The laid back hippy vibe of early 1970’s San Francisco forms the backdrop to
this collection. Love-worn casual wear and relaxed jackets are given a
uniquely pretty feel with faded paisley, patchwork, crochet and border
prints. Sweatshirts, customised by hand, offer a youthful freedom.
Hues of purple, earth green, raspberry,
yellow, and slate create an organic palette with vivid embroidery
highlighting greyed-off denim. Big satchels and deep bucket bags of tumbled,
delicately tooled leather compliment the layered natural fabrics of the
collection. Signature studded wedge shoes provide an individual twist.
Feminine Touches at Topshop
Introducing a distinctly feminine touch, pretty prairie skirts and
Victoriana cotton dresses are styled with cinch-back and apron shaped
Bold Broderie Anglaise, Madras checks and cut-work contrast with
natural vintage lace smock tops and watery botanical prints.
necklaces and heavy black patterns punctuate the look and give it a harder
to Wooden Beads at TopShop
Safari and utilitarian wares in natural linen and crumpled and ramie cottons
evoke a well-travelled feel. Pigment dyed wide leg trousers with rolled up
cuffs, billowing pockets and slouchy paper-bag waistbands are worn with
sun-bleached shrunken jackets and gilets.
Zips and buttons reinforce the
functional influence and printed blouses and jersey tunics bear earthy batik
prints in new soft colours. Naïve wooden necklaces, natural leather wedges
and sandals, Hessian belts and chestnut brown leather bags finish the story.
Chic wallpaper-style florals in cream, orange and soft brown make a bold
statement on woven tunics. Stronger accents of purple, violet and coral
patterns punctuate sophisticated skirts and summer dresses.
jackets with soft shoulders in muted, neutral colours add to the feminine
shape of the silhouette.
Fabric patch necklaces, espadrille wedges and
studded wooden platform sandals sit with wicker bags. Left - This season's must get - Wooden Platform Shoes and Wedges at TopShop
Trousers and Bold Geometric Prints at TopShop
This playful, vibrant collection draws heavily on modern African and
geometric prints. Bold, oversized leaf motifs in acid and paint box green
are mixed with floral tropical prints in primary red, yellow, blue and
Lightweight, voluminous printed blouses are paired with slouchy, easy
wearing shorts or cropped trousers, creating a relaxed feel. Crisp cotton
tunic dresses with patch pockets are layered over fresh block colours of
geranium while flat decorated sandals and wedges add sophistication and
confidence to this otherwise simple look.
For high summer luxury, TopShop brings a rich and mystical story with
eclectic Middle Eastern influences. Glamorous beach kaftans are sheer
and embellished with antique beading.
Indian paisley prints are
treated with sequins and Lurex weaves run through fine cotton blouses.
Long maxi skirts in diaphanous silk taffetas add romance while layers of
trinkets, coin bracelets and long jewelled necklaces provide a dressed-up
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