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De-gendering Mix&match Era -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Menswear Catwalk(Styling)
A/W 21/22 Milan, Paris and London menswear week has come to an end. People are having extremely intense requirements of comfortable lifestyle under this almost digitalized background. Therefore, menswear brands rebuild the affinity. They get rids of the traditional seriousness of menswear, and the monochrome unisex dressing style interprets a pure and undisturbed future to those people who want to live a relaxing and minimalist life during the quarantine. It is the dressing guide of men in this de-gendering mix&match era, which also provides women with inspiration.
Britpop -- The Womenswear Catwalk Analysis of R13
R13 debuted in 2009 in the fashion world, and its creative director Chris Leba was the former vice president of Ralph Lauren. This brand is famous for its distressed retro rock T-shirt, leather pants and 90s plaid shirt with rough and punk rock individuality. The recently released A/W 2021 collection injects British plaids and animal prints into the rock style. Extravagant graffiti butterflies and rabbits are applied on the daily clothing to fully reveal the rebellious core of R13. Highlight items are collocated with oversized outerwear to underline the playful street temperament.
Classic and Recreation -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Menswear Catwalks (Pattern)
The A/W 21/22 menswear week has been over for a while. Influenced by the epidemic, this season still applied online releasing and a few real catwalks. Except for the canceling of New York Fashion Week and the combined catwalk of womenswear and menswear in London, many brands have made full use of creativity and launched their products in unreal digital forms. Paris and Milan are the two biggest areas of patterns this season, which presents practical and surprising patterns.
Healing and Classic -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Menswear Catwalks (Color)
Healing colors like Pristine, soft pink and neutral colors are the main color tones for A/W 21/22 menswear. And the gentle Yellow Iris provides an optimistic life style. The winter vibe brought by Chocolate Truffle, Ginger Bread and Military Olive presents luxurious, practical and retro tonality in the menswear catwalks.
The Balance Between Street and Formal -- The Menswear Catwalk Analysis of Louis Vuitton
The Louis Vuitton A/W 21/22 collection inspires from Stranger in the Village written by James Baldwin in 1953 and brings us charming designs under the theme Art of Travel. Taking the abstract marble as the setting of catwalks, the unique design brings both street and futuristic feeling, and also the hip-hop vibe. The abstract broad silhouette, marble color application, bright check patterns and metallic colors provide inspiration to men's dressing collocation this season. The gender-free pleated dress is more like Virgil Abloh's new attempt to get Louis Vuitton out of the old conventions.
The Combination of Painting and Fashion -- The Menswear Catwalk Analysis of DIOR MEN
The men's artistic director Kim Jones invited 61-year-old Scottish artist Peter Doig this season. This show stage takes blue sky as the background, which designed by Peter Doig himself. A/W 21/22 men's collection aims to make every day a celebration. Kim Jones draws inspiration from the masculine extravagance of ceremonial garb – a living link with the past, still dynamic and alive today.
Possible Feelings -- The Catwalk Analysis of Prada Menswear
A/W 21/22 Prada menswear collection has been the first menswear collection since Raf Simons joined Prada and worked with Miuccia Prada. Under the theme Possible Feeling, designers explore human's body, simplified clothes structures and set body free. The layout of this Prada catwalk is just like an art exhibition, four rooms with colorful spaces. Designed by Rem Koolhaas and AMO, refined marble, resin, plaster and artificial fur are selected to be the materials. Its hardness and softness, warmth and coldness perfectly demonstrate the word Freedom. And these materials can be recycled and reused on special product installations and pop-ups around the world.
Fantastic Paradise -- The Catwalk Analysis of Fendi Menswear
All the brands are searching for hope in the epidemic. Fendi decided to release its short film online. The Italian artist Nico Vascellari was invited to direct this fashion film called What Is Normal Today? and present a colorful feast. The A/W 21/22 collection was started after the phone call of the creative director Silvia Venturini Fendi, models were coming out of the mirror tunnels and changing neon frames.
Accelerate Simplification -- The Catwalk Analysis of Jil Sander Womenswear
Simplification is the core of Jil Sander's design in 2021 early autumn. This style well fits the current uncertain period and ingeniously integrates contrastive elements to present liveliness in the delicate minimalist style. During the quarantine this year, the designer Luke Meier expects to show more indoor feeling and bring warmth to the life. This season's products use concise visual language to accurately send out the inspiration and brand inspirit. Soft woolen knitting and stiff suits fabric are applied as textures. Decorations and ornaments like jewelry buttons capture the modern quintessence. The most eye-catchy scarf turndown embraces the real contemporary silhouette and texture. The relaxing practicality and stylish angular tailoring show extreme elegance. The LOOKBOOK this season was shot in an apartment, and this modern space also reflect the delicate minimalism of brand.
Gorgeous Taste -- The Womenswear Catwalk Analysis of Christian Dior
Dior launched its latest 2021 early-autumn womenswear series, originated from the leopard striped trench coat once designed by the brand founder Christian Dior. And its bright color tones, transparency and flickers pay tribute to Elio Fiorucci, the representative of Pop aesthetics. Maira Grazia Chiuri also watched the documentary of Blackpink during the quarantine. The fashion of K-pop girl groups is including in the inspiration of this season's mood board as well.
Feminine Strength -- The Catwalk Analysis of Sacai Womenswear
Many fashion brands are looking for different ways to display their fashion series in face of the special condition this year. Sacai has always held fashion shows in Paris. However, the founder and creative director Chitose Abe decides to hold a physical fashion show in Japan and choose her favorite Enoura Observatory of the Odawara Art Foundation as the exhibition place. The key to S/S 2021 series is undoubtedly to present the original genes of the brand again and to remix materials used in previous series. Chitose specially introduces the fringed skirt made of trench coat materials and T-shirt with portrait of legendary British singer Sade printed on it. The fashion show will be filmed by fashion photographer Albert Watson, and the background music will be Sade's classic song Kiss of Life.
Highlight Placement -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Catwalk Details
This report is based on the analysis of the data of the four major fashion weeks in S/S 2021. In this report, catwalk data divided by garment area and palcement details are theme of the analysis. Designers breaks through the iimitation of multi brand theme inspiration design. From the aspect of natural and eco-friendly, home office, rebirth and sustainable, French style and so on to explore essence of the design details. And provides inspiration for the process of superb details. Design details used in different part brings a different design psychology for garments and conveys a fashionable attitude.
Rebirth & Close to Nature -- The Comprehensive Analysis of New York Fashion Week
Due to COVID-19, this year New York Fashion Week has been shortened from the usual eight days to four, and fewer than 10 designers hold physical shows for their latest collections. Despite the severe condition in New York, many brands still hold fashion shows offline, which reveals the determination of the whole fashion industry to survive and return to happiness. Many designers draw inspiration from the relationship between man and nature, and some put the show in the woods. Beautiful flowers and nature-inspired patterns characterize this season. In the meantime, people are stuck at home, and they have a growing demand for home decorations. Therefore, diverse and eco-friendly concept is also warmly welcomed in S/S 2021. This season features exaggerated expressions, such as the big bowknot, spreading ruffles and dramatic hem designs, as well as various joyful colors which represent hope and rebirth.
The 1980s Disco -- The Catwalk Analysis of ISABEL MARANT Womenswear
With the beat of I Feel Love (Rick Owens also auditioned for his music score earlier in the day), the dance group La Horde went wild as Marant girls promoted a night of fun. "My outline is so obvious that I can't design any other way and I don't have to force myself because of the time constraints." This style centers on the 1980s, suspending somewhere between St. Germain and Manhattan, with an extra sheen.
Portrait of the Younger Generation -- The Catwalk Analysis of Celine Womenswear
On October 26th, Hedi Slimane unveils Celine S/S 2021 women's ready-to-wear collection in Monaco. This time the red track at Stade Louis II becomes the catwalk for models. With a theme of "Portrait of the Younger Generation", this series delivers a new taste and emotion, not necessarily from this era but associated with the unease brought by this pandemic. Compared with its aggressive S/S 2021 menswear, the womenswear is gentle, or even relaxing. Slimane discards the French preppy aesthetics he has adopted since he took office in 2018, and employs casual and hormone preppy looks like the American Beauty.
Heritage, Community and Optimism -- The Catwalk Analysis of Balmain Womenswear
Balmain S/S 2021 fashion show is held in Jardin des Plantes, paring with BGM of Blinding Lights of The Weekend to create a strongly nostalgic vibe. LG OLED seems to bring audience to the scene. This show covers three basic themes, Heritage, Community and Optimism. Olivier Rousteing, the creative director, re-explores classic 1970s patterns of Pierre Balmain. PB monogram gets crossed with each other, recreating labyrinthine gardens that Mr. Balmain loves. Moreover, symbolic shoulder pads run through the entire S/S 2021 collection, reflecting Olivier Rousteing blends traditional and creative designs to explore the brand-new chapter from 1945 to 2020.
Awakening, Healing, Muted, Natural -- Analysis of Women's Fur and Leather Clothing on Catwalks
S/S 2021 displays a future imbued with healing tones. Muted tones, joyful brights and classic dark hues will also appeal to consumers, such as light neutrals and French navy blue. These core colors display comfort and durability. Camel is strongly trans-seasonal on leather trench coats. Green and earth tones reveal people's demand for a balanced lifestyle. On the other hand, blue and brights underpin a jubilant vibe. Muskmelon, Flame and Porcelain Blue meet consumers' need for mood-boosting products.
Minimalist and Young -- The Catwalk Analysis of Jil Sander Womenswear
Jil Sander is the representative brand of minimalism, founded by a German designer and later merged by Prada. In 2017, Luke and Lucie Meier took over Jil Sander as creative directors. Luke Meier, who worked eight years as the chief designer of Supreme, has a background in street fashion that makes up for years of Jil Sander's neglect of the youth market. Lucie Meier has worked at haute couture brands like Dior, Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga, helping to keep the simple and elegant style of Jil Sander. Its S/S 2021 womenswear continues the fine and delicate DNA, employs cotton, recycled polyester and mulberry silk, and accentuates female graceful form via embroideries, creating simple yet ethereal looks.
The Art of Being Self -- The Catwalk Analysis of MSGM Womenswear
This season, MSGM shoots the video from twelve angles, full of questions and answers about the origins of identity and the art of being selves. This time models themselves press the shutter button in the studio to capture images. Lots of straw prints, tie-dyed edges and decorative beads play a key role this season.
Absolute Perception -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Shanghai Kidswear Fashion Week
This season kidswear has a theme of Absolute Perception to lead us to perceive new fashion from sight, hearing and touch. The changing times prompts us to create art that is ahead of times. And kidswear also creates a new fashion era for children in S/S 2021.
Renewal -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Men's Knitwear on Catwalks
This season many brands reveal a young and integrated fashion trend on catwalks. This report concludes and analyzes key designs of men's knitwear on S/S 2021 catwalks. Pullovers still hold the largest percentage, and vest is a key silhouette. Splicing and cutouts are more frequently used. Cartoon patterns deserve key attention.
Dreamy Gymnasium -- The Catwalk Analysis of Miu Miu Womenswear
Miuccia Prada brings worldwide female communities together in a digital space, the perfect Miu Miu club to enjoy Miu Miu S/S 2021 collection. This show and this series all come from a common language of sports and fashion, the collision of fashion and sports, the integration of virtuality and reality, and the attention to female community. Talking about the design concept of this collection, Miuccia Prada says, "Miu Miu's collection is about polarity. In today's polarized world, everything is mutually contradictory. Sportswear and evening dress, reality and dream, they are all necessary for our daily life." This season Miu Miu explores these philosophical issues and looks for answers from a unique fashion perspective.
Focusing on Details -- The Comprehensive Analysis of Shanghai Kidswear Fashion Week
S/S 2021 kidswear catwalks attract many international kidswear brands (BOY LONDON JUNIOR, GAP and The Children's Place), Chinese kidswear brands (Balabala, gxg.kids, MQD and COCOTREE), Chinese independent designer brands MINGCHENGZI and Little Naive, Chinese high-end gown brands PureShare and FLOWER NINE.
Subversion and Rebirth -- The Catwalk Analysis of Christian Dior Womenswear
This season Dior show is held at the Tuileries Garden in Paris. Maria Grazia Chiuri, the creative director of Dior womenswear, invites director Alina Marazzi to create a film for the show, paying tribute to Lucia Marcucci, a representative artist of Italian avant-garde experimental art, and the remarks and thoughts on female images expressed in her collage works. Elaborate letters reflect the significance of exploring fashion expressions in this special period. This collection has a theme of exploring the relationship between tailoring and thinking, and centers on female images of different identities in different occasions. Maria Grazia Chiuri subverts classics and reinterprets classic Dior silhouette, delivering a sense of contradiction. Designers endow thoughts with cutting, redefine silhouettes and bring a new lifestyle.