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We Tried The H&M X Kenzo Collection And Here's What You Should Buy

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First things first: H&M was only able to send us clothes in sizes 4-8, even though the collection will be available in a full range of H&M sizes. And nope, we didn't get to keep any of the clothes.

There are a ton of graphic sweatshirts in this collection, in a lot of different colorways — and they're some of the most affordable pieces in the collection.


Michael was feeling this crewneck sweatshirt. "It wasn't as loud as the rest of the collection but the graphics still popped."


If you ARE willing to put down more cash, there are plenty of cool options. This green zebra-striped jumpsuit is technically part of the men's collection, but we thought Essence looked dope in it.

This furry coat is ALSO from the men's collection — and a lot of this stuff is pretty unisex, TBH. It's $99, which seems pretty fair for a fall coat.

Furry coat: $99

The jacket pairs nicely with these rather pricey floral pants.

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Floral pants: $199

Zoe loved these pants. "They felt so dramatic, like if I wore those anywhere I would automatically be the center of attention. They were also super comfy and fun to walk in."


Rich's favorite piece was this this hooded coat with printed collar. "I usually just wear a leather jacket with a hoodie underneath all winter but this year I may try something different."

Jacket: $349

"The outside of the jacket was a nice neutral color and the undomesticated patterns inside of the hood and collar were just enough to contain all of my hair through rain or snow."

Rich also tried on this multi-patterned puffer jacket with front pockets, which cost as much as the winter coat but had much less potential use.

Jacket: $349

We don't necessarily recommend you wear these pieces all together, but separately they could really spice up a pair of jeans or a plain tee shirt.

James' favorite look was this lil' combo. "Something about the combination of them made me feel like I was in some kind of next season couture."

At $349, this reversible robe is DEFINITELY a splurge piece.

Reversible robe: $349

James loved wearing it, though. "It's perfect for feeling sexy while still being totally covered up," he said. "You don't have to show skin to be sexy and these clothes definitely helped me realize that."

By far, the most expensive piece in the collection — and the most stunning — was this multi-tiered print dress. It was Essence's favorite.

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Dress: $549

"It was obnoxiously big, and I like style statements that announce your presence. Like, 'Hey guys! I'm here. See me.' I felt super cool, too," she said. "If Erykah Badu and Andre 3000 had a daughter, I feel like she'd be the kind of cool who could pull off this dress."


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