2007 February 19

Burberry Prorsum - Milan Fall 2007

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(NEW YORK) Bailey's model maidens played knights in shining armor, sheathed for the combat of modern city life in trenches of leather and quilted nylon. But though coat bodies flared out at strict angles like feudal warriors', there was movement and freshness when their colors broke from black and gunmental into pastel floral prints. "These are Dark Ages, too," the designer seemed to say, "but isn't it braver to fight fire with flowers?"