Burberry & Apple Collaborate to Share Runway Show Experience
CUPERTINO, California and LONDON— 13 September, 2013—Apple® and Burberry today announced that iPhone® 5s is being used to capture and share beautiful photos and video before, during and after the Burberry runway show in London on Monday, 16 September. Using the all-new iSight® camera on iPhone 5s, Burberry is shooting high quality photos and video for runway and beauty looks, product details, and backstage moments. The collaboration is reimagining how Burberry engages consumers, paving the way for significant changes in how they capture and share their content.
“iPhone 5s makes it even easier to take great photos with the world’s most popular camera,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of iPhone & iOS Product Marketing. “We’re thrilled to see the amazing photos and HD video Burberry has captured with the incredible all-new iSight camera.”
“This collaboration celebrates our relationship and shared foundation in design and craftsmanship. We have a mutual passion for creating beautiful products and unlocking emotive experiences through technology, which has made it intensely exciting to explore the capabilities of iPhone 5s,” said Christopher Bailey, Burberry Chief Creative Officer. “We’re inspired by what this could mean for the future as we continue to explore the merging of physical and digital experiences.”
Through photos and video shot exclusively on iPhone 5s, consumers globally can share in the anticipation of the show build up, as well as the excitement of the day itself, across Burberry social media channels and on www.burberry.com starting today. In addition, customers can watch the show live on Monday, 16 September, at 2:30 p.m. GMT+1 at www.burberry.com.
Pricing & Availability
iPhone 5s comes in gold, silver or space gray, and will be available in Australia for a recommended retail price of RRP A$869 inc GST for the 16GB model and RRP A$999 inc GST for the 32GB model and RRP A$1,129 inc GST for the 64GB model. iPhone 5s will be available from the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com/au), Apple’s retail stores, and through Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and select Apple Authorised Resellers. iPhone 5s will be available in the US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK on Friday 20 September.
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Burberry, the world’s leading digital luxury brand, is headquartered in London. Founded in 1856, it is listed on the London Stock Exchange (BRBY.L) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index.
The Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2014 runway show will take place on Monday, September 16, at 2:30 p.m. GMT+1, and will be available to view live and on-demand at www.burberry.com.