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H&M and Isabel Marant Team Up for a Designer Collab

H&M announced today their next designer collaboration will be with Parisian designer Isabel Marant, news that has injected some much-needed enthusiasm into the current state of affordable collabs. You know Marant for things like the Dicker boot and low-wedge sneaks that every stylish celebrity, off-duty model and fashionista seems to own (and which have been copied ad infinitum and featured many times over on this blog). But of course she's so much more - she embodies today's Parisian chic that's one part urban, one part boho, a dash of rock 'n' roll and 100% French.

It's funny to hear about this collab today because just yesterday, I was responding to an interview in which I was asked which one designer I'd wish to have a 30 minute free-for-all shopping spree and I responded without hesitation: Isabel Marant! Ah, to have just an ounce of her cool factor LOL. A girl can dream and now a girl can afford this November 14th, 2013, when Isabel Marant for H&M launches in 250 stores worldwide (and possible online?!) for women, men and teens (whatever that means!)

Who's excited?

Looks from the Spring 2013 Isabel Marant runway (NOT H&M) via

Love it - Very exciting news.
#1 ZipStyle Seattle (Homepage) on 2013-06-11 11:19 (Reply)
Wow Isabel Marant is a great designer! AND she is collabing with H&M?! I am beyond stoked.

Thanks for the news update :-)

P.S. In my blog post "Rockin H&M" I talk about wearing H&M. Semi related I suppose. If you could check it out that would be wonderful!
#2 Daisy Dai (Homepage) on 2013-06-11 11:40 (Reply)
I am super excited and looking forward to this collection.
#3 Berty Morales (Homepage) on 2013-06-11 15:43 (Reply)
Woo hoo!

Of all of H&M's designer collaborations, this one has me genuinely excited. √Čtoile Isabel Marant is a splurge while the regular line is way out of my reach and I absolutely love her stuff.
#4 StrawberryGirl on 2013-06-11 23:09 (Reply)
I'm cautiously excited, only because I doubt I'll ever have an opportunity to get my hands on a piece. None of my local H&M's ever carry these lines. What ever happened to their promise of US online shopping?
#5 ajdematteo on 2013-06-12 08:17 (Reply)
I'm trying to find that out, too, hope to get some clarification soon!
#5.1 The Budget Babe on 2013-06-12 11:51 (Reply)
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