'Queen of Shops' Mary Portas celebrates new charity shop in Wandsworth
Queen of Shops Mary Portas turned out to celebrate the opening of a Save the Children charity shop.
Ms Portas opened her thirteenth Mary’s Living & Giving for Save the Children charity shop on April 26, accepting donations from well known brands such as Aspinal of London, Nicole Farhi, Monica Vinader, Linda Farrow, Orelia, Diesel, Kath Kidston, Margaret Howell and Donna Wilson.
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The charity shop, on Old York Road, Wandsworth, was designed using reclaimed and sustainable materials, and inspired by Wandsworth’s rich industrial history, using hot air balloons as a central theme.
She said: "I am so excited to be in Wandsworth - there is a brilliant community already and I want local artists, craftspeople, designers, cake bakers and shoppers to come and be a part of Living & Giving, after all, it’s a space for you, the local community."
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