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ROMANTIC ARISTOCRACY

Milan: Creative director Sarah Burton again successfully blended her own voice with that of her late boss and mentor. F/W 11 was a celebration of British aristocracy and royal military uniforms — exhibiting a dramatic flare for bringing historical references up-to-date, in keeping with the aesthetic of the label’s namesake designer. The rich Baroque setting and impeccably groomed models further increased the pomp and circumstance of the collection.

Color: Regimental red / Black / Uniform blue / Khaki, beige and white

Key Items: Military greatcoats / Unconstructed jackets / Plaid poncho / Regimental jacket

Materials: Melton wool /  Silk / Leather/ Crushed velvet

Details + Trim: Trompe l’oeil photo prints on shirts and jackets / Ceremonial stripes / Shearling collars / Jacquards / Peak lapels / Squared shoulders

Accessories + Footwear: Military boots / Turkish fisherman’s hat

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