Lit Clothes and Fashion in the Galaxy Far Far Away

Discussion in 'Literature' started by Gamiel, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. Ordo N-11 Jedi Master

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    She could be from a Near-Twi'lek species or a Human/Twi'lek hybrid.
  2. Gorefiend Chosen One

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    Or Twileks are just more varied then people give them credit for. ;)
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  3. Gamiel Force Ghost

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  4. Cushing's Admirer Chosen One

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    Love her eyes and the patterns on her leku? but everything else seems pretty bland. Looks approachable enough, though. :)
  5. Mandalore The Uniter Force Ghost

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    I'm surprised nobody's posted these little diddies right here. "New Mandalorian" citizen attire, and at least they all have a common theme. :p

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  6. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV - Vacationing and stuff

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    ^^ The fact that the above image reminds me of THX 1138 is probably not a good thing. [face_plain]
  7. Revanfan1 Chosen One

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    That theme being: they're stupid. [face_plain]
  8. Mandalore The Uniter Force Ghost

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    While I won't disagree with you on that point, the common theme is the Kar'ta Beskar (Iron Heart) symbol incorporated into their clothes. Pacifists maybe, but still clinging to the old ways. ;)
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  9. LelalMekha Force Ghost

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    Pardon my naive question, for my Mando'a is not too good. But aren't adjectives supposed to come before the noun--as in cin vhetin ("white field") or munit tome'tayl, skotah iisa ("long memory, short fuse")? Since Beskar is used in an adjectival way, shouldn't it be Beskar Kar'ta? (Now that I think of it, adjectives are formed by adding -la or -yc to the end of pre-existing nouns. So maybe "made of Iron" should be Beskaryc, leading to the phrase Beskaryc Kar'ta?)
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  10. Mandalore The Uniter Force Ghost

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    If your using KT's dictionary/lexicon, then sure it could be said that way.

    Kar'ta Beskar is the canonical name for that specific mando armor part; heart of iron (I've always relegated it to "Iron Heart", but both phrases mean the same thing).
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  11. LelalMekha Force Ghost

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    Oh, I take it it was canonically called Kar'ta Beskar in The Bounty Hunter Code: From the Files of Boba Fett? Thanks for the clarification. Although, since Traviss was the inventor of a functional language, I wish they had followed her system and translated it into proper Mando'a.
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  12. Mandalore The Uniter Force Ghost

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    Without derailing the thread.

    I guess "proper Mando'a" depends on your point of view. Dialects, words, and grammar can change from region to region (and often times do). Being from the Southeast US myself there are several words, spelling of words, arrangement of words, meanings of words, and grammar that are dramatically different from residents of other regions in the US. As a short example; the town of my raising is spelled Yadkinville, however colloquially it's pronounced "Yagnville". My Uncle who was from Chicago pronounced it "Yakinville". Or when you left/entered the county, you never said "I left/entered Yadkin county.", you said "I crossed the river" (as the Yadkin river borders the county on 3 sides). So I like to think the same thing would apply in Star Wars, especially to a nomadic culture made up of people from many different planets/systems/species. Diversity is one of the Mando's greatest strengths IMO, and ironically one that bind them together as a culture.

    Ok, I'm back on target after my tangent. :p
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  13. Sarge Chosen One

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  14. Gamiel Force Ghost

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    I was thinking of doing it but I wanted to also have som images of the other mando factions as a comparison but since you have begun
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    Also, I don't know if this is mando clothes or just spacer clothes
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    I am surprised how little of the new Mandalorian concept art there is on the wook'

    Using traditional emblems is not clinging to the old ways, it is like saying that every frenchman who use the Fleur-de-Lis is clinging to the old monarchical ways

  15. karilyan Jedi Knight

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    Lol, just noticed how Kaminoan their schools are. Now I'm wondering if that's a connection they wanted to make and what that connection they wanted to imply.
  16. LelalMekha Force Ghost

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    Also, I don't know if this is mando clothes or just spacer clothes
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    That one actually suspiciously looks like the duty uniform of a captain of the Naboo Royal Security Forces.
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  17. Gamiel Force Ghost

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    That one actually suspiciously looks like the duty uniform of a captain of the Naboo Royal Security Forces.
    [IMG][/quote]Now I want to see someone come up with a retcon that needlessly explain the relationship between Naboo and the True Mandolorians:p
  18. LelalMekha Force Ghost

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    Doylist perspective: Robert Hendrickson did not bother creating an outfit, thinking we wouldn't notice it anyway.

    Watsonian perspective: Skirata recovered a batch of old Naboo uniforms on the black market. It's not that unbelievable, since years later even Stormtrooper armors could be found.
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  19. Gorefiend Chosen One

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    Afaik those Naboo Vests have been described as pretty common Blast Vest models anyway.
  20. Mandalore The Uniter Force Ghost

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    Yes, but every Frenchmen isn't wearing one just about every-time you see them either. Not to mention the architecture of Sundari, Mando paintings, engravings in the public square. Obviously there is a reason why they are clinging to that specific symbol, and it hearkens back to their past. Now how that past is being embraced is another debate, but obviously the New Mandos find it important enough to use as a major fashion/art/architectural statement in their society.
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  21. COMPNOR Force Ghost

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    Is this Oola's and Signor Ferrari's love child?
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  22. Gamiel Force Ghost

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    Can we talk about Wookie fashion?
  23. seeker_two Force Ghost

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    Highlights.....lots & lots of highlights....

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  24. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV - Vacationing and stuff

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    They're the galaxy's most prolific nudists. What more need be said? :p
  25. kecen Force Ghost

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    Star Wars could use more hair flowers.