Burberry conjures up a very specific image, a classic, British image. Bailey’s job is to meld that image with something new—season in and season out.
Burberry Prorsum Fall Winter 2013 collection includes built-in RFID chips, or in a more fashionable way “Smart Personalization.”
Christopher Bailey brings back some much needed creative verve to his Burberry Prorsum men’s line.
2012 was a great year for fashion, but it has never looked so spectacular, or felt so thrilling, as through the lens of Burberry Prorsum.
There was a warmth and luminosity to the skin; the brand’s new Fresh Glow Foundation was used and dotted with its anticipated Illuminator. Cheeks were softly contoured, and powder skipped to keep the dewy effect.
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.
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”.
Burberry Prorsum makes trenches. Yes, we got it, and Christopher Bailey knows we got it too. Here he continues to tout his refocus on the house parka, and more expressively still, on the bomber.
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.
Korean illustrator Sakiroo Choi illustrates what he sees a “character meets brand”, and titles the project “Yellow Lemon”
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.
In this editorial spread and cover for Vogue Italia, Steven Meisel shoots some of the new faces for this fall, for a photo-shoot titled Pret-A-Porter.
Burberry Prorsum Year in Summary – Spring Summer 2011 Campaigns shot by Mario Testino featuring Jourdan Dunn, Tara Ferry, Tali Lennox.
Cindy Crawford graces Vogue Mexico’s new issue dressed in pieces from Louis Vuitton, Gucci to Burberry Prorsum. The 90s supermodel, still has it.
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.