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Stunning! Model/Tv personality Zainab Balogun for CLAN Classics Lookbook. Photography: Lakin Ogunbanwo
Presented on the cusp of the new millennium, Alexander McQueen’s Autumn/Winter 1999 collection for famed French fashion house Givenchy captured the new fascination with personalized digital technology in popular culture. At the culmination of the show, two models appeared outfitted in molded Perspex bodices studded with flashing LED lights and glowing leggings patterned like computer chips. The creation of a digital aesthetic and its intimate application to the body—an android-like amalgamation of the physical and digital—anticipated the “wearables” trend and the formation of the digital self. Known for his exquisite tailoring, meticulous detailing, and ambitious collections, McQueen also represented one of the remaining visionaries of haute couture extravagance. Indeed, in elevating circuitry to an elaborate, finely crafted material and applique, McQueen renders digital technology in the more traditional language of status, glamor, and quality associated with couture.
This gown was worn by Daenarys Targaryen in Season 4, Episode 7 (Mockingbird) of Game of Thrones.
This gown makes extensive use of the dragonscale textile that Michele Carragher, the head embroider on Game of Thrones, developed for Daenarys’ costumes. Here’s a tutorial that Ms. Carragher made to show how she creates the dragonscale textile.
If any of my followers are interested I also have a Game of Thrones specific blog.
Code Geass Set 1
Hiya!! <3 A week ago was Connichi in Kassel! Germany’s biggest Cosplay convention! :D My friend Jessi and I wore our Code Geass Cosplays for the first time and I totally LOVED being Euphie!!! *_____*
I’m really happy with these costumes!! <3 Euphemia & Suzaku are so lovely!
Hope you like them! *_*
Jourdan, Sessilee, and Chanel @ Jean Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer 2009 Haute Couture