H&M Wishes You a Very Wes Anderson Christmas

H&M wishes you a very Wes Anderson Christmas. Filled by all the usual Anderson aesthetic, this 4-minute film is beautiful and heartwarming.

H&M just unveiled its holiday commercial, and it might be the best of the season, thanks to a collaboration with one of our favorite film visionaries. This year, the Swedish clothing giant has enlisted film director Wes Anderson to create a stylish short entitled Come Together, and it’s filled with his signature aesthetic, all wrapped up in H&M knitwear.

Anderson has a long history of collaboration with the fashion industry. In 2007, Marc Jacobs, then the creative director at Louis Vuitton, designed period luggage for The Darjeeling Limited. Back in 2013, he directed Castello Cavalcanti for Prada featuring Jason Schwartzman, and returned in 2015 to direct an ad for their fragrance Candy with Roman Coppola.

In this 4-minute film, Adrien Brody (who’s a regular in Anderson’s films) stars as a train conductor on the H&M Lines Winter Express, who manages to salvage Christmas after a blizzard delays the train’s arrival, causing passengers to miss part of their festive plans. Accompanied by all the usual Anderson touches à la mint-colored railcars, a title card time lapse and outrageously charming composition and symmetry, it’s a predictably sweet story that you can watch for yourself below. (Text Teuku Ajie)