A church in Notting Hill is being was a “style emporium” for a one-day solely designer market with a view to elevate funds for Ukraine.
Movie star stylist Bay Garnett introduced that proceeds from the “mega market” in St Peters Church will go on to Oxfam’s Emergency Fund, which is at present serving to Ukrainian individuals in disaster.
Garnett, who was contributing style editor at British Vogue from 2002 to 2017 and is at present style director on the Night Commonplace’s ES journal, steadily collaborates with Oxfam and encourages individuals to buy second-hand.
The designer market will happen on Saturday 23 April, and can see Garnett promoting priceless classic objects that she has collected all through her profession.
Items from her movie star buddies within the style business, together with Victoria Beckham, Kate Moss and Stella McCartney, will even be obtainable for customers to discover and purchase.
Different style manufacturers might be promoting each classic and new objects. The record consists of Alexa Chung, Anya Hindmarch, Chanel, Charlotte Tilbury, Christopher Kane, Jimmy Choo, Molly Goddard, Ralph Lauren, Rejina Pyo, Shrimps, Simone Rocha, and The Vampire’s Spouse.
The occasion additionally features a raffle and silent public sale for individuals who can’t make it in particular person, with prizes donated from Selfridges and Fortnum & Mason.
Designer garments and effective jewelry will even function within the digital choices, in addition to dinners and stays in landmark inns.
Individuals additionally stand an opportunity to win experiences from celebrities together with Mark Ronson and Davina McCall.
On the free admission occasion in Notting Hill, a gallery space that includes one-off artwork items on the market will showcase works from artists together with Mary Mcartney and Lucy Temple.
There will even be market stalls promoting homeware, bric-a-brac, meals equivalent to desserts, and a “Child’s Nook” the place youngsters can participate in badge-making actions, storytelling and humanities and crafts.
Oxfam’s emergency fund additionally helps households in disaster in Yemen, South Sudan, Afghanistan, and different international locations the place weak individuals stay.
Garnett mentioned of the occasion: “Like most individuals I’ve been struck by watching and seeing all these horrible issues occur to individuals all around the world – in Ukraine, Yemen, Afghanistan and so many different locations.
“It simply felt like doing one thing with buddies that was enjoyable, inclusive and constructive; nonetheless small felt thrilling and like some form of small antidote to feeling so powerless.”