Topman SS09: Chelsea Arts Club

From our limited knowledge of Chelsea, it’s teaming with over-privilidged toffs, needlessly large petrol-guzzling cars, football louts and flower shows. Having said that Damon Albarn is a fan and we do like him. British highstreet brand Topman takes a leaf from this London location in their Spring Summer 09 line in their Chelsea Arts Club themed collection.

Inspired by a sense of personal individualism, Chelsea Arts Club looks back to a sophisticated age where actors, artists and sartorialists mixed in exclusive members clubs. It’s also a look you’re soon to see on geeks-done-good, magazine stylists and art directors everywhere. 

The trend does a quirky take on an essentially loose and relaxed look, with luxurious fabrics mixed with workwear pieces. Textured cotton shirts are teamed with club blazers, which we particularly like, and coats, whilst striped t-shirts are worn underneath short sleeve fine knit cardigans. Should that not say “look at me” enough already, then the polka dot shirting, trilby hats and espadrilles should do the trick. Just don’t forget your light summer scarf. Chelsea! Chelsea!


Topman Mid Valley Megamall Ground Floor, South Court, Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur. T 03 2287 9308 / 09

Topman Suria KLCC Concourse, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur. T 03 2382 4056

Topman Pavilion 3rd & 4th Floor, Pavilion, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. T 03 2141 4293

Topman Lot 10 1st Floor, Lot 10, 10 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur. T 03 2142 3761

Topman 1-Utama 1st Floor, Highstreet, New Wing, 1-Utama Shopping Centre, 1-Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. T 03 7727 3820

Topman Sunway Pyramid Ground Floor, Sunway Pyramid, Bandar Sunway, Selangor. T 03 7492 2439

Topman Tebrau City Ground Floor, Jusco Terbrau City, Johor Bahru, Johor. T 07 354 3810

Topman Queensbay Mall Ground Floor, Queensbay Mall, Penang. T 04 641 1275