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One of the most highly anticipated events of London Fashion Week, Topshop Unique’s show took place on day three (also worth noting: the ingenious Topshop café, impressive show space, and that sidewalk-clogging crowd outside). Under the creative direction of Kate Phelan, spring ’13 explored more feminine, grown-up looks while somehow maintaining the brand’s trademark androgynous-chic aesthetic.
Bypassing the realms of adolescence, the Unique girl modestly reinvented herself for spring, stocking her wardrobe with muted tones and hemlines barely grazing the knee. That said, she is still a Topshop girl — so, a bit of flesh was flashed, but in the form of carefully placed devoré, cutaway shoulders and asymmetric necklines rather than the more overt options.
Holiday. Even the word makes us want to do a little in-seat dance. You book the time off work, you block it off in your diary, you book an ace hotel, and you go on to tell freaking everyone about it. Hotels, after all, have a way of making or breaking a holiday, and there’s nothing more disappointing than arriving at read