What are the different kinds of patterns for womenswear textile designs?

When it comes to any type of merchandise, be it t-shirts, suits, or custom and new clotheslines, a carefully thought out pattern can add panache to the product that it initially lacked. Women’s wear graphics are an under-appreciated art. Coming up with various patterns that appeal to the female psyche and is along the lines […]

What’s the Fashion at Dover Street Market, London, UK?

Dover Street Market London UK (1)

Dover Street Market, one of the world’s most influential fashion, design and retail spaces, has relocated its London store to Haymarket in Piccadilly, and opened with a striking new interior that’s three times the size of the original. While honouring the building’s existing heritage features by leaving them intact, DSM has invited an eclectic mix […]



Our stories explore the relationship between digital and analog design processes, taking inspiration from the Met’s Manus X Machina exhibition and the deconstructed, reimagined urban aesthetic pioneered by Vêtements. As our lifestyles become increasingly multifaceted, a new utilitarian approach is applied to multi-functional accessories for the urban nomad. Collapsible, customized and softly structured silhouettes are […]

Time Travel Paradise & Footwear Museum Collection

CIAO 1980-1983 Shoes

You might have noticed that some shoes on the previous pages are not recent at all; but, it is also possible that, without studying the captions, you may not have. We decided to put some of the 11,000 shoes of SLEM’s Footwear Museum collection in the mix to show how historic innovation is indistinguishable from current design. […]

Deep Space Effect on Boots Styles

Earth is far away. This is a minimal world inside capsules, vessels and space stations. Surfaces are smooth or crackled and clean, uni-colour combinations dominate. Finishes are smooth and matte, or have a dark metallic shimmer. Silhouettes are elongated and sleek, but chunky elements feature in the sole or heel. For materials, we mainly see […]

Hunters Paradise High Heels and More Shoe Styles

Hunters Paradise High Heels and More Shoe Styles

Cut off from the rest of the world, relying only on what you can take from nature… that is, until you return to your designer cabin in the woods! This is all about stylish survival. Colors are muted to blend in with the woods; materials are tough and made to last; and constructions are robust […]

Gypsy Paradise Footwear Stories

Gypsy Paradise Footwear Stories

A tight-knit band of men and women travelling around, spending their days making music, predicting the future and telling dark stories. In this theme, we see deep, rich colours and a contrast between velvet-like surfaces and shiny materials. Towering platform heels feature elaborate applications or embroidery styles that has a floral design, bling and very figurative.

Surfers Paradise – Tropical Footwear Trends

Surfers Paradise - Tropical Footwear Trends

Imagine a tropical beach in future Jamaica. Surfers moving from spot to spot to find the perfect surf in a carefree atmosphere that is laid back, yet constantly connected to social media and streaming music. This contrast between summer relaxation and modern connectivity shows in bright colors, comfortable silhouettes and an eclectic mix of floral, […]

Forecasting Sportswear Styles A/W 20/21?

Forecasting Sportswear Styles AW 2021

The power of the collective over the individual is brought to the fore once more, as sportswear sets aside the cult of the celebrity in favour of pragmatic product focus and a knowledge-driven core. With ‘outsider status’ rapidly losing currency as a means to inject desirability into flagging brands – even in an age where […]

Fabric Direction for Athlete & Sportswear

Fabric Direction for Athlete & Sportswear

Fresh Mesh Digital tie-dye printed effects, 3D structural raised surface features, space-dyed yarns, and multi-sized mesh hole constructions are just some of the ways mesh is being rejuvenated to become as aesthetically interesting as it is functionally astute. Plush As it is a winter season we expect warmth and insulation to be a big feature […]