The Chinese New Year collection gives the stage to the Burberry check
January 7, 2020: Burberry has revealed its new collection celebrating the Chinese New Year 2021- the Year of the Ox. The capsule collection is expressed in classic Burberry check, featuring heritage Burberry trench coats and sports-influenced pieces, as well as a new colour way of the Olympia bag.
A limited-edition Thomas Burberry Monogram Motif, inspired by the Chinese zodiac and animated with an original illustration in honour of the Year of the Ox, is also placed on the collection, which is available to purchase now.
The collection includes the Iconic Pocket Bag, an archive-inspired check tote woven with a bio-based nylon yarn created from castor oil. The design features topstitched leather trims and a contrasting front pocket. The Olympia bag, a runway shoulder bag sculpted from tri-tone topstitched leather, with a curved silhouette‚ is inspired by the architecture of Olympia London. The slim, structured style features gold-plated hardware and exterior slip and zip pockets for easy access. The collection also introduces a new Beach Tote in check nylon lined with a refreshed Monogram motif pattern featuring a zip pouch for smaller essentials.
Outerwear for women includes a raglan-sleeved trench coat in Italian-woven check nylon, cut to a relaxed Waterloo fit. A bomber jacket is cut from check nylon, patterned with striped rib-knit trims in a textured towelling. Tailoring in a boxy fit jacket is also cut from Italian-woven check technical wool.
Straight-fit tailored trousers cut from Italian-woven check technical wool, a form-fitting turtleneck top in stretch jersey, a pussy-bow blouse in Italian-woven silk crepe de chine, and a column skirt cut from lightweight check all feature the Monogram motif.
Technical knitwear in a Merino wool cardigan in jacquard-woven check, detailed with rib-knit trims, oversized polo shirt in check wool and a jacquard-woven check polo shirt dress are cut to a relaxed fit. The loop-back cotton sweatshirt is printed with the new logo and a montage of motifs. A T-shirt in cotton jersey and high-waisted leggings are cut from Italian-knitted stretch jersey.
For men, a clean-lined car coat crafted in Italy from yarn-dyed check nylon can be reversed to a contrast check. The merino wool polo shirt in jacquard-woven check is topped with a contrasting collar and placket. A cardigan in jacquard-woven check is cut to a relaxed fit and finished with rib-knit trims. A long-sleeved top in Italian-knitted check stretch jersey is styled with a zipped funnel neck.
Menswear also includes a classic-fit long sleeve shirts in Italian-woven check cotton poplin, a short-sleeved shirt in check silk with contrasting collar detail, and a straight-fit cropped trousers cut from Italian-woven check technical wool.
T-shirt’s and hoodies are printed with the Burberry logo and a montage of motifs. Polo shirts are animated with a patchwork of checks, topped with a contrasting cotton collar. Classic drawcord swim shorts in check-print nylon, with breathable mesh lining lends comfort and a Velcro-fastening pockets.
Shoes for women include Point-toe pumps in yarn-dyed check nylon, patterned with a refreshed Monogram motif. For men, an Arthur sneaker crafted in check nylon and capped with a polished overshoe is inspired by rain boots with cross-detailed tread.