David Beckham and Victoria Adams are the latest celebrity to take part in the typhoon relief efforts in the Philippines. The couple cleared out their wardrobes and donated a number of shoes and 20 boxes of clothes for British Red Cross' charity sale benefiting the survivors.
"Proud to support @BritishRedCross #ShopDrop Donating clothes for #Haiyan survivors," the mother of four tweeted along with a picture of herself sitting in one of the boxes. The singer-turned-fashion designer wore casual rolled-up jeans, a sweater and a pair of white trainers.
The former Spice Girls star hyped up the fundraiser by posting a picture of her shoe donations, "Big clear out of my shoes, on sale tomorrow in aid of @BritishRedCross #ShopDrop." She added, "Don't forget David's clothes on sale too tomorrow in aid of @BritishRedCross #ShopDrop."
Her Twitter promotion seemed to work well as a big crowd flooded a Red Cross shop in Chelsea Friday morning, November 22. Items on sale include Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik shoes, Dolce & Gabbana and Roberto Cavalli dresses, and many other designer outfits.
"We're going to close early because we'll be sold out - everything has gone really quickly," a Red Cross spokeswoman Laura Hinks told Agence France-Presse. "The clothes were priced very reasonably. David and Victoria wanted everyone to have an opportunity to buy something."
The price ranged from £25 for a T-shirt to £200 for a Dolce & Gabbana dress. There were no immediate figures for the Friday sale, but Victoria raised almost £7,000 in a similar fundraising effort for cancer campaign in 2010.
"Thank u everyone for shopping today!! We raised a lot of money for @BritishRedCross! Congratulations!#ShopDrop," she captioned a picture of empty shelves in the store.