Do You Topshop?
Let me tell you about the time that I got halfway through a Vegas road trip before I realized that I left my outfit for that night at home. It was this past weekend and it wasn’t cool. I’m totally type A so I was thrown for a complete loop when everything was not going according to plan. Little did I know that my day would end more like a fairy tale. I got in to Vegas and met up with my friends at the Tom Ford makeup counter at Neiman Marcus where we were all getting pretty for the night. At least my face would look good, right? But here is where things really started to turn around. After makeup we were heading to Topshop
! What?! I’ve been dying to go to one of their stores. And I was finally getting the chance and I was so excited. I could barely wait for them to mascara me before I was out the door. My outfit woes were going to be fixed!
The store is gorgeous, all glossy and bright. The music is dance club fun without being too loud. And the clothes?! I don’t even know where to start! I was really drawn to the chic, rock-inspired looks. And I can’t get over the sweaters! Fall dressing to me is always so boring and sloppy. The sweaters they carried were amazing. Little details like a great knit pattern or gold shoulder spikes(!) really made them special. A whole back corner of the store is dedicated to a shoe department that almost made me cry, row after row of breathtaking foot fashion. I could have spent hours in that section alone. I wanted pretty much every single accessory they carried and am pretty sure that if there was a store closer to me I would become a handbag hoarder. I stood, dazed, for a moment just taking it all in.
Suddenly I was whisked back to the Personal Shopping area. A large private dressing suite contained racks of the coolest clothes to choose from plus options for finishing those looks with shoes and jewelry. It was here that we met with a style associate who talked about the various collections that Topshop carries and about the collaborations they do with up and coming designers. The company really makes a point of seeking out exceptional talent and giving them an opportunity to share it with their retail shoppers. And then she said the words every girl hopes to hear, “we’re giving you a shopping spree.” Angels began to sing! I couldn’t wait to get out on the floor and start shopping. I was accompanied through the store and shown where different collections were in the store. The ‘Witching Hour’ clothes were sexy, gothic and dark. The Scandi collection is perfect for colder weather dressing and shows that sweaters can be chic. I’ve never had a personal shopping experience before and these Topshop professionals have really set the bar high. And there will be more personal shopping in my future.
It was so amazing to have that extra set of eyes and guidance who is available to help you find perfect pieces or an entire look. I ended up with the perfect cap sleeved white tee, a gorgeous coral dress and the world’s most perfect little leather bag that has laser cutouts, can be worn as cross body or a clutch and is roomy without being large and cumbersome. Consider me a loyal customer. I can’t wait for the Los Angeles show room to open (please, oh please have it done by the holidays!). I will be holding shopping caravans to the store on a regular basis. If you can’t make it to one of their stores (Chicago, New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles coming soon! or the rest of the world) check them out online. The selection is amazing and their look books are perfection. Their blog, Inside-Out, shares stunning visual inspiration, shares music and fashion news and interviews tastemakers and fashion insiders. Its crazy good. I ended up wearing a back-up outfit that I had packed for that night as the Topshop items I picked out were either too casual or too dressy for the plans we had. But that perfect little bag made its way all over town with me.
Thank you Topshop for making these trendsetters so ridiculously happy! A few trendsetters are planning a trip to the Topshop showroom in LA this December for a personal shopping session, make sure to check back for more updates!
This post is part of our Trend Tribe Influencer Weekend series. The Trend Tribe invited a handful of VIP social media influencers to experience over a weekend the best-of-the-best that Las Vegas has to offer. Everything from AAA Five Diamond accommodations, to hosted shopping sprees, makeovers, world renown fine dining, luxury gifting suites and once in a lifetime opportunities.
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