H&M & Lanvin & Vintage

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It’s here! The Lanvin for H&M collaboration is here. It seems like ages ago that the news leaked about this highly coveted collaboration. Danica Lo from Racked has posted some amazing pictures.

I know Target is the king of collabs, but honestly, the only collection I have been impressed with was the Alexander Mcqueen (doing the sign of the cross like a good Mexican Catholic girl should as a prayer for the passed). But when I read about the Lanvin collection, my couture-taste-on-a-thrift-store-budget heart raced. And the line is gorgeous – from here. There’s already some backlash on the quality and the prices. Dresses are priced at about $200. Definitely on the high side for H&M. I’ll have to wait and see.


If you would rather have the real deal, an authentic Lanvin for Lanvin dress, then you’re in luck. I am listing a vintage Lanvin dress from the 1970s next week! Here’s a preview:

Leave me a comment or email me if you would like to be notified when this dress goes live!

Edit –

I forgot to post a beautiful video that BarracudaTV.se was kind enough to send me about the Lanvin H&M collaboration. I love Alber Elbaz!

Lanvin for H&M photos via Racked.com

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1 eli { 11.04.10 at 10:30 pm }

I had a vintage Lanvin shirtdress like this a while back but had to sell it cause I needed the $$$ so sad
The Lanvin for H&m sure is pretty but as someone else pointed out somewhere, what it might cost on sale for the nicer pieces, or as you show here for authentic vintage.

2 Sandra { 11.04.10 at 10:38 pm }

It’s always hard to part with good vintage isn’t it? This one doesn’t fit me, otherwise I’d be keeping it! Someone made that comment on Racked too. If I can get real Lanvin, who cares if it’s a past season, for a tad more, I might second guess the collab pieces. I’ll wait to see the quality.

3 Susan { 11.13.10 at 1:40 pm }

Can’t wait for the Lanvin lane at H&M!

4 Sandra { 11.13.10 at 5:14 pm }

Hi Susan! Thanks for stopping by. I LOVE your blog!

5 Style Maniac { 11.14.10 at 6:43 am }

That tulle dress looks promising … can’t wait to check out the real thing. As you say, often these collaborations disappoint in quality. Target photographs and advertises the designer offerings so well, and when I get to the store I think: “cannot believe a designer actually put her name on this shoddy garment.”

6 Sandra { 11.14.10 at 7:18 am }

I like the tulle as well and the accessories. We’ll see. I have found some quality pieces at H&M, hopefully the Lanvin line stands up to that quality. Thanks for stopping by!

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