Best Christmas Ads 2021: Aldi, M&S, John Lewis and more
Some ads are an indicator that the holiday season is approaching and choosing from the best Christmas ads is not an easy task as they seem to get even better every year.
The production value and storytelling involved in examples like the John Lewis Christmas commercial can rival the festive movies and the best Christmas TV episodes of all time.
The commercials are usually the occasion to turn the kettle on, but these exciting commercials mean that those breaks are now far too entertaining to miss. Lucky for you, we’ve got the best, so you won’t miss any of your precious tea breaks!
M&S 2021 Christmas advertisement
Marks and Spencer is one of the most iconic classic British brands. It’s so loved that they even made TWO commercials this year! Food, which is lower on the list, and their all-the-other too.
True to their reputation as a classic and reliable brand, their Christmas commercials merge old Hollywood musicals, high glamor and family values, an ideal mix of what they do best.
It features a female protagonist having an absolute boo in a fantasy and magical winter wonderland, dancing to Darlene Love’s Marshmallow World as she goes.
See her walk past the Christmas trees, baubles, house, beauty and the best Christmas pajamas for him and her you could dream of.
Christmas Boots Advert 2021
Not content to drive their loyal customers crazy with the No7 Advent Calendar by offering TWO different options, the Boots #BAGSOFJOY campaign has taken it to another level.
They hired a leading actor, Jenna Coleman from Doctor Who, to play the protagonist who receives a bottomless Mary Poppins bag from his grandmother. What’s in it, you ask? Well, everything from hair, to beauty, to skin care, to electronics, to strollers.
The ad features a few acts and ends with this wonderful granny, who dresses a lot like the Dowager Countess of Maggie Smith at Downton Abbey. In a room surrounded by generations of one family, Jenna’s character gives her grandmother a bottle of her favorite scent, telling her that’s what “love” feels like.
Hope there is also a box of tissues in this bottomless bag!
Aldi Christmas advertisement 2021
The supermarket chain that made a cartoon carrot go viral has expanded its repertoire to include exotic fruits. This year a new star was born in the form of Ebanana Scrooge.
Little Ebanana is seen losing his faith in Christmas in a not-so-secret nod to Dickensian Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol. However, with the help of the Christmas spirit (who looks a lot like Kevin the carrot with a little white beard), he regains his Christmas cheer.
It remains to be seen, but we’re pretty sure Ebanana Scrooge-themed merch is about to be the go-to item following the Aldi Christmas 2021 announcement!
Marcus Rashford is another remarkable star who has helped many of us regain confidence in humanity.
Marcus stole the heart of the nation as he spoke of his addiction to school dinners growing up and his ongoing campaign to help starving families across the UK, for which he recently received an MBE.
As the ad came out, he opened up about his family’s struggles around Christmas time.
“As a family, we relied on the local food bank to get our Christmas dinner,” he explained. “To this day, I remember standing in line in front of this building with mom; mom feeling embarrassed to be recognized. ”
His appearance in the ad is not only a nod to his hard work, but also to support other families facing the same challenges as him. He said: “It is in this spirit that I am delighted to support the Aldi campaign.”
Marcus continued, “For many children in situations like mine who are growing up, there are very few expectations at this time of year; add the impact of the pandemic and the least they deserve is a Christmas dinner. “
Aldi is currently working with Neighborly, an organization that connects businesses with charities in local communities, to donate its surplus food to local causes.
Steve Butterworth, CEO of Neighborly, said: “We are delighted to support Aldi in their food redistribution program throughout the year and in their commitment to donate 1.8 million meals this Christmas.
He added: “These donations will help a record number of families across the UK in what is expected to be the busiest year on record for charities and local causes.”
Coca Cola 2021 Christmas Announcement
Coca Cola is perhaps best known for its Christmas commercials featuring this iconic truck, loaded with fairy lights and reminding us all that ‘the holidays are coming’, but this year they have a heartbreaking total.
Their 2021 offer includes a single mother and her son moving into a new building, filled with strangers, including a single older woman. After seeing a Christmas ad with a fireplace, he starts making his own, because their apartment doesn’t have one.
Gathering all the boxes he can, the little boy is joined little by little by the whole building which regroups to build an enormous network of cardboard “chimneys”, covered with lights, which go into the apartment. from everyone. Including, you guessed it, this isolated older woman.
Despite the health and safety nightmare and shocking waste of energy that having your window open during the winter months, they all end up getting together for a feast, plus Coca Cola of course. .
Debenhams 2021 Christmas advertisement
Debenhams made the risky decision to mention the elephant in the play, the pandemic. Well, not directly, but the ad features a little girl referring to the steps she missed.
The whole theme is to make up for the terrible moments experienced and the festive celebrations of the last year that many families experienced separately.
Peter Duggan, Creative Director at Debenhams, explained: “It really is a very simple message; children have lost extremely important moments in life that they will never be able to get back, so make sure this Christmas is over. a Christmas they will never forget. “
Lidl 2021 Christmas advertisement
Lidl’s hilarious Christmas announcement starts in the present and then flies into the future, showing that while a lot of things progress and change, some things never change.
So even if dad is carving the turkey with a laser knife, the same jokes, conversations, and jokes will take place. Most importantly, Lidl will always offer its top quality products at a reasonable price.
M&S Food Christmas Announcement 2021
Percy Pig is back and coming to life this year with the help of one and only Dawn French. The star, who recently channeled Jamie Lee Curtis with a dramatic short hair makeover, voices a little fairy tree ornament that comes to life after the Holy Food Hall closes.
Dawn’s fairy drops her magic wand onto cute Percy wrapping paper, bringing the cute character to life. Tom Holland, who is best known for playing Spiderman, voices the beloved pig.
Percy grabs life by the mats and sets off on a tasty rampage of all things Christmas food, while the fairy keeps him from wreaking havoc.