Forget copying Kate Moss’s taste – how about purchasing her exact denim jacket? Toni Garrn’s Supermodel Flea Market is ready to hit London. Read directly to learn how to shop for the Vetements hoodie Toni’s dressed in on this image – and SO MUCH MORE…
The concept of a stick insect dresser raid feels like one thing from one in all your wildest style desires (scrolling thru Instagram simply earlier than hitting the pillow can do this) – but it surely’s about to change into truth. Step ahead, Toni Garrn. The stick insect did an unique shoot with Marie Claire for our October factor to rejoice her Supermodel Flea Market coming to London – and now the wait is (just about) over. The Toni Garrn charity sale is going reside on-line at Vestiaire Collective this Thursday, and a pop-up store opens in London subsequent weekend – with Toni herself readily available for all-important taste recommendation/selfies* (*delete as suitable) on opening morning. Sharpen your elbows! And get your mouse on the able! Now there’s a way problem for you…
The concept for the sale happened when she spotted that the wardrobes of her fashion buddies have been all complete to bursting level with superb items amassed on shoots and despatched to them from manufacturers and style fashion designer buddies. So some distance, so #FirstWorldDownside. But she made up our minds to show it into some way of bettering the lives of ladies within the Third World via leaning on her buddies and style manufacturers themselves to donate their freshest items. She’s been web hosting the Toni Garrn charity sale ‘Supermodel Flea Market’ once a year in New York for the remaining 3 years.
All proceeds move to the Toni Garrn Foundation, which she began after volunteering for the NGO Plan International, and which helps schooling for women in Zimbabwe.
The nice information for us is this 12 months, the Toni Garrn charity sale goes world, with a central London pop-up opening in Covent Garden from Friday 10th-Sunday 12th November, with a mega collection of 500 items on sale. An extra 100 items will hit the main pre-loved fashion designer website Vestiaire Collective this Thursday. “We’re honoured to work with Toni to make her pop-ups not only bigger, but also globally available, whilst at the same time empowering girls by helping them access the education they deserve,” says Vestiaire’s Fanny Moizant. Prices get started from £35 (and move as much as £four,000 for those who fancy an actual splurge with feel-good issue).
“For the past two years, I’ve been holding flea market pop-ups in NYC, selling clothes donated by my model friends and from my own wardrobe,” Garrn informed us. “I always wanted to take the sale global and for it to have an online presence – so anyone can participate and own a piece from their favourite models’ closet, and do something good at the same time!”
For the previous few weeks, Toni’s Instagram feed has been filled with tantalising snaps of her exhausting at paintings curating the sale, and flashbacks to earlier years with fashion buddies like Karlie Kloss:
This 12 months, everybody from Naomi Campbell, Jourdan Dunn, Kate Upton and Gisele Bundchen have donated items – and for those who’re frightened that you could now not fairly have the ability to shimmy your hips into supermodel-size thin denims, there are many items donated via style manufacturers in a variety of sizes too.
Of path, you’ll wish to be armed with a plan of assault. Here’s a sneak peek at probably the most superstar buys…
Toni Garrn’s Vetements hoodie
Laura Bailey’s Vilshenko get dressed
Gisele Bundchen’s Givenchy knit
Toni’s Celine bracelet
Naomi Campbell’s Givenchy slip get dressed
Poppy Delevingne’s antique velvet get dressed
Bella Freud’s specially-designed tee
So a lot more glamorous than raiding your absolute best buddy’s dresser. And we weren’t in point of fact getting a heat, pay-it-forward glow remaining time we did that, both. We’ll struggle you for the entire absolute best bits…
Toni Garrn’s Supermodel Flea Market is at 21 Slingsby Place, Covent Garden, WC2 and on-line at www.vestiairecollective.com