Swedish progressive brand LAZOSCHMIDL gives Tom Of Finland’s iconic action figure a make-over
The other wise ruggedly dressed caricature gets flamboyant outfits in the latest Nordic collaboration ‘A Hunk’s New Clothes’.
Finnish designer Tuoko ‘Tom of Finland’ Laaksonen started drawing homoerotic art back in 1920, and is considered to be one of the most influential creator of gay pornographic images. One of the many pieces under his legacy is the hyper-masculine action figure, first released in 2001, originally dressed in leather from top to toe.
Swedish-German menswear brand LAZOSCHMIDL, known for norm-breaking and uncompromising designs, embraces the Finnish artists legacy with seven action doll designs to celebrate 100 years of Tom Of Finland. The dolls distinct masculinity is charged with flamboyance and a new male sensitivity for the collaboration.
The looks include a metal chain negligee top with red patent pants, a sequin bodysuit and chainmail codpiece and a lurex sweater with Pompeian penis patch and speedos.