Retail Detail. Counting the Days Until Topshop Trendy New York Flagship Opens

March 31, 2009 • Shopping


After much anticipation, London retailer Topshop is finally opening their first US flagship this Thursday in New York's SoHo! After numerous construction delays the doors will thankfully open at 478 Broadway near Broome
Street. As evidenced by theTopshop_3 window displays the four-level,
40,000-square-foot space (with 28,000 square feet for selling) store has been filled with trendy sequined dresses,
feathered jackets, studded platforms, skinny pants and accessories galore.

the chain’s first store in the U.S., and among the most anticipated
retail openings in years. SoHo hasn’t seen such a retail phenom since
Bloomingdale’s opened its annex for contemporary fashion in 2004.

“This is genuinely the best store we have ever built,” said Sir Philip
Green, the flamboyant owner of Arcadia Group, parent company of Topshop
and its men’s siblingTopshop_2
Topman, during a preview of the site Monday
morning. “We see this as a launchpad for a business in America.”

Asked if he is close to announcing a second U.S. site, Green replied,
“There is nothing cooking as we speak, but who knows? By Friday, there
might be.”

Topshop staging a battery of
opening parties and dinners for media and socialites this week in advance of
the debut. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be with Kate Moss (has been doing an exclusive collection for Topshop since
2006) on

The store will replenish with new fashion items rather than
reordering and plans is for daily deliveries and 100 or so new items a
week, so customers keep coming. Topshop only has four sales a year so don't expect markdowns (though the
store offers students a 10% discount).

Read more "Topshop Lands in New York" here.

You can also follow the opening on

Source & Photos: WWD

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