LONDON (Reuters) – Italian designer Riccardo Tisci looked to Burberry’s Victorian roots for the luxury British brand’s latest line at London Fashion Week on Monday, mixing delicate lace with edgy street style for looks aimed at catering to different age groups.
The Burberry creative chief, who has successfully revamped the brand since joining last year, had a star-studded catwalk to unveil the Spring/Summer 2020 line with models including Kendall Jenner and sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid strutting down a runway laid out with a Victorian-inspired sound system installation.
For the “Evolution” line, Tisci said he had gone through the archives to when founder Thomas Burberry created the brand in 1856, and this inspired his latest designs: cinched waists and eye-catching sleeves that were voluminous, slashed at the front or fringed.
Burberry’s trademark trench coats had silk panels, sparkling studs or came floor-length.
Tisci put fringes on skirts, sleeves and across dresses…
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