Can we get your big sister to wear this one?

September 30, 2008

helfer-2-180.jpghelfer-2-180.jpgMay we talk openly? We all know the fashion industry has a history of discrimination against designs by a certain specific group of people. Don’t even try to deny it.

Which is why it’s a great step forward that a major fashion show finally accepted creations from that group, namely 14-year-old boys who enjoy science fiction.

While it’s true that the first 462 designs submitted by the boys were totally inappropriate – and, okay, illegal in 22 states – the panel did allow the two outfits below.

Asked whether they expect their creations to be popular, one 14-year-old designer said, “We don’t care, we just wanna make stuff for those chicks on ‘Battlestar Galactica!'”

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Tricia Helfer, of Battlestar Galactica, in 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas

A model presents a creation by Portuguese designer Fatima Lopes as part of her Spring/ Summer 2009 women’s ready-to-wear fashion collection show in Paris,┬áSeptember 27, 2008. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A model presents a creation by British designer John Galliano in Paris, September 29, 2008. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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Mmmmm…. geek fantasies…. Is Jabba’s chain a custom job or can anyone get one? ve_leia_poster_print-228093416497794874

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

I am so disappointed. I thought Galliano was more imaginative than this, more creative. How conservative of him…

Fatima, though, she deserves a lot of credit. It’s the perfect outfit for breastfeeding on the beach…

Posted by Dee T | Report as abusive

I can totally see myself in one of those…sure cause a stir at the PTA meeting.

Posted by sheri | Report as abusive

This article doesn’t make any sense. The article states that the photos below are designed by 14 year old boys who are scifi fans. Galliano isn’t a 14 year old boy last I knew, so what on earth is this article about?

Posted by Abby K | Report as abusive

Abby, you clearly didn’t get the joke. It looks like these designers were designing like 14 year old scifi fans. That’s the idea.

Posted by Anon | Report as abusive

those 14 years old scifi bois should be happy that there are rags that have as much clothing as the picture above.

Posted by CornFedWIBoy | Report as abusive