Both on and off the runway, the fashion world has embraced futuristic sci-fi elements of late. These have been seen in a number of forms, from metallic textiles at Balenciaga and on the likes of Katy Perry, to harsh, angular structures on Anna Dello Russo and the runways of Atelier Versace and Lanvin. Then there's the occasional injection of danger as with the exaggerated Frankenstein-esque stitching donned by Elizabeth Banks or the bleeding hems at Chanel. It seems the future will be very chic
A model paraded at the Versace Couture Spring/Summer show in a gold A-line dress. The matching heels and slicked back hair are a strong nod to science fiction culture.