Tuesday, January 25, 2011

aardvark people ?


aardvark people ?, originally uploaded by angryparsnip.

Now that the holidays are over with, it is time to get back to Osaka !

Window display in a clothing store. I rather like this display as
there could be a wonderful
Sci Fi story behind these people after all we are in the land of my
hero Godzilla !
I rather like the way Aislewen, because that is her name, is looking
right at us.

I am thinking Aardvark people or maybe an Elephant who grew up in the
city and had
some nose work done along with an ear pin ?
The options are endless.

mutant. . . parsnip
music. . . Banking On A Myth, Andrew Bird

photo by mollybot

17 comments:

  1. As a selling point, I wonder about these faces. Culturally determined I expect.

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  2. This woman has a sense of humor and so do you.

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  3. Oh dear, the elephant with the nose job made me smile, still am! Clever and quite funny.

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  4. I think I've just found my new look, yay!

    Love those hanging things too.

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  5. I'm agog! To me they look like souhern European sheep from the Island of Dr Moreau, and someone has stitched their tails onto their noses. Then some joker has made one wear a shirt too big, and one wear a shirt too small. And what are those weird hat-ty things on the high shelf at the back?
    I think we should be told. And can you try everything on?

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  6. Whatever it is, the one girl in the window's reflection seems to find it amusing. Look at her smile! Who needs a multibillion dollar entertainment industry? Just get by with aardvark manniquins.

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  7. Weaver...
    Gosh I want to meet your friend !

    Elisabeth...
    Window styling and advertising in Japan is a whole other wonderful, imaginative and creative world. That is why I love it so.

    fialka012...
    awwwww thank you so much. I love the whole European take on art and I think this could fit right in. I am going to put in the translator app for the blog soon so I hope to see you back again.

    Kass...
    Sometimes with my life, humor really helps !

    jeanette...
    So glad you enjoyed the post. You know how much I look forward to your Monday blog.

    Eryl...
    I adore the hanging "thingies" too ! and you could wear anything and it would look stylish.

    Titus...
    I thought they looked very Eurosheepy and I loved your take with Dr. Moreau.
    I adore aardvarks and really thought they looked like them. Love writing that word too.
    The shelve holds a pig, bird mask and a satchel.
    Daughter took the photo and can't really remember.
    They spent the whole day in several parts of Osaka and I am limited on my mobility so I had to pass on this day trip and I had spent a day around the same area last trip. Too much walking for me and I had a busy day lined up for the next day so I had to pass.
    I am bummed though because I missed meeting my aardvark sisters !

    Kirk...
    I so agree, creativity abounds in Japan. I just enjoy walking and looking. A feast for the eyes.

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  8. Titus...
    Clothes yes but I am not sure about trying on the mask but I would have asked. I ask people all sorta of questions and you never know.

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  9. Well at least they're wearing their cozy nightgowns. Such an odd and interesting window display.

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  10. Such a pleasant change from the norm. Much friendlier.

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  11. Very cool. Sometimes I come upon the most fascinating displays in store windows too.

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  12. You know how Altoids are curiously strong mints? These window displays are curiously weird stylistics.

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  13. Joanna...
    I am not sure they are nightgowns, I really can't tell but I love the look.

    Pat...
    I like them much better than the really creepy manikins we have here.

    Seth...
    I love the window displays in Japan.
    New York has has fabulous windows and I love the Anthropologie (sp?) windows especially. So clever.

    William...
    Well they are doing their best considering they are aardvarks and not wandering Muppets hiding in Canada.

    Carole...
    I love both ! you really make me laugh.

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