cyborg fashion

fashion consults!

as most of you know, I was in the hospital this month. why? my heart. again. always. two cardiac arrests within a fifteen minute span as I was getting ready for work; an ambulance came and got me and everything. after that, it was two weeks of tests and surgery and new medications and short-term disability and ultimately, no answers. my heart condition remains a rare and mysterious jewel. so good news: I’m alive. bad news: I’m an american who just spent two weeks in the best electrocardiology ward in new york city. which means medical bills. so many fucking medical bills. 

now, I have insurance, but before it kicks in I have a significant deductible to meet. every scrap of every paycheck is going towards those bills for the foreseeable future. which isn’t great, considering I took two-thirds of my closet off to a consignment store about a month before this happened. You guys know me, I’d like to be able to fill it out again. so I’m proposing a trade: I’ll dress you if you dress me. 

style consulting - rates and services

  1. $15 option - one time occasion styling! if you have a wedding or a graduation or a big date coming up, I’ll hop on skype with you for a half-hour and see what we can do with the clothes you already have.
  2. $20 option - fashion guidance. I’ll ask you to send me five to seven pictures of outfits, styles, or fashion icons that you like. from there, I’ll write up my impressions of your fashion goals, advise you towards certain trends, and help you solidify your sense of personal style. (here is an example)
  3. $40 option - fashion guidance + personal shopper. You’ll receive all the services of #1, plus I’ll discuss your budget and then go shopping for you. I’ll put together ten items within your price range that will help you meet your style aspirations. 
  4. $65 option - fashion guidance + personal shopper + skype consult. You’ll receive all the services of #1 and #2, plus I will set up a 45 minute in-person skype consult with you. We’ll go through your closet (or whatever items you choose) together, and I’ll help you pinpoint which garments will work with your new look, and which ones won’t. 

**request via an ask - include your email address, your name, and which service you want - I’ll send you an email and we can begin the conversation there.** 

(note: all these prices are suggested. obviously if you’re willing to donate more, I’d appreciate it, each option takes about an hour and a half more to do than the option preceding it. if you want something different than what I’m offering, send me a message and we’ll talk details.)

(second note: I’ll be doing these requests in the order I get them. When I get your inquiry, I’ll let you know where you are in the queue.)

I’ll still be giving out style advice all the time on this blog, don’t worry! But in-depth, individually tailored stuff takes me a lot of time, and I’d like to be able to turn that into something I can use to buy shoes that won’t fall apart with nyc wear.

hope to dress you soon! ♥

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I saw someone asking for reference pictures for Jeremy’s cyborg costume, and haven’t seen any yet. So here’s this!

In case it’s blurry, it pretty much consists of a onesie (lmao Jeremy why) with a hood, blue boots, this weird cyclops-esk eye covering, and the white jacket.

Lowkey wouldn’t be surprised if that’s not the only onesie Jeremy owns… 

Genos Shirts: A Ranking

Genos wears six different shirts in the anime

The Stock Shirt (#6)

  • cut off sleeves do not look like that
  • looks like Genos is walking around in a muscle shirt edged in fur
  • possibly indestructible ?? ?
  • white hemline breaks up the graceful line of his figure (a misdemeanor)

The Half-Turtleneck (#5)

  • I don’t know how a sleeveless shirt on a combat cyborg could possibly be described as “matronly” but here we are
  • partially covers The Neck but in an Amish way not a sexy way
  • loses points for being slimming

The Grey One (#4)

  • utilitarian
  • looks p. comfy
  • good Neck Ratio
  • unfortunately not acid resistant (;¬_¬)

The Fancy Shirt (#3)

  • combo Neo Z-City/pop idol aesthetic
  • extraordinarily heat resistant but sheer enough to let light through, as well as being able to support the structure of a high, open collar (maybe Kuseno designed this one?)
  • white makes the battle arms really pop
  • for those occasions when you want to impress sensei by being a badass war machine but still go to dinner after

The Blue Hoodie (#2)

  • adorable
  • hood flaps in the breeze (pictured, right)
  • the most pure of all Genos shirts
  • unfortunately lacks a cute pocket he could put his hands into
  • why is there no pocket for him to put his hands into

The White One With Rolled Up Sleeves (#1)

  • off white contrasts well with arms
  • rolled up sleeves for asshole delinquent aesthetic (A++)
  • looks like he is about to go change the oil in his ‘76 camaro

half of these shirts were destroyed, leaving open the tantalizing possibility of new and exciting Cyborg Fashions in the future (pls madhouse (シ_ _)シ )