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Meet Buzz Aldrin, Fashion Model

Astronaut will walk in New York Fashion Week
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 17, 2017 6:38 PM CST
Meet Buzz Aldrin, Fashion Model
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, left, attends the dedication ceremony of the Buzz Aldrin Middle School in Montclair, N.J., on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.   (Patti Sapone/NJ Advance Media via AP)

(Newser) – Buzz Aldrin, fashion model? The 86-year-old former astronaut will walk in a fashion show at New York's Men's Fashion Week Jan. 31, Page Six reports. Designer Nick Graham, former CEO of Joe Boxer, is presenting a Mars-themed collection complete with "space-oriented formal wear," sources say, so it only makes sense for Aldrin to take part. (There will also be a video narrated by Bill Nye.) Aldrin thinks we should colonize Mars, and Graham is interested in what we'll wear when we do. Aldrin's official word on the matter: "I've walked on the moon, so how hard can it be to walk in a fashion show?" (Read more Buzz Aldrin stories.)

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