Monday, July 25, 2011

Color and Collar

Eleven Objects collar and vintage embroidered dress on Linh Thi

At an event at Union Pool in Brooklyn, I snapped a few photos of Eleven Objects' Linh Thi, who I thought, wore color beautifully and displayed an ease and elegance quite rare in a sea of contrived darkness and manufactured grit. I must confess I had to talk her into letting me photograph her in the Sambas, which she was somewhat ashamed of, but I though this particular sneaker-dress combination was quite charming.

Cazal sunglasses, fan, and dress, all vintage, collar by Eleven Objects, Adidas Sambas

aqua-tinted vintage Cazals

weathered Adidas Sambas


Eleven Objects' collars, originally made for women, have been featured in The New York Times and In the first men's collection, designers Linh Thi Do and Christine Rhee were inspired by vacation photos of their fathers in the 70s, Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and more recently, fashion blogger Steve of Hard Liquor, Soft Holes, of the grandly gauche style and signature gift bow concealing his identity. Here are photos from their lookbook:

the ferocious ones of the bunch

The one in white perforated leather would beautifully top off a minimal outfit.
lemon yellow pony hair good enough to eat

lookbook photos via Eleven Objects


Mat said...

samba's rule!

David Toms said...

These collars are quite special, and you are right she wears colour fabulously!

edgeindustrialphotography said...

great quality photos
love the 3rd one
like your blog a lot
- George

London Street Style ...

Winston said...

I love that she paired her dress with bruised up sneakers -- shows this girl has style but doesn't take herself too seriously. Muah!!

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