If you've been reading my blog for a while, then you know that there was no way I wasn't going to love Maison Martin Margiela's H&M collection. It's definitely the best, most cohesive H&M collection to date, and most true to the "original" (actually Comme des Garçons was pretty spot on), focusing on the "re-edition" of iconic MMM pieces. The only problem is that in this case "authenticity" comes with a price, with the best pieces ranging between $200-350.
This will be a pricey H&M trip for many, averaging around $1,000. My favourite piece is the duvet coat -- yes, completely impractical for the splashy streets of Vancouver.
Bill Cunningham, The New York Times, 2000 (image via blindface)
Its predecessor came from the F/W 1999 collection. Here it is photographed by The New York Times' Bill Cunningham back in 2000 on the streets of New York.
Collection images courtesy of H&M