As rumors and speculation buzzed about the Internet and Twitter, WWD’s article fueled the fashion fire with insider knowledge that perhaps Alber Elbaz would be designing the next exclusive collection for H&M. Just confirmed by H&M’s press office, the Lanvin for H&M collection will be available to the masses on November 23rd to approximately 200 H&M stores worldwide. The coveted collaboration is designed by Lanvin’s artistic director Alber Elbaz, and menswear designer Lucas Ossendrijver.
Fashionistas pining away for a sneak peek at the upcoming collection will have to wait until November 2nd; when both the womenswear and menswear lookbook and film debut will be unveiled. The world will be excited to see what Lanvin embellishing touches and precision tailoring will be brought Alber Elbaz of Lanvin will be following in the footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Comme des Garçons and Sonia Rykiel as H&M collaboration alums.
“We are thrilled about Lanvin’s collection for H&M, it is such an exciting moment. Lanvin will bring to H&M a luxurious French tradition that is also modern and playful. It is very much a Lanvin collection, using their cut and tailoring, with lots of focus on form and details for both women and men. The launch in November is going to be full of wonderful surprises.” Margareta van den Bosch, creative advisor at H&M.
Media courtesy of: H&M