And watch the style movie that goes together with it.
Kenzo’s Humberto Leon and Carol Lim are at all times recognized for pushing their inventive boundaries in terms of presenting new collections or merchandise. When Kenzo launched a perfume, Leon and Lim teamed up with longtime buddy and collaborator Spike Jonze to create an insane — and in addition award-winning — music video starring Margaret Qualley. For its collaboration with H&M, Kenzo hosted a vibrant, musical runway present with dancers and a full drum line. But it is brief vogue movies that appear to be Leon and Lim’s forte, and each marketing campaign season, we excitedly await how the duo will artistically and entertainingly visualize their newest assortment.
For Spring 2018, “Yo! My Saint” is the most recent undertaking to be launched by the French vogue home, combining its newest runway assortment with movie and unique music by Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Directed by Ana Lily Amirpour, recognized for “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night,” the movie builds on Lim and Leon’s inspiration — Kenzo Takada’s muse and mannequin Sayoko Yamaguchi and musician Ryuichi Sakamoto — and options an all-Asian forged, equally to Kenzo’s runway lineup from its show last June.
“Yo! My Saint” follows actor Alex Zhang Hungtai, who plays a photographer, and Jessica Henwick and Kiko Mizuhara, his models and muses. The film is melodramatic and romantic with a feeling of unrequited love, and Karen O’s new, original song of the same title follows this theme with melodic peaks and valleys that range from a striking crescendo to a calming lullaby. In addition to the film’s release, Karen O’s work will be available to stream around the world starting Jan. 11, along with a limited-edition vinyl to purchase on both Kenzo’s and Karen O’s websites later this month.
Watch “Yo! My Saint” in the video above and see the Spring 2018 campaign imagery in the gallery below.