H&M and designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon of Parisian fashion house Kenzo have revealed their complete lookbook from their forthcoming fashion line. The collection takes us on a fashion safari with technicolor animal prints and patterns, funky winter accessories and billowy silhouettes – all boasting loads of layers, volume and movement inspired by a mix of old Kenzo styles mixed with newer designs.
“The idea is to celebrate where Kenzo Takada began and where we’ve taken it—not only the archive of what he did but what we’ve worked on,” Leon told Vogue in a recent interview. “We’re taking a look at how the two can merge in a true conversation.”
The model cast is just as eclectic, with its first preview featuring Iman and Chance the Rapper modeling the technicolor collection. The full lookbook features model and rapper Le1f, DJ Juliana Huxtable, writer and activist Amy Sall, photographer Youngjun Koo, performance artist Oko Ebombo, fashion editor Harriet Verney, makeup artist Isamaya Ffrench, artist Ingrid, musician Anna of the North and models Mae Lapres, Hao Liu, Selena Forrest, Tom Gaskin, Julia Banas and Pierre Painchaud. The
“They’re people we admire, icons in their own fields, people who are influential beyond their fashion sensibility,” said Leon.
The Kenzo X H&M collection hits stores and online on November 3. Until then, click through to check out all of the offerings from both the women’s and men’s collections.