For ages, humans have obsessed over the future — what society will look like and, most importantly what we will wear. During the ’50s and ’60s, people though out fashion would be intergalactic, metallic and robotic. Most of us don’t walk around in clothes that could be worn on a spaceship. But here at Distraction, we’re going back to the future.
Details & Details
The key aspects of an outfit are details, details and details. They add more than you think. The addition of rings, bracelets, watches, necklaces, sunglasses, belts, bags and gems can transform your outfit and your confidence.
Belts are great additions no matter the outfit — even dresses. They can add a pop of color, flare or even pull-together pieces that may otherwise not go together. Thick or thin, colorful or neutral, bedazzled or simple, belts are a great adjunct. They cinch, accessorize and layer.
Sunglasses and metallic-looking pieces will transform any look. Small details like these silver shades, a belt with metal accents and the logo cutout ruffling the shirt complement the futuristic attitude of the ‘fit.
Sleek In Silver
Jewelry can bring an outfit from basic to badass. This silver piece is stackable and adjustable. Try layering with multiple necklaces next time to see how much you can elevate your look.
Puffer sleeves can revamp a plain black shirt into a fashion-forward outfit. Try adding curves and dimensions to a sleek outfit. Incorporating texture and value on the top or bottom with pants are valuable additions to a wardrobe.
Style The Strands
Styling your hair to compliment your outfit or styling your outfit to compliment your hair is crucial. Hairstyles can throw off or optimize a look. If you’re going for a more playful look, try some movement in your hair with curls. With a more futuristic-looking look, pin-straight hair is perfect.
Metallic silvers and rhinestones galore are all the rage. This addition to the futuristic look adds just the right amount of spunk and looks amazing on everyone. We all know that accessories make or break an outfit. These metallic glasses absolutely make this iconic look.
words_chloe hatcher & paris friefeld. photo_cecilia intriago & valeria barbaglio. design_julia gomez & lizzie kristal.
This article was published in Distraction’s Fall 2023 print issue.
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