H&M's the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Collection: Fab or Drab?...

When it comes to chic, pocket-friendly clothes, H&M rarely disappoints. Ditto when it comes to H&M collaborations and that brings me to their recent most "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" collection which I can't quite make up my mind about and here's why.

Firstly, the idea itself of a collection dedicated to "the girl with the dragon tattoo" aka Lisbeth Salander seems a bit off to me. Yes, she's a kick-ass character and I love her but her style from what I've read in the books is just regular clothes with a lot of black right? Does she really deserve an entire collection? I'm not sure. The 30-piece collection is designed by Trish Summerville and consists mostly of leather pants, ripped tees, distressed blanket cardigans, a muted urban color palette and punky accessories. There are some decent pieces like:

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And then there are some pieces that just leave me speechless for all the wrong reasons:

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img.allw.mn Here's my problem with H&M's "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" collection. There's absolutely nothing special about it! I could pick these pieces up anywhere and I really don't see the point of it. God knows I love H&M but I just expect more from the brand that gave us affordable Lanvin and Versace, know what I mean? Anyway, this collection will be available in stores starting December 14th. Will you be there? Vote below!

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