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Johnny Marr + PF Flyers
July 9, 2007, 1:40 pm
Filed under: Auctions, Charity, Companies, Design, People

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Check out these shoes designed by lead guitarist of Modest Mouse > Johnny Marr >>

“The former Smiths man has created his own unique design of PF Flyers Centre Lo sneakers, proceeds from which will benefit two different charities on either side of the Atlantic.”

On one side of the pond >

“On July 10, 108 pairs of the trainers will be sold on eBay in the UK for £40 each. All the proceeds will go to The Pictor School in Manchester.”

On the other side of the pond >

“A further 108 pairs will go on sale Stateside on the same day for $80 with all monies earned going to the Cure Autism Now Foundation.”

Place your bid here.

Via > Gigwise



Father of the Bride
March 8, 2007, 4:26 pm
Filed under: Auctions, Charity, Design, Products

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Whoaa! Check out this HOTT bride!

“A very special Roberto Cavalli designed Qee is now on auction on eBay. Standing at 60-inches tall, this porcelain white Qee is wearing an one-of-the-kind wedding dress, created by famed Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli. The auction will end on Thursday, March 15th, with the bidding starts at US$ 3,500. Proceeds from this charity auction will benefit TeleThon, an organization that supports the research for the cure of muscular dystrophies. The figurine is currently on the Toy Fashion Tour in Italy, will be deliever to the bid winner in September 2007 when the tour ends.”

5ft Tall! Wow! If you have $3,500+ to drop go bid NOW!

Via > Freshnessmag



“Heaven And Hell”
January 26, 2007, 3:45 pm
Filed under: Auctions, Charity, Companies, Design, Products

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Another Auction!! Just caught this one over at Coolhunting >

“Heaven and Hell” is a reversible limited edition t-shirt and print that’s new from Los Angeles design and ad firm Meat and Potatoes. Created for a celebrity lounge at the 2006 Billboard Music Awards in December, the four remaining from the event will be auctioned to benefit Meals on Wheels today, 26 January 2007, at 4pm EST on Ebay.”

“Each long sleeve tee features an image of a red skull and crossbones on one side and an white angel on the other, both made from a detailed reproduction of a Renaissance painting”

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Nice,.. I’m definitely feeling these shirts. Plus you get a matching screen-print of the artwork. Only 4 available and they start at $100. GO bid! [Auction runs for 7 days]

Via > Coolhunting



Shoe Auction
January 26, 2007, 2:53 pm
Filed under: Auctions, Non-profit, Products

This is a post the ladies will be interested in. Fellas maybe there’s a Valentines gift in here somewhere?…

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The Collections at WSA is the world’s premier marketplace for Luxury, Designer Women’s & Men’s Footwear, Handbags and Accessories. And at this very moment they’re auctioning off a bunch items over at e-bay. The auction runs from Jan 24th – Feb 10th.

The best part is 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.  OCRF is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the formulation of early diagnostic treatment programs and research towards the ultimate conquest of ovarian cancer.

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 Go check out what’s available and place a bid today!



Incubus VIP Packages
January 24, 2007, 3:11 pm
Filed under: Auctions, Charity, Music, News

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INCUBUS IS AUCTIONING VIP PACKAGES FOR THEIR UPCOMING INTERNATIONAL TOUR!
26 Shows in 14 Different Countries
All Proceeds will Benefit Their Charity, Make Yourself Foundation

“If you missed the opportunity to buy tickets for the Incubus International 2007 Tour, this is your chance to not only see the show, but also Meet the Band!

Incubus and The Make Yourself Foundation (MYF) are auctioning off VIP Packages in each city on their upcoming tour this March and April.

The eBay charity auction runs January 22 – February 1. All 26 cities on the tour are up for auction right now! Visit the Incubus Ebay Store to see our current auctions and make a bid. To date, Incubus fans have helped raise over $800,000 for MYF from these VIP auctions. Hopefully Incubus fans will help us reach or exceed that goal in 2007!!”

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For more info on Make Yourself Foundation go here.



Nokia 8800
January 18, 2007, 3:50 pm
Filed under: Auctions, Charity, Design, Products

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Need a new mobile phone?

“Last week Nokia and composer Brian Eno announced a charity auction to benefit the Keiskamma Aids Treatment program and The World Land Trust. The auction started on January 8th 2007 and ends on Febuary 12th 2007, a total of ten Nokia 8800 Sirocco Brian Eno Signature Edition mobile phones, individually numbered and engraved with Brian Eno’s signature, will be auctioned online with all proceeds going directly to both charities. A certificate of authenticity will also accompany each auctioned phone.”

Hopefully you haven’t gone over your minutes lately,.. the prices are a bit steep! Bid here



Famous Black Dress
December 7, 2006, 1:49 pm
Filed under: Auctions, Charity, Design, News

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I know girls love to shop and they spend ridiculous amounts of money on dresses,.. but this is unheard of!  Would you believe me if I told you somebody spent $808,000 on a dress!?….  Let me repeat $808,000,.. GASP!  It’s completely crazy. Right?>

Of course I should mention that it wasn’t just any old black dress. It was the famous black dress Audrey Hepburn wore in the movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” The best part is all proceeds from the sale of the Givenchy dress will benefit City of Joy Aid – a charity for India’s poor. (sigh of relief) I don’t even want to know how much the matching shoes, purse and earrings will cost. Unless it’s for a good cause ;)

Via > e Canada Now