Topshop as the style setter and star of your wardrobe, but over
the years they have become much more. From the charities they
sponsor to their work at London Fashion Week, their love of
everything fashion appears to have no bounds!
Topshop started life in 1964 as Peter Robinson's Topshop, a
fashion brand within the Sheffield branch of the Peter Robinson Ltd
chain. By the 1970s Topshop had become a stand-alone store, and in
1994 it settled into its permanent home, 214 Oxford Street.
Since those humble
beginnings in the basement of a department store they have grown
significantly and in 2015 they had over 300 stores in the United
Kingdom and 140 stores in international territories. They ship to
more than 100 countries and their eclectic British style is known
all over the world.
Their Oxford Circus flagship is a mecca for cool girls, whether
they're holidaying in London or living in the capital, and they have
spread the love across the pond with flagships in Chicago and New
Over the years
they have built a strong bond with industry insiders and in 2002
they joined forces with NEWGEN, an arrangement which allows them to
foster new design talent and provide a global platform for the
scene's brightest new stars. As of 2015 Topshop has been the only
high street brand to show on schedule at London Fashion Week, and
Topshop Unique has become one of the style set's hottest ticket.
Topshop is on a mission to bring style to you, wherever you are.
In December 2012,
Philip Green sold a 25 per cent stake in Topshop and Topman to the
US-based private equity group
Leonard Green and Partners for US$805 million. Under the terms
of the deal, Arcadia retained Topshop's flagship Oxford Street store
(said to be worth between £400 and £500 million). Green said that
the deal would enable Topshop to speed up its expansion,
particularly within the US
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