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pink hair and fascinators; even a pampered chihuahua named Gucci.Neighbours came to gawp as burly security guards barked orders and battled with a sea of sharp, sequinned elbows.But this was no run-of-the-mill sample sale or designer store opening in south-west London.These bargain-hunters were queuing outside a Red Cross charity shop, where, at 11 a.the doors would open for a one-off sale of clothes donated by David and Victoria Beckham.The footballer and his Spice Girl-turned-fashionista wife had emptied their wardrobes before moving house and were giving away their cast-offs to raise money for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines earlier this month.for a Dolce Gabbana dress.Not one to resist a bargain, I joined the queue, along with hordes of others, three hours before opening time.Only 150 lucky shoppers would be allowed in, we were told, and then it would be one-in-one out.Purchases were strictly limited to one per person, with staff expecting every last shred of Beckham clobber to sell out by the afternoon.Iím looking for something trendy I loved the Spice Girls, gushed Belen Martinez, 23, from Spain, clad in a wide-brimmed maroon hat.Iíve come for a pair of shoes, but there are rumours that sheís a size 4 and Iím a 3, cheap mermaid prom dresses said a worried Thea McRae, 36, a beauty therapist from Surrey.so hopefully Iíll get my hands on something.Squeezing past shivering shoppers, The Daily Telegraph was granted exclusive access to the store minutes before it opened.for a diamante-studded denim jacket (ambiguous).In the window, along with other items up for auction, was a Posh Spice T-shirt, a pair of snakeskin boots and a glitzy tank top so tiny it might have been made for a doll.Iím completely overwhelmed, confided Cathy Shimell, the shop manager.Theyíve been so generous we couldnít have asked for more.Hopefully this will encourage other people to rummage through their wardrobes and dig deep for the Red Cross.Mark Astarita, director of fundraising, said the charity had approached Victoria about its Shop Drop appeal (yesterdayís sale marked its launch).We asked her if she would tweet about it and instead she said, Iím going to spend the weekend sorting through my clothes and then you can have themí.One of Davidís suits can shelter 14 people in the Philippines.Thereís something here for everyone.Back outside, I joined the stampede of shoppers as the doors swung open and we were head-counted into the store.Hangers clattered to the ground and shrieks rang out as fashion-hunters snatched at Stella McCartneys and lunged for Louboutins.There was nearly a tug-of-war over the beige parachute dress Victoria wore to the Ven
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