Topshop is owned by Arcadia UK and is a prime mover of
translating new fashion trends in the UK. Topshop's progressive
collection is called UNIQUE and is designed by its in-house design team. Unique has been produced since 2001 and is now in its tenth season. Nick Passmore is Head of Design and graduated from University of Lancashire
This page features
some Topshop pictures and some text of
the spring summer 2006 Topshop fashion press report. Click
thumbnails. All images courtesy of Arcadia
www.Topshop.co.uk/. For purchases visit www.Topshop.co.uk/.
You can see more Miss Topshop images from spring/summer 2005
Extracts from Spring Summer 2006 Topshop Press Release
silhouettes are softened with deconstructed, oversized shapes for this
modern, feminine collection.
GREY VEST£10 €15
GREY SATIN DRESS
BROWN HEELED GLADIATOR SANDALS
Voluminous blouses and dresses are pulled in with belts and
straps. Traditional floral ‘tea’ prints and table-cloth checks on crisp
cotton, mix with sophisticated technical fabrics. Casual military-inspired
jackets are thrown over pretty, chemise dresses and bubble-hemmed skirts to
bring a masculine depth.
Balloon-sleeved shirts and rolled-up shorts are teamed with
gladiator sandals and simple slip-on plimsolls.
CREAM ZIP UP DRESS/TOP
UNIQUE LACE UP SHOES
predominantly white colour palette is lifted by pale rose, grey and tan and
is highlighted by saturated marigold, coral and metallics.
LEOPARD PRINT SHEER BLOUSE
WHITE CROPPED DOUBLE COLLAR JACKET
For spring summer looks visit www.Topshop.co.uk/
cool meets patrician posh for this new take on a classic 1960s look. Think
Edie Sedgwick and the Velvet Underground’s Nico and you’re half way there,
as candy stripes and geometric op-art tees provide a preppy, uniform-like
BLACK AND WHITE STRIPE TOP
NAVY POLKA DOT CROPPED BOLERO JACKET
Straight poplin shift dresses and cutwork
lace-trimmed pinafores strike a clean silhouette, maintained by box-waist
suits with stand-up collars and tulip skirts.
Capri trousers are worn under Brocade and
taffeta frock coats or short summer trenches while Princess Margaret-style
heels and flat patent sling-backs are topped off with newsboy caps.
Dresses are studded with beadwork while
outerwear has large, flat buttons and disc-shaped belted fastenings. Pale
nudes are paired with navy, pistachio with dark mustard and black with
is a glamorous, excessive look, gorged on extravagant beading and flamboyant
GREY LONG SWEATER DRESS
UNIQUE LACE UP SHOE
Dark figure-hugging dresses with plunging
necklines and striking hemlines are piled with strings of chunky gold
jewellery. Look out for slinky black jersey in simple silhouettes that makes
way for over-the-top accessories. Twisted and draped fabrics are cut to fall
to the waist creating sultry backless shapes.
Platform heels, curved-wedge shoes and sandals of gold
chain puncture block-coloured looks of mocca, tan, sage and mushroom. Throw
in a chain strapped leather bag to finish this decadent look.
End of Press report.
For seasonal images visit www.Topshop.co.uk/
You can see more Miss Topshop Images from spring/summer 2005
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