It has been a little over eight months since Riccardo Tisci was appointed as Creative Director of Burberry. Although it has only been a short time in the spotlight, the Italian born designer has managed to recreate the identity of Burberry with a fresh and modern idea in mind, and while he is amongst the group of new disruptors in the industry, the heritage of the British fashion house has remained in-tact.
Following up a hugely successful September SS/19 collection – bringing sartorial edge and commercial flair to London Fashion Week – Burberry has returned for Pre-Fall 2019. Described “as a continuation of the story that I began to tell in September”, the focus for the second collection comes from creating “generational inclusivity”, while infusing the brand with a streetwear aesthetic.
From the collection, Tisci has also said: “I am focusing on establishing our codes through archival prints, house colours and iconic outerwear, while continuing to cement the new themes that I exposed last season, including the Monogram by Thomas Burberry, nightwear and tailoring.”
As always, the brand has brought back its heritage trench coats and expert tailoring in a classic colour palette of white, black, beige and red. With it, Tisci’s signature design style hails from skate culture, seen on oversized silhouettes, reimagined basics and bold prints. Remastering its quintessential accessories line, Burberry also welcomed chunky sneakers and technical bags to its growing range.
According to reports, the collection will begin its drops from May 2019. Take a closer look at the menswear collection below.