February 23, 2015
Just under a year ago, Christopher Bailey became a dad, which added a new set of personal responsibilities to the professional ones he has as Burberry’s CEO. After the show today, Bailey was musing on the Burberry trench’s status as an heirloom piece, passed down from generation to generation. The notion of posterity seems like something that would come more easily to a parent than a swingle, but it also dovetailed with Bailey’s reflectiveness of late. As much as he is enthralled by the pace and change of the wired world, he’s happy to slow the merry-go-round. So he’s making a conscious effort to create new heirloom pieces.
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