John Lewis launches 150th anniversary collectionJohn Lewis reveals exclusive home appliance range

19 April 2014

Retail giant John Lewis will be launching an exclusive range of home appliances to celebrate its 150th anniversary. The products have been revamped using iconic designs, but how well do they do in our rigorous lab tests?

The anniversary collection will be launching over the next few months and will include toasters, mixers and kettles. The appliances certainly look stylish, but how well do they do the job? Our expert reviews can tell you if it's worth shelling out for the products in the range. 

We put all of our products through rigorous tests to sort the best from the worst. Only the top performing models are given Which? Best Buys. Not a member? Sign up for a £1 trial to Which? to get full access to all of our reviews. 

KitchenAid Artisan KSM150 stand mixer

When we test stand mixers, we try out all of its features to see how well it does all-round. We measure the speed and evenness of its whipping, whisking and mixing. Make sure you get the best mixer by reading our stand mixer reviews.

John and Lewis 150 HiFlo cylinder vacuum cleaners 

We put our vacuum cleaners to work by attaching them to custom-built test rigs and setting them against tough dust and grime. A bad vacuum cleaner can leave half the dirt behind in the carpet, where as a Best Buy can get it all. To choose the best, see our full vacuum cleaner reviews.

Smeg FAB28 Retro fridge

Our fridges are tested to see how evenly and quickly they cool food, how much energy they use, and the amount of actual space inside - we've found this is often different to what's claimed. Make sure you get the right fridge for you by checking out our fridge reviews.

Kenwood kMix toaster, kettle and stand mixer

When we test toasters, we compare all the slices of bread we toast to check the evenness of browning - we've found some big differences. Find the best toaster by visiting our toaster reviews.

With kettles we measure the energy it uses, how noisy it is and how fast it boils to make sure you get the best model for your money. See all our results in our kettle reviews. 

We've reviewed 34 of the most popular stand mixers and found six that were good enough to be Best Buys. Stand mixers can be expensive, so make sure you spend your money wisely by checking out our stand mixer reviews.

Dyson AM05 Hot & Cool fan heater

This is the most expensive fan heater we've tried out. We test fan heaters to find out how easy they are to use and how long it takes for them to warm a room. Find out which came out top with our portable heater reviews.

Magimix 5200XL Blendermix food processor

We've tested 54 food processors to find out which will blend and chop consistently, and which will leave you disappointed. To see which did best in our tests see our food processor reviews.

Dualit Origins toaster

We test the versatility of toasters to find out which are best at toasting anything from small crumpets to large loaves. To find out more about what makes a Best Buy, visit our page on how we test toasters.

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