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H&M x Lanvin Collaboration

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Wupper, Sep 2, 2010.

  1. onion

    onion Well-Known Member

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    I'm confused, to say the least.
     
  2. rach2jlc

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    Would kop

    Oh, jeez, I've tons of these things from Japan... bath towels with the big YSL on them, pens. They are total crap quality, but hilarious and fun in a kitschy sort of way.
     
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    If this was Facebook, I would like this.
     
  5. macuser3of5

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    $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
     
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    Yep. I wonder if fashion-fans in 1982 were saying things like, 'Oh, AWESOME! YSL is 'collaborating' with JCPenney on his shirts. Rock on! And Valentino's ink pens... neato!"

    Somehow, they've twisted around the desire for exposure and $$$ into some sort of media blitz that makes it seem somehow "edgy" or unique.

    Again, I don't care what Lanvin does, and I like the style, but I still think that it is odd and their justifications sort of hollow.
     
  7. oneeightyseven

    oneeightyseven Well-Known Member

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    eff this. efffff this. I like Lanvin the way it is. Now when I rock Lanvin some loser nike wearing kid will be all like 'yo you gotz Lanvin too????????'
     
  8. DLester

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    I don't see how this collab will satisfy the expectations of SF due to H&M's cheap materials. I tried on an H&M suit the other day. It had basically a good slim cut and fit okay (better than I expected) but the fabric was so cheap and funky that it didn't hang right. Lanvin isn't going to get around this problem.

    I doubt it will harm the Lanvin brand too much (it will somewhat). It will give them some money to ease the burden of the bad economy, which looks like it has another year or two to go.
     
  9. brad-t

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    I don't think anyone here is expecting anything great from this collection.
     
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    I don't think anyone here is expecting anything great from this collection.

    I am expecting my boots to give BJ's on command.
     
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    I am expecting my boots to give BJ's on command.

    I'd prefer if my boots allowed me to receive bjs on command...[​IMG]
     
  12. AR_Six

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    Just wear desert boots and they will Listi. Of course, you have to not care about whether they obey the command.
     
  13. Roygbivuxg

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    So...can we expect the pieces to be lanvin designed/h&m contructed/slightly pricier than typical h&m products? I've never physically handled fast fashion x luxury label pieces so maybe someone with more experience can chime in.

    This collab does sound interesting, though the choice of lanvin is surprising. Alber Elbaz definitely in it for the $$$
     
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    So...can we expect the pieces to be lanvin designed/h&m contructed/slightly pricier than typical h&m products? I've never physically handled fast fashion x luxury label pieces so maybe someone with more experience can chime in.

    This collab does sound interesting, though the choice of lanvin is surprising. Alber Elbaz definitely in it for the $$$


    generally the collabs run in the same price range as h&m's higher-end lines, which have dress shirts around $30-59 dollars and sportcoats around $129. the matthew williamson and jimmy choo collections had leather jackets that were around $230 or so. i don't remember how much footwear in the latter collection was.

    quality wise it's usually decent, about on par with something like j crew but of course you're not getting all the bells and whistles of the regular line so fabrication is one of the biggest differences. h&m is pretty good about that though as well as ensuring fair labor practices, so you can rest easy knowing they were probably made in a sweatshop with a fan or two and maybe a bathroom.

    the bang/buck ratio is probably going to be similar to the +J line, but i think the prices will be about $10-20 more.
     
  15. Roygbivuxg

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    ^thnx for the info. i hope ill have time to check it out before it sells out come late november [​IMG]
     
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    generally the collabs run in the same price range as h&m's higher-end lines, which have dress shirts around $30-59 dollars and sportcoats around $129. the matthew williamson and jimmy choo collections had leather jackets that were around $230 or so. i don't remember how much footwear in the latter collection was. quality wise it's usually decent, about on par with something like j crew but of course you're not getting all the bells and whistles of the regular line so fabrication is one of the biggest differences. h&m is pretty good about that though as well as ensuring fair labor practices, so you can rest easy knowing they were probably made in a sweatshop with a fan or two and maybe a bathroom. the bang/buck ratio is probably going to be similar to the +J line, but i think the prices will be about $10-20 more.
    lol in korea their prices are like two times higher than that, fuck h&m uniqlo is nice and just changes it to reflect exchange rate though [​IMG]
     
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    I hope Lucas and Alber bring back Lanvin classic pieces similar to CDG x H&M.
     
  18. lmaozedong

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    Seems an odd collab to me, moreso than any other I've ever heard. Lanvin is about luxury and superlative fabrics, at an extreme pricepoint. It seems to me to lose its luster, appeal, and interest if you make it "public." Sort of like "Hermes for Zara" or something. Jil sander for Uniqlo... I can see it. McQueen for Target, etc. I can get and see the appeal. But, Lanvin? I'm interested in seeing it and may pick something up, but I'm very surprised at this move, especially seeing as how Lanvin's history of licensing, lack of menswear clout (until recently), has made them be very careful about image. If this is an attempt to broaden brand appeal/name recognition, it's not going to work well, because the kids buying H&M aren't suddenly going to switch over and buy $900 pairs of slacks. That OR Lanvin lowers its own price point and sacrifices what made it unique. This will sell well, but still seems an odd choice.
    +1000
     
  19. brad-t

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    this seems significantly less weird than "McQueen for Target" imo
     
  20. Desi

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    i find it less weird than Comme des Garcons. Avant-garde, niche, etc. This is on the same idea as Jil + Uniqlo but with more reliance on noticeable design details while still using high quality fabrics given the pricepoint barrier. Which is a thing the mainline obviously doesn't have to worry about.
     

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