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Cyberpunk? And a couple more knots...! [01 Mar 2005|12:56pm]
Hi there!

After rereading a few novels by Wm. Gibson & co. about the DARK POSTMODERN FUTURE I've rekindled my interest in cyberpunk fashion, particularly the flashy suits worn by many of the more evil characters in this genre... This interest sparked me to the point that I was willing and able to sit through a few scenes from the latter two films of the Matrix trilogy. (Bad movies... Excellent costumes.) One character in particular - the "Merivingian" or however you spell it - is a dapper artificial fellow who happens to share my penchant for curious tie knots.

I'm really trying to figure out how to tie this knot:

I've been unable to crack the secrets of it, thus far, but I have managed to unravel another of his secret knots using the following guide:


I think I'll be wearing the "edeity" know (we've got to come up with a better name for it...) tonight for my first night out legally drinking, along with my sharksking double-breasted... Happy (un)birthday to me, indeed! (Leap year, don'tchaknow...)
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