Tom of Finland
Tom of Finland x Leisure Projects SWIM BRIEF
SAILOR INSPIRED SWIM BRIEF
Designed and made in Thailand
Leisure Projects, in collaboration with Tom of Finland Foundation, presents “The Sailor”, a collection of garments inspired by THE ART OF those of Tom of Finland, an iconic and trailblazing artist who for decades helped shape the identity of LGBTQ+ people.
“The Sailor” showcases biker jackets, cargo jeans patched with synthetic leather, tank tops screen-printed with the “Sailor & Biker” pattern, sailor trousers lined with the special screen-printed “TOM’s Boys” pattern designed by Leisure Projects, swim briefs and boxer shorts to add playfulness, and lastly the brand’s signature T-shirts and sleeveless shirts screen-printed with Tom of Finland drawings.
A portion of The Sailor’s designs will support Tom of Finland Foundation’s non-profit activities.
Leisure Projects is a menswear label established in 2012 by a Central Saint Martins graduate, Nattapon Kanokvaleewong. The brand’s design philosophy is to produce fun and casual clothing for modern men. The strength of the brand is the unexpected mix of styles, drawing inspirations from many aspects of the designer’s daily encounter including art, music and travel. The use of variety of fabrics, together with various techniques including printing and embroidery, creates a style with an edge that is young and exciting.