WATCH! Sonia Rykiel for H&M sneak preview!

Check out this behind-the-scenes video as preparations get underway for the extravagant Sonia Rykiel for H&M show in Paris!

Attention fashion fans! Get a sneak preview of the exciting Sonia Rykiel for H&M show in Paris, which is set to take place next week.

Come 1 December, that iconic Parisian landmark, the Grand Palais, will be transformed into a high-fashion ‘fairytale’ – as it becomes the stylish stage on which Sonia Rykiel’s hugely anticipated collection for H&M will be debuted.

Following its phenomenally successful Jimmy Choo collaboration, high street haven H&M is treating us to yet another affordable designer collection – and we can’t wait to see it!

As we speak, Ms Rykiel is putting the finishing touches to her Paris fantasy-land, which will include a 25-metre Eiffel Tower in the centre, entirely covered in twinkling Christmas lights.

Event producer Etienne Russo talks us through the concept behind the show and gives us a glimpse backstage in this sneak peek video – describing how they attempted to make the whole production as ‘surreal as possible‘.

Think giant six-metre poodles and rabbits, balloon trees and models on floats entering through a crumbling Arc de Triomphe

And not only will the lucky audience get to experience the extravagant set, they’ll also be treated to temporary bars, cafes and even a boutique – which will sell Sonia Rykiel for H&M lingerie to raise money for UNICEF.

But, the best part of all, is that even those of us not fortunate enough to attend will get to experience the Rykiel magic – as the whole event is being broadcast live on hm.com!

Check out the video for yourselves, and let us know if you’re as excited as we are in the comments box below!

SEE THE JIMMY CHOO FOR H&M COLLECTION HERE!

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