H&M dress // UO floral tights // Guess glasses // La Marelle necklace (gift) // Dr Martens boots // T-shirt & Jeans bag
Off I went to my first ever Wondercon this year. It was set at the Anaheim Convention Center, and I was quite surprised when I saw a fellow convention go-er while waiting for the two-hour long bus journey from downtown LA to Anaheim! He had on a spiderman jacket and when he boarded the bus in front of me, I spied all sorts of fandom geekery on his wallet. That, and he and another stranger got to chatting when he confirmed his destination. I have to say, I think I make a pretty decent
I didn’t dare chat them up on the bus; I’ve always felt caught between worlds. I read graphic novels, watch animation and mainstream media, but I can’t remember trivia about my favourite characters most of the time. Hell, sometimes I don’t even remember the names of my favourite characters. My interest in something pales so much in comparison when I see the fiery passion lurking behind some of the people I’ve met, that it makes me feel ashamed to profess a decent liking of something sometimes. But perhaps I’m overanalysing things.
Anyway, on to the event! I met up with Shamis, my trusty convention buddy for the past two years. It’s awesome having someone to meander through the alleys of exhibit halls with.
Shamis and I attended a Star Wars vs Star Trek debate panel, and when it came to round three, I just couldn’t contain my excitement at seeing my two favourite characters from both shows- C3PO from Star Wars vs Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
The good people at Astro Mech created real-life droids of R2-D2 and Wall-E. IT WAS AMAZING.
My second panel at Wondercon was the R2 Builders, who did a showcase of all the droids they had at the event, and answered questions on building your own. They have free blueprints at their site, and boasted variations such as actual movable arms and antenna.
I was awfully creepy when I saw Pascal Campion in the flesh! I’ve been following his very pretty tumblr for a while now. SO MUCH REPRESSED SQUEE.
Some awesome wool toys at woolbuddy‘s super cute booth.
Dinner at Pasadena
And then it was down to 21 Choices (which had an awfully long queue), to find out what the fuss was about:
I forgot what I got, but this small cup was way too big for how 21 Choices makes their yogurt. I remember regretting not getting the très small, which would have been perfect without me getting tired of all the yogurt I had.
By the way, my hairstyle? Totally inspired from seeing Camay’s awesome up-do at the Lookbook party the previous night. ♥