A tapestry of emotion and nostalgia.

In the grand finale of London Fashion Week, Burberry showcased a Fall/Winter 2024-2025 collection Under the masterful direction of Creative Director Daniel Lee, the new collection, inspired by the outdoors, paid homage to the iconic Burberry trench, while wholeheartedly embracing the capricious spirit that defines London fashion. Closing the week with a monumental runway show held within a grand tent that was reminiscent of the memorable venue where the very first LFW took place, the brand created a nostalgic yet forward-thinking atmosphere.

Through this collection, Burberry emerges as a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation. Each meticulously crafted piece stands as a testament to their commitment to timeless sophistication, striking a balance between comfort and the unmistakable style that defines the brand.

Themes & Motifs

Daniel Lee introduces unexpected twists on the iconic Burberry trench, presenting moss green coats, wool trenches with zipper detailing, and even a daring neon orange cropped trench, From moss green to earthy tones, the palette captures the essence of nature, creating a vivid connection between fashion and the outside.

The collection unfolds with a strong emphasis on protection, warmth, and the quintessential Burberry trench coat. High collars, signature check patterns, and oversized designs dominate the scene, reflecting a celebration of comfort amid the unpredictability of British weather. Leather puffer jackets, duffle coats, and scarves worn as headscarves Much like Queen Elizabeth II photographed amidst the untamed landscapes of Balmoral this further accentuate the theme of bringing the outside in.

The Faces

Agyness Deyn and Naomi Campbell graced the runway, with the latter captivating in a dress that beautifully echoed the essence of nature, drawing inspiration from the moss found on trees. The show’s most notable moment unfolded when Maya Wigram, daughter of the esteemed designer Phoebe Philo, brought the showcase to a stylish end.

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Final Note

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What makes London style iconic is its blend of ease and practicality, a sentiment captured authentically on the Burberry runway. Models confidently stride with oversized cross-body messenger bags left casually open, embodying the true spirit of London life. The collection not only redefines Burberry’s legacy but also encapsulates the energy and practicality of the bustling city, making it more than just a fashion show – a genuine reflection of London style.

With its latest collection, the brand proved yet again that it can evolve while staying true to its British roots. From the enchanting forest setting to the soul-stirring soundtrack and the reimagined trench coats, every element of the show encapsulates its core essence.

Leen is a writer, designer and creative director, holding a fashion design degree from ESMOD. She is currently pursuing an MBA in fashion management, specializing in luxury, in Paris. Living in various Western and Eastern locales, Leen writes on fashion, culture, and lifestyle at KHAMSA as she interns in the editorial department.
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