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John Lennon's 'Hot Bod' Inspired Yoko Ono's Clothing Line

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Starting next week, Opening Ceremony stores will launch a limited-edition line of 18 menswear styles courtesy of Yoko Ono's design.

It turns out this collection was a long time coming. In 1969, Yoko's wedding present to late husband John Lennon was a series of drawings titled "Fashions for Men." The collection brings those drawings to life 43 years later, but the sketches will also be compiled in an annotated book available for $35. History!

And now allow Yoko herself to tell the drawing's origin story:

I was inspired to create 'Fashions for Men' 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. So, I made this whole series with love for his hot bod and gave it to him as a wedding present. You can imagine how he went wild and fell in love with me even more.
What do fashions based on John Lennon's body entail? A hand cutout sewn over the crotch of suit pants, thigh high boots, knee pads, a jock strap, a jersey pullover with the nips cut out, and a "lightbulb bra" with battery-operated light bulbs (wearing under nipless pullover optional).

The pricing ranges from $75 to $750 and will debut at Opening Ceremony stores only on November 30.
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