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August 23, 2017

The Clothing of the Future: 1930s Fashion Designers Predict How People Would Dress in the Year 2000

Like a true neurotic, fashion is constantly looking back at its own past and repeating it, but designers are equally fascinated with what's coming next. The video below satisfies both urges.

From 1930 to 1941, Pathetone Weekly ran film clips that highlighted ‘the novel, the amusing and the strange.’ At some point during the 1930s, Pathetone asked American designers to look roughly 70 years into the future and hazard a guess about how women might dress in Year 2000...

(via Open Culture)


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