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Couture Corsetry for Nerds

'Star Trek'-Inspired Corset Makes Sci-Fi Geeks Go Gaga

— February 13, 2009 — Fashion
This 'Star Trek' corset is another fantastic Etsy find made by user EveningArwen. It can be customized to any of the 'Star Trek' uniform colors, and is inspired by the design of the jumpsuits work on 'Star Trek: Next Generation.'

Like most well-made corsets, this 'Star Trek' corset is completely custom-made and personalized to your measurements. It's a must for any sci-fi fan--or their significant other.

Implications - The fashion world is heavily influenced by pop culture phenomenons that appeal to a broad range of people on account of mass consumption. This includes movies, television shows and video games with a significant influence on the masses. For this reason, sci-fi conventions and comic book fairs are not the only places where apparel inspired by pop culture is acceptable.
Trend Themes
1. Pop Culture Fashion - The fashion industry can capitalize on the popularity of pop culture by creating customizable and personalized apparel inspired by movies, TV shows, and video games.
2. Personalized Corsetry - There is an opportunity for corset makers to create custom-made corsets tailored to individual measurements, allowing customers to express their unique interests and styles.
3. 'star Trek' Inspired Apparel - The 'Star Trek' fandom presents a market for fashion designers to create clothing and accessories that pay homage to the iconic franchise, appealing to devoted fans.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion - The fashion industry has the opportunity to cater to geek culture and capitalize on the popularity of pop culture-inspired apparel.
2. Corsetry - Corset makers can embrace personalized corsetry, offering bespoke pieces that allow customers to express their individuality.
3. Sci-fi Merchandise - The sci-fi merchandise industry can expand its offerings by creating 'Star Trek' inspired apparel and accessories to cater to the dedicated fanbase.
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