Orlebar Brown has teamed up with Getty Images to create a range of photo-print swimshorts, celebrating the UK beachwear brand’s first five years in existence.The fifth anniversary shorts use photography from iconic photographers including John Arsenault, Slim Aarons and Dennis Hallinan on Orlebar Brown’s mid-length, yet still trim, mid-thigh shape, the Bulldog. The images include retro beachside promenades, black and white cliff-diving shots and aerial poolside pictures, all with a vintage jet-setting mood.The photography tie-up was an obvious one for the brand to make, given that it was founded by photographer Adam Brown. In the five years since he launched the line, its fusion of premium quick drying fabrics, a tailored cut based on vintage tennis shorts and a willingness to experiment with print and plains has seen it become a go-to for men after quality poolside tailoring.
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will be donated to the Blue Marine Foundation, which is dedicated to increasing the amount of ocean protected by marine reserves.Meanwhile, as part of the fifth anniversary, the brand is also running a photography competition inviting entrants to capture the “OB Way of Life”. Fans are invited to send in images they feel capture this spirit from “relaxing on a yacht off the Italian coast, dancing in Ibiza, water rafting in Switzerland or walking the cliffs of Cornwall”. There are prizes up for grabs for the winner coach factory outlet
and runners-up (though the brand has not yet specified what they are) and the winning images may then also be made into a limited edition range of shorts and form part of the OB 2013 collection.With yellow legs that put us in mind of Lady Gaga’s invasion of The Simpsons, it seems the popstar is not the only yellow-skinned stylista as this cartoon bright maven shows.
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Fifties’, Sixties’ and Seventies’ and uses a green backed logo in woven gold as its sign off.
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