FOCUS reports are back! This issue looks at the point where fashion meets active and the way these two worlds have moved closer. The focus on sustainability is pushing fashion towards practical and longer-lasting product, and activewear offers a way forward with durable, highly functional and adaptable design solutions. Brands will find direction for form, detail and styling with inspiration for print, pattern, fabrics and finishing.
Feel a surge of energy pulse through this season’s swimwear. This creative issue translates the S/S2022 concepts into practical designs for women, men and youth sectors. Our popular CAD sketches are original detailed flats with front and back views. Each design is part of a complete look with inspiration beyond the pool – including direction for styling, print/pattern ideas and suggestions for fabrics and finishing.
Swimwear explodes onto the SS21 scene with fresh designs that connect to a newfound awareness. Mindful consumers will seek out conscious designs with a no-waste or altruistic narrative, that also fulfill their emotional and physical needs. Designers will challenge the system and explore new ways to minimise the environmental impact of production
An exciting season for womenswear full of creative concepts and unique ideas for surface pattern. Styles are cleverly constructed with attention to proportion and detail. In this report the three concept trends for 2020 are translated into womenswear, covering all apparel and swimwear areas. Ready-to-use original design flats combine with selected catwalk looks to inspire future collections.
The new focus for swimwear is on clean bold lines with subtle interventions, and within these bold lines there is ease, smoothness and an emphasis on comfort. In place of structure there is strategic manipulation of drape or clever layering.
Take a fresh new look at women’s swimwear with our latest report, which outlines the forward moving trends for spring/summer 2018. Detailed design flats reveal the new direction for bikinis and swimsuits, and accurate trend analysis provides the reasoning behind these design decisions. Styles push forward in a contemporary mood and also look back with retro influenced details. Designs include sculptured shapes and unstructured styles, fabric and pattern direction and a special focus on finishing details and trims.
This definitive swimwear report provides a valuable insight into the new direction for swimwear in women’s, men’s and youth markets. Expert analysis reveals the emerging trends and newest looks from São Paulo, Australia, Miami, Resort 2017 and Menswear S/S 2017 shows. Each of the 50+ pages presents new inspiration for designs with a focus on construction, surface pattern, materials, proportion, line and details for swimwear and beach apparel. Key drivers for the season include new contemporary and covered styles for women and retro styling for men with matching shirts. Don’t miss this unique issue and the first of our new season reports.
An inspiration-packed issue full of original design flats combined with key catwalk looks for the swimwear sector. Designs cover all areas of beachwear from dressy poolside glamour to casual summer separates and include styles for women, men and youth areas. Transborder goes overboard with pattern and colour, Mindtime reminds us to slow down with pure minimal styles and Grounded adds a note of authenticity in practical looks with urban roots.
The definitive swimwear report provides an insight into the new developments driving trends forward into 2017. Extensively researched information pulled from the Resort 2016, Menswear S/S 2016 and Sao Paulo/Miami swimwear shows is compiled into a unique issue focused on this highly specialised sector of the market. Coverage includes direction for Women, Men & Youth areas and covers swimwear, beach and lounge, with particular attention to surface design, fabric and details.
The launch of a new style of trend report combines STREET & RETAIL across Women and Men’s apparel and accessory areas, in this special 118 page issue. Extensive research from St. Tropez and Marseilles – two of the French Riviera’s fashion hotspots – is expertly edited into new trend directions for 2016. The new look is thoroughly inspiring with dynamic pages packed with clear information. A special section on Swim & Beach kicks off the report with an in-depth look at the latest styles in swimwear, cover-ups and related accessories; then the 4 main trends reveal the key looks emerging from hi-end street culture and the forward-moving retail scene.
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.
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.
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.
The first of a two part report looking at swimwear trends for next summer. This report analyses the key design directions for men’s and women’s swimwear with a closeup look at the important detailing and fluctuating changes in silhouette. Swimwear pushes forward with intricately cut designs, featuring dynamic colour contrasts, while other styles cleverly bridge the gap between the pool and day/clubwear.
The resort collections feature a taster of new, innovative swimwear and beachwear for spring/summer 2014. Contrast fabrics are expertly combined, dividing and splitting the shapes into segments. Unexpected pairings of gingham/floral, mesh/solid, pattern/plain or lace/sheer provide an offbeat touch that keeps the looks fresh.
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.
Swimwear, cover-ups and beach accessory trends from St. Tropez, Nice and Cannes. New styles with great details to inspire your swimwear collections for 2013. Check out the latest bikinis, monokinis, tankinis and one-piece suits with new 3-D decoration and the latest cutout shapes.