The new Spring Summer 2015 collection has revamped the traditional Burberry Trench Coat – resting the classic honey, stone and black color options for more modern-day vivacious alternatives. While the Trench Coats from the Heritage Collection will remain a beloved classic, these exciting new additions to the Burberry family are looking to shake things up in the halls of British fashion. Some may remember the Burberry Spring Summer 2015 showcase for getting attention from the fashion world regarding the floppy hats the models wore (see picture below), that looked similar to Pharrell Williams' famous hat (itself inspired by the creation of another British icon Vivienne Westwood). But let's focus on the true hero of Burberry's fashion showcase...the Trench Coats.
The new Trench Coats from Burberry Prorsum Menswear Spring Summer 2015 collection feature the theme “Book Covers & Bruce Chatwin”. The English-woven gabardine from the Burberry Mill, is paired with a variety of fabrics including denim, paperweight cotton, cotton velvet, degrade silk knit, lightweight double cashmere, seersucker cashmere, textured linen, nubuck, printed and felt. The menswear Trench Coats are available in a varied palette that includes parchment, saffron yellow, orange ochre, orange red, light copper, crimson, magenta pink storm blue, bright navy, aqua green, olive green, vintage green, To top it off, the Trench Coats are also available with hand-painted illustrations and typography inspired by vintage English book covers.
The Burberry Prorsum Womenswear Spring Summer 2015 collection pops with colors of tern yellow, pale sweet pea, dragonfly blue, rosehip, poppy red and beetle green. The myriad of fabrics include printed honey gabardine, degrade silk and suede, wing-pleat tulle, butterfly printed satin, iridescent sequins, indigo denim, glossy shell leather, shearling, and textured silk. The Trench Coats in the new collection are available in bright book cover designs that feature the insects and flowers of
Britain, oversize butterfly prints and hand-drawn honey bees. Those familiar with writer and celebrated raconteur Chatwin can scrutinize the SS15 collection for the influence...