Topshop went barking mad this afternoon, as their Unique catwalk show sent Twitter into a dog-gawn friendly storm.
As Cruella De Vil’s theme tune from 101 Dalmatians played alongside barking dogs for the start of the show, models flowed down the Unique autumn/winter 2011 catwalk at the Old Billingsgate venue.
Front row fans Alexa Chung and Nicola Roberts accompanied an array of stars to watch this remarkable occasion as a model opened wearing a black Dalmatian spotted fur coat. Models also adorned spotted noses and canine style hair (small bunches on either side) to reference man’s best friend. But the fun didn’t stop there; cute knitted jumpers embossed with white dogs and pvc red bows, and spot print gloves also played a part to the show, alongside sailor style silk dresses and fur throws. Silk monochrome greyhound print shirts and long leather maxi/pvc skirts also were on show as the collection gave a nod to the 1930s.
As Elvis’ ‘You Ain’t Nothing but a Hound Dog’ played out the show, it was clear to see that Topshop boss Sir Philip Rose, is indeed, an animal lover at heart.