Burberry Has a New Beat for Fall 2016

Burberry menswear Fall/Winter 2016 at London Collection Mens

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“Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue,” is the kind of Burberry collection that embraces all aspects of Christopher Bailey’s unparalleled forward-thinking vision. For A/W16, Burberry Prorsum, Burberry London, and Burberry Brit have come together at London’s Kensington Gardens to form a single name: Burberry. That’s it. This new consolidation led to a nonchalant, yet classic infusion of motifs like high fashion tailoring and casual athleticism—each represented by the brand’s former derivative lines. Bailey believes it is a more accurate representation of the modern wardrobe, explaining that in reality, people don’t live within the binary standards of “smart” or “casual” labels anymore.

The collection emphasized versatile outerwear options, redefined for various occasions. From trench coats and tailored jackets, to tracksuits and bombers, it is evident that the two worlds were being blended. Burberry also held a subtle tribute to David Bowie, one of Christopher Bailey’s longtime fashion influences; accordingly, several models wore glitter eye make up.




The show was also streamed live on the newly launched Burberry app for Apple TV; that makes Burberry the first fashion brand on the platform! And with yet another strong collection, Christopher Bailey is still at the top of the fashion game.


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