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Lunar Fashion

Back in 1968, the artist Gianangelli unveiled these metal bathing suits that he described as the "lunar fashion from the year 2000." In hindsight, his belief that we'd still be going to the moon in the year 2000 was more wrong than his fashion prediction. [Calgary Herald]



Posted By: Alex | Date: Fri Dec 07, 2012 | Number of Comments: 9
Category: Fashion, Space Travel, 1960's
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Don't get me started on the fact that WE DON'T HAVE A SPACE PROGRAM or we'll be here all night!

I like the filling in those suits though.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 12/07/12 at 09:48 AM
I'm STILL waiting for my flying car!? cool smile
Posted by Tyrusguy on 12/07/12 at 10:12 AM
I think it was more an excuse for the designer and photographer to get photos of nice looking women in skimpy outfits than any real attempt to predict fashion trends of the future... smile
Posted by Kyle Morgan in Pittsburgh, PA on 12/07/12 at 12:29 PM
Metal bathing suits? I suppose it is better than wool which has the tendency to stretch out of shape when soaked. smile
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 12/07/12 at 03:18 PM
But wool will keep you warm even when wet and will trap air if kept wet so it can be used as a flotation device.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 12/07/12 at 03:33 PM
Picture a woolen bikini, Expat. Warmth doesn't matter when your modesty is at stake. smile
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 12/07/12 at 05:28 PM
When a/the bikini is properly filled the wood that comes to mind isn't going to be the bikini. tongue wink
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 12/07/12 at 11:05 PM
"woolen Bikini" sounds like a name for a feminist punk rock band! LOL
Posted by Tyrusguy on 12/08/12 at 09:46 AM
Meat bikinis + the warmth of wool => steel wool?
Posted by tadchem on 08/13/13 at 04:48 AM
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