Keep the doors of Courtyard open in Guildford

by Courtyard in Guildford, England, United Kingdom

Keep the doors of Courtyard open in Guildford
We did it
On 12th June 2020 we successfully raised £960 with 9 supporters in 14 days

We are aiming to raise money to keep Courtyard trading and also support the fashion industry which has been hard hit during the lockdown

by Courtyard in Guildford, England, United Kingdom

Courtyard has been an established award winning independent designer clothing store for over 25 years in Angel Gate , Guildford . Having not received any grant from the government we are determined we will  survive in these tough times so that we can continue to serve our loyal customers and keep them looking stylish and fashionable with our carefully curated collections . In turn we will be supporting the hard hit fashion industry from the suppliers , to the designers , to the manufacturers and to the small family run businessesall over the world who work so hard  to create the lovely garments we end up wearing . Courtyard particularly supports  ethically made and sustainable fashion and we are determined to keep these people in work .

We are setting  up a VIP membership which will entitle you to 20% discount  throughout the year, special pre sale offers and VIP  invitation only evenings . You will be able to pick up your special membership card when you come to the store.

A special lucky dip where you can win substantial gift vouchers.

Exclusive  experiences which are normally unavailable to the public such as invites to fashion shows at London Fashion Week and an invitation to Scoop fashion exhibition in London and an opportunity to see behind the scenes by accompanying Julia on her buying trips . 

10% of the  money that is raised plus any money raised above the £25,000  in donations ( not including rewards ) will be given to charities that support ethical and sustainable fashion and also to a charity called  Smartworks. https://smartworks.org.uk which helps disadvantaged women to get back into the workplace by providing them with clothes  that they can wear to interviews aswell as giving them back self confidence and self worth . .  

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£20 or more

Lucky Dip

By pledging £20 you can enter our lucky dip where when you enter the store there will be a pile of envelopes for you to choose one from . Some will contain nothing but there will be gift vouchers up to the value of £250 In some of them .. the amount will depend on the money raised .

£50 or more

£50 Gift voucher

Pledge £50 today and we'll reward you with a gift voucher to be used at any time in the store even during sales PLEDGE NOW> CLAIM LATER

£100 or more

£100 gift voucher

Pledge £100 today and we'll reward you with a gift voucher to be used at any time in the store even during sale times . PLEDGE NOW> CLAIM LATER

£100 or more

1 of 3 claimed

Day at a fashion exhibition

A day visiting Scoop fashion exhibition . This is a wonderful exhibition showing new collections for buyers from all over the world . Normally only open to buyers you will be able to see what goes on behind the scenes and see what will be coming up for the seasons ahead . You will be allowed to bring a friend and also refer back to the buyer with your comments and suggestions

£100 or more

0 of 5 claimed

See behind the scenes on a buying trip

Accompany Julia on a days buying trip to see collections for the seasons ahead in London going to a showroom or to the actual designers studio . All expenses paid for .

£150 or more

0 of 20 claimed

Styling session

We will give you a one to one styling session on a date of your choice preferably in the evening . You can also bring a friend . £100 of the money pledged will be put towards anything you wish to purchase .

£200 or more

2 of 5 claimed

London Fashion Week

You will be able to attend a fashion show at London Fashion week with a friend normally only open to buyers including lunch or dinner in a London restaurant .

£250 or more

Entry to the VIP club

You will be sent a VIP card which will entitle you to great discounts throughout the year and special events at the store only for VIP’s

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