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Frame of the Week: Burberry

August 28th, 2017 | Eyeglasses

This week’s frame of the week is this classic Burberry tortoise frame with gold detailing on the temples. Come by to try on these frames and check out the rest of our Burberry collection!

Burberry was founded by 21-year-old dressmaker Thomas Burberry in England in 1856 when he opened his first store in Basingstoke, England. Burberry soon made a name for itself in outerwear and a number of famous explorers, aviators, and winter athletes wore Burberry. Some explorers even used tents made by Burberry.

Burberry is known for its trench coats which were originally designed by Thomas Burberry for officers to use in World War I. After the war, trench coats became popular with civilians. In 1920, the iconic Burberry check was created and used as lining in their trench coats. Today, Burberry is known for its conservative style and sells clothing, accessories, eyewear, fragrances, and cosmetics.

To learn more about Burberry, visit their site: https://ca.burberry.com/

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