In case you missed it this morning (we can’t blame you—it streamed live online at noon London time, which is 4am where we are), here’s the very latest from our favorite British import, Topman.
Consider these slightly exaggerated looks as the Topman team’s living, breathing mood board; more an artful expression of where the brand is headed for Autumn/Winter 2013 than a literal preview of the pieces we’ll have in store. Basic translation: Expect an Alpine-explorer vibe influencing rugged outerwear, textured sweaters, next-gen rucksacks, and relaxed trousers signaling a break from all skinny jeans all the time. Also conspicuous: Topman’s signature prints giving way to head-to-toe monochrome—which, in a way, is even more striking. A few favorite looks:
You’ll have to wait the better part of a year to see how these ideas trickle down to the collection we carry online and in selected Nordstrom stores–but for the time being, check out past Topman posts and browse the current collection: