BURBERRY HOSTS DRINKS RECEPTION WITH ALEXANDRA SHULMAN, EDITOR OF BRITISH VOGUE, FOR FASHION’S NIGHT OUT IN LONDON London, 10 September 2009 – Burberry Creative Director Christopher Bailey and editor of British Vogue,
BURBERRY HOSTS DRINKS RECEPTION WITH ALEXANDRA SHULMAN, EDITOR OF BRITISH VOGUE, FOR FASHION’S NIGHT OUT IN LONDON
London, 10 September 2009 – Burberry Creative Director Christopher Bailey and editor of British Vogue, Alexandra Shulman, tonight hosted a drinks reception for Fashion’s Night Out, at the Burberry flagship store on New Bond Street in London.
Over 300 guests attended the evening drinks reception to support the global Fashion’s Night Out initiative which celebrates fashion and encourages consumer confidence around the world including Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts, Sarah Brown, Mario Testino, Samantha Cameron, Stuart Rose, Philip Green, Claudia Schiffer, Erin O’Connor, Laura Bailey, Jaquetta Wheeler, Daisy Lowe, Alice Dellal, Pixie Geldof, Lara Stone, Jourdan Dunn, David Gandy, Donna Air, Yasmin le Bon and Amber le Bon. Also in attendance were Natalia Vodianova, Douglas Booth and Donna Air who all wore Burberry.
Following the reception, Burberry opened its store to customers from 7PM to 12AM, where 10% of all purchases made on the evening will be donated to the Burberry Foundation.
The newly refurbished Burberry store on Bond Street reflects the new Burberry design concept developed by Christopher Bailey, showcasing ready-to-wear for men and women as well as a full assortment of accessories and childrenswear.
Burberry is also participating in the Fashion’s Night Out initiative in its stores in 8 additional cities globally – Berlin, Milan, Athens, New Dehli, Moscow, Tokyo and in two Burberry stores in New York.
British model Lily Donaldson will be DJing for the evening at the Burberry store in Soho, New York.
Burberry, which is headquartered in London, will be closing London Fashion Week later this month, moving its womenswear show from Milan.