Futuristic Fashion: Out Of This World Trends

Futuristic Fashion: Out Of This World Trends
Annabelle Oayda


Feb 10, 2022

Take a cue from electrifying collections such as Balenciaga, Alexander Wang and Dion Lee who have turned the spotlight on futuristic fabrics and ensembles for the present day. 

Rocking stellar pieces in metallic hues and unconventional materials will ensure your style is out of this world. 

Be inspired by the catwalks and movies such as Disney’s Tomorrowland and step out in this season’s hottest trends. Shop the looks below…



It’s metallic mania… Shine on! This season is all about mesmerising materials and reflective touches, and I can’t get enough.

Go head to toe in a metallic dress or inject your everyday outfit with a shot of glitz. Whatever you choose, you’ll be sure to stand out.

Shop the look


1 Stella McCartney – Metallic faux leather pumps,  $678

2 Ray Ban – Aviator mirrored sunglasses, $320

3 ASOS – Hatch backpack, $45

4 Bobbi Brown – Raw sugar shimmer nail polish  $26

5 Asos – Plimsolls,  $49



Who would have thought the fabric traditionally used to keep you warm in the surf and protect your laptop could become the hottest trend of the season?

And no, it doesn’t stop at neoprene swimsuits. Check out my edit below of the hottest items to work into your wardrobe this winter.

 The material, originally used for refrigerator insulation, has never been so hot!

Shop the look


1 Neil Barrett – Neoprene Sweatshirt, $269

2 DKNY – Sport flat sandal, $209

3 Balenciaga – Neoprene swimsuit, $1445

4 Duskii – Neoprene swimsuit, $230

5 Gareth Pugh – Neoprene coat,  $2136

6 Marc by Marc Jacobs – Neoprene tablet case, $89

7 Balenciaga – Neoprene sneakers, $795



Think modern versus classic, structured versus fluid, pleating, layering, cut-outs and seam detailing.

Get inspired by the construction (and deconstruction) of clothing and traditional tailoring and step out in a cutting edge outfit this season.

Shop the look

1 Top Shop – Cut out body con dress, 38 pounds

2 Wanted – Avar heels, $189.95

3 Alexander Wang – Cropped pleated mesh top, $4082

4 Dion Lee – Cut out crepe halter neck $619

5 Phillip Lim – Quill leather bucket bag , $1986

What is your favourite futuristic fashion trend? Tell us below…


By Annabelle Oayda


Annabelle Oayda is an all round creative with multidisciplinary experience across a range of fields within the design and digital industries. She is an online producer, stylist, photographer and graphic designer. Annabelle completed a Bachelor of Design in Styling and Creative Direction and a Masters degree in Public Relations and Advertising. After two years as The Carousel’s Online Producer, Annabelle has relocated to London to spread her wings in the media industry. Annabelle continues to contribute to The Carousel as a Fashion Expert.



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