Peter Jensen picked Yoko Ono as his muse for his playful, pattern-packed resort collection, casting 16 Asian women as Yoko Ono clones from the Sixties and Seventies — center-parted hair and all — for his look book shoot. “Where to start with Yoko Ono?” the designer said. “The artist who put an apple on a Perspex plinth, put a 200 pound price tag on it and called it art?” Thus Jensen used the green apple as a motif on cotton voile dresses and knits, and also referenced Ono’s 1964 book “Grapefruit,” which gives instructions on do-it-yourself performance art. Jensen even created a print for the collection featuring an abstract likeness of Ono’s head with scribbled black hair while a voluminous black organdy dress was similar to one that she once wore onstage. And how does Ono herself feel about the project? “The nice thing about it is that we got an e-mail from her saying she is thrilled,” said Jensen.
Collection Gallery 23 Photos
Peter Jensen Resort 2015 23 Photos