- Exclusive nine-piece collection available for a seven-day flash sale starting on Cyber Monday, December 2 -
TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Back by popular demand, eBay Canada and VAWK have partnered once again, this time to bring a little extra sparkle to holiday wardrobes across the country. Launching today, VAWK for eBay Holiday by Sunny Fong is a limited-edition collection of wearable and giftable pieces exclusive to eBay, in time to kick off the holiday shopping season in style. The collaboration offers free shipping across Canada - with accessories from the collection available at fixed, Buy It Now prices under $110. The standout piece from the collection is a one-of-a-kind winter-white formal gown that will be sold at auction starting at 99 cents. Proceeds from this auction will benefit Kids Help Phone.
"It was clear that Canadians loved VAWK for eBay by Sunny Fong, and we're thrilled to be able to offer another capsule collection just in time for holiday gift-giving." says Andrea Stairs, country manager, eBay Canada. "Whether you're searching for a little black dress with some sparkle for yourself, or a stunning, versatile accessory as a gift, this collection has something for everyone."
Following the hugely successful VAWK for eBay by Sunny Fong collection, which was 90 per cent sold out in the first 48 hours, the new Holiday collection features accessories such as a men's silk-blend pocket square, two silk scarves, unisex leather tie, fur-trimmed caplet, leather cuff and collar all at fixed, Buy It Now prices, and a sequined little black dress that will be available at auction starting at $99 at ebay.ca/vawkholiday.
Canadians, get ready to bid, buy and enjoy the following items this holiday season:
- White Manta Gown - Auction starting at 99 cents with proceeds benefitting Kids Help Phone
- Black Manta Holiday Dress - Auction starting at $99
- Fox Fur-trimmed Manta Caplet - Fixed price of $69
- Lizard-twig print silk-blend scarf - Fixed price of $89
- Zebra-spiral print silk scarf - Fixed price of $105
- Leopard-print pocket square - Fixed price of $49
- Leather-embossed collar - Fixed price of $79
- Leather-embossed cuff - Fixed price of $59
- Duo leather tie - Fixed price of $79
"I'm excited to be collaborating with eBay again, and even more excited to be able to give back to a charitable organization like Kids Help Phone," says Sunny Fong, VAWK. "Through this capsule I've been able to revamp my favourite pieces, which make for perfect gifts for the holiday season!"
This exclusive eBay sale runs from Monday, December 2 to Sunday, December 8 with free shipping across Canada.
High-resolution images of the collection are available upon request. For more, follow @eBayCanada and @VAWK on Twitter #VAWK4eBay, and visit facebook.com/eBayCanada for updates and inspiration on the collection.
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world's largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily, and quickly send and receive online payments. We also reach millions through specialized marketplaces such as StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace, and eBay Classifieds sites, which together have a presence in more than 1,000 cities around the world. eBay was visited by more than 8.5 million unique Canadian visitors in September 2013 (comScore Media Metrix).
Luxury ready-to-wear label VAWK is designed and hand crafted in Canada. Founded in 2004 in Toronto, Canada by Sunny Fong, VAWK is balanced by inspirations of modern femininity with classic sensibility while continuing to develop new product categories. Since inception, VAWK has become synonymous with quality craftsmanship and a design style that is as innovative as it is sophisticated. VAWK designs have been showcased on red carpets worldwide, including the Cannes International Film Festival, the Grammy Awards and the People's Choice Awards.
About Kids Help Phone:
Kids Help Phone is a Canadian and world leader, known for our expertise in providing vital, innovative, and professional counselling services to children and youth. Since 1989 we have offered children, teens and young adults in Canada a critical lifeline of hope and support, through our free, anonymous and confidential service. Our professional counsellors support the mental health and well-being of young people ages five to 20, in urban, rural, and remote communities, by providing one-on-one counselling, information and resources online and by phone. Our internationally recognized, award-winning websites are considered a model of child-focused interactive design, and offer online counselling forums and engaging, therapeutic games, tools and information to encourage resilience and self-care. A community-based national charity, Kids Help Phone receives no guaranteed ongoing financial support from government or any large funder and relies on community and corporate support to keep our essential service available. We're there for the *6.5 million young people in Canada, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in English and in French.
*Source: represents the age group Kids Help Phone serves (from five to 20) according to Statistics Canada, 2013.
Image with caption: "Starting on December 2, this one-of-a-kind winter-white formal gown from the VAWK for eBay Holiday collection will be sold at auction starting at 99 cents with proceeds benefitting Kids Help Phone. The gown and additional pieces from the limited-edition capsule collection can be found exclusively at eBay.ca/VAWKHoliday. (CNW Group/eBay Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131202_C6345_PHOTO_EN_34133.jpg
SOURCE: eBay Canada
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