Travis Perkins sponsors Out of the Closet

Published:  15 December, 2009

ST PANCRAS, LONDON: Travis Perkins is to sponsor Out of the Closet, the annual wardrobe clear out by Sir Elton John and David Furnish.

Travis Perkins supplied the materials for the shop-fit of the Flower Cellar in London's Covent Garden, turning the space into a chic retail outlet for just one week.

Linda Doughty, trade marketing director at Travis Perkins, said: "We were approached by the Elton John AIDS Foundation to supply materials for the shop fit for Out of the Closet. For Travis Perkins to be associated with such a strong, instantly recognisable charity, not to mention rock royalty, is an amazing opportunity as a builders' merchant. We are thrilled we could help out by supplying items from our nearest branch in St Pancras."

Fans will be able to hand pick from the finest collection of clothes and accessories, including sunglasses, luggage and belts from outfits worn by Sir Elton on stage to David's favourite Dior shirts.

Prices ranging from £10 to £2,000, and with all proceeds going to the Elton John AIDS Foundation, the stock will feature labels such as Versace, Dior, Prada, McQueen, D&G and Jean Paul Gaultier.

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