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.
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.