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.
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.
Retail research from Nice, Cannes and St Tropez has uncovered some new trends for the accessory markets. Stores are attracting customers with optimistic colour and quirky styles, which inject humour and clever design details. Styles to watch include hi-top wedge trainers, Hermés-print shoppers and ‘jelly’ baskets, which are part of the trend for synthetic-look materials.
A comprehensive look at Riviera retail trends with research from Nice, Cannes and St. Tropez. This bumper edition is packed with inspiring new styles to whet your appetite. Sumptuous colour, skilful construction and beautiful decorative details; take your pick from our top trends which cover all angles of womenswear from casual through to pure fantasy.
Riviera street offers up some inspiring trends! A confident approach to colour reveals how French women work the latest lightened brights, neons and high-density colours to add sophistication in our Viral COLOUR trend. For more on this and our other key trends don’t miss this inspiring issue which includes all the latest accessories and details.
We’re pleased to announce an exciting new format for our 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 AW 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.