TopShop's Miami Collection: Because Everyone Here Has a Pastel Parrot Tank Top

TopShop, the English fast-fashion store best known for its collaboration with Kate Moss, will open its first American store in New York tomorrow. But apparently TopShop designers had an entirely different city in mind for one of the spring collections -- they're introducing

their "Miami" collection

. Yes, they mean Miami in all its clichéd fashion glory. They've included everything from a

pastel parrot tank top
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a printed sunset beach coverup

 to a

Miami Vice


pastel blazer

and the kind of 

loudly patterned tunic

 you could imagine Magda from

There's Something About Mary


We realize there's still a bit of fashion stereotyping that brings

Chanel suits to mind when thinking of Paris, Warhol wardrobe black

minimalism when imaginingg New York, or Twiggy-esque '60s mod when

picturing ladies in London. So we're far from the only city with a

hard-to-shake fashion identity caught up in the past. And really, it's

not like any of these things would look out of place on South Beach. As a New York-based fashion blogger in town for WMC pointed out,

if the pieces were a bit shorter and more bejeweled, they'd probably

look like they were straight out of a certain type of Miami girl's

wardrobe today.

No word on whether TopShop might want to

thank Miamians for our style inspiration with a location down here. Most

likely, not for a long time. Besides, we're still holding out for an

H&M or Uniqlo.

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