Burberry

About the brand

Burberry is an iconic British brand synonymous with innovation and craftsmanship. Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. By exploring unique brand innovations such as Burberry Acoustic, Art of the Trench and fully immersive runway shows, Burberry continues to innovate, connecting heritage with cutting-edge technology and digital media.

Designer

Christopher Bailey MBE
Based in London under the direction of Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey, the brand has a global reputation for pioneering design and fabrics.
After graduating from the Royal College of Art in 1994, the designer joined Donna Karan and Gucci before his appointment at Burberry in 2001. Christopher Bailey has a natural talent for fusing heritage and innovation and has given the label a new, modern direction without losing any of its incredible history. By choosing young, British talent to represent the brand he continually evolves and refreshes its image. Recent campaigns have featured Cara Delevingne, Eddie Redmayne, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and, most recently, Sienna Miller and Tom Sturridge. The ad campaigns are shot by the celebrated Peruvian photographer, Mario Testino. 
In 2009, Bailey was voted Designer of the Year and honoured with an MBE for Services to the Fashion Industry. In 2013 he received an Honorary Doctorate from his former university, the Royal College of Art.

Spring Summer 2014 Collection

The Autumn/Winter 2013 collection celebrates sartorial Burberry classics and heritage outerwear, including trench coats, tailoring and greatcoats. The Burberry Prorsum Womenswear collection is inspired by Sixties beauty Christine Keeler and features a classic Burberry colour palette of camel, red and black – accessorised with The Crush, the fun and flirtatious runway bag. 

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