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.
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.
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.
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.
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.