Cory Doctorow at 11:09 pm Wed, Nov 3, 2010
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Amazing Banksy "Flower Thrower" Costume
Banksy tag in Schnakenberg's Flickr stream
(Image: George Schnakenberg)
Unfortunately, shortly after this photo was taken…some idiot decided to coat the costumer in gray paint to stop this type of ‘fashion vandalism’
I think it’s really cool – the post with the grayscale costumes got a lot of responses, but I think this is better. Of course, the people you run into have to be familiar not only with Banksy but with this particular image – I’m fairly familiar with Banksy but didn’t know this one, though the style is unmistakable.
a friend of mine did this for halloween, I thought it was sweet (I think he did a better job too, especially with the pants). If I get his permission I will post a pic later.
What a poser.
Imagine the nerdgasm if Banksy himself actually went around dressed like that. Photos of him posing would fetch thousands of dollars.
My friend @littletinyfish made that same costume 2 years ago!
Pics here: http://goo.gl/fSxoh
His comment on new costumer: http://goo.gl/Y17kf
Come to Detroit dressed like that. See how long it takes for you to get stolen and sold on Ebay.
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