Selfridges Presents: Future Fantasy

Selfridges Presents:
Future Fantasy

A film directed by Nabil Elderkin

As part of our Future Fantasy Christmas – where we’re celebrating a thoroughly modern take on the festive season – we’ve joined forces with some of the most exciting names in fashion, film and design today to explore what our festivities might look like 1,000 years from now… Watch the film here, and discover the story below.

 

So, what does it take to throw the ultimate party of the future? Hint: leave the classic Christmas tunes, Secret Santa and mince pies in this millennia and get ready to transform your traditions. Now, let’s delve into the secrets of putting on the event of the year (3019).

 

It all starts with...

The hosts

You can’t have a party without a host (or two). Let actress Noomi Rapace and musician Miguel take your coat, pour you a drink and show you how to let your hair down.

 

Noomi Rapace & Miguel

Noomi wears Valentino

 

 

Future Fantasy is a mix of my family, my friends, from different places in the world because that’s what Christmas is for me. It’s brilliant minds coming together.

- Noomi Rapace

Miguel wears Gucci

 

 

A great party always starts with great people. Then you add a little bit of tequila, good music, a great setting and then you’re off to the races.

- Miguel

Next up...

The venue

Artist and fashion favourite, Daniel Arsham, has reimagined the typical family home (and the everyday goods it’s filled with) to create an out-of-this-world party venue, right down to the Seletti x Arsham Studio baubles hanging on the tree. You can discover the future-facing concept for yourself at Selfridges London, where Arsham has taken over our Corner Shop with ‘The House’, featuring a series of rooms decorated with the artist’s ‘future relics’, from a 2020 Porsche 992 to a Smeg fridge for keeping the turkey chilled. When can we move in?

 

So much of my work deals with the collapse of time, so I’m taking objects from the past or the present and pushing them into the future through a material transformation.

- Daniel Arsham

Don't forget...

The guestlist

We agree with Miguel – a great party starts with great people (and their party threads). From YSL muse, Amalia Vairelli, to model of the moment, Adesuwa Aighewi, start mingling with your fellow guests…

Actress Noomi Rapace wears Nicole BenIsti
Model Debra Shaw wears Artica Arbox
Model Adesuwa Aighewi wears Calvin Klein
Model Peter Dupont wears Canada Goose
Musician Miguel wears Artica Arbox and Gentle Monster
Model Aoi Moe Watanabe wears Acne Studios 
Actress Magdalena Sverlander wears Fusalp
Model Hidetatsu Takeuchi wears Ermenegildo Zegna
Designer Marika Amegha wears Gucci
Model Amalia Vairelli wears Nicholas Kirkwood
Model Aoi Moe Watanabe wears Paco Rabanne
Model Amalia Vairelli wears Yves Salomon and Midnight 00

Last but not least... The glamour

Ready for your close-up? Every party needs a touch of glamour, so join Dior International Pro Artist, Jamie Coombes, as he shows us how to create the best looks for the party of the future. 

 

Get the look

Party planning: see the making of our film

We didn’t throw the ultimate Christmas party of the future without some serious planning. Join us as we take you behind the scenes with the hosts, guests and team behind our ‘Future Fantasy’ film.

 

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