a special boy (asterphage) wrote,
a special boy
asterphage

today's theme: things people wear (UPDATED Tuesday the 19th)

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2006 "Ubiquitous Fashionable Computer" competition & fashion show (at Nextcom Show) , South Korea:
http://today.reuters.com/tv/videoChannel.aspx?storyid=9b23cd5071668af33c9945d38e59cb190a2386b4
I'm seeing a lot of resemblance to contemporary Asian sci-fi films; for instance, the first part of Returner.

Space suit-themed "Hyper Space Couture Design" competition & fashion show, in Tokyo, Japan:
http://today.reuters.com/tv/videoChannel.aspx?storyid=cb1c48e9ddcb135095ed822c55e20674a4c71dae
I like the spectator at the end who suggests that the designers should give some consideration to the actual activities of astronauts.

Reuters interviews gothic-lolita fashion kids, also in Tokyo:
http://today.reuters.com/tv/videoChannel.aspx?storyid=018194453094daa8df14b35adcfe28c8e9c2dce6
The magazine editor's explanation of the meaning of gosurori is priceless- "Gothic fashion represents coolness in the darkness, which some people might find a bit scary..."

Late Addition:
The faces of Japanese film, particularly the stars of "Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla" ("GxMG") and "Godzilla, Mothra, Mechagodzilla: Tokyo SOS" hit the red carpet at the 2003 Tokyo International Film Festival, where Tokyo SOS premiered:
http://www.accesseonline.com/galleries/main.php?catname=Actors&cname=TIFF%202003%20Special
If you don't want to browse the gallery, here's the one photo that's an absolute must-see.
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