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June 7, 2007

It is dramatic, I’ll give it that. Models in Tokyo today showed off dresses equipped with light-emitting diodes, for women who enjoy that chic lightning bug look. These will be available commercially in the fall, but… Here is what we’ve already reported about electrified fashions, and here are some additional risks:

  • Notice the electrical cord. Do you want to spend your evenings six feet from a wall plug? And is there a cigarette lighter adapter for when you’re driving to the party?
  • Speaking of that cord, dancing in this dress gives a whole new meaning to “tripping the light fantastic.”
  • Not recommended for chicks with a stalker, who can now keep track of them from space.led3001.jpg

A model poses in an LED dress at its demonstration in Tokyo June 7, 2007. The dress, with light-emitting diode devices installed inside, was designed by Swarovski and Hussein Chalayan and will be available in Japanese market from fall and winter season in this year. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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Ah, the Portable Hollywood Tan.

 

“And in other news, death-by-rain incidents have skyrockted this year..”

 

I can’t wait for the L.E.D. swimsuit. I just think anyone who would buy one of these deserves something special. Like a bathing suit that plugs into an electrical socket.

 

I don’t know about Japan, but I know that in the North Eastern United States, I wouldn’t want to walk around looking like a walking street lamp in the summer.

Not even “Off” bug spray would save whoever wore that dress.

 

You call it a dress. I call it an I.I.D.: “Idiot Identifying Device.”

Can they design a men’s shirt, too? You know, so it’s universal.

 

Something you never thought you would have the opportunity to say:

“Can you turn your dress off? It’s giving me a migraine.”

 

“Aww, look at her. She really knows how to light up a room.”

 

Newly Inspired Pick-up Lines

“I must be part mosquito, because I feel drawn to you.”

“You could be my shining star.”

“I think we could really make sparks together.”

 

Apart from that, I can’t say she’s all that bright.

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E.T. find friend.

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Dough
buys gown
this brilliant gown

Ray,
An engineer with dough

Me
Afraid
Of lighted miss

Far
And long viweing this gown

Sew
A heavy-wired dress

Law
Against this gown I hope

Tee
Leaf reading is banished

And we go right back to
Dough, Far, Me, Ray, Dough

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If you close the refrigerator door on her, does she go out?

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Bring up the gamma on this pic and you start to see these two-inch shoulder straps. How much does this contraption weigh?

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In the land of the bright, the man with no dress is invisible.

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Baycher ah kin katch wunem fore hunnert pounder caytfeeshes ifn I wuz ta straing-at shiny gal own ah bigernuf huk. At, plusah betcher her’s a wiggler.

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Love the dress. Hate the hemmorrhoids.

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You light up my life.You light up my life.You light up my life.You light up my life.You light up my life.You light up my life.You light up my life.You light up my life.You light up my life.You light up my life.You light up my life.

Curses!

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I loved her personality but I became nearsighted after sitting too close for too long.

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Great for nighttime jogging.
Not quite ideal for running from Freddie Kreugger.

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The eternal question; is she AC/DC?

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Is it a medical condition if the guards are sick unto death of you? I know it isn’t blog-related, but I think it’s a valid question.

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What do you do for a wine stain?

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