Design

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I don’t know about you, but I came out of Guardians Of The Galaxy wanting a Star Lord helmet and the ability to fight like Gamora.

Well, I’m not sure any amount of time or training could get me the Gamora part of that wish, but RPF member Helagak has created a Star Lord helmet that comes complete with build instructions and 3D print models.

He also did a 3D print model of Peter Quill’s gun.

Head after the break to see more pictures and a video on the making of this beauty.

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If some of the Disney princesses joined the Suicide Girls, I have a feeling this art by Italian artist Emmanuel Viola would be a pretty good indication of the results.

A glam Cinderella, Aurora as a tattoo artist, and a pin up Snow White (that I’d love to see cosplayed), are just a few of the ladies in this series. Head after the break to see more.

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Photographer Thom Atkinson has put together a simply stunning photo series called “Soldiers Inventories” that features 13 different typical British soldier kits worn in battles from 1066 to 2014.

The kits include weapons, uniforms, equipment, dog tags, and personal items ranging from letters to bars of chocolate to cigarettes; and each photo has a full inventory listing.

You can see more of this gorgeous photo series here.

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This gorgeous fabric never looks the same twice since it changes as wind flows over its surface. It comes from material studio The Unseen who developed a special ink that reacts to changes in the air with a fluctuating pattern of colors. Artist Lauren Bowker worked with the studio on a special collection for Swarovski called “Air” which was a part of this year’s London Fashion Week. According to My Modern Met:

The biological and chemical technology is integrated into layers of fabric and transforms its color in response to pressure change. Air’s nano compounds, inks, and dyes are capable of sensing up to seven stimuli: heat, UV, pollution, moisture, chemicals, friction, and sound. Each element has a different color-altering effect; pollution, for instance, can change between yellow to black. The result is that it translates our environment into a stunning visual representation, where a multi-faceted garment is reminiscent of an insect’s iridescent exoskeleton.

This complex process results in some truly mesmerizing clothing.

See more pictures and video after the break.

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Cyberpunk Sailor Moon

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Created by W. Scott Forbes.

(via Donna Dickens)

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Guardians of the Galaxy has only been in theaters for a few days, but even before it hit the big screen, people were cosplaying the characters. Designer Sara Richard was inspired to create some very high fashion versions of both Groot and Rocket Raccoon, and she gave them yet another twist by making them women. The results are beautiful. Somebody, go cosplay these!

Check out Sara’s site for more amazing pop culture fashion designs.

Thanks to Sara R. for the tip! Send yours to tips@fashionablygeek.com.

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These gorgeous steampunk versions of Disney characters come from the mind of DeviantArtist MecaniqueFairy who has taken everyone to a whole new world. Each character gets steampunk additions that perfectly fit, like goggles on Mickey’s top hat, Tinkerbell with mechanical wings, and Ariel with a breathing mask and finned boots.

See more of our favorites after the break.

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This t-shirt by Wahko may be one of the scariest shirts you’ll ever own depending on who you’re in a dark room with.

It’s already frightening to anyone who has a healthy fear of Doctor Who‘s Weeping Angels, but the idea that there’s a glow in the dark phase of this shirt that presents an attacking Angel visage? Yeaaaaaaah. I think some people may need new underwear if they end up in the wrong room with someone wearing it.

I also think that the person who wears it should make sure they’re not within kicking distance when the lights go out.

The shirt is available in men, women’s and kids sizes.

Product Page ($15)

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Geek girls know from experience that many retailers don’t understand that we like the same things geek boys like. So, we often get girlyfied versions instead of something that’s just made in a girl’s size.

One such retailer, Lands’ End, was taken to task by a mom who wanted to know why the boys got space themed tee’s with the solar system or a NASA logo and girls only had options for “cute” shirts with colorful stars (see above) or dogs in tutus.

What’s interesting here is that, while many retailers might not give it another thought, Lands’ End responded and even went a step further by updating their t-shirt selection for girls.

You can check out the mom’s letter and Lands’ End’s response after the break.

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