The launch of Mr. Burberry, the latest fragrance from the iconic British fashion house Burberry, is, without doubt, the biggest thing to hit the male fragrance industry this year (read my review of it here), not least because there’s some serious money behind its launch.
For proof take a look at the campaign film above which is directed by Turner Prize winner Steve McQueen, features a soundtrack by Benjamin Clementine and stars British actor and musician Josh Whitehouse and model and actress Amber Anderson. “I wanted to convey the idea of two people who are passionately in love, and go off on a dirty weekend,” says the director. “It’s that moment in a relationship where all you are thinking about is each other, and all you want is to be with each other.” He certainly succeeded. And if Whitehouse is wearing the fragrance it’s obviously doing something very right.