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H&M's newest collaboration is with costume designer Trish Summerville, who will soon be bringing some looks from the upcoming David Fincher film, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (based on the Swedish film from 2009 and book by the same name), to their retail selection. Summerville is the one behind the outfits for the Hollywood remake, and to celebrate, has created a dark, urban, 30-piece collection inspired by the films "anti-heroine," Lisbeth Salander.
With a strong, unique, and gritty style that has already been highlighted on the cover of W Magazine and a persona recognized in this month's Vogue, a clothing line was a logical step. Summerville says:
Salander's look is very real and very lived in. I wanted the collection to have the essence and strength of Salander, with a fashion edge, and I'm pleased with the result! My goal is for women to find pieces in it that they love and then mix them with their own wardrobe to create their own personal style.
Salander's style is realized through the line with biker leathers, battered jeans and hoodies in industrial shades like black, charcoal, and deep red, as depicted in Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy. Accessories are another key: Snoods, tribal earrings, wedge boots, and sneakers are present as well.
With the "English version" of the film slated to release this holiday season, H&M has positioned the line to be available starting December 14th, worldwide. Prior, the collection will debut exclusively at Colette in Paris for two weeks.—Payton Wang
· Behind the Scenes: H&M's Dragon Tattoo Collection [Barracuda TV]
· H&M [Official Site]