Monday, May 25, 2009

Matthew Williamson for H&M

I decided not to go to neither part of the Mathew Williamson opening collection for H&M. After what happened with the Roberto Cavalli opening where the clothes lasted less than one minute on the rack and girls were acting like wild animals protecting their prey I decided that I will not participate this time.

To my luck , last Thursday as I was buying a gift for a friend at H&M, I saw that some parts of the collection were still there. Mostly the summery exotic stuff which I think did not do very well in Vancouver because of the colourful wild prints and the exotism of it. obviously these looks do not go well with the whole nature in the woods that Vancouverites love to wear. I was talking with a fellow Vancouverite fashion blogger about the fact that here if u dress too colorful people will take u as an alien from another planet. Although girls are fashionable in Vancouver, dark neutrals definitely dominate their closets. I guess its the same anywhere. If u have a colder climate people will go for the darker and neutrals. When u live in a hot climate, colours, prints and white dominate your wardrobe. It's common fashion sense so in a way it should come as no surprise that those pieces did not do so well.




Anyways here are the 2 pieces I bought. U will never see me in the swimsuit( i would never post a swimsuit pic unless I drop 5 pounds and grow 10 cm). it looks better on Daria's body anyways.

As to the tunic cover-up, I love it. I think this is a piece that will never go out of style. I can see myself wearing it when I'm 40 and 50 over a swimsuit and still look chic in it.

20 comments:

Aline Aimée said...

Nice pieces!
I will never post pics with bathing suit also!!!

xoxo

Aline

paola said...

i bought the tunic as well, and it's really cool 'coz you can wear it not only on top of a swimming suite. It's just the right piece to create with!

diane said...

I am so jealous! I've loved that cover up ever since the first time I saw the ad for it.

Damsels said...

yes its nice and im sure you would look great in it . we cant all be daria.


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Ingrid Araujo said...

Heloo, its a pitty we dont have HeM either in my city :(

But should have nice clothes..if the girls run there hehhe!!

Xoxo

thefatandskinnyonfashion said...

our nearest h and m is 3 hours away. it sucks that i can't be near one like you. you are so lucky.

nookie said...

great buys!
I really need a new swimsuit...

nookie said...

I don't know,I liked the skirt and I made the set around it...
aww and Chanel because I know you like it!

nookie said...

and I'm in a peachy mood...

Nadja said...

Like them bouth, I liked the collection too but I agree with you it's defentily a little bit to coloured if you life in a could place.

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ADICTA A LAS COMPRAS said...

POR ACA NO HAY H&M Y NO PODRIA COMPRAR NADA PERO LOS CHALECOS Y MINIVESTIDO ERAN MUY LINDOS

Erica said...

I wish I had a H&M near me! Apparently they always have the best jackets.

I live in a really warm area, I think I probably dress the most "far out" compared to people around me. So many tourists are here :P

I love the bright colors though! They remind me of the Gucci ads. I think they are really gorgeous. I need more color in my closet.

Eda said...

You are right...that tunic has a timeless style!

Rain said...

Yup, here at H&M were also some expensive items from Matthew left. Like the sequined dress & flowy dress....and lot of belts.. I guess it's still expensive. The dresses were € 100,00 ? Too expensive for me.
x

amalie said...

nice pieces! i hot the scarf that matches that print. love it x

elena-lu said...

gosh that tunic is awesome!

Liberty London Girl said...

I've found too that you can often find H&M's designer pieces in stock after the initial opening day frenzy. I just wish the quality was a little better. ( But then am picky editor type!) LLGxx

Niviarsiaq said...

A little secret, I've never been to H&M. The closest one to me is a long drive away so I've never been :( My city doesn't have many fashionable stores. I can't wait to move!

Hanako66 said...

I love them both!

Amazing Style said...

mina, la cum ai descris comportamentu bietelor fete care se omorau pe haine, am vazut in fata ochilor o imagine de la magazinele din vremea lui ceausescu, unde se omora lumea pe carne
poti veni linistita aici. aici nu rupe nimeni gardurile magazinelor