LFW - Burberry SS'13

One thing, and one thing alone, went through my mind during the Burberry SS’13 finale at London Fashion Week… Quality Streets.  My addiction to chocolate aside, it was a remarkable sight to see; model after model wearing an array of rainbow-coloured metallic coats marching around the catwalk at Kensington Gardens, whilst the star-studded audience, including Dita von Teese, Victoria Pendleton and… Harry Styles, cheered enthusiastically.  

Inspired by Norman Parkinson photographs from the 1940s and 50s, Christopher Bailey named the collection ‘Corsage and Cape,’ and whilst respecting the strong British style which Burberry traditionally has adhered to, the designer replaced the camel tones we usually associate with the brand with vibrant metallic raspberry, lavender, emerald and sapphire. “The collection was a bit more joyful and quite sassy and a bit sexy,”  Bailey told reporters backstage.