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Fall/Winter 2013 Collection Trend Report: Futuristic Fashion

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013/ FW/ — Entitled ‘Futuristic Fashion’, for the Fall/Winter 2013 collections, the fashion trend collectively was futuristic fashion. For these galactic-themed collections, designers drew inspiration from the future, nature, as well as outer space to design their modern, space-style themed silhouettes.

"Milly Fall/Winter 2013"

The Fall 2013 collections consisted of futuristic ready-to-wear, shoes, and multi-purpose accessories including hologram-effect pieces, over-sized stylish tech-savvy accessories, digital graphic galactic-inspired prints, multi-dimension, layered looks, as well as structured, padded coats and jackets in quilted textures with wide zipper accents and modern closures.

Designers such Nanette Lepore, Michelle Smith, and Rebecca Minkoff strongly display this galactic glamour trend in their Fall/Winter 2013 collections through their haute hologram ensembles, reflecting tech-accessories, and shimmering shoes.

For her Nanette Lepore Fall/Winter 2013 collection, designer, Nanette Lepore exclaimed “I was inspired this season by all the excitement surrounding the landing on Mars.”

Designer, Michelle Smith also evoked the futuristic fashion trend in her Milly Fall/Winter 2013 collection through her structured, space-aged outerwear and glowing hologram-effect shoes and accessories.

Rebecca Minkoff was also strongly inspired by the future as well and had a space-aged theme collection with the modern girl’s manifesto “She’s forward thinking but doesn’t lose sight of the past. She wears her clothes with edge, but not without elegance. She pushes the envelope while maintaining her polish. She’s the perfect paradox.

[DARBY RADCLIFF]
 Photos Courtesy of LaForce + Stevens and Linda Gaunt Communications

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