Artist's tacky tribute to fashion house Burberry

Burberry, which is over 150 year old, is a favourite with fashion-forward celebrities including Alexa Chung and Agyness Deyn.

It became famous for its raincoats after the label was commissioned by the War Office to adapt its officer's coat to suit the conditions of contemporary warfare. After the war, the garment became popular with civilians.

The company's signature print, the Haymarket check, became ubiquitous in the Nineties among football hooligans and the new chav generation.

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