Escapism Through Futurism

The correlation between recessions and galactic fantasies

Implications - In the 1930s, futurists drew up space-inspired fashion and designs at the height of the Great Depression. The second major glimpse at galactic couture happened during the 1980s recession. Futuristic fashion is once again on the rise as people are looking toward a brighter tomorrow.
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