LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the launch of the H&M Conscious Exclusive collection, an elevated assortment created using sustainable materials and fabrics, H&M creative advisor, Ann-Sofie Johansson hosted an exclusive dinner in Los Angeles with the face of the campaign, Natalia Vodianova. Guests from all backgrounds including film, music, art, and digital influencers joined together to support the goal of a future rooted in sustainability.
"I am proud to appear in the H&M Conscious Exclusive campaign. It's amazing to see the advances in sustainable fabrics that are used in the collection, pointing towards a more sustainable future for all fashion," says Natalia Vodianova.
The intimate evening was held at SmogShoppe, one of the most sustainably designed urban spaces in the country. Upon entering the room, guests were greeted by an art installation featuring the star piece of the H&M Conscious Exclusive collection, an ethereal plissé pleated gown featuring BIONIC®, a polyester made from recycled shoreline plastic. Guests mingled during the cocktail hour and were seated at dinner to enjoy a farm to table meal by Chef Suzanne Goin of LA favorite, Lucques and music by DJ Nikki Pennie.
Notable guests included Chrissy Tiegen, Orlando Bloom, Kate Mara, Ahna O'Reilly, Angela Lindvall, Rowan Blanchard, Hailey Baldwin, Kiersey Clemons, Sasha Lane, Lucky Blue Smith and Stormi Bree, Daisy Clementine Smith, Pyper America Smith, Byrdie Bell, Pixie Lott, Amanda Steele, Johnny Wujek, Erin Foster, Shaun Ross, Natalie Joos, Rocky Barnes, Sheryl Luke of Walk in Wonderland and Jacey Duprie of Damsel in Dior - those in bold were dressed in the latest Conscious Exclusive collection, launching in select H&M stores and online at hm.com on April 20th.
The H&M Conscious Exclusive is a high fashion collection made from sustainable materials, that aims to move H&M's fashion and sustainability innovation forward towards a sustainable fashion future. New to this year's Conscious Exclusive is a men's and kids' line as well as an organic perfume joining the ladies' collection.
"Conscious Exclusive is a chance to dream and create pieces that are both edgy and beautiful. It's great to be able to show just what is possible with sustainable materials like we have done with the delicate plissé dress made of BIONIC®," says Ann-Sofie Johansson, H&M creative director.
Photo Caption: H&M Conscious Exclusive Dinner
Photo Credits: BFA
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Inside | Billy Farrell | https://we.tl/uakH57pKyr
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) was founded in Sweden in 1947 and is quoted on Nasdaq Stockholm. H&M's business idea is to offer fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way. In addition to H&M, the group includes the brands & Other Stories, Cheap Monday, COS, Monki and Weekday as well as H&M Home. The H&M group has more than 4,300 stores in 64 markets including franchise markets. In 2016, sales including VAT were SEK approximately 223 billion. The number of employees amounts to more than 161,000. For further information, visit hm.com.