Just 10 more days until British shopping beacon TOPSHOP and its man-friendly companion TOPMAN will be open for business in Melbourne’s retail precinct on Chapel Street. Here we have a preview of what shoppers can expect to find in Australia’s first ever flagship of the retail goliath. For the ladies: velvet blazers, lace-detail minis, sequined statement pieces and shiny party looks, while on offer for the gents is well-cut denims, slim cut suits. modish polo shirts and fitted blazers.

Topshop Opens at 10am on Thursday 8 December 2011 at The Jam Factory, 500 Chapel Street, South Yarra, Melbourne. The first 20 shoppers through the doors will be bestowed a $100 gift card, with gift cards handed out hourly for the duration of their opening weekend. Good luck, brave shoppers.