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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, September 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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Comments

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

http://www.zazzle.com/jabba_the_hutt_sla ve_leia_poster_print-228093416497794874

 

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…

 

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?

 

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.

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