The eternally wackypants Yoko Ono has designed a menswear line for Opening Ceremony inspired by John Lennon‘s “sexy bod,” and what a menswear line it is. It’s got light-up jockstraps and nipple decorations and crotch decorations and cock and endless balls. Holy! Holy! Holy! The male bra and the mesh shirt and the butt hoodie are holy!
I asked my boyfriend, who is generally a dapper fellow, how he felt about the collection, and here’s what he had to say: More
A little while back, I fell into some sort of Wikipedia k-hole about famous men with eating disorders (what? fashion blogging makes you do weird shit sometimes). I discovered that Russel Brand struggled with bulimia, for example, just as Kafka starved himself. I saw more than a few comments from people indicating the great John Lennon also had an eating disorder, but it wasn’t as widely reported. Lennon, it was said, packaged his obsessive eating habits as a kind of hippie-dippie asceticism and deprivation toward enlightenment, so no one ever called the systematic fasting what it was: anorexia. More
Are you an Elvis or a Beatle? Piffle. I think the real question is “are you a Maslow or a Lennon?” (The correct answer is a Maslow, though I suppose for everyone feels like a Lennon for at least five seconds in their lifetime). More
That said, he should have cooled it with his use of the word “Oriental.” More
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. – John Lennon. Sound familiar?? The most unexpected things happen when I least expect them.