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Buzz Aldrin and Bill Nye the Science Guy turn into shiny objects for New York’s 2035 fashion show

To be a trendy geek is often a contradiction of phrases, however Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin and Bill Nye (“the Science Guy”) pulled it off throughout New York Males’s Fashion Week.

The 87-year-old former astronaut teamed up with the bowtie-wearing educator and TV character to show off space-shiny duds designed by Nick Graham.

Nye, who received his begin on TV as a geeky experimenter on KING-TV’s “Almost Live” late-night show, doubled as the announcer for this week’s runway outing, titled “Life on Mars: Fall-Winter 2035.”

Nye wore a silver-and-charcoal swimsuit that includes a Saturn print, whereas Aldrin confirmed off a shiny metallic bomber jacket, worn over a black and silver model of his trademark “Get Your Ass to Mars” T-shirt.

The show marked a outstanding comeback for Aldrin, who suffered respiratory problems last month throughout a visit to Antarctica. At the show, Aldrin talked about the significance of exploration – and referred to comments that President Donald Trump made about space spending throughout the marketing campaign.

“I feel I’ve to inform the president that exploration evokes greater than fixing potholes,” he stated.

Aldrin, who’s been a contestant on “Dancing With the Stars” and had a cameo function on the “30 Rock” TV series, was in fashionably fantastic spirits on Twitter after the show:

Strolling the runway for @itsnickgraham #Mars assortment WAS as straightforward as strolling on the moon. #NYFWM

— Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) January 31, 2017

Somebody stated “science by no means appeared cooler” – what do you assume?

— Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) February 1, 2017

Nye was in excessive spirits as nicely. In a style report for Vogue, he admitted to proudly owning about 500 bow ties and stated he’d be sporting his Nick Graham fits on his Netflix show, “Bill Nye Saves the World.”

The subsequent couple of years shall be huge ones for Aldrin, climaxing with the golden anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon touchdown in 2019. So it’s good to listen to that Graham plans to maintain the moonwalker in fashion.

“‘I’ve already made some items for him to put on … to the fiftieth anniversary celebrations of the Apollo missions,” the designer told The Daily Mail.

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