Opening Ceremony Creating Capsule Tied to Spike Jonze Film

The men's wear collection includes geek-chic designs based on the outfits of Theodore Twombly, the lonely character in "Her" played by Joaquin Phoenix.

Most Recent Articles In Fashion Scoops
Most Recent Articles In Fashion Scoops More Articles By

ONLINE DATING: Spike Jonze’s upcoming film “Her,” which garnered lots of buzz at its premiere at the New York Film Festival last weekend, is about a recently divorced man, played by Joaquin Phoenix, who falls in love with his computer’s seductive, Siri-like operating system, voiced by Scarlett Johansson.

Phoenix’s lonely character, named Theodore Twombly, isn’t exactly a fashion plate but that didn’t stop collaboration-happy Opening Ceremony from creating a capsule line of men’s wear tied into the movie, which opens in December. The collection includes geek-chic designs based on Twombly’s outfits, such as high-waisted pants, button-front shirts, panel-blocked sweatshirts, patch-pocket jackets and quilted shearling coats.

The line will be available at Opening Ceremony’s e-commerce site and boutiques in New York and Los Angeles on Dec. 1, followed by its London store in January. Opening Ceremony previously partnered with Jonze on a fashion line based on his 2009 movie “Where the Wild Things Are.”