Fashion reacts to its surroundings and as society and politics change, so does fashion. We’re in an age of fast fashion, slow art, soft tech and hard politics – change and disruption are everywhere – not least in fashion. Brands are shaking up the system from the ground up, seasons are blurring, with some replaced entirely by multiple product drops announced on social media.
This exciting introduction to the new season provides a solid analysis of three core themes: RESPECTus, MICROmanAGE and ACCIDENTISM. The forecast report defines these key trends by bringing together multidisciplinary research and detailed fashion analysis. We explore what’s happening culturally in music, books, photography, architecture, interior design, art, films and video, and translate the influence of science, technology and food. This wide-ranging research is then channeled into the main themes, which expand into clear, actionable trend information for Women, Men and Youth categories.
This exciting introduction to the new season brings together original multidisciplinary research and detailed catwalk analysis. Forward fashion information is gathered from Ready-to Wear, Haute Couture and Street sources. We translate the influence of science, technology and food, exploring what’s happening culturally in music, books, photography, architecture, interior design, art, films and video.
In this unique forecast report we bring together catwalk analysis and multidisciplinary research. Fashion information is gathered from Street trends and the Ready-to-Wear and Haute Couture collections. We translate the influence of science and technology and explore what is happening culturally in music, books, photography, architecture, interior design, art, films and TV. All the information is brought together into three main themes that expand into detailed analysis clearly outlining how each will impact fashion, from major changes in silhouette and proportion, to the detailed finishing on a hemline.
This comprehensive forecast provides an in-depth guide to the overarching trends of the season. The report is packed with information and shaped by the latest innovation, cultural shifts and the leading influencers in design, art, fashion, film, photography and music. Inspiring research traces the origin of each trend and provides the backstory for each of the main trends with links for further research. The report covers Women, Men and Youth areas and includes strong indicators for surface pattern, colour and detailing.
Resort is increasingly an experimental platform for designers to test new ideas for the main season. For this reason the collections are less about single concepts and more about taking a few risks. In this report our team cuts through the mass of information, and sometimes misdirection, and zooms into the trends that will impact future fashion. Each of the overarching themes contains the subtle microtrends that keep styles fresh – everything from the latest positioning of cutouts on a dress to the new button placement for trousers. The analysis outlines the concept behind each trend, and in-depth research presents the key styles that are edgy not alienating, and accessible yet out of the ordinary.
The men’s catwalk collections offer a diverse and exciting range of looks. In this unique report expert analysis pushes the information forward into 2017 with six clear trends covering all areas of menswear. Each theme outlines microtrends dealing with subtle changes in detail, differences in proportion, shifts in styling and new colour combinations. This curated information highlights new fabric developments, the latest graphic design and innovations in surface treatments. It cuts through the vast data on offer, analysing the emerging trends and presents them in an inspiring and highly visual layout that clearly points the way ahead.
This complete report provides all the trend direction for women’s and men’s accessories. The report covers bags, jewellery, footwear and other key areas, such as eyewear, belts, headwear, scarves and gloves. Initial trend boards combine the key products to outline the overarching themes of the season, and subsequent pages are divided into product and men’s and women’s categories. Don’t miss this thorough analysis of the season’s latest accessories.
This single report provides complete and combined analysis from the New York, London, Milan and Paris runway collections. The panoptic view is edited into 5 major trends, and each theme expands into far-reaching ideas and inspiration for all areas of apparel.
For the autumn/winter season the overarching feeling is one of confidence and vitality, from the punchy graphics of Instagram Edit, to the surreal 2D effects in Hyper Smooth. For all these contemporary messages, there is also a sense of craft and romance. Striking Hand, is influenced by hand-crafted techniques and provides inspiration for textiles and a new bohemian look, while Dark Romance dips into overtly feminine styles with an undercurrent of subversion. Retro Zeitgeist takes a close look at the current retro influences on proportion, styling and silhouette.