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    that's not an optical illusion: 2013 will totally be the year of the hologram outfit.

    by rebecca willa davis December 20, 2012
    Arguably one of the biggest pop culture events of 2012 was the time Tupac Shakur--that is, a hologram of him--appeared onstage at Coachella. Even if you weren't in Indio, you knew about it; it was nearly impossible to be on Twitter that day and not read some 140 character comment on the almost 3-D projection.

    Clearly, the moment had its impact--and not just in the music world. Since then, we've been noticing holographic details coming from our favorite designers this winter: Proenza Schouler's PS11 satchel gets the rainbow treatment; so too do a pair of Stella McCartney slingbacks (she also used the shimmery material to make an iPad case). The list goes on: Asos, Topshop, and NastyGal all stock hologramed items.

    Think of them us a dressed-up neutral--they're somewhere a nude and a white, but a little more toned down than anything sequined or rhinestoned. And while we can't all be turned into holograms like Tupac, now we can dress head-to-toe like one.
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