2008 February 19

Burberry Prorsum - Milan Fall 2008

Burberry Prorsum Fall 2008 Burberry Prorsum Fall 2008
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(MILAN) Roll Call: Anna Wintour, Hamish Bowles, Sally Singer, Jefferson Hack, Hilary Alexander, Suzy Menkes, Robin Givhan, Booth Moore, Cathy Horyn, Annabel Tollman, Ron Frasch, Joe Zee, Anne Slowey

Chic Report: This season, Christopher Bailey was loving the bundled-up characters featured in British painter L.S. Lowry’s colorful, wintry, street scenes--which translated into some of the chicest pieces we’ve seen all season! Pea coats--in gunmetal, coffee, and a military-inspired navy version--had a major moment, as did the rich metallics, which appeared in a pair of genius, slim-fitting gold trousers, a puff-sleeved bronze frock, and a gilded, shingled, drop-waist dress that emerged to a collective swoon. “This show just made me happy,” gushed Elle’s Robbie Myers. Mario Testino agreed, saying, “What better compliment for a designer than to know he put the audience in a good mood?”