Yoko Ono has designed a new fashion range
inspired by her late husband John Lennon
The collection for Opening Ceremony features designs based on a collection of "Fashions For Men" drawings she exchanged with the former Beatle
as a wedding gift in 1969, NME
The sketches showed men's clothes that, In Ono's words, "emphasiz[ed] his very sexy bod
". The 18-piece collection features an LED jockstrap, trousers with a hand stitched over the crotch, a pair of boots with a handy receptacle for holding incense in and a jumper with strategically placed nipple holes. Prices for the items start at $75 (£46) to $750 (£460). Paperback books containing Ono's sketches will also be on sale for $30 (£18) each.
Other items designed for Lennon, including "underwear fashioned from a rigid mask
" and "pants attached to a long lion's tail in the rear
" sadly failed to make it into the collection.
Yoko Ono is set to curate next years' Meltdown Festival at London's Southbank Centre which takes place from June 14-23. The music and arts event has previously been headed by David Bowie
, Patti Smith
and Jarvis Cocker
The artist recently thanked Paul McCartney
for saying she that she didn't split up The Beatles
. Ono has long been held responsible for the demise of the Fab Four, and thanked McCartney for finally putting the issue to rest, calling him a "brave man
" after he said the group was already breaking up before she got together with Lennon.