Future Fashion: The Top Trend Predictions For 2017

Who will matter and what we’ll be wearing (did someone say mushroom leather?) in the New Year. 

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Fashion is built on a foundation of prognostication. Fashion designers, after all, make their living predicting what people will be wearing. And the beau monde is obsessed with predictions of the future: Astrology, tarot cards, numerology, aura reading, past-life therapy are as commonplace to fashion people as basic black. In the spirit of glamorous soothsaying, we look at the year ahead in trends—from models using the runway for takeoff to the styles that we will be wearing well into next fall. The future looks bright.