Why everybody is wearing the new Burberry DK88 bag

Burberry has presented a new DK88 bag collection at its runway show in London earlier in February, with a name that is dedicated to the house code of its signature gabardine fabric. Following its recent global launch, we can’t help but noticed that everybody from celebrities to bloggers worldwide have been spotted wearing this new iconic bag. So what’s so special about it? Scroll down to see what we’ve found out so far.

1) The design is strong and timeless, with a hint of playfulness that is unmistakably British.

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The DK88 features a sculptured top handle and an oversize brass tone lock, with is accompanied by a key.

The DK88 features a luggage-inspired design and a timeless, sculptured silhouette that complements the rest of the seasonal runway collection. It features a top handle and an oversize brass tone lock, which is also accompanied by an old-fashion looking key. There is even an internal pocket inside the bag that is design especially for the key.

2) It embodies both British heritage and Italian craftsmanship.

Designed in England and made in Italy, the bag is crafted from a new Trench Leather with a unique pattern that resembles the finishing of Burberry’s signature trench coats.

While every bag is made in Italy using top craftsmanship, the design was created at Burberry’s headquarters in London. Furthermore, these bag are all crafted from a new Trench Leather, which comes in a unique pattern that resembles the distinctive twill finish of cotton gabardine — a fabric which is patented by the brand in 1888 and continue being used to make Burberry’s signature made-in-England trench coats.

3) The colour choices are simply extensive.

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New painterly hues that have been recently launched for summer.

From sophisticated shades such as black, dark navy, honey tan, antique red and dark forest green, to the modern yet timeless hues of slate blue, blossom pink, ash rose and celadon green, the colour choices are simply extensive, which can guarantee to match with any wardrobe.

4) It’s been graced not just by any celebrity, but the queens of Hong Kong’s pop culture.

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Kelly Chen, Cecilia Cheung, Miriam Yeung and Sammi Cheng all carrying the Burberry DK88 bag.

From Kelly Chen, Cecilia Cheung, to Miriam Yeung and Sammi Cheng, these female stars have lived through the prime time of Hong Kong’s ’90s Cantopop scene, and manage to retain their popularity til this very day. With an ability to retain such a longstanding star power and charisma, these are the people you can count on when it comes to personal style choices.

5) There is something for everyone, including men.

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From left: Kris Wu, Aarif Lee, Han Huohuo

While the full collection has been launched globally and available in Burberry stores and online, it will continue to evolve with new sizes and styles as well as colours, making sure that there is something for everyone, no matter men or women.

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