Wed, 02 June 2010 21:13:58 ET
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The member of the Black Eyed Peas has reportedly spent 15,000 pounds worth of designer clothing in just 30 minutes when visiting Vivienne Westwood's upmarket store in London.
bought 15,000 pounds worth of designer clothing in just 30 minutes on Monday, May 31. The 35-year-old Black Eyed Peas
star arranged for a private shopping spree at designer Vivienne Westwood's upmarket store in Mayfair, London, and made the most of having the shop to himself.
"will.i.am turned up out of the blue and his minders arranged with the store manager to close the shop for him," a source said. "He was in a good mood and went wild. He said he loves the cutting-edge fashion in London and thinks Vivienne is incredibly talented."
The thrifty producer, who has been romantically linked to Girls Aloud
star Cheryl Cole
since she split from soccer star husband Ashley Cole in February, even managed to get a hefty discount on his purchases, with staff agreeing to let him pay half price for the items, which included a number of pieces from the women's collection.
The source added to the Daily Star newspaper, "His minders negotiated a discount so he go tall the stuff for 7,500 pounds. He wandered into the women's section and bought a few dresses and a handbag. He knew exactly what he wanted and couldn't get enough of it."
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