Oct 16, 2018 | By Nigel Taylor
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Sep 18, 2017
London: The Topshop fashion show held in the clubbing heart of Charing Cross, was no ordinary event and as always, attracted the most affluent of followers. Kate Moss and Edward Enninful (the new EIC of British Vogue) were on the front row along with the model Sam Rollinson and DJ Chelsea Leyland. On the catwalk, Adwoa Aboah opened the show and Jourdan Dunn closed it. How compelling is that for a kick-off!
The presentation was full of vibrant energy, after all, the Topshop girl knows how to be cool and party all at the same time. As the show notes said, the woman in mind is a ‘style star with street spirit, the individual who goes anywhere and everywhere’. The collection was inspired by Soho’s heady nightclub scene; from the micro mini pink skirt to the brushed red metallic skinny pants and the slither of a silver mini dress, this girl means attitude. There were leopard prints, strong shouldered suiting and sheer little satin dresses and boudoir influences while sport and glamour joined forces with fancy satin shorts, track pants, thin transparent blouses and pullovers, all of which were embellished and sparkled – there is nothing shy about this girl. Discreetly covering it all were nubby oversized fifties coats. Obviously inspired from a vintage market with grit Brit cool thrown into the mix. Elsewhere, that magpie sensibility and eclectic approach to dressing appeared in the accessories and gemstones.
After the first run of clothes came the finale with models dressed in t-shirts and denim with their names sprayed on the chest and will be sure to cause a frenzy when the Topshop opens today.
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