These are some of the hot looks from the Topshop SS09 collection! I am not one to really regurgitate what I have read on other people's blogs and pass it of as my own discovery because it is not very fair. HOWEVER, I could not help myself when I saw this post on Kingdom of Style. I see these looks as a noughties take on the 90s revival of the 80s...how the people of this era are doing the look that the people of the 90s done of the people in the 80s, basically. Caught up yet?! And boy, am I loving it!! PRINTS UPON PRINTS UPON MORE PRINTS. And y'all know I adore prints! I always thought that the 90s was the worst era of fashion but this noughties twist has really got my glands salivating. JEEZ! (sorry about my obsession with dribbling/salivating/drooling).
Is it odd that I adore the union jack blazer?! I think my obsession of wanting to own anything slightly patriotic was down to my NY trip, even though I am not a patriotic person...! It was here that I discovered the glorification of the American flag, everywhere I looked the flag was in my face, and only then, I realised it is quite a pretty flag. I went to the Salvation Army thrift shop and found the sweetest wool t-shirt with the whole of the front dedicated to the stars and the strips for a mere $3. Which I wore on independece day by the way, with my high waist blue skirt, red waist belt and white juju jellies! I think in the UK the Union Jack connotes chav-ism, hence why I was never attracted to it before. But I WANT!
I know that some of the pieces are in stores already just like a couple of them are already in my wardrobe! That is just the kind of saddo I am. I have to say though...GOOD LUCK TRYING TO FIND THE ACID WASH WHITE LEGGINGS AND THE TRIBAL/AZTEC/EAGLE PRINT TOP, because I got these in December/January and when I went back to buy another for friend/exchange size...the shop assistants practically laughed in my face as if to say, "Oh you, foolish fashion follower don't you know you are like way too late." I felt the need to shove my-bought-last-week-leggings in the girl's face and tell her to stop smirking at my misfortune of buying one size to big, as she obviously thought I had not got a pair already.
I am truly excited to see how much these pieces cost because I know a tee I got the other day was like £22 and that practically broke my broke-ass heart. For better quality pictures go to Kingdom of Style!!!
OH...and if there is a trainer/kicks/sneaker god out there...please make these be mine! BE MINNNEEEEE!!
Don’t worry kicks, I still love you…I know we have had a bit of a break and I fell in lust with those patent, peep-toe heels but I promised I would come back, do you forgive me? Present these Geo Terminator Hi Premiums to me and I will never doubt my love again.
Wow these would look great with my cropped denim jacket and that pastel Aztec print tee on the post below....