This richly decorative theme explores lavish design and skilled craftsmanship. It’s a move away from fast fashion into a world of heritage and luxury, where clothing of high quality is made with care and attention to detail to be bought by knowledgeable consumers who demand long-lasting investment pieces.
Our HEROISM trend exudes confidence and fearlessness. Clothing has a masculine or boyish feel and has empathy with the punk era. This report is packed with inspiring sketches giving designers the attention to detail that is crucial in today’s market. The report is split into women & teen areas and each page features clothing with front/back views and complementary accessories including bags, footwear, jewellery, gloves & belts.
The forecast for autumn/winter 2013-14 continues with the first of our design issues. Control, which zooms in on intelligent design, functional details and high-performance materials. Styles are filled with graphically appealing linear designs. These blocks, stripes and contrast panels are inspired by the Bauhaus era and provide us with modern lines and a conceptual framework. Bags and footwear are designed in simple graphic lines and moulded shapes and materials get physical in neoprene, plastics, sporty mesh and netting. Over 100 original, highly detailed design sketches complete with back views for womenswear, teen/youth and accessory areas.
Swimwear, cover-ups and beach accessory trends from St. Tropez, Nice and Cannes. New styles with great details to inspire your swimwear collections for 2013. Check out the latest bikinis, monokinis, tankinis and one-piece suits with new 3-D decoration and the latest cutout shapes.
Retail research from Nice, Cannes and St Tropez has uncovered some new trends for the accessory markets. Stores are attracting customers with optimistic colour and quirky styles, which inject humour and clever design details. Styles to watch include hi-top wedge trainers, Hermés-print shoppers and ‘jelly’ baskets, which are part of the trend for synthetic-look materials.
Riviera street offers up some inspiring trends! A confident approach to colour reveals how French women work the latest lightened brights, neons and high-density colours to add sophistication in our Viral Colour trend. For more on this and our other key trends don’t miss this inspiring issue which includes all the latest accessories and details.
We’re pleased to announce an exciting new format for our TRENDZOOM forecast report. This season we’ve introduced dedicated pages for accessories and fabric/surface pattern, to add to our regular coverage for womenswear and teen areas. This extended issue begins with a full colour palette and a new chart mapping out the direction for colour for A/W 2013-14. This is followed by the three key trends for the season, which are subdivided into categories, each with a dedicated moodboard and colour selection.