TALK OF THE TOWN: How Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is flogging her old clothes for charity online
Fancy dressing like a catwalk queen? Well here’s your chance – former Victoria’s Secret Angel, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, is flogging her old clothes for charity on pre-owned fashion site Vestiaire.
Fans of Rosie, 34 – who has moved back to the UK from LA with fiance Jason Statham and their four-year-old son, Jack – can snap up luxuries such as a Versace leather bag for £1,155 or a Galvan London sequin midi dress for £301.
And for just £226 you can snap up a silver The Volon bag which Rosie had with her at a London gala in 2018.
Former Victoria’s Secret Angel, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, pictured, is flogging her old clothes for charity on pre-owned fashion site Vestiaire
Rosie, left, and her partner Jason Statham, right, have recently returned to the UK from Los Angeles along with their four-year-old son, Jack
Be quick though, the wardrobe is selling fast – a Saint Laurent bag went for £377, and a pair of Isabel Marant jeans for a bargain £79.
All proceeds go to Dress For Success, a charity that aims to empower women to ‘achieve economic independence’.
Amid all the fanfare around London Theatre Royal’s £60 million revamp, many may overlook a thrifty little recycling detail in the Drury Lane playhouse’s lobby.
And it can be credited to the ingenuity of the owner Andrew Lloyd Webber’s wife Madeleine.
During a recent trip to the couple’s home in Barbados, she spotted some mahogany trees felled by a storm and shipped them back to Britain.
Amid all the fanfare around London Theatre Royal’s £60 million revamp, many may overlook a thrifty little recycling detail in the Drury Lane playhouse’s lobby
The wood was then delivered to a carpentry-loving gamekeeper at the couple’s Hampshire estate.
He transformed the timber into glossy cabinets that now stand proudly in the theatre’s entrance area.
Sources tell me keen conservationist Prince Charles was ‘very impressed’ when he paid a visit.
What does a woman who’s divorced, seen her kids fly the nest and sold the family house do next? Well, if you’re Sadie Frost, it appears you jump in a car and head off to Greece in search of a smooth-talking lover.
Sadie, 56, who has just made £8 million selling the house that she shared with ex-husband Jude Law in Primrose Hill, has announced she’s embarking on a solo trip around Europe with just her dog Cherry for company. She told her Instagram fans: ‘Gonna go with the flow – me and Cherry the sausage on a road trip – having a Shirley Valentine moment.’
I wonder what her long-term partner Darren Strowger has to say about his girlfriend describing herself as a bored housewife like the famous movie’s Shirley, who embarks on a trip to Greece before having a fling with a local charmer?
In the week that Jeff Bezos spent billions of dollars to fulfil his dream of being an astronaut, diminutive pop star James Blunt offers an infinitely cheaper way for shorter chaps to feel big – and it only involves a trip to Boots for travel toiletries!
The 5ft 8in singer says: ‘Because I’m a smaller human, to make myself feel bigger I buy as many products I can that are small – small toothpaste, small shower gel…’
Well, at least one of them is down to earth.