Monday, May 10, 2010

You're So Handsome

The Los Angeles. All photos from We Are Handsome.

I have a long list of things on my Birthday wishlist, but right now, a swimsuit from Australian label We Are Handsome is at the top of it. I spied these beauties in the window of Opening Ceremony earlier today, and knew I had to take a peek. Created as a collaboration by designers Indhra Chagoury (Oscar and Elvis) and Jeremy Somers (People Like Us), each piece is made by hand and laboriously designed, with their graphic artists using dozens of images sourced from different places to achieve the exact look they're aiming for. The images are then printed with high-density-ink, resulting in super-vivid, ultra-realistic prints that are meant to turn heads by the pool-side. This season, they were clearly influenced by Americana, with multiple styles named after American states or cities, and one swimsuit donning the iconic mug of James Dean. Unfortunately, there's nary a New York style suit in sight, but I'll be happy to get a hold of the gorgeous Los Angeles style any day...

The Miami

The Africa

The Delaware

The Arabia
-Tiffany

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9 comments:

melina bee said...

these are so awesome-- I love photorealistic prints on fabric. The tiger swimsuit look reminds me a of an upscale version of an outfit Chloe S. wears in the movie Gummo

bravegrrl said...

these are incredible!

HAL said...

Omg .. i need one of these suits in my life right now ..

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alex said...

I love the los angeles.

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Mcmaris said...

I honestly love all of these. The Hollywood and the Africa are bananas. Gotta get me some!

Maggie said...

I love these prints, because it reminds me of the printed bathing suits I had when I was a little girl!

battlingthedinosaurs said...

These are so cool!!! These graphic prints are cooler than Christopher Kane's!

Frou Flu said...

i love these!:)

Caddy said...

Wow! Those are some great graphics! They really make the suits pop!