That iconic check pattern is famed all around the world and the check print is classically cool. The Burberry brand despite recently losing their CEO to Harvey Nicks, big sigh have always delivered true Brit chicks as a face for their brand, cara delevinge being the latest British supermodel for Burberry’s Autumn 2013 ads. It has to be said that burberry never fail to deliver true Brits to model their truly British style. I heart Burberry.
Victoria beckham decided to swap wearing designer clothes in the spice girls for designing the clothes herself. Now Victoria has won many designer awards. Undoubtedly she is now known as a British fashion designer treasure. Who would have thought it?
British Style Basics
British fashion has always been acclaimed for its “fearlessness” and us Brits are famed for our individual sense of style. We’re often described as having a “thrown-on” feel to what we wear. We mix prints, patterns and styles and many girls pull this off effortlessly.
What is the British style?
The festival look is popular year-round – think bed-head hair and vintage-style pieces. Also, as Emma Watson said in an interview, we’re governed by the weather in this country. We wear our skirts and shorts with black opaque tights, and flip flops are replaced with plimsolls. This is how I would categorise British style, and my own personal style, too.
First Class Fashion – The Key British Pieces
Every British girl will have these items, or variations of them in their wardrobe. They cover all eventualities and can handle the British weather.
Recently voted as the iconic British beauty of the decade. The British actress, Emma watson rocks premiers in effortless chic. And her style is all her own. Her style is tailored, yet ladylike, and her daytime style is simple but eclectic.
Alexa exemplifies British style – eccentric, fun and edgy. She mixes her girly pieces with tough leather jackets and always looks utterly effortless. Her festival-chic style really demonstrates the just-threw-this-on side of British style.
In 2011, Delevingne was featured in Burberry’s spring/summer 2011 campaign. Delevingne later became the face of Burberry’s spring/summer 2012 campaign. Delevingne was named by the Evening Standard as one of “London’s 1,000 Most Influential of 2011”, in the category of “Most Invited”, and as of December 2013 is ranked number 5 on Models.com‘s 50 Top Models. In 2012 she also won Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards.
In little more than a year, Kate Middleton, aka Catherine, the [Duchess of Cambridge], has become one of the biggest British style icons in living memory. Her elegant look has sparked copycat imitations the world over and created a huge boost in sales for the shops and designers whose clothes she favours.
British Style in 5 simple Steps
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