The newest item in my science fashion wardrobe I am crazy about is the Think Geek Twinkling Stars skirt! I received this as a gift from my parents as a graduation gift (because everyone in my life knows how much I love science inspired clothes now) and absolutely love it. It combines two of my favorite things: space and a bit of wearable tech. One thing for sure, you will definitely be the center of attention in a room when you wear it.
The skirt comes unassembled with a battery pack, 3 strands of LED lights, and the skirt itself. I really appreciated the mutli-layer design. It has an outer layer with a sky-blue constellation pattern, a layer specifically for attaching the lights, and then an inner lining so that you can’t feel the light strands while you wear it. The light strands all individually attach to the battery pack which is mounted on the waistband of the skirt. The lights run from the waistband through a series of snaps on the middle skirt layer to hold the lights in place.
There is some assembly required for the skirt, but as someone who loves making things, it was a lot of fun. You get the chance to customize exactly how your lights look! Think Geek even has an online video to help you out if you have trouble:
You can even choose between multiple settings for the lights (On, Twinkle, or Off) with a switch on the waist band. Its super fun to be able to customize how you want the skirt to look and act! "Twinkle" dims the lights a bit and makes the actual light more subtle, but creates an attention grabbing flickering and twinkling pattern.
I highly recommend pairing the skirt with a solid color shirt since the skirt is such a focal piece of an ensemble. It looks cute with a scarf or necklace as well. If you have the chance to wear it to a low light event (except of course if you are star gazing so you don’t ruin everyone’s night light adjusted eyes!), I’d highly recommend it. The color of the outer layer truly shines through with the lights off.
This skirt is pure fun. If you get it, give it a spin. Trust me. I have first hand experience. ;)
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