The Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) will be hosting an amazing online auction event called 12 Days of Christmas which will include an array of very desirable gift items available to online bidders wanting to score hot gift items for their friends and family while helping a good cause. Auction lots have been generously donated by celebrities, luxury labels and big name brands who want to help raise money to protect the world’s rainforests.
More than 120 items have already been donated with more arriving at the RFUK offices each day and it’s hoped 200 fabulous guilt-free gifts will be online for the pre-Christmas sale. Amongst the goodies for auction will be:
Signed items from Dame Judi Dench, Sting, Russell Brand and Kylie Minogue
Tea for Two with Zac Goldsmith MP at the House of Commons plus signed copies of his book.
Dresses from Giles Deacon, Jaeger, House of Bilimoria and many others (some from their not-yet-available Spring 2011 collections)
Clothing from Cynthia Steffe, LNA, Ashish, Ewa i Walla, Mary Katrantzou and more
A stunning beaded gown by Jenny Packham, favourite of Kylie Minogue, Heid Klum and Eva Longoria-Parker
New season Bvlgari handbag generously donated by Fran Cutler
Autographed cookbooks from Michelin-starred chefs
Travel items from luxury leather goods brand, Aspinal of London
Gig tickets, music & merchandise items from the likes of Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe, Camden Crawl, Ninja Tunes, Hospital Records and many others
Perfumes and scented items from Vivienne Westwood, Boudicca, Miller Harris & The Body Shop
Stunning throw cushions and luxury over gloves from Mulberry
Impossible to book haircuts and exclusive products from the professionals at TiGi.
Wine from the biodynamic champions at Chateau Marais.
So, how does it work?
All lots will preview on the Rainforest Foundation UK website – www.rainforestfoundationuk.org – for 2 days, November 22 and 23.
Then the online auction for each item will become live on November 24 from the RFUK 12 Days Pop-Up Shop at eBay (www.ebay.co.uk/12days).
Bidding on all items will cease on Friday December 3.
And to guarantee these joyous lots can make their way under the Christmas tree in time, all items will be shipped by December 8.
This auction will raise vital funds for the protection of the world’s rainforests, and give generous bidders the warm glow of shopping to help charity and no doubt some serious love in response to their amazing present giving come the big day!