The 7 Biggest Style Risks People Take Today

Designed by Sydney Hass.
In fashion, a few years — or a few decades — are the only difference between an outfit that draws stares and one that draws compliments. Just ask any woman who braved wearing pants in the 1920s (or Birkenstocks in 2013).

The same goes for trends of today, of course. The naked dresses, newsie-cropped pants, and men in skirts that inspire a thousand think-pieces today will be the mainstream trends of tomorrow. To prove what a difference a few years make, we take a look at 7 of the most outré trends fashion people wear today — and predict how long it'll take them to go mass. Your glimpse into an odd future awaits...