One Direction’s Liam Payne whips up old clothes online amid bizarre fan requests

Strip That Down singer Liam Payne has won £15,000 for charity by selling his old clothes on The Closets, but his fans are said to be ‘eager’ to buy a pair of used socks from the star.

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One Direction’s Liam Payne is selling his old clothes online – but has been met with some rather strange fan requests.

The father-of-one has won £15,000 for charities The Trussell Trust and The Penrose Club using celebrity fashion site The Closets.

However, her fans would ask if the clothes are unwashed, apparently “eager” to get their hands on a pair of the star’s used socks.

Closet owner Alex said The star of the day : “Someone wanted Liam to train in a T-shirt and sweat as much as possible, used socks are very important.

“I don’t think that’s the thing Liam wants to interact with right now.







Fans asked Liam about his used socks
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The singer whips out the clothes from his One Direction days
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“Some come straight out of her wardrobe right after being worn and washed, they’re given to me, they’re not left with her smell.

He added: “One thing I often get is ‘are the clothes washed? Do they still smell like him? It’s a very common thing, the answer is, yes, they’re washed, they have to be, most of these clothes were from the One Direction days and they’ve been in storage ever since.”

The website states: “Liam Payne’s clothes, straight from his wardrobe, are sold to you with proceeds going to charity. What more could you ask for.

There are currently a pair of Hugo Boss trainers for £35, a Sacai jacket for £450 and a rather attractive pair of bright yellow Guess shorts for £35 all on sale.

Of course, Liam isn’t the only celeb to shed his old clothes.

Katie Price, Gemma Collins and Kerry Katona all use social media app Depop to make room in their wardrobes.






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Liam, Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson gave their last performance in December.

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Elizabeth J. Harless