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(Reuters) – Warning!
If you plan to get close to any sharp objects, don't wear this dress. Japanese
artist Rie Hosokai expands her design horizon using inflated balloons. The
result? A light, transparent, mini-dress that's bound to cause a stir, says Hosokai.
"You can wow people at parties
or weddings with a balloon dress. They will be surprised."
And the dresses also provide an
inflated profit for the former florist. Balloons cost 10 U.S. cents each and the
completed designs sell for between around $2,000 and $4,000. Despite its obvious
party appeal, this is one dress you can't drift in for too long - the balloons
deflate after 24 hours. So, plan to go out with a bang, rather than a deflated
(n) the limit of your desires, knowledge or interests: tầm nhìn, nhận thức,
phạm vi hiểu biết
- to broaden my horizons:
mở mang kiến thức của tôi
- The designer needs new
Nhà thiết kế ấy đang cần những kiến thức mới (về thiết kế).
(n) excitement, anger or shock that is felt by a number of people: sự náo
nhiệt, sự kích động, sự gây sốc
- to cause quite a stir:
gây náo nhiệt, tạo ra sự kích động
- to cause something of a
stir: tạo nên chất náo nhiệt, tạo "chất sốc"
- There was quite a stir
about the book.
Cuốn sách gây xôn xao.
(n) a quality that makes somebody/something attractive or interesting:
tính hấp dẫn, sự quyến rũ
- Ao dai has never
really lost its appeal.
Chiếc áo dài chẳng bao giờ mất đi nét quyến rũ.
- Natasha's measurements
hold special appeal for KB.
Số đo ba vòng của Natasha có sức quyến rũ đặc biệt với KB.
great, special, strong | immediate, instant the
book's immediate appeal to young children |
limited, little | broad, mass, popular, universal, wide a
publication designed for mass appeal |
aesthetic, intellectual, sex, visual Unfortunately,
their product lacks aesthetic appeal.
VERB + APPEAL have,
views hold no appeal for me. |
broaden, extend, widen We
are trying to broaden the appeal of classical music. |
APPEAL + VERB lie
in sth His
considerable appeal lies in his quiet, gentle manner.
lost its appeal for her in the second year.