In a move that makes a lot of sense once you think about it, H&M has teamed up with Trish Summerville, the costume designer for Hollywood’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo film, to create a clothing collection inspired by the Lisbeth Salander character. The film, which takes place in Sweden, is based on the insanely popular book by the late Swedish writer, Stieg Larsson, and H&M is Sweden’s most famous fashion brand so the combination seems like a no-brainer.
Salander is a tough girl with tons of piercings and a motorcycle-rock-chick style. The toned down version of her look should be highly covetable as interpreted by Summerville and the team at H&M. Forum members are already excited about what they see.
Hautechild posted, “I've got to say, I'm not really interested in the film and usually not a fan of collaborations but the clothes look awesome! Especially the jackets. I hope they look as good in person.”
“Oh no, I hate that it looks so awesome!” Psylocke laughed before going on to express some reservations. “The quality will probably still be super cheap – especially because it's from the Divided line – and I always hate when H&M releases a cool collection because I know everyone is going to wear it,” she added.
The collection will launch exclusively at Colette in Paris on November 28 before being released to 180 H&M stores around the world on December 14. Check out the video below for a behind the scenes look at the collection and the inspiration behind it.
TheFashionSpot's Forum Buzz editor, Chrissy Makkas, has been a member and moderator of the tFS forums since early 2005. She regularly reports on hot topics and up-to-the-minute commentary from the forums, and highlights what trendsetting members are shopping for and wearing from week to week in her popular "What We Bought" and "Forum Street Style" features. You can find ChrissyM in the forums here.