses modest minimalism with a focus on functionality and modern comforts.

Nomadic Travels:

This bohemian collection takes inspiration from around the world and captures the contrast between old traditions and new influences. A blend of patterns, materials and finishes offer a new design update for the home, that allows you to layer with texture and simple forms across furniture and decorative accessories. The use of earthy matte palettes paired with stained wood furniture create conversational pieces for the home.

Midnight Opulence:

Inspired by a lavish attitude, Midnight Opulence is a glamorous range that focuses on grand furniture and luxurious home accessories. The fusion of decadent brass, dark woods and embellished fabrics offers a rich sense of luxury. Complemented by mixed metallic finishes and statement pieces, Midnight Opulence reflects quality and confidence, ideal for those with a sophisticated taste.  

Everyday Luxury:

Everyday Luxury is ideal for those who enjoy classic pieces to make the home feel comfortable and timeless. In the bedroom and living room, the furniture has been designed to create a serene ambience that is minimal yet warm. Argos Home pushes its crisp aesthetic approach with a pale palette using chalky and subdued hues, giving a delicate and airy feel.

JEWELLERY

The Vintage Collection is a brand-new collection of beautiful vintage-inspired jewellery to add style to any outfit. This collection includes pendants, matching stud earrings and eternity rings. All pieces are either sterling silver or 9ct rose gold-plated silver with beautiful cubic zirconia jewels with a mix of colours. New collection Stud Shop is a great range of earrings in sterling silver and cubic zirconia, (priced from €12.99).  From fun and funky motifs to simple and elegant studs, there is an earring for everyone.

A new collection by American designer Anne Klein features modern jewellery with a classic feel, designed to be worn every day. The collection includes a range of stylish stud, hoop and drop earrings, and sophisticated bracelets and necklaces (priced from €22.99 – €54.99).

WATCHES

New for this season is a collection of ladies’ watches from top accessories brand Radley featuring the iconic Scottie dog silhouette (from €89.99). Following the success its wearable technology smart watch range, Fossil Q has added traditional watches to its collection. Timeless designs with on-the-go functionality, there are styles available for him and her (prices range from €199.99- €359.99).

PETCARE

Gadget-loving pet owners will rejoice at our new pet-tech products, including the Sureflap Connect Cat Flap (€139.99), the world’s first app-controlled Microchip Pet Door and Petcube Bites (€279.99), an interactive camera with a built-in treat dispenser.

GAMING

Gamers can now choose from an extended range of Gaming Furniture featuring gaming desks and a true Gaming Chair with 360° swivel, fully adjustable arms and extra cushioning for hours of comfortable game play. The new Gaming Desk has a raised shelf for dual screens, plenty of open storage space for consoles so that they don’t overheat and space to store gaming disks, handsets and head sets. With sales of Nintendo Switch growing we also have a range of exclusive controllers for only €37.99. Gamers will also love our new range of Gaming Gifts with branded novelties including mugs, lighting and inflatable chairs featuring your favourite video game characters, such as Mario and Toad.

Check out the new Autumn / Winter 2018 collection available now from Argos at www.argos.ie.

Written by Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Part time actor and security professional and brutally honest when it comes to opinions.

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