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Burberry Prorsum Fall 2014: British Reserve Meets the Wild Wild West

If Spring 2014's Burberry show was soft and romantic and uniformly pastel, Monday's show was a flurry of pattern and color, a parade of English roses with a bit of — dare we say it? — Southwestern flair thrown in. Models wore floral lace-up ankle boots and carried hugely chic, oversized bags in Santa Fe-worthy prints; outerwear was belted and/or embellished with long scarves, and the show culminated with models pouring onto the runway, monogrammed blankets slung confidently over their shoulders — a look even Clint Eastwood could be convinced to pull off.

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Such a perfect example of layering sheer fabrics that we’re even willing to forgive the clumpy bangs.

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Sometimes it’s good to be really one-sided.

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Looks like Burberry hasn’t quite given up on their transparency obsession yet, but Suki Waterhouse pulls it off.

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Who needs underwear when you have outerwear, right?

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

It’s hard to tell if this is a coat or a dress or just a really expertly belted scarf, but we love it either way.

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Bulky coats need bulky belts to keep the whole thing from looking bulky. Mysterious.

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Expert color mixing.

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Why do we ever wear solid colors, again?

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Even Jane Austen gets a scarf to sling over one shoulder.

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

The show certainly didn’t shy away from yellow. Oh, that hot Arizona sun…

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Even slinky nighttime dresses got the Southwestern scarf treatment.

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Heeeere’s Cara!

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

No one but Edie Campbell could make painted-on grapes look so fierce.

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Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014

Well now we’re going to need our own monogrammed Burberry cape sooner rather than later. Also, a horse and a cowboy hat. And Christopher Bailey’s number.

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