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Anyone who's ever had the misfortune (or fortune — who are we kidding, those photos are comedic gold) of getting everyone together for a posed family photo knows how easy it is to look like a bad impression of a boy band. From 'NSYNC-approved matching overall sets to Boyz II Men-esque all-white ensembles, matching family outfits are usually a bad idea.
H&M tries to remedy the ordeal with a "Fashion Family" collection launching this autumn, just in time for holiday photos and family reunions. Without actual matching outfits, the collection feels cohesive but not Sister Wife-y and comes with pieces you'll actually want to wear outside of the studio.
There's something for everyone — a metallic-flecked cocktail dress for college freshman niece Makayla, a faux-fur wrap for Grandma Beatrice, the nice pair of leather oxfords for Uncle Steve, and a badass leather jacket for budding fashion plate, Baby Joseph. Click through to see all the looks, and call dibs on the piece you'll have to fight your cousin for.
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