If the job of tailor
to Future Past was going, then the leading applicant would have been
French fashion designer Pierre Cardin, who in the 1960s unveiled his "Cosmocorps"
line. Fascinated with the Space Age, and singularly
disinterested in the female form, Cardin took the unisex jumpsuit and
produced a wardrobe for the future that reality couldn't hope to top.
If we were lucky.
or professional, the body stocking and odd tunic treatment was in
vogue for the next millennium as medical staff forsook the old lab
coat and matron's skirts in favour of stylised tributes to "Weed" from
Bill and Ben, the Flowerpot Men.
sunglasses got the treatment.
help us, is one of the more restrained examples
that Cardin was without profound influence. Notice this
interesting man's tunic at left with the odd pocket and eccentric zip.
Call me crazy, but I think I've seen this fashion statement somewhere
else, though exactly where escapes me.