So the first look at the Balmain x H&M line is out. I’m curious as to what you think. The collection looks really nice, but the campaign?? No.
Again, it looks like an authentic Balmain line, not a knocked down version for fast fashion retail. I love it when designers try to offer something AUTHENTIC to the public at a reasonable cost.
Balmain Paris for H&M
The best collaboration lines with H&M have been Lanvin and Versace. They each created amazing lines and the details were so great. I still have my two Versace dresses and they remain in excellent condition.
Versace for H&M
Lanvin for H&M
The campaign for Balmain x H&M, hmmm…, I was a bit disappointed. Balmain is a luxury line and placing the add on the subway felt a bit dismissive to me. Yes, we ride the subway and we would still need to ride the subway if we purchased the line but I wish he’d kept the fantasy going. Remember the images Marni created with Sophia Coppola and the awesome video she directed! It was so dreamy!
Marni for H&M
Of course none of this will deter me from standing in line. The clothes look amazing. I really want the jacket Ms Jenner wore to the MTV awards. (pictured below)
As I’m sure you’ve heard the collection will be out November 5th available online and in stores. What do you think? Are you planning to buy?