RETAIL Riviera Accessory Trends 2013

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….


CATWALK Accessories A/W 2013/14

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…


RETAIL London S/S 2013

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…


CATWALK Jewellery A/W 2013/14

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,…


CATWALK Bags A/W 2013/14

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…


CATWALK Paris A/W 2013/14

The Paris report is our biggest this season purely because of all the amazing ideas emerging out of this inspiring city! Designers are embracing extreme silhouettes and reducing detail for a greater impact in ‘Abbreviated Shape’. In ‘Construction Work’ utility…


CATWALK Milan A/W 2013/14

Milan puts its own spin on the current mood and instigates some exciting new trends. ‘Gilded Palace’ showcases the Italian art of dramatic pattern and poetic design. The punk trend continues with an upmarket version – less fierce and more…


CATWALK London A/W 2013/14

This season’s shows are packed with fresh ideas and new trends. London designers create an excitement that’s hard to resist, and this season is no exception. The punk vibe goes a step further than New York, into the realms of…