Topshop debuted their Spring 2009 collection, featuring girls in giant bow-tied headwraps, stonewashed denim, and all the kitschy fifties influences that fueled a particular point in new wave history of London music and fashion.
The heart prints, jumpsuits, parachute silk batwing tops, and trenches of all lengths were reworkings of new wave tailoring.
With an infectious palette, the bouncy jolly pieces hit several high notes in Brit high-fashion. Headed by Karen Bonser, the Topshop team has indeed ensured a successful outcome of updated eighties nostalgia.
Images courtesy of the Fashion Spot forums.