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Newport, California, July 22, 2011 - Women peruse the designer handbags at The Divorcee Sale at the Pelican Hill Resort in Orange County. Organized by Jill Alexander, the sale offers luxury items most of which from uber-rich divorcees looking to unload their proverbial baggage. The event also donates 25 percent of its profits to breast cancer research...Alexander, who has actually never been married, started The Divorcee Sale this past spring after noticing a trend amongst her friends and colleagues going through divorces. "Many women have an attachment to these things and they just want to move on," says Alexander. She added that the consignment shops were full and not really offering much in the way of sympathy in the situation. Alexander is different in that she visits the home of the divorcees, often with cakes and tissues, and acts as both a consignor and a confidant. .