London Fashion Week AW13 video: Burberry's Christopher Bailey reveals politician’s affair as inspiration behind collection

Yahoo Lifestyle
19 February 2013

The Burberry Prorsum AW13 show was the highlight of London Fashion Week AW13.

Christopher Bailey's emotive collection meant some fashion editors were reduced to tears at the show in Kensington Gardens.

The Creative Director of the British fashion house has now revealed the inspiration for his AW13 showcase in an exclusive interview backstage behind the show.

Christopher Bailey talks through the trends of his collection including his take on the classic Burberry trench.

[Related: London Fashion Week AW13 in pictures]

He also reveals the showcase was inspired by a certain politician's affair.

“I quite like that idea of taking something established and classic with something a little bit naughty and sexy,” he revealed.

[Related: Burberry Prorsum move London Fashion Week AW13 audience to tears with powerful runway collection]

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who sat on the FROW, also reveals what she thinks of Burberry in the video.

"It's smart, it's casual, it's cool, it's young," Rosie said about Burberry in the interview.

The lingerie model describes the brand as the ‘best of British’ and quite frankly we couldn’t agree more.

Let us know what you think about the Burberry Prorsum AW13 collection over on Twitter now.

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