Colour Forecasts and Trend Tracking for Fashion, Footwear, Handbags, Jewelry and Accessories
Spring this year is in the pink! Pale blush shades are at the pale spectrum of the pink palette going all the way to more intense, tropical, hot pinks. Designers set the pace by sending head to toe pink fashions down the runway. Accessories tap into the trend as well, from head to toe, from jewelry and eyewear to shoes.
It’s a striped season! Bold stripes, club stripes, umbrella stripes, ruffled stripes, you name it, there are fresh stripes for every mood and every occasion.
Jewelry is the simplest way to achieve a new look for the season in tune with your personality.
The proliferation of tech gadgets has been a boom for leather goods with specialized covers for a myriad of models and sizes of phones, tablets, etc.
Now is the time to take stock of your shoe wardrobe to see what worked for this season and which silhouettes will have forward momentum for next year.
That tough urban street-smart look of black leather and lots of studs does not mean forfeiting femininity.
We went bird watching in the fashion capitals.
Handbags and leather accessories are understated this season without elaborate bells and whistles.
It’s time to go home, get comfortable, relax and put your feet up.
Retro military gold braids, brass buttons and silk frog closures have injected a whiff of nostalgic romance into street fashions this season.
Summer’s long skinny scarf has evolved for fall into pretty bow-tied blouses.
Elaborate luxurious brocade fabrics are no longer just for fancy holiday parties.
Stars motifs in fashion seem to have eternal staying power just like the constellations on a clear night.
Hoop earrings never seem to go out of style, on the contrary, the bigger they are, the better.
Loving hands doing embroidery, beading and printing are ways to create your unique look (even though someone else might have done the actual work!)
Get those hoodies out again! No, not that old sweatshirt from your college days!
You own already a pair of short ankle boots? Well, it is the season to get an updated version!
It’s official! Badges, decals, stickers and pins are the new way to personalize anything, from a jacket to a handbag or backpack, even shoes.
Velvet is no longer just for fancy holiday parties!
They are back! Leopards, cheetahs and tigers are rekindling their love affair with fashion.
Olive greens to the front!
The house of Gucci has been undergoing turbulent changes ever since Alessandro Michele took over as design director a little more than a year ago.
The fashion troops were out in full force during Paris fashion week accepting heavy security as the new normal.
Whether Fedora, Trilby or Bowler, hats top off street fashions this season.
One could not miss them! Bold legwear patterns and fishnet stockings attracted a lot of attention in London, Paris and Milan this season.
Leathers and materials promised luxurious refinement for fall/winter 2017/18 footwear, handbags and accessories.
Premiere Vision in Paris has grown exponentially from being a textile fair to include yarns for knitwear, leathers, furs, accessories and hardware.
Some innovative and fun sunglasses and eyewear silhouettes popped up at Premiere Classe, the recent accessory trade fair held in Paris.
Spring/Summer 2017 footwear collections got a head start in August at trade fairs in New York (FFANY), Platform in Las Vegas and at the Atlanta Shoe Market.
A handbag is a woman’s calling card, and choosing a new style will certainly show the world that she is fashion-savvy.