One of the best things about movies set in the distant future is seeing all the futuristic clothing. Will the coming decades bring ostentatious costumes made from materials we haven’t even discovered yet? Or will future generations return to a simpler, more practical way of dressing, where function trumps design? According to designer Suzanne Rae, it’s likely to be a little bit of both. Debuted recently at New York Fashion week, Rae’s collection “Age of Aquarius”  is an exploration into futuristic dress in a utopian society. Rae manufactures her line in New York City’s garment district which creates local jobs. She also reduces her collection’s carbon footprint by sourcing fabrics and trims, and 90 percent of the  fabrics are made from natural fibers that are biodegradable.

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