How Burberry Stole Our Hearts, Yet Again (A Four-Point List)

When it comes to British super brands, it’s hard to trump Burberry, in terms of iconic and heritage-heavy designers. To prove our point, Christopher Bailey’s pre-fall '13 collection for the fashion house is predictably chic — and predictably liberal in its application of trench coats. Ahead, a bit of a love letter, documenting our continued affair with the brand.
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1. Evidence that coordinated-couple style is awesome, not supremely tacky. Even when his shoes match your bag. We just wish we could persuade our BF to buy this coat. Then we could borrow it.
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2. Christopher Bailey’s insane ability to reinvent the trench coat. EVERY SEASON. This time around? It’s all about giraffe print, tactile fur and patent leather (bonus points for showing that us Brits can do sexy).
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3. Thosee T-shirts. Squint a little and you’ll see a grenadier on the gent’s tee. There’s also one featuring a traditional British bobby. Blighty 4 evs.
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4. Patterned coats. Who knew? This is exactly the kind of inspiration our wardrobe needs right this minute.
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