SONOMA, Calif. — Iconic all-male production house COLT Studio Group announced today that it is ready to ship its swimwear collection.
Two styles are currently available — the Pete Kuzak Square Cut and Steve Kelso Swim Brief.
Both styles are available in red and navy, and both sport a prominent white COLT logo on the back side. Each piece retails for $45.95.
The line was designed, manufactured and distributed by L.A.-based clothing company Timoteo Studio, helmed by chief creative director Timoteo Ocampo and his partner and CEO Joel Johnson.
The Timoteo brand launched in 2001 as a small storefront in West Hollywood, Calif. that manufactured select fashion pieces for men. It has since evolved into one of the leading gay brands sold worldwide. In 2012, Timoteo launched a second label, CellBlock 13, which caters to a cross section of the gay and fetish communities.
COLT signed a deal with Timoteo in October of last year to design and relaunch the Colt Basics apparel line as the rebranded Colt Collection.
"One of the most amazing calls I ever received in my life was from [COLT President] John Rutherford asking my partner Timoteo to design the Colt Collection line," said Johnson. "Colt is an amazing American brand and the original icon for the modern gay movement."
To check out the COLT swimwear collection, click here.