Hot Topic debuts ‘Orphan Black’-themed fashion line

Are you a Sarah, Alison, Cosima, or Helena?

 

Lisa Granshaw

Internet Culture

Published Mar 23, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 6:05 am CDT

On BBC America’s Orphan Black, actress Tatiana Maslany masterfully portrays a number of clone characters who may look alike but each have their own distinct personalities. Each clone likewise has its own style, and these iconic dress codes can soon be part of your closet thanks to an Orphan Black-themed collection at Hot Topic.

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The exclusive fashion line will include items inspired by the characters Sarah Manning, Alison Hendrix, Cosima Niehaus, and Helena. There will be apparel and accessories from each clone’s look.

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“We are obsessed with Orphan Black here at Hot Topic, and are ecstatic to be given the opportunity to work with the amazing team at Temple Street to design a collection inspired by the four main clones—Sarah, Cosima, Alison and Helena. The detail in each clone’s outfit is so tied to her character and personality that you have to look more than once to catch everything,” Cindy Levitt, Hot Topic’s senior vice president of merchandising and marketing, said in a statement. “So look closely for embroidered stick figures and zipper pulls, Helena’s wings—even Alison’s glue gun. These pieces were so much fun to create.”

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The apparel manages to capture the unique personalities of the characters, so much so that buying a character’s entire look would probably help you put together a pretty great cosplay. The street style appearance of each also makes them perfect for day-to-day wear, whether you buy an entire outfit or just add a piece of Sarah or Helena’s flair to your attire.

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Prices aren’t bad either, ranging from a Cosima scarf at $14.50 to Sarah’s jacket for $49.50. Hot Topic is giving fans a chance to win some of the collection as well with its “Clone Club” Pinterest sweepstakes, where fans can create a board inspired by one of the four characters and potentially win her collection pieces. 

The Orphan Black collection will be available for presale online starting Tuesday and will arrive in stores April 13. Get a better look at the collection in the photos below.

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*First Published: Mar 23, 2015, 7:02 pm CDT