Our sixth birthday party at KOKO is due for lift off soon (Saturday 25th – tickets HERE) and as always the key question is ‘What AM I going to wear?”. Well, fear not as we are here to help soothe your fashion woe with some ideas of suitably themed attire for the evening’s revelries.
We’ve teamed up with the fabulous Escapade in Camden to give you 10% off all space / sci-fi wear and the latest in robot fashion so you can pick up an outfit and save yourself some money. Hooray! All you need to do is go to the website – escapade.co.uk – pick your chosen costume and quote MILKY WAY at the check out and wardrobe crisis is duly averted. So get shopping!
The world of popular culture offers us a myriad of ideas too. Why look! Here’s a few right now:
We only had 14 hours to save the earth and Flash Gordon did it! Booming Brian Blessed and his wing-ed men! Terrible acting! Amazing costumes! Hot hail and other impossible weather conditions! AND Peter Duncan from Blue Peter! Flash Gordon had it all. Plus Queen did the music. Coo-wee. Flash was a American football quarterback turned intergalactic saviour. He’s a freaking hero. Something the adulterous footballers of today could possibly take note from…
Yeah yeah Alesha Dixon with the bump and flex, you may have taken Arlene’s chair on Strictly, but Mystique can’t even STEP to Arlene Philips and her legacy. She was the mastermind behind Hot Gusset the 80s, mixed sex dance troupe who set viewers pulses racing on Saturday tea time tv shows with their tight costume and rhythmic gyrations. A pre-Lloyd Webber’d teenage Sarah Brightman was the frontwoman on their chart sensation “I Lost my Heart to a Starship Trooper” thus again proving the point that Arlene is untouchable:
Ever wondered what it will really be like in the future? Michael J Fox promised us so much with the hoverboard and self-fastening hi top trainers in Back to the Future part II, but one doubts they’ll be making their scheduled appearance in five years time. Despite the mind boggling options the future could hold for us, Buck Rogers brings us a sobering realistic representation of the discos in space – Dad dancing still rules OK:
Xanadu. What in God’s name was it? Apart from a swingers club in Oldham, it is a greek / sci-fi fantasy film of questionable plot. Was it in the future? Is it in space? Who fricking cares! If we regard the simple formula of (Olivia Newton-John + rollerskates) x ELO soundtrack then clearly this equals A Very Good Thing Indeed. Amazingly the critics didn’t agree though, but screw what those guys think – LOOK AT THE COSTUMES AND DANCING. 5 stars