© 2020 Author(s). Topological structures in ferroic materials have drawn great interest in recent years due to the richness of the underlying physics and the potential for applications in next generation electronics. Recent advances in atomically precise thin-film materials synthesis and characterization of structural/physical phenomena at unprecedented length/energy/time scales have enabled us to study exotic phases and their associated physics [Rößler et al., Nature 442, 797 (2006); S. Das, Nature 568, 368 (2019); Yadav et al., Nature 530, 198 (2016); and Stoica et al., Nat. Mater. 18, 377 (2019)]. It is appropriate that, in the second century of ferroelectrics, some dramatic discoveries are propelling the field into directions heretofore unimaginable. In this review, we explore the recent progress in ferroelectric-oxide superlattices in which researchers can control structure and physical properties through the application of epitaxial strain, layer thickness, temperature, electric field, etc. We provide a discussion of exotic topological structures (e.g., closure domains, vortices, polar skyrmions, and other exotic phases) and associated functionalities in ferroelectric/paraelectric superlattices. We conclude with a brief overview of and prospects for how the field may evolve in the coming years.