Is Burberry—the buttoned-up code famous for a frail ditch coats and preppy signature plaid—about to go … punk?
Riccardo Tisci, a brand’s new arch artistic officer that was allocated only final March, has nonetheless to entrance his initial collection for a British birthright brand, though he’s already announced a partnership that flips a script.
On Friday, he suggested that he’s teamed adult with England’s black of punk, Vivienne Westwood (yes, a same one that designed Carrie Bradshaw’s dress in Sex and a City), and her husband, Andreas Kronthaler, for a limited-edition collection dropping in Dec 2017.
So what does this mean? We know that a pieces will “reimagine signature styles”—and that’s it. In the eyes, it’s totally probable that Tisci—formerly during Givenchy—will take Burberry’s iconic plaid imitation and breathe new life into it. Perhaps a punk twist, something identical to Westwood’s grungy tartans? Imagining a identical cultured isn’t so difficult, generally deliberation Tisci’s Givenchy was sexy, a small naughty, and distant from traditional.