Sunday, February 21, 2016

Burberry S/S 16 "Functionregalia"

Classic coats and functional pieces were mixed with elements of regalia including metallic cording, crested buttons and hand-embroidered military motifs.

English lace and floor length satin dresses were paired with leather biker jackets, and regimental tailoring with tie-dye tulle.

The fabrics are weatherproof silk, double-faced cashmere, washed silk satin, cotton gabardine, macramé lace, sheared mink and tiedye print nubuck.

Colours are black, white, navy, gold, cream and nude.

Silhouettes include trench coats, duffle coats, pea coats, biker jackets, military jackets, regimental coats, capes, long fluid dress and structured shift dresses and soft kilts.

Accessories are the Rucksack in gabardine-constructed nylon, the Belt Bag square and oblong, cut-out ankle boots and strap sandals and oversize cat-eye sunglasses.

The beauty look features satin skin with natural contouring and a strong lip.

Runway Music
Live performance by British singer Alison Moyet, playing 
“All Cried Out” 
“When I Was Your Girl” 
“Whispering Your Name” 
“Only You” 
accompanied by a 32-piece orchestra.

Over 1000 guests attended the show including Kate Moss, Jourdan Dunn, Suki Waterhouse, Cara Delevingne,Sienna Miller,Clara Paget, Holliday Grainger, Amber Anderson, Oscar Tuttiett, Harry Treadaway and Tom Odell. Other guests included Anna Wintour, director Baz Luhrmann, actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Chay Suede, Naomie Harris, Guey Lun Mei, Mélanie Laurent, Sun Li, Miriam Yeung, Liu Wen and Araya A. Hargate, and musicians Annie Clarke (St Vincent), Rhodes, Paloma Faith, Tinie Tempah, Gabriel Day-Lewis and Yulia.

Photo © Burberry.

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