1940s glamor reigned at the Burberry Prorsum catwalk today. Christopher Bailey looked to capes and corsets to tap into that zenith of Brit elegance and he did so by turning out pieces you wouldn’t necessarily envision belonging to the Burberry house upon first glance.
At first glance, Christopher Bailey’s latest resort collection for Burberry Prorsum is something of a head-scratcher. For some time Bailey has been employing his arsenal of motifs, exploring everything from the artisanal to experimenting with fabric technology for breaking new grounds of inspiration.
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Christopher Bailey’s “The Gentlemen”, his Fall 2012 menswear collection, gives way to his feminine exploration of the ultimate English sartorial crossroads – the haute interminglings at the corner of “Town and Field”.
Pre-fall 2012 for Burberry Prorsum was almost too cute for words, but Bailey kept things interesting, creating a nice juxtaposition between the cutesy Tootsie pop owl-screened pullovers and the course militaristic tailoring that’s become the house’s trademark.
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The heavy handcraft touch was expected, given the sensational menswear showing three months prior. All of the same experiments with geometric wood carving appliques, the weaving and braiding, the heavy beading was all here, and played just as strongly in the womenswear.
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Handcrafts were Christopher Bailey’s latest weapon for exploring new frontiers in a brand already teeming with rich heritage. Raffia hats and leopard wedge sandals came down the runway on almost every artisanally adorned garment at Burberry Prorsum.
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