Most luxury houses with more than 100 years under their belt have a range of signatures. Whether it’s a monogram logo, unique print, weaving technique, or even something as simple as a go-to color.
Burberry has more than its fair share of iconic signifiers, ranging from the unmistakable tartan checks to trench coat silhouettes, scarves, and more.
While the British label does a great job of staying up to date by introducing new technology and design to its lineup, much of its success lies in the returning classics.
These Burberry icons unite generations of the brand’s disciples with their timeless appeal and, in doing so, they embody the essential Burberry character: style that transcends trend to honor one of the proudest histories of any luxury label.
Shop 10 Burberry icons below.
Reversible Recycled Nylon Re:Down® Puffer Jacket
Burberry is perhaps most famous for its outerwear collection. While the new era of Re-Down Puffer Jackets is a long way from the classic trench coats of the brand’s history, we see them as one of the label’s modern icons, especially dressed in the signature oversized check.
Pimlico Heritage Car Coat
Cut from the cotton gabardine which has defined Burberry’s output since it was founded, this Car Coat looks beautiful in its classic Honey hue. Of course, the lining exhibits Burberry’s Vintage Check.
Check Recycled Polyester Puffer Gilet
What we love about this Puffer Gilet is that it proves the power of the pattern. Although it's a modern addition to the collection, it’s made into an instant icon with the all-over check.
Small Scale Check Stretch Cotton Shirt
The Burberry shirt is arguably the brand’s most famous garment. Immediately recognizable and crafted to perfection, it displays everything that Burberry does well.
Vintage Check Technical Cotton Bucket Hat
Favored by subcultures the world over, the Burberry bucket hat has had a life well-lived. From Manchester’s rave scene to ‘00s R&B music videos, it’s been around the world and back.
Vintage Check Technical Twill Shorts
It might still be winter, but we’ve got our eye on the warmer weather already. Our spring and summer wardrobe will be anchored by these bold shorts.
Vintage Check Wool Cotton Overshirt
We’ve sung the praises of Burberry’s button-down shirt, but one thing it can’t do is see you through the colder times. If you want to represent Burberry’s finest creations through the chills, be sure to cop this padded version of the icon.
Vintage Check E-Canvas Bifold Wallet
Burberry icons are constantly being reinvented. Take this wallet, for example. The classic design has been brought up to date with an environmentally conscious E-canvas build.
Reversible Check and Monogram Cashmere Scarf
Are you even British if you’ve never owned a Vintage Check scarf? This cashmere edition flexes Burberry’s luxury material know-how as well as the label's monogram designed by Peter Saville.
Monogram Motif Cotton Jersey Baseball Cap
We began this article with the unchanged checked items, but we end it with the label's more recent icon: the new-era monogram. Exhibiting the initials of Thomas Burberry, the simple logo adorns much of the brand's latest staples.
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