But gabardine, no less, is the star.

Thomas Burberry invented gabardine in 1879 as a tough, tightly woven fabric for his namesake trench coats. Burberry the fashion house has kicked off a new Gabardine line of this and that, including eyewear – frames and sunglasses featured in ads fronted by superstar model Naomi Campbell, whose press coverage suggests that she is also tough and tightly woven.

Read more and see images at UK Daily Mail

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