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Fashionistas go on swapping spree in Knightsbridge

June 19, 2007
Posted in Lifestyle

London hosted a landmark fashion event this weekend. Five-hundred fashionistas, according to a Reuters report, descended on a second-hand clothes shop to feed their cravings for designer labels with a spot of “ethical swapping”.

This was no ordinary second-hand shop, though. Situated between Harvey Nichols and Harrods on the very upmarket Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, it was stocked with “designer and high-quality street clothes and accessories”, some which apparently once belonged to the likes of Kylie Minogue, Helena Bonham-Carter, Naomi Campbell, Sadie Frost, Thandie Newton, Rihanna, and Kelly Osbourne. Designer names such as Philip Treacy, the hat designer, Alice Temperley, Issa, Bella Freud, Giles Deacon and Gina shoes, were also tucked away among the fashionista must-haves.

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