Sweden's news in English

Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

Madonna to design clothes range for H and M

Share this article

13:02 CET+01:00
After topping the charts as a pop star and children's author, US style icon Madonna will now try her hand in the fashion world, designing a collection for Swedish low-cost retailer H and M, the company announced on Thursday.

The collection, entitled "M by Madonna", will consist of wardrobe staples and accessories and will be available in all stores carrying women's wear as of March 2007, H and M said.

"H and M and their head of design Margareta van den Bosch have teamed up with Madonna to create a line of clothing and accessories," the company said in a statement.

The clothes will "reflect Madonna's timeless, unique and always glamorous style."

Madonna said: "I've made no secret of my love of fashion over the years.

Working with Margareta and H and M was an exciting and new creative challenge for me."

Established in 1947, H and M has about 1,300 stores in 24 countries.

Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

From our sponsors

How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time

A full-time job shouldn't stop you from satisfying your wanderlust. The Local spoke to Travel After 5 blogger Alline Waldhelm to find out her tips and tricks for travellers who only have 25 days of annual leave.

Discussion forum