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Light Muses EL-bodysuit by Visual Drugstore

Light Muses EL-bodysuit by Visual Drugstore

EL wire is a gift to anyone who’s ogled Tron – indeed, EL wire is far more high tech and real than the original Tron effects could dream of!  The slinky outfit above is from Visual Drugstore, and while I love the effect, two things about it worry me –

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Manish Arora‘s sci-fi makeup

I’m listening to the StarTalk podcast, “Science is Fierce” – where Neil deGrass Tyson does an episode on fashion in sci-fi.  It’s fascinating stuff – talking about how sci-fi costuming gets incredibly dated almost immediately, because the best sci-fi costuming is simply today’s fashion, with only a little bit of ‘future’ mixed in.  As it’s still mostly ‘of the time’, it dates just as quickly – Lieutenant Uhura’s gogo boots and miniskirt, for example!