Christian Louboutin Charity shop sells high end designer fashion in January sale
Posted Jan 11 2013 11:54am
BARGAIN hunters yesterday battled for an array of designer goodies – at a charity shop sale. Shoppers swooped on the Shelter Scotland store as word got round that Prada shoes, a Jorg Gray watch and a Vivienne Westwood dress were among the eye-catching goods up for grabs at ￡100 or less. Customers also snapped up jewellery, luxury cashmeres and cameras at knockdown prices at the January sale with a difference in Edinburgh’s posh Morningside Road. Queues formed outside the shop before it opened its doors as those in the know prepared to do battle for an impressive selection of donated items which had been held back from sale until yesterday. Shelter hope the January sale gimmick Cheap Christian Louboutin will promote their work as well as getting shoppers back in the mood for retail therapy after the post-Christmas lull. Kim Turner, 53, who works at a nearby hairdresser’s, took just minutes to secure a ￡120 pair of Ray-Ban Aviator sunglasses for ￡40 while colleague Ellis Thom, 21, tried a Star Wars clone trooper helmet on for size. Kim said: “I spotted the glasses in the window and I asked the assistant to put them aside while I ran off to get some money. ”A pair of Pedro Garcia shoes were also snapped up quickly for a bargain basement ￡80. Store regular Jacqueline Stone, 85, from Colinton, was thrilled to get her hands on a purple red bottom shoes Moschino scarf for ￡15 – normal price ￡60 – and a cashmere jersey for ￡20 as well as tops, jeans and pyjamas for her great-grandchildren. She said: “I knew the sale was on so i thought I would pop in. There are bargains to be had, and it’s good to know the money is going to charity. ”Antique dealer James Scott, 71, of the capital’s New Town, rifled the shelves for interesting “curios”. He was delighted to leave with an ￡8 Christian Louboutin Bianca Print Leopard RBS0130 fortune-teller’s cup adorned with zodiac signs. Stella Sinclair, 40, of Morningside, said she liked the idea of the shop “selling all their best stuff at one showing”. She added: “I come here because it’s renowned for good clothing. I also have my eye on a silver and copper tea set. ”Yesterday’s purchases were not the only big-label items to be donated to the shop Christian Louboutin Boots Zip Back Over The Knee Black RBS0163 in the past year. A ￡7000 vintage Rolex Oyster watch which was handed in by a mystery donor was earlier sold at auction for ￡720. Branch manager Allison Granham, 46, said: “This is the first of hopefully many successful New Year sales. “We hope it will make people aware of the fantastic donations we have, as well as rekindling interest in shopping after Christian Louboutin Fifis Volcano RBS0283 Christmas.