Sunday, July 3, 2011

QFW 3: Mutton Dressed as Lamb

Continuing on our fashion posts, here is the 3rd post for the week. A mix of dry and connects worth 80 90 points. Great to see the leaderboard being populated! A lot of places got shuffled after the previous post. So, its never too late to start!

1. Connect the people and the logo. Apologies for the bad quality of the logo. [20 points for full connect. Part marks on Quizmaster's discretion]

2. X is popuarly used for hair styling and was first made in England. It was advertised by a very famous jingle on TV. Y was an extremely succesful radio announcer and voice over artist. Y's mother loved X's jingle so much, she made Y change his script and give rise to one of the most famous shouts, Z in television history. ID X, Y and Z. [ 7 points for each ID but 20 for all]

3. Connect [25 points]

4.  Another XYZ question. :) Princess X carried a bag and appeared in a famous magazine trying to hide her bump. The bag as then renamed as the X bag. The company, Z that made this bag, after 28 years, made named another famous bag Y after actress Y. Variants of Y reaches costs of $150,000 and uses reptile skin. Z apparently used Pakistani buffalo skin to make its handbags too. Z opened shop in India in 2008 at The Oberoi, Delhi. ID X, Y and Z. [5 points for each ID]

5. It became the national dress of a country, announced by the its founder. The richest man in the world during the 2nd World War always wore this dress. A modified version of this dress was named after a famous politician, popularized by a Hippie band and was famously worn by Steven Seagal. Which dress am I talking about? [10 points]


  1. 4.X=Grace Kelly(Kelly Bag)
    Y=Jane Birkin(Birkin Bag)

  2. 2. X=Brylcreem
    Y=Alan Reed
    Z="Yabba Dabba Doo"

  3. 5. SHERWANI ( modified version : nehru jacket )

    4. X : KELLY ( princess grace kelly )
    Y : BIRKIN ( Jane Birkin )
    Z : HERMES

    3. BIKINI
    ( in 1954 that the first hydrogen bomb was tested at Bikini Atoll.
    sharmilla tagore was first indian actress to wear a bikini..though sadhna also wore a one piece ..
    Brian Hyland had a pop hit in 1960 called Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot bikini ..)

    2.X : bryllcream
    Y :Alan Reed ( Edward/teddy Bergman )
    z : Yabba Dabba Doo ( from A Little Dab'll Do Ya ) of Flinstones

    1.all related to designing wedding dress for british royal weddings.

    (david and elizabeth emannuelle for then future princess of wales , Diana..
    sarah burton at alexander mcqueen for kate middleton..
    robinson valentine for camilla parker bowles.. )

  4. 2. X is brylcreem
    Y is Alan reed
    Z is yaba daba doo

    brian hyland: Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikin
    Atom bomb: tested in bikini islands
    Sharmila tagore: 1st actress (indian) to wear a bikini on screen n being appreciated for it...

    4.x- grace kelly
    y- birkin

  5. 1. british royal wedding gowns designers
    2. X-brylcreem, Y-alan reed, Z-yabba daba do
    3. brian hylands song Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot bikini, sharmila tagore first indian to sport a bikini in a movie, bikini atoll test site 4 Hbomb
    4.X-Grace Kelly, Y-jane birkin,Z-hermes
    5.nehru jacket

  6. talking about sherwani which was modified to the nehru jacket ;)

  7. 2.X is Brylcreem.
    Y is Alan Reed, the famous voice over artist.
    Z is the famous tv shout Yabba
    dabba Doo.
    3.Bikini is the connect.
    Brian hyland's song Itsy bitsy teenie weenie was about a woman who wears a bikini for the 1st time.
    The hydrogen bomb was tested by the americans at a Micronesian reef called called the bikini reef.
    Sharmila tagore wore the bikini in the movie an evening in paris.
    4.X. Princess Grace Kelly.
    Y. jane Birkin
    Z. Hermes
    Its the national dress of pakistan. Nizam of Hyderabad Mir Sir Osman Ali khan who was the riches man during second world war always wore a sherwani. Its modified form is the Nehru jacket which was worn by the beatles also.

  8. 1.
    2. X-Brylcreem
    Y-Alan Reed
    Z-Yabba Dabba Doo
    3. Bryian Hyland- Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
    Fusion Bomb- first tested at Bikini Atoll
    Sharmila Tagore-first Indian actress to appear in a bikini
    4. X- Princess Grace Kelly of Monaco
    Y-Jane Berkin
    Z- Hermes
    5.The Nehru Jacket

  9. 2> X-Brylcreem Y-Alan Reed Z-Yabba Dabba Doo

    4> X-Grace Kelly Y-Jane Birkin Z-

    5>Nehru Jacket

  10. 1.Designers Alexander Mcqueen and Elizabeth Emanuel of the wedding dresses of the princesses,Diana and Kate Middleton.can't figure the logo.

    Y=Alan Reed
    Z="Yabba Dabba Doo"

    3.X=Grace Kelly(Kelly Bag)
    Y=Jane Birkin(Birkin Bag)

  11. 1. Sarah Burton who works at Alex Mcqueen's brand named after him designed the wedding dress of Kate Middleton. David and Elizabeth Emanuel were the designers of Princess Diana's famous wedding dress. So the connect has to be with the royal weddings maybe.
    2. No idea
    3. The connect is bikini.
    Brain Hyland's first hit was the song 'Itsy Bitsu Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini'.
    The Hydrogen fusion bomb's first succesful test was carried out on the bikini atoll in hawaiian islands.
    Sharmila Tagore was the 1st Indian actress to wear a bikini onscreen.
    4. No idea again.
    5. Kimono.

  12. 1.)alexander mcqueen (first pic) dressing gown worn by princess kate middleton at her wedding, wh's the daughter in law of princess diana (third pic)

    y=alan reed??? (not sure)
    z=yabba dabba doo (instead of yahoo) of fred flintstones!

    3.)bikini (bikini cell ph???)

    4.)x=princess of monaco, grace kelly or kelly bag
    y=birkin after jane birkin

  13. 1-1st pic is of alexander mcqueen and 2nd pic is of princess diana

    2-x:brylcreem y: alan reed z: Fred Flintstone's famous "Yabba Dabba Doo"


    4-x: princess grace kelly of monaco
    y:hermes birkin bag after actress jane birkin
    z:hermes international

    5:mao suit or more commonly known as nehru jacket


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