Set an alarm in your outlook peoples: there’s just a little more than a month until the swift-moving amongst us can get our hands on the much-hyped Kenzo x H&M collection.

Until, now just a few pieces have been revealed in teaser photos. (Not seen ’em? Here’s a shotgun recap: leopard, lots of bright colour and some pretty wild patterns – standard Kenzo, basically.)

To continue the lure, H&M has released the first set of official campaign images shot by creative image maker Jean-Paul Goude and featuring a seemingly mismatched combo of famous faces: two famous rappers, a Hollywood star, a native American environmentalist, an Indie film star, a former supermodel and an Oscar winner.

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Iman for Kenzo x H&M 

To say the clothes are eye-catching is an understatement (they’re not for faint-hearted wallflowers) but what we were really mesmerised with recently is the fun behind-the-scenes video also unveiled. As the famous campaign stars are snapped for the campaign by Goude, they answer questions about what colour and clothes really mean to them.

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Chance the Rapper for Kenzo x H&M

Who are the campaign stars? Rosario Dawson, Chloë Sevigny, Iman and Chance the Rapper will all be well-known to western millennials given their mainstream stardom, but the other three faces have equally fascinating back-stories and practically steal the show in this video.

Long-haired Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is a 16-year-old indigenous American eco hip-hop artist, environmentalist and youth director of Earth Guardians. Suboi (real name Hàng Lâm Trang Anh) is a Vietnamese rapper, singer, and songwriter. Oscar-winning Japanese composer, pianist, dancer and singer Ryuichi Sakamoto who composed the soundtrack for The Revenant and won a Best Original Score Academy Award in 1987 for his work on The Last Emperor. All look great in outlandishly bright clothing, of course.

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Subio for Kenzo x H&M

The collection hits select H&M stores and online on November 3. In the meantime, it’s worth studying this video to earmark any pieces worth setting your alarm for. Meanwhile, here’s what it’s like to be a superstar behind the scenes on an international fashion campaign shoot…

thoughts?