Burberry’s Runway Made to Order service offers bespoke clutches and iPhone 5s cases


With Burberry’s showing of the Prorsum women’s wear Spring/Summer 2014 collection comes a blessing in bespoke disguise. Launched in February this year, the brand’s Runway Made to Order service makes its reappearance. Clanging from last time’s success perhaps, metal plates prepare to get engraved, covers, etched, under the complimentary service that undergoes an evolution this season. Think Burberry goodies from next season’s collection racked right off the runway and personalized before they even hit stores! And while much has been made of the brand’s innovative leap involving shooting the S/S ’14 show with an iPhone5s, what’s revealed with the latest range are cool iPhone sized niches in stylish accessories as well as chic cases dedicated to the smartphone, customize-able, again. Until Monday, September 30, that is. Want a quick browse through the best on offer? Read on.

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The Petal in Alligator and Rubber
With a whisper of sinuousness, its textured grosgrain visage relaxes into a fold or hangs onto a slim shoulder strap with fine sophistication, a polished metal fastening concealing an asymmetric iPhone pocket within. The translucent rubber and tumbled alligator leather offering opines on a price of $12,000.

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The Petal in Deerskin with Perspex Flowers
For that floral Perspex-tive, the grained deerskin bag comes embellished with hand-applied Perspex appliqué. It’s folded design features a slim shoulder strap, polished metal zip and textured grosgrain lining. It carries an asymmetric iPhone pocket and a price tag of $1,395.

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The Petal in Deerskin and Curly Shearling
Oh deer! I can almost picture this cuddly little creature, err, creation scuttling away abashedly. Look how pink it blushes albeit with an almost-yet-not-quite bold mauve tinge. Thank the curly shearling for the ‘not-quite’ as that’s what deems this accessory a $1,695 wardrobe darling.

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iPhone 5/5s Case in Deerskin with Flowers
And if a pouchette-pocket wont suffice, flaunt that iphone with this floral-fancy-meets-technology marvel. Designed in grained deerskin, the iPhone case comes embellished with hand-applied flowers and in textured grosgrain fabric. The sleeve design is suitable for the iPhone 5 and the new iPhone 5s and the price of $375 for all the luxe- loving.

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iPhone 5/5s Case in Deerskin with Perspex Flowers
Yet another ‘piece’ offering for your iphone, this Perspex-flower cover nestles peaceful hues of bluish-green in bright, grained deerskin. It features a textured grosgrain fabric lining and a price tag of $365.