Rule Britannia!!

Rule Britannia!!

As I was bumpily landing into Heathrow yesterday, Topshop and Meadham Kirchhoff were reliving their S/S 12 show in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee at the Oxford Circus branch, and I was lucky enough to get Steve to go down there on my behalf as Style Bubble correspondent, despite the fact that he has a manly aversion to glitter, pastels and screaming girls.  There was definitely plenty of those three things at the event, where Meadham Kirchhoff's Courtney Loves kicked off the spectacular with elongated satin pastel gowns and took on more of a Little Britain "I'm a Lady!" appearance.  They proceeded to dance down the escalators, throwing some defiantly regal shapes to a soundtrack of Rule Britannia and Spice Girls' Wannabe.  The duo then unveiled yet another elaborate tiered cake, a blistering reminder of that magical S/S 12 show moment, and this time, glittering show girls and a Meadham Kirchhoff-style Britannia, decked in garlands of roses, New Romantics-esque make-up and the best trident ever.  The MK fun doesn't stop at this event, which can be seen on video here, as candy floss and rainbow popcorn will be handed out in-store by Meadham Kirchhoff usherettes and if you spend over ¬£60, you'll get yourself an MK paper crown this weekend. Topshop are also selling some glitter heart tees (¬£60) and tinsel tees (¬£100) as part of this Jubilee MK fest.  I wasn't there in person but I'll make up for it in spirit when I pick up a tinsel tee to match the tinsel skirt from MK's last collaboration with Topshop and I'll sashay down the street with Wannabe in my head and rainbow millions down my throat.       



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  1. Domonique

    2012-06-02 at 1:20 PM

    I was reading all about this event on twitter yesterday and it sounded amazing…these pictures definitely back that up!Wish I could have attended!Looove all the clothing perfectly fun for summer!

  2. Rhoda

    2012-06-02 at 1:27 PM

    the showcase is so cool and different!

  3. Style StreetStalker

    2012-06-02 at 1:33 PM

    Oh wow, trust MK/Topshop to produce something like this! How utterly amazing, i wish i could have been in London to see this now!

  4. Xandra

    2012-06-02 at 2:04 PM

    Wow, that looks great!

  5. Serdane

    2012-06-02 at 2:10 PM

    Nice collection ! Love the color !

  6. Coline

    2012-06-02 at 2:35 PM

    Ooh yay! This is like really cool! 😀

  7. Christen Brandli

    2012-06-02 at 3:20 PM

    Love all of the colors and the theme.

  8. welovefur

    2012-06-02 at 3:33 PM

    Foto stupende e che atmosfera

  9. Jessie

    2012-06-02 at 3:47 PM

    Brilliant!Meadham Kirchhoff are definitely one of the better designers out there,their collections never fail to please me.

  10. Tian

    2012-06-02 at 4:09 PM

    I’m totally loving te jubilee craze! I wish I could be there to see it in person.

  11. maluruhukou

    2012-06-02 at 5:56 PM

    It’s Amyl Nitrate from Jubilee!

  12. Taylyn

    2012-06-02 at 6:33 PM

    I love Meadham Kirchhoff! The designs are so fabulously girly and whimsical! Sweet photographs.

  13. Nathan Niche

    2012-06-02 at 7:59 PM

    omg i want those tinsel tops!! im sooo depressed i missed this!! i freakin love meadham kirchhofff!!!!!!!!! sooo cool! jubilee all the way!! lol
    xx nathan.niche
    check out the new pieces i got in my newest post from the CHRISTOPHER KANE SAMPLE SALE!!!!

  14. Peter

    2012-06-02 at 8:42 PM

    I love the sheer w/ the hearts. I would wear that with some baggy, shredded cut-offs – and platforms.
    x Peter @ http://low–

  15. sheana taylor

    2012-06-02 at 9:25 PM

    you cant go wrong with a bit of meadham kirchoff
    have a happy jubilee susie <3

  16. Nell

    2012-06-02 at 10:17 PM

    Oh my god! This is so amazing! This is why Meadhan Kirchhoff is the coolest. I love the pastels.

  17. Nastya

    2012-06-02 at 10:29 PM

    Nic photos! Lovely event!

  18. soph (owl vs. dove)

    2012-06-03 at 7:25 AM

    This looks like a riot! My only experience with the Oxford Circus Topshop was one of dismay (I went during sales – rookie tourist error) but I would totally have been up for this.

  19. Una Bassil

    2012-06-03 at 8:29 AM

    lovint this post’s vibe!!

  20. Raphaëlle

    2012-06-03 at 9:16 AM

    Looks so exciting. How amazing is that you randomly ran into such an event!

  21. maya.autumn

    2012-06-03 at 12:15 PM

    i can’t explain how much i want to be there right now!!!

  22. pascale

    2012-06-03 at 1:35 PM

    Wow, this is what happens when the court of Louis XV meets a giant lolly shop!
    Fantastic photos, you can really feel the energy and vibe of the occasion.
    Loving the sheer fabric with red hearts

  23. Radhia

    2012-06-03 at 1:47 PM

    So cool !!
    Good post 🙂

  24. Angela

    2012-06-03 at 2:52 PM

    Great post! Love the excitement and outfits! Wish I was there. Hope you had a great time. Also, could you please tell me how you get the two pics side-by-side(pic#2)? (can it be done in WordPress?) Thank you SO much! Following you on bloglovin’! Hope you LIKE and follow me too! xo

  25. Penny Dreadful Vintage

    2012-06-03 at 3:41 PM

    What an amazing collection – the scalloped pastel yellow jacket is my fave
    Penny Dreadful Vintage

  26. Etrala London

    2012-06-03 at 5:44 PM

    Ohhh amazing!!! I missed it 🙁

  27. Sue

    2012-06-03 at 6:02 PM

    Love this, and the Jordan/Sex Pistols thing was inspired!

  28. h-vogue

    2012-06-04 at 3:29 AM

    colorful and cool

  29. luxuryheaven

    2012-06-04 at 3:39 AM

    Wow! Crazy hours, right?
    The clothing is very gorgeous there.

  30. skin care shop

    2012-06-04 at 8:29 AM

    Excellent show off. I love this blog. Nice “TRISUL” holding.

  31. Sonvi

    2012-06-04 at 11:52 AM

    wow.. I love it .. cant believe I missed it too , thank so much for

  32. Dark Blue Stripes

    2012-06-04 at 1:29 PM

    It looks amazing. So much pastel and glitter goodness. I would love to be in London right now.
    Dark Blue Stripes

  33. Ilona

    2012-06-06 at 10:59 AM

    Cute and inspiring! ^_^

  34. Marlot

    2012-06-06 at 5:37 PM

    I read about this event and wanted to go as well, but unfortunately, I was ill, so I’ve missed it. But the pictures look amazing!!

  35. fashionway

    2012-06-08 at 4:40 AM

    So wonderful! Love all the cute outfits so many great colors and styles!

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