I’ve been looking forward to the Burberry show all week. And I’m pleased to say it didn’t disappoint. Alexa Chung and Sarah Jessica Parker both turned up to the event kitted out in khaki Burberry creations. Alexa in a satin high neck dress with a peter pan collar, and SJP in a fitted leather trench coat.
Alexa described the brand as “beautiful and aspherical”, and after seeing the designer’s SS2011 collection we most definitely agree. Models, including Jordan Dunne marched down the runway in leather trousers and fitted jackets.
Some jackets were beige, some black, some were leather. Others were trimmed with leather and PVC, while some had shoulders encrusted with studs. Many also had the 50s skinny waisted belt, which looks to be huge next year.
Leopard print made an appearance on jackets, dresses with zip detailing and a gorgeous strapless top, as did snakeskin in greens, whites, blues and blacks.
And just as we thought Christopher had forgotten all about the feminine line that is becoming so prominent in the SS2011 trends, out came the ruffled pastel coloured dresses with zip detailing. They were also given a contrasting rockier edge with the biker jackets Christopher teamed them up with.
Other dresses gave a nod to the 60s, with high necks and a loose satin silhouette. However we don’t envy those models who had to walk down that slippery catwalk in super high heels and we really don’t blame them for sliding all over the place.
We’ll be bringing you the pictures very soon.