Andy, who is expected to make £100 million on the back of his golden year, wasn't the only medallist to make an appearance at the presentation.
Cycling champion Victoria Pendleton had taken time out from her Strictly Come Dancing training to cast a discerning eye over chief designer Christopher Bailey's latest offerings.
And Harry Styles caused quite the commotion as he turned up to support model friend Cara Delevingne, who was walking in the show.
Once the star guests were seated, Burberry Prorsum got ready to dazzle.
There was a marked departure from the British brand's beige trench heritage. Instead the celebrity crowd were served glossy, sexy and shiny statement style in the form of iridescent body suits, plastic capes, satin corset and feather dresses.
And for the finale, the girls came marching out in a rainbow of metallic trench coats.
"Fashion is also about entertainment," said the man of the hour backstage.
"I wanted to do a collection that makes people smile. I want it to be joyous, a bit sassier and sexier."