The DK88 Collection – a tribute to tradition and craftmanship by Burberry
Burberry is a manifest of tradition of craftsmanship, design and innovation. The 150-year-old british high-end brand has grown along the time into one of the most valuable and luxury brands in the world. Born during World War I, it continues to inspire new products.
In order to keep with the heart of the brand – pushing forward for new and forward-thinking design, Burberry makes a tribute to the fabric that lies at the heart of Burberry’s Heritage and also to the honey-colored trench coat that immediately pops into our minds.
The DK88 bags are the most recent examples, first spotted on the February 2017 runway.
The new line offers bags in painterly colours, ingeniously crafted from Burberry’s all-new Trench leather that replicates the distinctive twill finish of cotton gaberdine — the fabric Thomas Burberry patented in 1888. Named after the house code for Burberry’s signature honey-coloured gaberdine, these ‘timeless yet modern, supple yet strong’ bags come with a distinctive top handle. The collection also includes a range of satchels, document cases and luggage-inspired styles for men and women.
Available in a sophisticated palette of black, ash rose, blossom pink and deep shades of red, green and blue, the complete line lends an unmistakable British suaveness to each of the designs. Complementing the sculptured silhouettes shown on the runway, the accessories are rendered with tonal stitching and adorned with polished metal hardware. Designed at Burberry’s headquarters in London and made in Italy, the range offers options in smooth calf leather and an adjustable leather crossbody strap. A signature element is an oversized brass lock with an internal pocket for its accompanying key.