WOMENSWEAR TRIMS & ACCESSORIES SPRING/SUMMER 2018 Romantic fusion History and future meet in this collective fairytale that is exquisite and oh-so-feminine. Tulle, organza and silk are used in fine transparencies and soft gloss qualities in bows, ruffles and ribbons. Refined lace patches, open-worked crochet badges and layered embroideries are exaggerated in their delicacy and embellishment. Embroidered motifs merge with feather pins, crystal bea
Economic change and uncertainty may be unsettling to the industry, but the dismantling of old systems clears a space for something new to take its place. Designers are taking advantage of this wide-open space as an opportunity to rethink, refresh and make new discoveries. Some look inwards for the answers taking a slow and contemplative approach leading to looks that are pure, edited and well balanced. Others capsize conventional notions of beaut
This theme highlights technology enriched with the most innovative of finishing treatments, suitable to match every climate and discipline, indoor and outdoor. Performed with Stoll ADF technology. www.patternshop.stoll.com. Photography: Andrés Sarlosi/LineashowAndrés Sarlosi/Lineashow The Wool Lab Denim Wool Denim fabrics are a new approach to improving the aesthetics of traditional denim fabric. New technologies allow fabric to be naturally dyed
We take a look at how our menswear colour palettes have evolved from the most recent season, S/S 2016, through to A/W 17/18, looking at both colour stories and how our palettes break down to observe the key shifts and colour weighting between seasons. Head to page 192 to see our S/S 2018 men’s colour forecast.
Menswear Season in review ESTABLISHED WARDROBE STAPLE SOUVENIR - Embroidered - Eastern influence - Satin REGULAR FASHION UPDATES - Established commodity - Trend updates RANGER PARKA - Mid length - Utility styling FISHERMAN’S RAINCOAT PERFORMANCE PARKA FISHTAIL PARKA - Military influence - Longer line - Utility FASHION FABRIC PARKA RELAXED STRAIGHT LEG SKATER CHINO WIDE LEG DENIM - Evolution of straight fits RELAXED CARGO WIDE LEG CORD - Fashion f
We look at how our womenswear colour palettes have evolved from the most recent season, S/S 2016, through to A/W17/18, looking at both colour stories and how our palettes break down to observe the key shifts and colour weighting between seasons. Head to page 88 to see our S/S 2018 women’s colour forecast.
Womenswear Season in review We reflects on elements of the recent season as we transition into the next. Our word cloud above looks at some of the keywording that is repeatedly referenced in terms of influences, detail and styling. Opposite we look at the evolution of some of the stand out items or silhouettes that have emerged in recent seasons, highlighting specific developments and sharing our view on how these will advance
In the ‘trend’ business, it is all too easy to go from one new look to the next without stopping to see how the original idea succeeded and evolved. That is a mistake, especially as we move into ‘seasonless’ fashion programmes, where trends don’t just emerge to disappear and be replaced in a continuous cycle, but actually, evolve and develop. So, in “Season in Review”, we trace the unrolling and progress of some of the stand out colours, items or
If a shopper is logged in to her account with a retailer, when she enters the store, beacon technology can provide sales associates with her purchasing history and preferred brands, or send personalised discounts and promotions to her smartphone. Such tech can also track where shoppers move quickly and where they linger, enabling retailers to make informed decisions about store layout. Staging experiences, embracing omnichannel and mining data ar