The mum-of-four is putting her well-stocked wardrobe to good use by selling a selection of her outfits for charity
Victoria Beckham has raided her designer-packed wardrobe and come up with 600 pieces of clothing to sell on Net-A-Porter’s outlet site, TheOutnet.com.
All of the proceeds will be donated to mothers2mothers, a charity working to end paediatric AIDS by training, employing and empowering mums living with HIV to work alongside healthcare professionals in health centres.
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You can snap up one of VB’s coveted outfits and accessories (and do your bit for charity) by registering on TheOutnet.com now, and getting ready for the sale to open on 20 August. We wonder how quickly the site will crash…
The designer tweeted the news this morning, writing, ‘Proceeds from my #VBxTHEOUTNET sale will support @M2MTweets in their mission to end mother-to-child HIV transmission.’
Victoria’s not the only fashion icon who’s supported mothers2mothers – other big names who’ve stepped up for the cause include US Vogue editor Anna Wintour and British designer Stella McCartney. The campaign itself is led by Annie Lennox’s husband, gynecologist Dr Mitch Besser.
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Earlier this year, Victoria learned more about the cause when she spent time in South Africa with some of the charity’s mums.
‘I was so touched by the people I met and how focused and empowered the mentor mothers were – literally I have never met such strong women in my entire life,’ Victoria told Grazia. ‘The work they are doing is nothing short of absolutely remarkable.
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‘Going through my wardrobe and my archive I found all these clothes – so many iconic pieces – that bring back such happy memories. I just felt a) I wanted to raise money and b) I wanted to share them,’ she continued. ‘These clothes have been on some incredibly journeys – I’ve had so much fun in them and I want to share that and give other people the chance to have a piece of what I’ve been so incredibly fortunate to have.’
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