The arrival of Topshop S/S12 is fast approaching, therefore I feel that a recap is in order. Since the collection premiered at LFW in September, Topshop devotees, have been waiting with bated breath until February when S/S12 is available in-stores.
This season, Topshop is bringing back the nineties in a big way with faded neon and sports luxe. The collection is given a contemporary edge with their futuristic pieces, embracing the trend with sheer fabrics and neon detailing.
Elizabeth Taylor’s influence has been integral, as seen in the glamour and opulence of the hieroglyphic prints and Cleopatra-themed embellishments. According to Topshop’s InsideOut blog, their design team tried to imagine what a ‘contemporary Egyptian queen would wear in urban London’ when creating Unique S/S12.
Despite the contrasting themes, the collection is united by Topshop’s vision of a range created for a ‘fresh, cool girl’.
February also sees the arrival of the acclaimed Mary Katrantzou for Topshop, this English designer being the latest in a string of iconic collaborations, in what is set to be another sell-out range.
For more on the S/S12 collection, see Topshop.com.
For a behind-the-scenes look at Topshop Unique at LFW, as well as a cameo from FashionToast’s Rumi Neely, see the video below.