The latest collection introduced authentic sartorial menswear mixed with unconventional elements and celebrated Burberry’s made-in-the-UK icons including heritage trench coats, made in Castleford, and cashmere scarves, made in Scotland. Models included: Oli Green, Sebastian Brice, Ranald McDonald, Oscar Roberston and Jackson Hale.
Burberry also introduced The Chelsea today – a new tailored slim fit design and a new fourth fit for Burberry menswear. The Chelsea silhouette was presented on a new Made In England trench coat and across a range of tailoring including suits, shirts and ties.
A selection of women’s Spring/Summer 2016 Pre-Collection looks were also shown today on British models including Ella Richards and Malaika Firth, marking the first time Burberry has included womenswear as part of it’s menswear show.
Cloths: English wool/mohair tailoring cloth, wool/silk tailoring cloth, fine cotton tailoring cloth, cotton lace, Burberry gabardine, double-faced cashmere, knitted cashmere.
Colours: black, navy, charcoal, pale grey, brown, stone and white with accents of turquoise, red and mustard.
Silhouettes: Introducing The Chelsea, a tailored slim fit design in trench coats and suiting, lace shirts, double-faced cashmere topcoats, cashmere knitted joggers, lightweight down jackets, light wool/silk trench coats.
Accessories: The Burberry Barrow bag with painted stripe, super-lightweight Scottish cashmere scarves, hand-painted Derby shoes, tassel loafers, handmade English ties, bug tie pins, square tortoiseshell sunglasses.
Womenswear Spring/Summer 2016 Pre-Collection: highlights from the collection showed today included dresses in hand-applied floral macramé and Swiss and English-woven patchwork lace as well as The Bucket Backpack.
Fabrics: English fringed suede, Durham quilts and sheer English lace, mirror textiles, whipstitched suede.
Colours: Indigo, red, burgundy, teal, ochre.
Silhouettes: Ponchos, capes, trench coats, cabans, top coats, tailored and fitted outerwear, long high-waist dresses, short A-line dresses.
Prints: Paisley and floral bohemian prints inspired by Durham quilts, patchwork prints, animal and camouflage printed lace, House check.
Accessories: The Burberry Bucket Bag in English suedes, animal print, camouflage. House check and fringe, Clutches, Ponchos in cashmere. The Burberry Long Fringe Scarf in check cashmere, the Ponytail boot in suede fringing and studs, the Burberry Round. Shades.