If you missed the buzz around the Topshop Austin dress the first time around, let us refresh your memories. Back in March, the gorgeous midaxi dress, which comes complete with a split skirt, an open back and floaty angel sleeves, flew out of stock in a matter of hours in its original two prints; a pretty floral and a dreamy star.
To this day, these patterns remain unavailable in every size, but fortunately, the Topshop gods have answered our prayers and reimagined the Austin design in an array of new gorgeous colourways so that those of us who weren’t lucky enough to get our hands on one earlier this year don’t miss out. And we have to say, we might even love the second round even more than the initial styles.
There’s five to choose from: a classic polka dot, a jacquard emerald green, and three pretty flowery options in shades of red, pink, and yellow.
Whether you team them with this summer’s biggest trend, the white block heel, go head-to-toe Topshop with the store’s sellout Strippy sandal, or try a casual take with a pair of comfy yet chic trainers, the Austin dress will work as a wedding guest outfit, hot weather office attire or an all-rounder in holiday wardrobe. It really is the gift that keeps on giving!
However, it’s not the only Topshop dress to capture the nation’s imagination this season -the brand’s one-shoulder Sicily style has been the talk of Instagram since it dropped last month. And at the same affordable price tag of just £39, our only dilemma now is which one to invest in first…