The photograph above might tingle the memory bank in your brain, and yes indeed do the clothes look familiar. From Burberry Prorsum’s Spring/Summer 2008 collection it’s worth reviving photos of the unforgettable trench coats Christopher Bailey presented in Paris almost one year ago.
Recently I have had an encounter with one of the jacket and saw the daunting beauty photographs are unable to capture or project. Like something created by mermaids in the underwater world of Atlantic the neoprene styled material give the jackets a mystic look rarely seen in durable fashion. Unlike the usual runway jackets made out of fancy cotton or nylon blends these are clothing that draws you in for gentle touching of the soft material. And very touchable are they, not to be mistaken for a laptop sleeve the material feel is similar but a tad more dense and lighter with the delicacy of silk.
One can’t look elsewhere for clothing that better defines high fashion. The colour choices are striking and the designs are smashingly sophisticated. Whoever jumped the gun and took home the gorgeous red trench coat must be a very happy as it’s one unique jacket that should be worn whenever the weather is cold or chilly. Given the powerful appearance of these splendid fashion pieces they are priced accordingly. Ranging from £950 the “neoprene” trench coats did require potential customers to swallow a few glasses of water before handing over their credit card to Burberry, as the jackets total up to more than some peoples’ monthly wages. Drawing a parallel between other luxury items like a Rolls-Royce Drophead Coupe, these trench coats cost more than a jacket should but like with the Roller top end luxury is sometime worth the money.