Burberry presents Men’s Fall/Winter 2012 collection ‘The Gentleman’
January 17, 2012: Chief Creative Officer for Burberry, Christopher Bailey, reinterprets the quintessential British gentleman for his collection.
Silhouettes include heritage trench coats, trench coats, luggage lock duffle coats, top coats, sartorial tailored chesterfields, chevron knit shawl collar peacoats, down-filled car coats, caban coats, field jackets, riding jackets, bomber jackets, quilted body warmers, box fit slouch funnel neck sweaters, shawl collar sweaters, sartorial shirts, small button-down collar chest pocket shirts, tapered turn-up trousers and tab hem trousers.
The collection is characterized by sartorial hand finishing on tailoring with hand applied velvet top collars. Metal heritage collar hooks, horn press studs, press studs with bridle leather re-enforcement, luggage rivets and metal luggage lock fastenings add a glint to the attire.
The quintessential, gentlemanly Burberry umbrella is made with English resin animal head handle and college stripe sporting gold finish on the handle. Leather rubber sole brogues and leather rubber sole lace-up derby shoes adorn the feet. Suede geometric patchwork document cases and studded textured leather document cases are held in the hand. Knitted cashmere ribbed suede gloves steal the eye.
Colour palette is enriched with smoky beige, khaki, marigold, auburn, bronze red, burgundy, blackcurrant, plum, oxblood, dark hyacinth, royal purple, mercury, turmeric, gingerwood, brown, canvas and ink blue, indigo green, olive green, pale grey mélange and dark charcoal shades.