Celebrities, Topshop and Topman make Christmas come early for Terrence Higgins Trust


December 1st marks World AIDS Day and the 2nd annual Celebrity shopping event in support of Terrence Higgins Trust at Topshop / Topman , Oxford Circus. The marathon event, which takes place between 6pm and midnight, will raise much needed funds for the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity.

Shoppers will be able to escape the chaos of Oxford Street at Christmas, enjoy a cup of luxurious hot chocolate and pamper themselves with a relaxing backrub or mini manicure before embarking on a shopping extravaganza. The evening will enable customers to rub shoulders with famous faces while snapping up essential purchases for the party season. Most importantly, Topshop/ Topman will be donating 10% of their total sales to Terrence Higgins Trust.

The charity’s celebrity supporters including Sara Cox, Simon Amstell, Anthony Crank, Lauren Laverne and many many more will be working the floors, serving at till points and checking shoppers into the changing rooms all in the name of charity Christmas spirit. Events on the night include live entertainment and the chance to win complimentary shopping sprees on the hour every hour. Shoppers will also be able to take advantage of a complimentary gift-wrap service.

Debbie Holmes, Director of Fundraising at Terrence Higgins Trust said: “The evening will be fantastic, offering customers the chance to do some serious Christmas shopping and mingle with the stars. Not only that but it’s also marking World AIDS Day and raising money to help people living with or affected by HIV. ”

Jane Shepherdson, Brand Director of Topshop said: “we’re delighted to be working with THT again this year. The issues the charity deal with are vital to our community and holding this event in our flagship store reinforces the key messages to a broad spectrum of people.”

David Shepherd, Brand Director of Topman adds: “I am pleased that we are able to contribute to such a worthy cause by getting on board with the THT event this year. We hope that we will be able to make a considerable difference both through funds and of course, awareness.”