If there’s one thing Jareth the Goblin King from the Labyrinth has down, it’s style. His combo of tight pants, ruffles, and sparkling gems is a winner that only David Bowie could pull off. Actually, maybe not just David Bowie. Cosplayer Ebony Amber wears the costume well too. She crafted the entire ensemble from making the silver ruffled ascot and gloves to assembling the decadent coat. You can see a detailed picture just below showing off all the jewels and beads that are attached to the sweeping garment. The cuffs are bedazzled in a similar fashion. Even with plastic beads, that coat has to be heavy.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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