H&M Conscious AW20: Every piece from the beautiful upcoming collection

The new collection drops on December 1


As one of the high street's most prestigious sustainability-focused collections, H&M's Conscious Collections have a lot to live up to. Previous seasons have seen the Scandi high street store dabble in vibrant summer hues, warm winter tailoring and dynamic silhouettes - almost all in sustainably sourced materials - and for their AW20 collection, they have truly outdone themselves.

H&M's AW20 Conscious collection is an ode to glamour - something we've all been missing in our time spent in tracksuit bottoms and old jumpers. From colour palette to the mix and match of sumptuous textures, H&M again convinces us of the benefits of indulging in fashion, indulging in what makes us feel like we can take on the world (even if we have to wait a few months).

Opulent floor-length gowns; swatches of taffeta to wrap yourself in (instead of the fleecy blanket on the couch); inspired, multi-functional accessories to achieve a different look with each wear. This is dressing up at its most luxurious, its most spirited. It's about having fun with fashion, at a time when it has been largely reduced to its base practicality. This collection rails against that notion, and it's certainly welcomed - by myself, and, I suspect, many others.

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And of course, as it is a Conscious collection, the line focuses on creating this mood with sustainability in mind. H&M itself bills it as "creating beauty from waste" - almost every piece in both the women's and men's collection is crafted from a material that would have otherwise gone to waste. H&M are using a brand new process, launching with this collection, called Agraloop Hemp Biofibre, which converts food crop waste into a new natural fibre - in this case, oil-seed hemp. Whether its recycled cotton and polyester, down to the prints themselves, inspired by ageing wallpaper, the entire collection holds making the old into new in mind.

The H&M AW20 Conscious Collection drops online on December 1st, and we're already mentally adding it to our baskets.

Jacket and brooch, €119

 

Cropped silk-blend blazer, €99.99

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Lyocell-blend blouse, €69.99

 

Jacquard-patterned shirt, €79.99

 

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Tailored silk-blend trousers, €99.99

 

Jacquard-patterned trousers, €99.99

 

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Fabric flower-covered dress, €249

 

Patterned wrap dress, €129

 

Draped one-shoulder dress, €79.99

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Lyocell-blend dress, €119

 

Off-the-shoulder dress, €159

 

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Tulle dress, €219

 

Short velvet dress, €99.99

 

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Cropped silk-blend bolero top, €99.99

 

Jacquard-patterned top, €119

 

Sequined bustier, €99.99

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Flower-brooch T-shirt, €34.99

 

Multifunctional boots, €119

 

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Sunglasses, €39.99

 

Short necklace, €27.99

 

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Rose-shaped shoe clips, €22.99

 

Multifunctional earrings, €27.99

 

Linked-ring necklace, €39.99

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Rhinestone-detail necklace, €59.99

 

Linked-ring clip earrings, €27.99

 

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Multifunctional clip earrings, €22.99

 

Multifunctional waist belt, €49.99

 

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Chain-link shoe clips, €22.99


 

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