New York gears up for Topshop

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  • Philip Green hosts star studded dinner for Topshop NY launch

    Sir Philip Green kicked off celebrations to mark the first ever Topshop USA last night, and as to be expected, it was a suitably starry, and stylish affair.

    KATE MOSS FOR TOPSHOP SS09: SEE ALL THE PICS HERE

    Gossip Girls Taylor Momsen and Michelle Trachtenberg joined actresses Emma Roberts and Michelle Monaghan, Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman and a host of NY’s most stylish faces, for a private dinner hosted by the retail mogul, his wife Tina and daughter Chloe.

    And though the celebs might have been out in force, Green’s star guest was yet to touch down in the city.

    Topshop’s most famous employee, Kate Moss, is jetting out to cut the ribbon when the store opens its doors this Thursday, on the same day that her ninth Topshop collection launches.

    Typically confident, Green boasted to WWD that the 40,000-square-foot shop was the chain’s best to date.

    ‘This is genuinely the best store we have ever built,’ he stated. ‘We see this as a launchpad for a business in America.’

    As for further US venues and he added, ‘There is nothing cooking as we speak, but who knows? By Friday, there might be.’

    KATE MOSS FOR TOPSHOP SSS09: SEE ALL THE PICS HERE

     

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