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It was bound to happen sooner or later, and if you have been reading your favourite fashion blogs lately then you'll know that Topshop has jumped on board the Balenciaga bandwagon. The High Street retailer has taken inspiration from Balenciaga's spring/summer '08 collection, by incorporating strong elements of floral, structured sleeves, high necklines and mini skirts.

The exposed zips on both the jacket and the skirt add a contemporary feature and break up the pattern. Together this ensemble comes to £100, it's £65 for the jacket and £35 for the skirt. There is also another variation in a pastel purple and white, as modelled by Isabelle below. Mix and match top and bottom with another item in your wardrobe or wear both, if you dare!

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