Spike's Ceremony

Fashion gets theatrical

Ever heard the phrase ‘All the world’s a stage’? It seems Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, the designers behind Opening Ceremony, sure have. No strangers to the theatrical when it comes to putting on their New York Fashion Week show (see: sports cars on the runway; chocolate-covered backdrops), the duo are now going one step further: turning their s/s 2015 show on 7 September into a full one-act play.


Of course, this will be no am-dram affair. This is Opening Ceremony we’re talking about. No, in true take-it-to-the-next-level style, the label have got acclaimed filmmaker Spike Jonze (Her, Where The Wild Things Are) and Hollywood star Jonah Hill (22 Jump Street) on board. The pair will co-write the play, with Jonze also taking on directing duties.

Designer Humberto Leon told WWD: 'We’re really excited about [Jonze] writing and original script and seeing how this would take shape.' He’s not the only one. Jonze’s whimsy + Jonah Hill’s hilarious touch (did you see him in Wolf Of Wall Street?!) + Opening Ceremony’s style? That show really MUST go on.

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