H&M collaborates with Giambattista Valli
H&M has announced that its latest designer collaboration will be with Italian designer Giambattista Valli.
The news was revealed at the amfAR gala in Cannes, where Giambattista Valli and H&M’s Creative Advisor Ann-Sofie Johansson walked the red carpet together with Kendall Jenner, Chris Lee (Li Yuchun), Chiara Ferragni, H.E.R., Bianca Brandolini d’Adda and Ross Lynch.
The stars were dressed in the must-have pieces from the unique limited-edition pre-drop collection from the Giambattista Valli x H&M collaboration.
“I am excited about this collaboration: H&M gives me the opportunity to bring my vision of style and my celebration of beauty to a wider audience. The goal is to share my love for beauty and to be able to be part of everyone’s 'happy moments', to help create love stories all around the world," commented Giambattista Valli.
Ann-Sofie Johansson, Creative Advisor H&M, added: “We are thrilled to collaborate with Giambattista Valli. He is the undisputed master of haute couture with a knack for the memorable silhouette. To be able to bring his signature styles to our customers is a dream come true. We can’t wait to see their reactions to this beautiful collection.”
A limited pre-collection of the Giambattista Valli x H&M collaboration will be available in 12 selected H&M stores around the world and on hm.com on 25 May. These pieces will give fashion fans a sneak peek of the main collaboration collection will launch worldwide on 7 November 2019.
H&M's annual designer collaborations are a hotly anticipated events and designers to have taken part previously include Moschino, Isabel Marant, Erdem, Stella McCartney and Karl Lagerfeld.