Cyberpunk fashion, also known as tech wear, was first influenced when films like Johnny Mnemonic, Blade Runner, and The Matrix were released. Most people would simply call it 'futuristic gothic clothing'. The style involves trench coats, shiny black clothing etc.
The cyberpunk lifestyle depicts humans living in an urban dystopian future of highly advanced developments in science and technology. As a culture with a different attitude towards the future, the types of clothing and costumes cyberpunks wear must reflect that sub-genre of science fiction.
The word cyberpunk was coined by writer Bruce Bethke, who wrote a story with that title in 1980. He created the term by combining "cybernetics," the science of replacing human functions with computerized ones, and "punk," the raucous music and nihilistic sensibility that became a youth culture in the 1970s and '80s.
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