If you think a 1920s fashion revival means you have to get decked out in fringing, feathers and a Louise Brooks bob, think again: that's not what it's all about this fall. Instead we're taking subtle inspiration from particular elements including outerwear and suiting. Read on for the full report.
Once summer fades and the chill sets in, there’s little left to do but find ways to get excited about the impending cold. If you look on the bright side, you’ll find that the new season gives you more chances to stay in drinking cups of cinnamon chai spiced latte while looking for nothing to watch on Netflix than summer would ever allow. Also, you…
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Spring 2012 may only have just dawned and fall / winter 2012 remains a distant speck on the horizon, but the fashion industry has already focussed its gaze on a fashion season that’s still a year away: spring / summer 2013. After the break: one of the first color trend reports for the season.
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Colour can't be touched, but it can touch us. It can't be felt, but it can change the way we feel. Try describing a colour and you can only really describe the things that we associate with it. But despite not being a tangible, physical thing, like our clothes or our shoes are, colour is key to the world of fashion. It's one of the visual clues that helps define a season. Fall 2012 is no exception to the rule. And while the temperature is one of the things regularly driving the moods we portray through colour, the colour trends for fall 2012 aren't all cloudy greys or cheerless blues. If the colour trend predictions are anything to go by, our wardrobes will be filled with traditional fall tones punctuated by optimistic pops of bright colour. Read on for the full report.
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Californian forecast agency Design Options have released their predictions for the colour trends for fall 2012 for the young men’s market. There are four key themes: Classic Luxe, a soft yet polished palette; Cool Contrast, centred around icy blue hues; Big Chill, which takes in brighter pops of mustard and brick tones; and finally Street Wise, a palette of earthy browns, camels and greys. View…
For a young women’s contemporary market, Californian forecasters Design Options see the colour trends for fall 2012 as moving in four distinct themes. House of Style brings a palette of muted pastels and soft, neutral tones; Retro Future is deeply nostalgic, vibrant, and evocative; Arctic Expression contrasts the extremes of fire and ice; and finally Print Works sees a palette of rich, jewel-like and earthy…
As a specialist in the manufacture and marketing of manmade fibres, Lenzing’s colour trend predictions focus on textiles like tencel and viscose. We won’t necessarily see these particular palettes extend into organic fabrics like wool or cotton. They do, however, provide a good forecast of spring 2012 colours that can be expected to make their way across manufactured textiles.
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Autumn (fall) / winter are special seasons for those into fashion. They're seasons that let you perfect your style for the year. And they're seasons that let you perfect your fashion credentials as the new year approaches. As 2013 approaches, we take you through fall 2012's fashions to give you the perfect style for the end of this year and the start of the next.
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While all of us have already been privy to the key spring 2012 fashion collections, it’s easy to misjudge the season’s trends based solely upon what the dominant players are doing. So today we bring you an insight into colours for spring 2012 whose point of origin lies outside the dominant four fashion cities. These are colour trends for Spring / Summer 2012 from Copenhagen, and…
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What is Scandinavian design, and more importantly, what does the future hold for it? From footwear to furniture, we wanted to find out how current brand leaders in the field perceive Scandinavian design in the present day; how they approach it; how they balance market needs and trends with ingrained, decades-old principles; and what the future holds. To find the answers, we headed to Copenhagen, Denmark. Read the full report after the break.
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