14 High Fashions Straight Out Of Our Dystopian Future

The end of the world is not the end of couture. Dutch designer Iris van Herpen merges 3-D printer technology with high-end fashion for a postapocalyptic result.

1. This is basically fiber-optic cables woven into a dress.

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2. 3-D printed winged armor will be all the rage after the fall of man.

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3. Look at the back!

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4. Sharp edges and glittering geometric designs practically scream dystopian heiress.

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5. But this is what the Princess of the Wastes would wear to the ball.

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6. No. THIS ONE.

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7. And this is what the Queen Mother wears.

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8. Awww, it’s an inorganic elephant. Likely in remembrance of the extinct Earth mammal.

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9. Ceramic armor looks fetching while fending off the scavengers.

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10. Doesn’t this look like an Alien queen carapace?

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11. Soften the look with a nice 3-D printed shrug for those cold nights in the shadow of civilization.

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12. You have to imagine those tubes hook up to fluid that keeps the ruling class young.

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13. The spines of your enemies make a lovely tea dress in a violent yet elegant post-apocalypse.

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14. Or just go all out and wear their entire skeletons.

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