See the light!

Reflective Glory

Forget spinfit, a real bicycle is where’s it at. I am an enthusiastic – if fair weather – cyclist. I’m also a big fan of space fabrics. And I’ve discovered the best way to combine those two interests: hello reflective clothes.

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It was acceptable in the 1960s version of 80s

Space Hair

Back in the day – before a trip beyond the Earth’s atmosphere was in the reach of (wealthy) space tourists – life on the moon was imagined via the programme Space 1999.

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Glitter Gordon Jacks

Autumn Leaves and Shiny Shoes

Spring and autumn are my favourite seasons. A scorching summer day brings me out in freckles, or maybe some painful sunburn if I’m particularly lax about larding on the Factor Anorak. Winter is better, but I prefer mild and wet rather than those icy cold days.

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Bowling bag by ASOS

Space bag

There is a certain theme to the ‘Shop the Look’ items. Yup, they are nearly all holographic! Clearly someone with a magpie-like brain is curating this Archive of Shiny Things.

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The future is NOW!

Iridescent fabric has been hot since Marty McFly went Back to the Future and his bonkers baseball hat became one of the most sought after props, with bogus versions tantalisingly unavailable on various wishlist websites.

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