Retro military gold braids, brass buttons and silk frog closures have injected a whiff of nostalgic romance into street fashions this season.Read More
Colour Forecasts and Trend Tracking for Fashion, Footwear, Handbags, Jewelry and Accessories
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Black and white, plus red/white and blue were overwhelming early spring colour statements in Paris and Milan. European retailers usually receive merchandise closer to the actual season, and, indeed, there was only a sprinkling of newness in Paris this past month. However, Milan windows had transitioned into spring more extensively, not only with the traditional crisp graphic colour story but also with an abundance of pales and floral prints.Read More
Smartphone covers and smartphones have invaded traditional accessory classifications with novelty materials such as 3-d printing and contemporary designs. That said, traditional watches simply telling time remain important when in tune with trends, from feminine to modern graphic. Eyewear is also a key fashion accessory, from oversized to delicate thin wires. Cold weather gear is experiencing a bonanza with ponchos and wraps as well as plenty of fur (faux or real).Read More
Handbag silhouettes don’t hold any surprises for next fall. However, new materials and treatments will give them a true makeover. Fluffy white fur, soft shearling, woolly fringe and leather tassels are some surface treatments on handbags bound to grab attention. The 70s patchwork trend should also translate well into bags together with folkloric print and embroidery. Foliage motifs have segued from jewelry to fabrics to embossed leathers for bags, in tune with the season. Sparkle and shiny patent and metallic leathers remain an integral part of fall as well. A bit of whimsy tops off any handbag assortment with a smile.Read More
Despite unseasonal temperatures one should remember that there will always be winter somewhere, and the right footnote is essential to make a fall fashion statement. Here is our take on 10 key footwear silhouettes that we believe will be shoe wardrobe “Must Haves” next season.Read More