Patchwork, Pattern & Prints
Burberry’s AW15 collection name – “Patchwork, Pattern & Prints” – did what it said on the tin, and so much more. Presenting a collection of intricate paisleys, bohemian florals inspired by Durham quilts, camouflage printed lace, patchwork print and fringed suede, along with the leopard print seen on the catwalk for the AW15 Burberry menswear collection – this was a mash-up of Burberry heritage, current trends and future trends alike. Whilst the Bucket Bag was introduced (can we all get one now please?), so was the Ponytail boot, think a plunge V front and tassels that sashay in the wind as you walk. Dreamy.
With belted suede longline jackets, elegant midnight blue and black patchwork suede coats, thigh-high suede panelled boots and a full fringe toffee hued suede coat all appearing in the collection, it’s safe to say the seventies were in favour and to say we’re digging it would be an understatement. If full suede fringing isn’t your thing, we’ve also set our (hopeful) sights on the printed, mirror embellished ponchos, featuring in muted purple, navy, green and blue, their sure to make a statement when winter comes rolling in.
Teddy Boys ‘n’ Girls
It would have been rude of Burberry not to throw a few gorgeous males onto the runway too, right? Wearing olive green teddy bear fur, leopard print suede and brown corduroy trousers, oversized camel suede bag in hand, everyone wants to bag a Burberry boy this season. Of course, it would only be apt to have his and hers. Olive teddy bear fur for him, caramel teddy bear fur for her. Now, to find that man…