The Casual Living Ubertrend
is leading to a world where the accepted global uniform is a t-shirt and a pair of jeans. Judging by the innovative vision of science-fiction wardrobe designers, fashion will eventually resemble Jessica Alba’s unitard outfit in the 2005 movie Silver Surfer
Last week’s Met Gala, themed “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” drove celebrities, like Taylor Swift pictured above, to parade more daring than usual outfits. Yet one glance at typical apparel merchandise reveals a sea of look-alike fashions that stubbornly cling to the past and lack any innovation.
A notable exception is the yoga streetwear trend propelled by such pioneering brands as lululemon.
Who will disrupt the $225 billion U.S. apparel market?
Founder, Author, Adjunct Professor, Futurist
Michael is the founder of Toolhacker LLC, an innovation speaker and adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco, futurist, and author of “Ubertrends — How Trends And Innovation Are Transforming Our Future.” He is also the founder of four ahead-of-the-wave startups, including MacWEEK, Atelier Systems, CyberAtlas, and ICONOCAST.