The new forecast is packed with inspiration filled pages providing all the groundwork and information for your new collections. Expert analysis kickstarts each of our 3 major trends and each moodboard provides the buzzwords for the new season. The timing is crucial and takes into account shifts in culture and current influences which will impact on forward-moving trends. Colour analysis provides the full palette, colour map and colour trends while accurately pinpointing the key colours and highlights. Colour mood boards arrange colours into the most effective and inspiring colour combinations.
St. Tropez is always a mecca for streetstyle fashion and this season it’s right at the centre of the ethnic trend. Ethnic patterns in hippy styles lead the way forward; styles are channelling summer festivals, pulling inspiration for prints and patterns from a multitude of sources. The effect is an exciting melting pot of prints, patterns and handcrafted detailing. There is a lot of movement on the street with fringes, soft floaty hemlines and loose shapes vying for attention.
An exciting array of accessories really grabs the attention this season. Colour is an important factor but it’s the contrasts and combinations of materials that really make the difference. Interesting textures and unexpected additions really spice up the offering here. St Tropez is a decadent town that attracts big money and consumers here are looking for statement pieces that will set them apart from the crowd. The Riviera retail scene is brimming with stunning designs that capture the imagination and it’s here that new trends emerge. It is vital for fashion businesses to keep a finger on the fashion pulse here, as its impact will be felt across future seasons.
St. Tropez is a retail hub for beachwear trends. Key swimwear brands from Europe, USA and Brazil fill the small boutiques and shop owners are quick to style the new swimwear and cover-ups with the latest accessories.
This season beachwear offers added value with reversible styles in contrast colours or dramatically different patterns. Straps are versatile offering the consumer adjustable style options or a contrast colour/print.
Coordinated beachwear is key, pareo styles are short and kaftans finish at tunic length; shorts and soft pants or leggings expand the offering…
Intimate Tech is fuelled by new technology and the sensual relationship that brings body shape and ergonomic design sharply into focus. Advances in construction methods and the latest innovative developments in fabrics and materials will push design in exciting new directions.
In general there’s a strong move towards unisex and masculine styles, especially in the footwear sector. The majority of glove styles are boyishly bulky with fur linings, padded sections or added knitwear. Headwear reflects a similar mannish mood in unisex styles, such as, trilbies, fedoras, knitted beanies and sports caps. Belts are the only exception to the rule often hugging the waist in feminine corset-like styles at Etro or cinching the waist like a waspie at Jil Sander. Sporty sunglasses are hi-tech with blackout lenses; at Acne these are squashed into narrow slit frames, while at Just Cavalli styles are shaped into winter sport goggles with a neon trim.
This womenswear and accessory report brings you up to the minute information on the retail scene right now! The headlining trend is for grungy summer festival layers and cleverly styled proportions. Colour Collision focuses on the new colour combinations and prints that are making a big impact on the High Street. We’ve covered the leading stores, designer labels and edgy brands to bring you a great overarching view of the London scene.
The prevailing punk theme is a perfect fit for jewellery. Chunky chains are stacked into collars at Lanvin, Rodarte twists innocent looking chains into barbed wire and many designers, including Jean-Paul Gaultier, Dries Van Noten, Francesco Scognamiglio and Roberto Cavalli, all showed ear cuffs that curve around the entire ear…
This information-packed jewellery report zooms in on the key styles of the season and provides trend analysis to inspire and inform your next accessory collections.
Shapes are evolving, changing the way we hold and carry bags. Some styles navigate the hand through a strap or split while others offer both shoulder and short handle options. Highly functional styles provide wallet-style compartments, detachable flat pockets or genius two-in one bags. Sizes are generally compact and neat with some roomy totes, hobos and holdalls being the exception to the rule. This dedicated bag issue, allows you to connect with the key shapes, materials and direction of trends moving forward.
This season’s style-defining accessories are bold; consumers are falling for individual, statement making products that they feel connected to. These accessories rarely blend into an outfit and often clash with other items in terms of style and colour.
We’ve targeted the most forward-moving designs to inspire your accessory collections. Don’t miss this influential report packed with key styles worn by the fashion crowd at this season’s London Fashion Week.
The design forecast continues with Soft Impact, focusing on clothing and accessories designed with a relaxed approach. Construction is simplified; fabrics are soft and lightweight with nature-inspired imagery. Sketches are professional, highly detailed CAD designs with front and back views. Pages are styled with accessories and feature surface patterns and colours selected from our Trendzoom Colour & Trend S/S 2014 issue.
Negative Space is the first of our design packages and is influenced by Japanese culture and Russian Constructivism; designs focus on clean graphic lines, balanced proportions and blocks of contrasts. Sketches are highly detailed original designs created in CAD with front and back views. Pages are styled with accessories and come complete with inspiring colour combinations and ideas for surface pattern. New this season are additional pages with sketches arranged into categories; these provide a visual checklist and a clear insight into the direction of proportion, line and scale.
This visionary forecast report outlines the key trends and colours that will influence the new season. The three macro trends focus on innovative change, shifts in culture and current influences which will impact on forward-moving trends. The report includes complete colour direction: full colour palette with key shades, colour mapping, colour trends and inspiring pages filled with colour styling.
Standout footwear is shaped by futuristic design. Techno construction pushes this modern trend forward and styles offer armour-like protection in space-age materials. This season, contemporary heel design is often the key to some of the most spectacular designs. This highly focused report is the result of analysis of the New York, London, Milan and Paris runways and brings together the best styles across the board. Pages deliver clear and highly visual direction to guide your collections.
This bag-centric issue provides in-depth analysis of emerging trends from New York, London, Milan and Paris runways. Minimalism is key and ‘60s design has a big impact on pattern, materials, colour and shape. The minimal trend echoes through contemporary styles, which are cleverly constructed for business or designed purely for pleasure. Belt styles range from neat minimal designs to sexy waspie proportions.
An insight into the latest trends for all areas of jewellery including: necklaces, collars, rings, bracelets, cuffs, earrings and brooches. This report contains additional information on headwear and scarves and a detailed look at the new direction for summer sunglasses.
It’s a strong season for minimal design but there’s plenty of scope to have fun with colour, craft materials, tribal fringes and experiment with upscaled proportion. Get a head start on the new trends for S/S’13 with this detailed analysis of the catwalk trends from New York, London, Milan & Paris.
This retail report gives a clear overview of London’s autumn collections and offers a great insight into upcoming trends. It’s a directional edit of the current season’s trends from designer labels through to High Street brands and includes all areas of womenswear and accessories.
The London fashion crowd loves to flaunt their inner fashion rebel and like nothing better than to make waves with ‘out there’ accessories. We’ve zoomed in on the latest trends in bags, jewellery, hats and footwear and uncovered some exciting new street styles.
The teen/youth market in Holland & Belgium is a vibrant mix of urban casualwear and contemporary sportswear. Typical layers mix motocross jackets with graphic tees and utility jeans. The difference here is all in the detail, colour, finish and fabric. This in-depth report covers all areas of clothing, including accessories and reveals the latest trends in styling, proportion and detail.
The High Street and designer stores across Amsterdam and Antwerp reveal some exciting new trends for womenswear. We take a look at sleek tailored silhouettes, coats with volume, the new trends in surface pattern an texture and most importantly all the hot new styles. Each page features accessories including: bags, jewellery, footwear and belts.