Harry Styles Joins Forces With Gucci for New Ha Ha Ha Collection
Not long after scoring the biggest album sales week of the year with his latest effort Harry’s House, Harry Styles is teaming up with Gucci for a new collaboration.
The British pop star has joined forces with creative director Alessandro Michele for a one-off capsule collection titled Ha Ha Ha, which is set to hit stores in October.
Michele told WWD that the title of the collection not only stands for the initials of his and Harry’s first names, “but also for the onomatopoeic sound of the laughing face emoji used for years to end their messages to each other.”
“Harry has an incredible sense of fashion,” Michele said in an official statement. “Observing his ability to combine items of clothing in a way that is out of the ordinary compared to the required standards of taste and common sense and the homogenization of appearance, I came to understand that the styling of a look is a generator of differences and of powers, as are his reactions to the designs I have created for him, which he has always made his own. These reactions restore me with a rush of freedom every time.”
Michele continued, “The idea of working together came to me one day while we were talking on the phone: I proposed creating a ‘dream wardrobe’ with him, starting from those small oddities that come together in childlike visions. We ended up with a mix of aesthetics from 1970s pop and bohemian to the revision of the image of the gentleman in an over-turned memory of men’s tailoring.”
Check out more from the lookbook for Harry Styles and Gucci’s Ha Ha Ha capsule collection below.
The announcement arrives just after Harry donned some custom Gucci threads while performing onstage this weekend at his Love On Tour. During a tour stop in London, England, Styles wore custom Gucci blue denim flared overalls paired with suede adidas and Gucci Gazelle sneakers.
During his gig at London’s Wembley Stadium on Sunday, Styles helped an Italian fan come out. The fan, who was holding a sign that read, “From Ono to Wembley: Help me come out,” was brought onstage by Harry, who shared the message with the crowd.
“So, you would like the people of Wembley to bring you out,” Styles said, picking up a pride flag. “When this flag goes above my head, you are officially out, okay? I think that’s how it works. … When this [flag] goes over my head, you’re officially gay, my boy.”