What does Elizabeth Taylor’s “Cleopatra” incarnation have to do with Eighties streetwear? The designers at Topshop do, mashing up gold hieroglyphic graffiti with New York hip hop culture. Skintight dresses in graphic stripes worn with baseball caps or visors shared the runway with track suits and oversized sweatshirts, some adorned with Taylor’s face. The show was full of energy, but gimmicky.



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