The punchy #HUGOYourWay motto from HUGO’s 2022 brand refresh takes on new meaning and momentum this season, as yet another dimension of self-expression surges to the forefront of the brand’s narrative with a story rooted in sound and style. This Fall/Winter, HUGO makes moves into the music scene, striking chords of synchronicity between music and fashion while presenting the HUGO community with a new medium of connection and rebellion. For the upcoming Fall/Winter 2023 collection and corresponding brand activations, HUGO spotlights artists such as Bella Poarch and more music mavericks as they showcase their talent and get fans on their feet through the power of performance.
Bella Poarch headlines as the face of the Fall/Winter 2023 campaign, and a new HUGO x Bella Poarch collaborative capsule collection is currently in development. With the introduction of this collection and the aforementioned creative campaign, HUGO links the kinetic energy of music and the inherent individualism and self-expression of style for further reinforcement of the brand’s #HUGOYourWay mantra.
The brand’s Instagram, TikTok and YouTube channels will serve as platforms for the corresponding social-media campaign which includes a broad range of organic content, motivated by the overarching music-themed messaging of the campaign. As a result, the HUGO channels will be pumping with upbeat hits backtracking a campaign video that illustrates how inspirational storytelling, music, movement and fashion go hand in hand.
This Fall/Winter 2023 collection presents a range of youthful textures, fabrics, and styles, all complemented and characterized by the familiar HUGO design codes and colorways. The iconic HUGO logo is seen splashed across statement pieces and accessories, reminding wearers of the brand’s ethos of authenticity, originality, and eccentricity. Including in-your-face pieces washed in HUGO red and black tie-dye on denim and jersey, premium metallic trims on handbags, and retro-bold graphics adorning T-shirts and oversized hoodies, the Fall/Winter 2023 collection represents a deeper dive into the brand’s spirit of rawness, realness, and rebellion. An unexpected palette of indigo blue, lavender, and caramel brown complement and play up the HUGO brand colors of black, white, and red with added depth and dimension.
From the collection and mantra to the music and movement, the HUGO Fall/Winter 2023 campaign is infused with an undeniable dynamism and power. It marks a new era of turning up the volume and moving beyond fashion through the kinetic energy of music. The creative vision and magnetism can be felt in the new campaign, set to ‘Body Wan Shake’, performed by Freq Motif x Magugu and photographed by Stuart Winecoff under the artistic direction of Trey Laird and the Team Laird agency.