Sizzling swimsuits, breathtaking bikinis and explosive Japanese-style cover-ups are making waves for spring/summer ’13. We’ve hunted down the best designs from the spring/summer and Resort runways and edited the styles into forward moving trends. Check out the latest silhouettes with crucially placed negative spaces or sportswear-derived styles with bold outlines. Vintage inspired hi-waist styles focus the interest on the midriff and surface pattern takes the look through tropical and ethnic through to stripes and geometrics.
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 SS’13 with this detailed analysis of the catwalk trends from New York, London, Milan & Paris.
This Paris report absorbs the mood from previous catwalk cities and defines the key trends for SS ’13 and beyond. Our unique edit of the shows highlights all the exciting developments and new directions. The Japanese influence featured in Japanese Dynamic is proving to be an unstoppable force, providing a minimal look with an edgy vibe. Other trends lean into masculine or feminine territory: in Masc + Femme, we look at the new ways women are embracing masculine styles, and in Neo-Feminine the femininity proves to be both sophisticated and provocative. Abstract Subtract embraces the optimism of the sixties and transports it forward with renewed excitement.
M is for Minimalism this season as Italian designers show us how to redefine the parameters and add impact to the art of reduction. There’s a Japanese edge to styles with angular silhouettes that mimic the line of martial arts costumes and kimonos; examples of exquisite cutting in Future Woman, a sixties revival full of doll-like proportions and in Ethnic Tech styles filled with contemporary pattern and texture.
This concise issue highlights the youthful side of resort fashion in styles that are fun, edgy and full of energy.
Youth culture takes its cue from the music scene mixing up hi-low combinations and styling that has a skewed, almost ‘off’ attraction. Layering and proportion are key, cropped tops, short shorts and an easy mix of oversized pieces balance out the look. Don’t miss this music-fuelled trend report!
The resort 2013 collections are an increasingly important fixture on the fashion calendar. DESIGNers put the focus on real clothes and offer a wide range of options from cold-weather apparel to vacation-ready high summer styles. This season there’s a strong pull towards urban and sporty styles, which are city-ready-smart but retain a relaxed attitude. We’ve scanned the shows and edited everything into clear, directional trends, grouping styles or details together to give a strong visual impact.