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"Starfleet Grandma" Accidentally Cosplays Star Trek with Her Christmas Outfit

Festive holiday wear and cosplay might seem like an odd combination, but as one Redditor has shown us, the two make a fantastic pair. User LadyDrinksAlot recently posted a photo of a woman whose outfit is a spitting image of a Starfleet uniform from the Star Trek universe. While the color-blocked sweater matches the famed crew’s attire, it’s her golden Christmas tree brooch that really makes this ensemble look so similar–the shape and placement recalls a Starfleet combadge and communicator.

With the spot-on colors and brooch selection, we can’t help but wonder: was this a planned outfit by a “Starfleet Grandma,” or just an odd coincidence?

via [Reddit, Laughing Squid]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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