Cyber Punk Revival

New fashion motifs channel a neon dystopian aesthetic previously seen on film

Implications - Designers and tastemakers are increasingly presenting fashion initiatives characterized by the juxtaposition of "high tech and low life" imagery that takes inspiration from '90s-era film predictions of future fashion. Arguably a reaction to the at times overwhelming overlap between fast-moving technological advancement and an anxious political climate, this progression also suggests a new design aesthetic being embraced as a symbolic retreat into a comforting fictitious portrayal of the distant future.
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Futuristic Executive Fashions - The Alexander Wang Fall 2018 Collection Serves 'Executive Realness'
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This Year and V. Hot 5,266 Clicks Pub: Feb 15, 18
Futuristic Executive Fashions
The Alexander Wang Fall 2018 Collection Serves 'Executive Realness'
His last presentation at New York Fashion Week, the Alexander Wang Fall 2018 show offered a glimpse into the designer’s view of “executive realness” with a cyber punk punk influence.... [More]
Colorful Sci-Fi Fashion Runways - Jeremy Scott's Fall 2018 Line Fuses High Fashion with Fantasy
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This Year and Hot 11,760 Clicks Pub: Feb 9, 18
Colorful Sci-Fi Fashion Runways
Jeremy Scott's Fall 2018 Line Fuses High Fashion with Fantasy
In terms of sci-fi fashion runways, the presentation of Jeremy Scott’s Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018 collection completely knocked the theme out of the park. Each model sported futuristic and... [More]
Dark Neon-Lit Lookbooks - The NEIGHBORHOOD and adidas Collaboration is a Neon Dream Photo Series
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This Year and Warm 1,129 Clicks Pub: Feb 13, 18
Dark Neon-Lit Lookbooks
The NEIGHBORHOOD and adidas Collaboration is a Neon Dream Photo Series
The adidas Originals and NEIGHBORHOOD collaboration is presented in an expressive dream photo series that commemorates the subdued ambiance of the neon color scheme on an urban landscape. The Spring/... [More]
Co-Branded Neon Streetwear - Supreme and Nike Revealed the New 'Air Humara' Collection
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Warm 3,283 Clicks Pub: Oct 24, 17
Co-Branded Neon Streetwear
Supreme and Nike Revealed the New 'Air Humara' Collection
In time for the fall, Supreme and Nike collaboratively created the ‘Air Humara’ collection, which features both brands’ logos prominently, in combination with vivid neon colorways... [More]
Collaborative Multi-Pattern Apparel - The NOMA t.d. Tie Dye-Inspired Line Was Made with Needles
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This Year and Warm 651 Clicks Pub: Feb 9, 18
Collaborative Multi-Pattern Apparel
The NOMA t.d. Tie Dye-Inspired Line Was Made with Needles
For the Spring/Summer 2018 fashion season, NOMA t.d. and Needles joined forces to come up with a series of tie dye-inspired designs that combine different patterns with flowing silhouettes, making... [More]
Juxtaposing Fall Collections - The Siki Im Fall 2018 Capsule Blends Modernism with Tradition
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This Year and Average 261 Clicks Pub: Feb 8, 18
Juxtaposing Fall Collections
The Siki Im Fall 2018 Capsule Blends Modernism with Tradition
The brand new Siki Im Fall 2018 collection draws its usual focus away from an avant-garde approach and more towards a juxtaposing idea of both modernity and traditional aesthetics. The German... [More]
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