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Posts Tagged ‘Opening Ceremony’

Yoko Ono’s Menswear Line Is a Brilliant PR Stunt

Yoko Ono Opening CeremonyYoko Ono: abstract artist, obtuse celebrity, Beatles wife, woman who claims to have “so much love because the whole world hated me”. She’s not really known for subtlety, is she?

Neither is the eccentric fashion/retail brand Opening Ceremony, which recently debuted a line of menswear designed by none other than Ms. Ono herself. Is it every bit as weird as you’d imagine? Oh yeah. The two might just be a perfect pair!

The line, creatively titled “Yoko Ono’s Fashions for Men 1969-2012″, consists of a bunch of…let’s say eccentric coats, shirts, kneepads, open-toe thigh high boots (for men, mind you) and the “lightbulb bra” pictured at left. We can’t claim to be fashion experts, but we wonder: What are the handprints all about, other than Ono’s unceasing desire to grab crotches? We don’t even know what to say about the “butt hoodie“…

This is all more than a little ridiculous, and Ono’s explanation doesn’t really clear things up.

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Revolving Door: ‘Newsweek’ cover, ‘Rock Center,’ and more

After last week’s much-discussed TIME magazine breastfeeding cover, Newsweek tries to drum up some chatter with this week’s cover, declaring President Obama the first gay President.

After being pulled from the schedule for the rest of May, newsmagazine Rock Center with Brian Williams is on the fall schedule. [via]

Us Weekly is coming to the iPad.

Rebekah Brooks, former CEO of the British division of News Corp, will find out tomorrow if she will face charges related to the phone hacking scandal.

TV broadcasters are taking on the new Barry Diller-backed Aereo service, which would bring televisions stations to paying customers. New York magazine has a big feature about Diller and Aereo this week.

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