Thursday, October 20, 2016

Next Level Access: Last Night's Launch of KENZO x H&M





Last night at Pier 36 in New York, KENZO x H&M made its runway debut with a stunning show. Guests were invited to experience the uniquely vibrant and playful energy of the KENZO x H&M collection designed by KENZO Creative Directors, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon.

The show included a customized remix of “Express Yourself” by Sam Spiegel, dancers, beatboxes, whistlers and musicians came together to celebrate the beauty and power of individual expression. The collection celebrated playfulness, bold prints and vivid colours. As the show finished, the experience continued with a performance by rapper and surprise guest Ice Cube.

“Tonight was a celebration of everything we love about KENZO x H&M – it was a fun, vibrant and unexpected celebratory mix of different worlds coming together. It was a show we will never forget.”

Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, Creative Directors of KENZO

“The launch of KENZO x H&M was truly spectacular. It was amazing to see the collection come to life with all its incredible print, colour and energy. It was such an honor to have Jean-Paul Goude direct the show and he captured the mood perfectly.”

Ann-Sofie Johansson, Creative Advisor at H&M



Below are shots from backstage and the show, in addition to the video...


Backstage









The Show






























The Video