Yoko Ono has, since the death of John Lennon, carried on his mission of engendering world peace, mostly by uniting the world in laughter at Yoko Ono. That mission continues with the debut of Yoko Ono's new fashion collection for Opening Ceremony, based on designs that Ono originally sketched as a wedding present for Lennon in 1969—designs that, in case you were feeling too comfortable about the legacy and lingering dignity of John Lennon today, Ono says were intended to celebrate "John's hot bod." As she explains in words that came out of the mouth of Yoko Ono regarding John Lennon, and not, say, from a rich, babbling housewife on reality TV, "I was inspired to create 'Fashions for Men,' [because I was] amazed at how my man was looking so great. I felt it was a pity if we could not make clothes emphasizing his very sexy bod."
Indeed, what a pity it was that John Lennon was slain by an assassin's bullet before getting to wear these Ono-created clothes, and that he died before ever getting to preach a message of "Power To The People" underscored by a hand constantly grabbing his crotch. But finally, you can free yourself from the oppression of drawing hands on your crotches, and concentrate that energy on reclaiming that power. After all, as Lennon once said, "Life is what happens to you when you're busy drawing hands on your crotches." Also, there's a Butt Hoodie, with a butt on it.
All Ono is saying is give her "peekaboo pants with handprint patches and sheer behinds" and "hot pink blazers with mesh sleeves and tanks with nipple cutouts" a chance.
There is also a "Bell Board"—a "transparent plaque with working chrome bells" whose inscription instructs you to "Ring for your mommy piece"—and a "flashing LED bra" that once might have playfully announced to the world, "I am a genius songwriter whose words and melodies will resonate long after my tragic death. Look at the ringing bells and flashing man boobs on my hot bod!" Yes, what a pity John Lennon never got the chance to be caught dead in these. [via Complex]
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