Each year, compulsive shoppers everywhere must make tough choices as their closets overfloweth -- with past trends one cannot imagine will come back around, and just plain strange choices that seemed appealing at the time. It's important to make room for tomorrow’s styles. It’s equally important, though, to plan for potential trends that are years in the future, even a couple of centuries. Our great-great-great-granddaughters would surely thank us for it.
Knowledge of trends that might pop up in 2200 is tough to come by, but one excellent source is sci-fi. After all, they were right about digital ink, supercomputers and robots. And in so many cases, their fashion predictions have made the (sometimes unfortunate) jump into present day, usually on the singer Rihanna (pictured above).
Which future fashions have already come to pass? And which past fashions might we want to store for our progeny?
Well, this first one might surprise you, but "Mad Max" really does bear it out -- and who are we to argue?