The Burberry Prorsum fall 2013 collection enchanted the audience present at the fashion house’s show held in Hyde Park during London Fashion Week as the lineup displayed an incredible high dose of vintage 60s elements juxtaposed with sexy, youthful vibe details, a combo that is indeed worthy of the highest praise.
For the theme of the collection, Christopher Bailey, Burberry Prorsum’s creative director chose ‘Trench Kisses: A Collection of Classics and Christine Keeler’, a title that sums-up perfectly the style of the impressive lineup. The woman the designer is referring to is the infamous former English model and showgirl Christine Margaret Keeler, known for her affair during the 60s with a British Secretary of State, in what ultimately became known as the Profumo Affair. Intrigued? Well, we certainly were!
The British heritage brand is known for its exquisite trench designs so it was obviously expected to make this particular element stand out from the collection and the result surpassed everyone’s expectations as from classic and monochrome to bold and heavily printed and slightly futuristic brought mainly through the use of wet-like leather and translucent, an array of fabulous trench coats were brought to the podium.
Apart from the oh-so-lovely array of trenches created by Burberry Prorsum for fall 2013, the luxury brand also brought to the catwalk stylish demure midi dresses and an array of proper, silhouette enhancing pencil skirts paired with blouses, sweaters and trenches. The luxurious fabrics mixed and matched to perfection amped up the sophistication level of the collection and helped each designs look distinct and totally hot!
As far as the color palette went, the designer chose to take a risque and stray from the classic, neutral zone into the wonderful world of color and prints, predominantly animal prints and stripes. Red tones, brown tones and achromatic shades were paired with sizzling patterns. Zebra, giraffe or leopard prints were the predominant details displayed on the fabrics and they truly played their role to perfection making the clothes look so much more fun and youthful.
Other than the leather fringe details and perforated leather sealed with metallic circle stud applications which looked a bit grungy yet totally flirty, the rest of the collection was maintained quite soft and feminine, so browse through the complete Burberry Prorsum fall 2013 collection and select the garments that will surely become style inspirations for you next season!
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