wacky outfits

One of the things that’s seldom talked about in the Gilmore fandom (but totally should be) is how the stylists handled Rory and Lorelai’s looks (i.e. clothes/hair/makeup), especially in the first couple of seasons.

Like, in so many shows, if the main characters are young, supposedly attractive women they always have perfect makeup, their hair is always flawlessly highlighted, cut and straightened/curled, and their clothes are generally the latest “styles”. Or even if they’re older, or playing a specific role (like detective, lawyer, doctor, etc.) they’re given a certain ‘look’ that we’ve come to associate with that type of character. Basically, they look like no real woman actually looks unless they’re at a magazine photoshoot. But for Lorelai and Rory, their style actually reflected their respective personalities. 

Often, early on, it appears that Rory is not even wearing makeup, particularly in casual situations (obviously they wear stage makeup but you can’t really tell). Her hair is cut pretty basically, one length, parted in the middle, and often looks a bit frizzy (aka just normal and not straightened). Her style is pretty much just what you’d expect from Rory - casual, comfortable, not super trendy or “cute” but you can still imagine she enjoys her clothes and did pick them out (hoodies, t-shirts, jeans, cargo pants, chunky sweaters and the occasional rather frumpy dress). I feel like it’s so important to show that Rory’s look is simply Rory - she doesn’t look stereotypically “nerdy” even though she enjoys things that are often pegged as “nerdy” - i.e. reading, studying, etc.

With Lorelai, she’s given unique and wacky outfits (some of which are cute, some of which are not, but all of which totally scream Lorelai), with her hair alternating between nicely curled (probably when she’s feeling fancier) and straightened/pulled back in a low ponytail. She’s not the kind of person who will have one hairstyle or hair routine every day for years. She also experiments with makeup - I specifically remember a weird icy blue eye shadow and a nude lip gloss…neither of which were particularly attractive, and I love that. Because in real life, women who wear makeup don’t look like they’ve come straight from getting a perfect makeover - they try different stuff, get bored of it, move on.

It’s not just Lorelai and Rory either - it’s Lane, it’s Sookie, it’s Paris - and when someone (male or female) doesn’t change their look much (i.e. Luke or Emily) it’s shown to be a character trait, not something imposed on them because they have to look a certain way to really embody the character or whatever.

It’s especially important because most TV shows don’t show women this realistically or complexly when it comes to how they look. They usually have one style, one look, generic ‘perfect’ makeup and clothes that get more dramatic for special occasions and less when they’re meant to be casual - but not in a way that rings true to how women actually present themselves. It’s so validating to see people who some days dress up and do their makeup, other days just kind of hang loose, try new things with their hair that aren’t always the latest trends. 

I’ve just been thinking about this a lot lately, watching other shows that I genuinely love but feeling like unless it’s supposed to be a gag where a female character looks ‘ugly’ they always stick to this perfectly manicured look - wardrobe, hair, makeup. It’s frustrating and I wish more shows would take a page out of Gilmore Girls’ book and create more realistic and diverse looks for female characters.

Imagine Rafael finding out you can speak Spanish

(A/N: For Anon. I hope you and everyone else enjoys this! Sorry, it’s short as well!) 

Disclaimer: I don’t know Spanish so all the Spanish in this is from Google translate. So I’m sorry if it’s incorrect. 

Imagine Rafael finding out you can speak Spanish

Your Dad always empathized how important learning languages was and always encouraged you to pursue it. You can remember the lecture he gave you and your siblings when it was the right time. Always encouraging you all to go and take the opportunity to learn a second language. Not only does it have cognitive benefits, it also helps you become better learners as well as help you understand cultures other than your own.

But the most important reason for him was that it would help you connect with people. Like it had helped him. When your Dad first became a cop all he knew was English and he didn’t have any interest in learning another. That was until he was the first responder to a crime-scene and he couldn’t do anything because he couldn’t speak to the victim or the witnesses. He had to wait and depend on someone else to help these people. And he didn’t like that. His job was to protect the people of the city and that meant everyone in the city. That weekend he started learning Spanish. He also went on to learn Russian as well as Gaelic.

He became a lover of languages and you were definitely the same. Your siblings all learned second languages as well but none of them loved them like you did. It may be because unlike them you learned your first-second language very young and not in high school like them. Danny learned Spanish, Erin, and Joe learned French and Jamie learned German.

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Wammy’s on Ice

(we had our end of the year party last week for the rink I work in and now I’m sad so here have some rink headcanons)

  • Wammy’s House is an ice rink somewhere in the middle of England, but no one really knows quite where
  • It’s famous for both figure skating and hockey programs and some crazy number like 90% of it’s graduates go on to be Olympic gold medalists
  • Like seriously no one knows how the fuck that happens but like half of the winter sports athletes are from there (they’re all weird as fuck too)

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i miss the lilo water fights, i miss louis being a general menace onstage, i miss liam yelling “sing it” and telling the crowd they’re the loudest when he said the same thing the night before, i miss harry’s weird rants (see: poutine) and wacky outfits with his titties out, i miss niall jumping into the air so high he defies the law of gravity, i miss larry doing their power couple strut down the runway, i miss harry interacting with every dad he saw and spitting out his water resembling a whale, i miss the fan interactions, i miss how carefree and fun the concerts were and how that one time when they were having technical difficulties they gladly sang act my age about a dozen times, i miss all of it

one subtle, yet also stark difference between gmw and andi mack is… the kids are dressed like KIDS! take andi’s chill overall shorts and sneakers outfit, for example! riley and maya were legit wearing 6 inch chunky heels to school!!! they had the funkiest clothes and perfectly styled hair, etc. granted, lizzie mcguire had cool outfits and wacky hairstyles, but it still felt “young.” i’m 23 and I’d watch gmw and look at their outfits and think “oh wow… is this how middle schoolers are dressing these days?! am i THAT out of touch? because this doesn’t seem normal/relatable…” I think Disney got amber’s look on point though. it’s very basic 2k17 instagram-obsessed freshman in comparison to andi and her friends, lol.

Things to consider:
-eyebrows on fleek
-not evil
-very welcoming actually
-most sexualy confusing creature alive
-designs clothes for supervillans
-the Edna Mode of supervillan fashion

anonymous asked:

Oh! Could you do something where 2D is dating a hipster? Not like the cocky type but the "into obscure everything, and has all brand (like Gucci) clothing that they found at the thrift store" type. (Does this make sense?)

(Sorry if I don’t portray this right!)

  • He really enjoys going to thrift shops too, it’s where he used to get his signature graphic tees that he used to wear all the time. 
  • One time when you guys were out on a date in the city, you guys found yourselves in an old thrift store that neither of you had ever been too, so it was a whole new experience to enjoy with each other. 
  • You guys tried on a bunch of clothing, some serious and some more on the funny side. You ended up putting together some very wacky outfits for each other to try on, so you did. And you guys had a blast. 
  • Some of the outfits were really out of this world, from mix matched patterns to a crazy ape costume that so happened to be at the store. 
  • You were there for hours and almost refused to leave when the store was closing. You nearly got chased out by the workers. 
  •  But you guys did score some really awesome stuff! 

My four main (current) Miitomo outfits as well as my Miitomo QR code for all those requesting non-wacky images of my outfits as well as the code!

In Order:

Outfit #1 - Princess Dress Set

Outfit #2 - Steampunk Dress Set

Outfit #3 - Blue Rose Bouquet Dress Set

Outfit #4 - Lacy Cherry-Blossom Dress Set

and of course my Miitomo QR code!

Hopefully Nintendo will add in a way to send out friends requests to ANYONE, but for the time being if you see me on any of your existing Miitomo Friends “Friends Lists”, feel free to add me, I accept every friends request I get!

What if the Autobots didn’t come back to Earth for like a decade or something because they were so busy, and Bulkhead’s out looking for Miko, like he’s traced her new address and everything to find out where she went. He parks in the street and waits on her to come outside, doesn’t even call her, just waits to make it a surprise so he can see that happy look on her face. She’s all grown up, she has grown out her hair (still black with pink highlights), she’s in formal clothing instead of her wacky teenage punk rock outfit, and she’s next to this bulky looking fella who works in construction (like he looks like Bulkhead if he were humanoid) and that’s her boyfriend. Bulkhead’s starting to get sad and thinks she’s moved on, so he’s about to drive away when Miko spots her old friend by the curb and, without even warning anybody, she just runs over and throws herself onto the hood in a mock hug and she’s got a tear down her face as she says “I missed you, Bulk.”

TRANSLATION: What Stars' Golden Globes Outfits Are REALLY Saying

Hours of thought go into the making of a red carpet moment. What a star looks like, what brand she wears, what color, what her hair looks like - all of this is carefully calculated into her star image. That is, it must add up to how we, as the audience, see her. If it doesn’t, we get upset. 

(I.e.: If a wacky star wears a wacky outfit, it’s ok by us. If a poised, perma-polished star does, well then off with her head.)

This year I’m revealing what the stars are actually saying with their Golden Globes 2015 outfits.