Burberry has annouced that Christopher Bailey will leave the company after 17 years at the helm. The designer will remain as president and creative director of the brand until March 2018.

It has been the great privilege of my working life to be at Burberry, working alongside and learning from such an extraordinary group of people over the last 17 years. I am excited to pursue new creative projects but remain fully committed to the future success of this magnificent brand and to ensuring a smooth transition.” – said Christopher Bailey