Three key looks from the highly-anticipated Kenzo for H&M collection have been revealed and they are purrfect.
The Kenzo for H&M collection won’t be hitting Dubai H&M stores until November, but we managed to get the first glimpse of Carol Lim and Humberto Leon’s loud and proud collaboration which feature plenty of animal print.
Not for the wallflowers among us, the three looks, which give us an insight into the collection will offer, features the signature elements synonymous with the label – vivid print and vibrant colour.
As if the collaboration wasn’t exciting enough, the look book images have been shot on a variety of artists, young creatives and activists not your usual Instagarm stars and catwalk favourites.
Amy Sall (student and activist, based in New York, founder of SUNU: Journal of African Affairs, Critical Thought + Aesthetics) and Juliana Huxtable (artist, poet and DJ, 28, based in New York), star in a campaign picture together wearing the Kenzo For H&M tiger print jersey rollneck tops and matching high-waist leggings along with long black leather gloves with pink logo rubber print, finished with jacquard knitted tiger-sock shaft boots.
Isamaya Ffrench (make-up artist, based in London and part of the London-based collective, Theo Adams Company) also models the collection, wearing an oversized leather jacket with pink faux Shearling lining, a matching tiger print jersey rollneck top and high-waist leggings.
The high street-high-end collaboration isn’t just aimed at women, with Kenzo also designing for men. Represneitng the men’s line, Oko Ebombo (musician and performance artist, based in Paris, front-man of the band 19) stars in the sneak peek campaign images wearing a parka with removable printed collar, block colour tiger-print jeans, plus padded flip-flops with tabi socks. Oko also wears the tiger-printed cap with attached scarf, a printed woven scarf and the tiger-printed cross-body bag.
The collection will be available in over 250 selected H&M stores worldwide, from November 3. We suggest you get ready to unleash your wild side.
Main image: Amy Sall and Juliana Huxtable