Jean-Luc Fashion Project | Insurrection

As I mention in my discussion of Deanna’s Insurrection outfit, the crew’s undercover hero wear is generally basic. Jean-Luc wears what amounts to a t-shirt, leather jacket and jeans. There are vague nods to it being a t-shirt, leather jacket and jeans from the future in the tailoring (and lack of labels). Mainly, the collars …

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Jean-Luc Fashion Project | Date Night

Jean-Luc definitely knows what he likes and feels best in, and he wears it to make a good impression with his ladies.  The left caps, with Beverly Crusher, feature a doppelgänger, but he’s wearing the clothes in Jean-Luc’s closet and that blouse is either nearly the same, or actually the same, shirt he wears while …

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Jean-Luc Fashion Project | Home

This is probably my favorite Picard-focused episode/arc. It’s incredibly rewarding from an emotional standpoint. And we get to see where Jean-Luc comes from, which gives us wonderful insight into his character and clothing choices.  Why does Jean-Luc tend towards softly romantic peasant blouses and aristocratic hobbies? The answer is in his provincial childhood (and yes, …

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Jean-Luc Fashion Project | Leisure

Here we have clothing Jean-Luc wears while engaging in various hobbies. As such they have certain parameters related to what participants wear, particularly for the athletic activities. Here’s what fencers for the Rio Olympics: It’s basically the same – if anything now is more futuristic than TNG’s version. And the unitard Jean-Luc wears to play …

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Jean-Luc Fashion Project | Bed Clothes

Welcome to the beginning of ‘casual attire’, the category Jean-Luc has the most autonomy over. I start with his various pajamas and robes.  Jean-Luc loves a wrap top and the resulting v-neck. It’s his number one recurring choice. In very general terms a v-neck is considered more casual than a crew neck – and that makes …

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Jean-Luc Fashion Project | Dixon Hill

In this case, Jean-Luc chooses both the fantasy-wear and the fantasy for which he wears it. If I had access to a holodeck I would choose Star Wars, Harry Potter, Leverage (omg! I want to play holo-Leverage!), and of course, Star Trek. These are the series I create fanworks for, and indeed, cosplay and roleplay. …

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Jean-Luc Fashion Project | Literary Heroes

I can imagine Jean-Luc choosing to play out both these fantasies. Both are adventure stories, both elevate the scrappy commoner at the expense of the complacent aristocracy, both are historic fiction. However, our Captain is forced into these roles against his will.  In the first case, the Musketeer is a holodeck representation that flatters neither …

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