Photography: Burberry

A raised mirror walkway reflected the industrial details of the Olympia’s 170-ft-span arched ceiling, giving the London space a jewel-like sparkle for Burberry’s AW20 show.

The carbon-neutral runway, titled ‘Memories’, was the closing spectacle of London Fashion Week. It featured minimal ornamentation that allowed the Henry Edward Coe-designed Victorian building’s bones to shine and reiterated Burberry’s commitment to becoming more sustainable.

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The brand took to Instagram for its statement unpacking the plan.

‘Along with limiting and offsetting our carbon emissions through a project that reduces the risk of wildfires in Australia, we are also developing a Regeneration Fund to start carbon insetting to tackle the environmental impacts of our operations – beginning with a partnership with PUR Projet to implement regenerative agriculture practices in our supply chain’, it said.

Riccardo Tisci dressed models in a mix of classic and luxe maximalist tartan looks as they walked down the runway to a performance by Arca and classical duo Katia and Marielle Marielle Labèque.

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Artist Rana Begum strings a web of coloured nets above Roksanda Ilinčić’s AW20 showspace

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