Tombolo and Le Labo Capture Summer in a Bottle (and a Shirt) – Robb Report

This weekend, resort put on specialist Tombolo is releasing a multi-sensory collaboration with Mexican artist Ana Leovy and cult fragrance home Le Labo. Comprising a pair of limited-edition shirts, that are bought with their very own customized perfume, it’s a duo that’s excellent for the lengthy, scorching days and carefree nights of summer time. The scent, impressed by the lemon tree in Leovy’s design, is a refreshing citrus composition with notes of orange blossom and bitter grapefruit.

Best identified for its vary of cabana and Hawaiian shirts in terrycloth, Tencel and linen, Tombolo describes its providing, with a contact of humor, not as minimalist activewear however maximalist inactive-wear. It’s laid-back, eye-catching trip gear, greatest paired with sun shades and a chilly drink—a scene in which Leovy’s artwork matches proper in. Working in gouache and acrylics, she creates vivid, expressive figures from a palette of intense, saturated tones. What comes by means of above all is a sense of unrestrained expression and vibrant social life—issues we’re all craving this summer time.

The Dawn shirt ($158) makes a colourful companion for summer time getaways. 

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Michael Sard, who based Tombolo with fellow New Yorker and Hawaiian shirt obsessive Chris Galasso, explains that the shirts are the fruit of an ongoing relationship: “We first collaborated with Ana Leovy in 2019. Her work displays every thing we hope Tombolo can stand for: carefree, colourful, escapist.” Having beforehand made a printed shirt utilizing a sample of Leovy’s design, this time the model has transposed a entire hand-painted composition onto a shirt.
“We needed to sort out a absolutely engineered print moderately than a repeating sample in order that the shirt may transfer one step nearer to serving because the canvas,” Sard says. The specifically created scent takes it even additional, bringing the paintings to life. “We had been more than happy with the top consequence: Two shirts that depict whimsical revelers dancing underneath a lemon tree, one at nightfall and one at daybreak,” Sard continues, “The implication is that the get together went all night time!”

The Dusk shirt ($158) works for males and ladies, day and night time. 

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The portray is digitally printed onto a silky Tencel fabric that shimmers and drapes whereas being breathable and machine-washable. They’re unisex, have a forgiving match and work completely buttoned with shorts or worn open over swimwear. Combined with an easy-wearing, scorching climate scent, it’s an ode to poolside days and summer time nights to return.

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