This may or may not come as a surprise to you – but I am a huge sci-fi fan. Books, television shows, movies…fashion. Yes, fashion – and I’m not just talking Star Trek costumes.
Books like Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick and Neuromancer by William Gibson offered decidedly postmodern views of the future – dystopias full of pumped-up artificial intelligence, big-brother style law enforcement, vigilante justice and grand ideas of what the future of technology looked like. Film took these futuristic views a step further by creating solid visuals we could tie to all of these ideas, including amazing clothing and set design that is just as much anchored to the definition of Cyberpunk as the original writings from which the genre was born.