Experience actively engaging trends for spring/summer 2016 in this 100 page report – packed with extensively researched trend information. Fashion trends are shaped by cutting-edge groundwork into the latest innovations in science and tech, street-centric moods and cultural shifts, and the leading lights design, art, film, dance and music. The colour forecast contains full analytical direction for the season, highlights core colours and outlines inspirational colour selections for practical colour usage. The research development and inspiration pages provide links to encourage active engagement with our research and all the information is divided into targeted categories for womens, mens and youth areas. These unique trends offer a platform for creativity and a springboard into design for 2016
Blue denim pushes forward with new confidence into oversized silhouettes, styled in a head-to-toe look. Designs are minimal and clean, arranged into cleverly proportioned layers or simply designed with colour-match details and stitching, which add to the clean look. Other styles lean back into the seventies with rounded edges and crafted detail, these look ahead with lively contrasts in bright vinyl colours. Industrial fastenings, and bold singular details grab the attention. New fabric developments are key and the latest designs are spun with metallic yarns, laser etched with patterns, or made supple and stretchy in loopback jersey disguised as denim.
This focused report provides a definitive outline for the swimwear sector. Trends filter through from the catwalk collections into definite themes for women’s, men’s and youth areas. Each page presents new inspiration for surface pattern, silhouette & proportion, colour usage, embellishment & craft or fresh styling ideas with related beach apparel. Key drivers are bold colour combinations, shapes that mix a modern/retro look, hippy prints & tribal crafts, scuba influences and styles with novelty or kitsch graphics.
This detailed report targets accessories and looks at the latest street-led trends to emerge on the London scene. Trends cover women’s, men and youth areas and focus on jewellery, bags, footwear, headwear and eyewear in detail. See the most popular styles among the fashion influencers and the new directions in colour and materials.
The London Fashion Week report covers men’s, women and youth apparel. Expert analysis offers a unique insight into future street-led fashion trends and page-by page directions track the latest fluctuations on the fashion radar. The fashion week crowd is an exciting mix of fashion industry insiders and the current wave of countercultural young designers and students.
This season moves forward with a new emphasis on fabric textures; fur and quilting are very important, raw edges and prints are key for denim areas, sportswear morphs into new, softer styles or uses dramatic prints to make an impact.
Don’t miss this crucial look at the latest trends emerging from street level.
Animals, from charging bulls to pretty butterflies, are bursting onto the scene across apparel and accessories areas for women’s, men’s and youth sectors. We track this concept trend as it moves through S/S 2015, in airy sportswear and into A/W 15-16, with inspiration for knits and outerwear. Creatures add impact as a singular motif, or become part of a repeat pattern through the surface of fabrics. In accessories there is often a novelty aspect at play, while in jewellery handcrafted finishes are key.
Analysis of women’s Pre-Spring and Men’s S/S catwalk collections provides a definitive trend outline for spring/summer swimwear and related beach apparel. The report covers Men, Women and Youth areas with strong directions for surface pattern and graphic designs. Swimwear is dominated by pool-side separates and coordinated beach cover styles. Sportswear is a strong influence for silhouettes and detailing across the board, and prints and patterns are engineered into positions that will create the most impact.
Men’s accessories strike a balance between seriously functional design and fashion-led styles. Detailing on bags and footwear is reduced and streamlined providing a new look for classic staples. Designers merge familiar styles together, creating new hybrids for SS ‘15. The bohemian trend adds a crafted, hippy angle, which is especially strong for the jewellery sector.
The focus is on food-inspiration. The research covers surface pattern through menswear, womenswear, youth apparel and accessories. Ideas stem, not only from the catwalk, street and retail, but from art sculptures and timelapse videos. A great source of inspiration for placement prints, repeat patterns and new directions for jewellery, footwear, bags and concepts for tech products.
Comprehensive analysis and detailed trend projections emerging from the London, Milan and Paris catwalks. The key concepts push forward with ideas for new proportions and silhouettes, essential styling, the latest graphics, prints and fabric innovations. The season is youth orientated and celebrates teenage exploration, preppy styling, uniform details and exaggerated sportswear; while Katana Cut, slices through styles like a Samurai swordsman.
The forecast issue provides an in-depth guide to the three main trends for the season, and complete colour direction for Women, Men, Youth and Accessory areas. Inspiring research tracks the trends from the point they emerge, developing them into clear trends to influence your creative decisions.
The London Collections: Men, provides a rich source for streetstyle fashion trends for S/S 2015. There is an exciting energy surrounding the shows, and the fashion crowd that’s drawn to this event. The RAW gallery captures and documents the scene, providing an unedited look at the influencers and stylish individuals. Images are sorted into Women, Men and details, which highlight accessories, patterns and design details.
The new RAW galleries have been developed to provide a real-time resource for primary research and development. These additional, unedited photographs will document events and supply visual inspiration.
The first RAW gallery is from Graduate Fashion Week in London and looks at current streetstyles, specifically recording the young, student fashion crowd; their unique styling and creative looks.
Photos are grouped into Women, Men and Details, which highlight accessories, patterns and points of interest.
Clear, transparent and colour-tinted plastics are emerging as a strong trend. Not only for outerwear and accessory areas, but also in separates and dresses. We track the trend through recent seasons, where it has been gaining momentum on the catwalks and at a commercial level. The report reveals the best designs across women’s and men’s products with inspiring images and informative analysis.
Streetstyle separates are minimal with bold, graphic qualities. Construction is spliced with contrasts and linear patterns in a singular accent colour. Retro varsity styles are reduced to simple, oversized shapes with a focus on contrast prints, layered patterns and chunky graphics. This report highlights the new developments in shape, proportion, styling, graphics and fabrics for men’s and women’s casual areas.
Lip-shaped designs, lip patterns, lipstick prints and lips formed from beads, sequins, lace and embroidery have burst onto the fashion scene. The motif has spread across all design areas including: jewellery, footwear, clothing, scarves, furnishings, hosiery, gadget cases, bags, cufflinks and sunglasses.
A strong focus report for the women’s sector with applications for mens and childrens markets.
The eye is an important motif across jewellery, leather goods and apparel areas. From novelty, cartoon-style graphics, through to intricate fine jewellery with a spiritual vibe. The motif will appeal to a wide demographic including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories.
Fashion sportswear moves forward with an old-school approach to design that pushes forward in a mix of high-end and high-performance materials. Bold contrasts and proportions in minimal shapes, give styles a modern edge and capture the new direction for sportswear. This report highlights the new developments and changes in styles ranging from youth-led casuals to contemporary classics.
The increasing focus on health and fitness makes activewear a fast-expanding area of the sportswear market. This report analyses the key drivers and new directions for this area and highlights the emerging silhouettes, latest details and changes in fabrics and surface pattern. Everything from gym-appropriate styles for intense sports, to low-impact designs for yoga and post-workout loungewear.
An in-depth analysis of surface print and patterns for the swimwear sector. The report reveals new directions for animal and camouflage prints, the trend for high definition photo prints, cartoon fun and a fresh look at floral designs. Swimwear pushes forward for men and women with stunning graphics that add impact to styles. Surface prints create a sense of movement, optical illusions or the effect of crafted dye techniques. Fine lacy knits have an ethnic vibe, while decorative details and applique additions create 3-D and tactile effects.