On May 12, Burberry and Pop Trading Co. announced a collaboration. And nothing else. Well, say less, lads!

Specifically, Burberry issued an email to press saying, simply, "Today, Burberry & Pop Trading Company announce a capsule collection."

It also specified that the collab would launch on June 1 and included a first look at a co-branded logo.

Well, now the game is afoot. If only we had more to go off of!

For those unaware, Pop Trading Co. is an Amsterdam-based skate/lifestyle label with a quietly devoted following.

I always hate comparing brands to one another in some kind of gauche mash-up of disparate tastes, influences, and styles (who enjoys having their hard work lazily juxtaposed against another's?) but, in the name of context, compare Pop to NOAH or Aimé Leon Dore rather than Palace or Supreme (and, no, we haven't forgotten Burberry x Supreme)

Pop Trading Co. specializes in thoughtful menswear of the post-skate variety, like humble chore coats, woven belts, and baggy corduroy slacks.

Pop even asserts that it only sells product to "A carefully curated mix of the best stores in both menswear and skateboarding," which is not incorrect: stockists include ONE BLOCK DOWN, Goodhood, Browns, 1LDK, and ACRMTSM, to name but a few, demonstrating the breadth of Pop's crossover appeal.

Select wares are even sold by Supreme Paris.

Artists are often invited into the Pop fold, as well, with recent contributors like Issey Kumatani, Gilles de Brock, and Lex Pott reworking Pop's staple shirts and fan-favorite accessories with graphic flair.

And it's not like Burberry is the first big company that Pop has partnered with — though it may be the most luxurious — Liberty London, Miffy, Minotaur, and Converse have all received the Pop touch.

So, what to make of the Burberry x Pop Trading Co. team-up? Expect some approachable silhouettes and no-nonsense prints, I'd say, plus a healthy dose of Burberry's signature plaid pattern.

And don't be surprised if there's even a collaborative ménage à trois — Pop loves to make its collabs into three-ways.

But even bigger, perhaps, is how this partnership reflects Burberry's move towards a younger, edgier audience. It's already got an audience intrigued by Riccardo Tisci's handbags and athleisure, but Burberry is also making strides to reaching more skate-savvy kids.

Kinda like the lad culture of yore, but contemporary and cooler.

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