Men’s apparel is efficiently designed, in easy uncomplicated structures featuring robust and reinforced construction. Newness emerges in the repositioning and reworking of design details and style lines within a classic framework. Ease comes across in casualised styles, which incorporate adjustable elements or areas of elastication. The key to menswear design for autumn/winter 2025-26 will be found in exciting new proportions and creative combinations of texture and pattern.
The latest retail drops for spring/summer have burst onto the scene and the top London stores are showcasing their edit of the best looks from selected and exclusive brands. This selection of instore images includes everything from upcoming designers that are disrupting fashion through to big powerhouse brands. An important and valuable insight into the direction of women’s apparel and accessories for SS 2024 and beyond.
Colour kicks off the new season with 40 advance shades to inform and inspire new product design. Autumn Winter 2025-26 colours both reflect and deflect the prevailing mood of uncertainty. Working in this environment are dominant core colours that offer familiarity and reassurance, while a vibrant range of bright colours add a positive note of optimism.
Womenswear moves into 2025 with styles that feel authentic, and appear familiar but contain next-level design elements. There’s an obsessive attention to detail, clever manipulation of fabric and disruption of style lines and proportions. The new season will see unexpected injections of craft and surprising decorative finishes – even the most practical styles will be delightfully skewed in some unique way. This new direction pushes design forward exploring sustainable approaches to womenswear and new ways to make the most of existing resources.
Exciting new developments in the accessories sector bring a flood of fresh design ideas to inspire spring-summer 2025 collections. This comprehensive design edition offers a valuable insight into this lucrative area. Each category is packed with detailed design inspiration and combines a professionally curated selection of catwalk and streetstyle images with unique and precise CAD sketches. Areas covered include Bags, Jewellery, Footwear, Headwear, Eyewear and extra inspiration for Belts, Socks and Hosiery.
A sense of ease spreads through men’s apparel. The overarching theme is one of relaxed, purposeful design. This ease extends to structured shapes, which feature adjustable fits or adaptable styling. Detailing carries more impact in multiple groups, misplaced positioning or bolder proportions. Moving forward this softer design direction reflects a growing confidence and a fresh approach to menswear.
The report is packed with valuable design inspiration and combines a professionally curated and hand-picked selection of catwalk designs with highly-detailed front and back CAD sketches.
A deep dive into SS25 translating the concepts of the season into apparel and accessories for Women, Men and Youth sectors. The report takes a detailed view of the emerging new trends and how these will impact future designs. It gets up close to look at how styles are cut, constructed and styled, revealing which prints, patterns and textures to use for the strongest impact. Our selection of apparel and accessories are curated from over 450 catwalk shows to provide the most directional and actionable looks for spring-summer 2025.
A focus on health and wellness demands clothing that is both comfortable and fit for purpose. Women, Men & Youth swim and active styles for SS 2025 are adaptable and function beyond any single activity.
ACTIVE – styles for yoga, gym, swim and water sports
NEUTRAL – minimal shapes, sheers and nude colours
SHAPE – sculpted, intricate shapes with hardware trims
SURFACE – focus on pattern, shine, texture and craft
MEN – styles for beach, training, leisure and swimming
A unique perspective and thorough analysis of streetstyle fashion from London and Copenhagen Fashion Weeks. Photographs reflect our understanding of clothing, the construction or detailing that is best captured in movement or from back or side angles. Looks reveal the latest in styling and layering trends, while also confirming the enduring styles that continue to evolve and develop. Each category flows through similar styles to enable a comparative study of shapes, styling, proportions and details. This valuable resource contains over 1190 curated images to provide inspiration for SS 2025 collections.