If you are a fan of Children in Need and fashion then you’ll love the couture Pudsey makeover! Designers include my favourites Mulberry, Erdem and Giles Deacon , who have all designed one-off bears.
My favourite has to be the Mulberry bear, which I initially spied on the Mulberry blog. Quoted from their blog – “He is a complete one off and will be auctioned as part of the Designer Pudsey Collection to raise money for the charity’s many great causes. Mulberry Creative Director Emma Hill took the inspiration for the beloved character from our English roots and heritage of luxury leather craftsmanship.
Emma told the blog: “As with most things we create at Mulberry we wanted to keep him in touch with our roots. His leather, components and colours are mainly drawn from our men’s collection – he is a boy after all!”
All of the designer bears are being showcased exclusively at Liberty of London until the 18th November, and are being auctioned for BBC Children in Need, to help vulnerable children and young people right here in the UK. More information about how to bid for the bears is available on www.bbc.co.uk/Pudsey. The Mulberry bear is already at £620 on eBay so sadly I don’t think I’ll be bidding but it is still a great cause.