Burberry menswear collection celebrates best of British craftsmanship

3rd July 2015
3rd July 2015 Annette Newman

Burberry previewed its Menswear Spring/Summer 2016 collection from its custom-built show venue in London’s Kensington Gardens – wild English flowerbeds filled with seasonal buds including foxgloves and hazel surrounded the show structure.

Guests included Burberry model and actress Suki Waterhouse, actors Samuel L. Jackson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sam Claflin, John Boyega, Josh Whitehouse, Sonam Kapoor, Hu Bing and Masahiro Motoki; models Clara Paget, Oscar Tuttiett and Serkan Çayoglu; radio presenters Dermot O’Leary and Nick Grimshaw; musicians Tinie Tempah, Tom Meighan, Clare Maguire and Serge Pizzorno; photographer Mario Testino, founder of SBTV Jamal Edwards, film producers David Furnish and Mohammed Al Turki as well as sportsman Lewis Hamilton.

in the front row at Burberry Menswear Spring/Summer 2016 show at Kensington Gardens on June 15, 2015 in London, England.

The Show

The latest collection introduced authentic sartorial menswear mixed with unconventional elements and celebrated Burberry’s made-in-the-UK icons including heritage trench coats, made in Castleford, and cashmere scarves, made in Scotland. Models included: Oli Green, Sebastian Brice, Ranald McDonald, Oscar Roberston and Jackson Hale.

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Front Row on the Burberry Menswear Spring Summer 2016 Show

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A selection of women’s Spring/Summer 2016 Pre-Collection looks were also shown today on British models including Ella Richards and Malaika Firth, marking the first time Burberry has included womenswear as part of it’s menswear show.

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Annette Newman

Deputy Editor of TrendLife Magazine. Often daydreaming, always happy. If you only do one thing today, do it more stylish than you did before.