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The Cropped Silhouette -- The Silhouette Trend for Women's Sportif Top
In S/S 2021, sports-oriented consumers pursue durable and individual design and skin-friendly products on the premise of health. They like simplified consumption, so they will choose multifunctional items. Producers need to promise the comfort of items and focus on functionality and practical details. So the light undershirt and basic items will emerge. Fabric with a naked feeling brings an unconstrained flexible sense and a skin-friendly feel, and it can shift between work and sports.
Warm Sentiments -- The Craft Trend for Women's Knitwear (Stitch)
The fast-paced city full of competition begin to make people feel tired, and people begin to think about the balance between man and nature, man and environment, man and things. It is not only the physical need, but also the psychological need to be not crowded, and be free to stretch. This trend influences the development of knitwear, first on stitch crafts. How will the comfortable seamless unibody process create silhouettes of knitwear? The basic stitch of knitwear is inspired by the irregular pleats of DuPont paper to interpret the crinkled style. The faveolate texture brings the temperature of nature to the wearer. The flowing architectural texture renews the twill. Splashing reflects the importance of "integration" in the new season. The cold plate mark relief is combined with knitwear to make knitwear styles more 3D and inclusive.
Holiday Time -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Cotton and Linen
Inspirations are drawn from lethargic holidays. Slubbed cotton and linen fabrics bring natural comfort. Crinkled paper-like cotton and linen fabrics are plain and gentle. Hazy and thin cotton and linen are the companion of sunlight. The lightweight denim is free and casual, making the wearer enjoy the comfortable moments in holidays. In S/S 2021, cotton and linen fabrics pay more attention to textures than patterns. In terms of colors, light colors increase while dark colors decrease, which is more in line with the pleasing tones under the theme of resort.
Weaving Techniques -- The Detail Craft Trend for Womenswear
Weaving is one of the oldest arts and crafts of mankind. According to Book of Changes, in the paleolithic period, mankind used bast to weave a net to hold pebbles which were then thrown to kill animals. Hand-weaving came to China around the end of the 19th century. And with the rise of the Nordic style, hand-weaving craft is gradually reviving. It is an art of knotting a rope/string to create a variety of decorations. Weaving contains the retro and the heritage. Corresponding to the design philosophy of sustainable development, some natural fibers, unprocessed original fibers, natural flax fibers and recycled fibers extracted from marine are hand-weaved to create the eco-friendly and recycled clothing, which is definitely the trend in the future.
The Music of Light and Shadow -- The Yarn Trend for Women's Knitwear
The art expressed by light and shadow is quiet and elegant stars in the sky, just like the sunlight sprinkling through the treetops to the ground. In S/S 2021, the development of yarns is inspired by the hazy and low-key mysterious temperament of light and shadow changes. The sparkling but low-key summer yarns need to be skin-friendly, dry, comfortable, soft, and draping. In order to conform with the trend of environmental protection, summer yarns highlight more the traceability, recycle and reuse of resources.
The Warm Sun in Winter -- The Craft Trend for Girls' Knitwear
As the industrial architecture style is increasing popular on clothing, kids' knitwear in A/W 20/21 are affected in terms of silhouette and patterns. Stitch changes bring the sculptural texture and architectural appearance. Individuality is still the focus, which shows a recognizable irregular artistic sense.
Memories of Youth -- Clothing Collocation of Men's Knitwear
In this complicated and crowded world, it is important to listen to your heart and enjoy the satisfaction and the sense of belonging. Communication can always express the warm experience, and conversation can inadvertently recall memories of youth in school days. The collaboration collection of Uniqlo and J.W. Anderson proposes the comfortable outdoor preppy style, inheriting the classic of England. In clothing collocation of stars like Li Xian, Xiao Zhan and Wang Yibo, the retro preppy style is still hot and will continue to sweep the mass market. The knitwear of Wang Ziyi is one of the collaboration collection styles of PEACEBIRD and Harry Potter, which is inspired by the Hogwarts School and four university design elements. After breaking the stereotype of preppy style under the binary perspective, memories of youth will bring an easy and slightly nostalgic feeling.
Recycled Fiber: Recycle and Reuse -- for the Balance of Nature
On the afternoon of August 23, 2019, 32 global fashion and textile giants signed Fashion Pact, set up the alliance for sustainable fashion and made solemn commitments to three themes: mitigation of climate change, restoration of biodiversity and marine protection. The signatories of this convention are famous fashion and textile enterprises, including the French luxury groups Kering, Chanel, Hermes; the Italian luxury group, Giorgio Armani; the British luxury group, Burberry; the American sportswear giant, Nike; and the Li & Fung Group in Hong Kong. RUYI GROUP, a world-renowned technology textile and fashion brand operator, is the only company in mainland China invited to sign the agreement and join the sustainable fashion alliance. So we can see the development, production and application of yarns pay more attention to the balance with nature/environment than ever. The sustainability of yarns has become the top priority.
Forthright and Free-The Cutting Craft for Women's Knitwear
As people advocate a simple and comfortable lifestyle, the cutting craft of knitwear is gradually developing towards ready-to-wear, aiming to make life simple and efficient. Soft lines outside and firm lines inside and the neat cutting equip women's knitwear with silhouette change instead of any decorations. Thus working hours get shorten and cost is reduced to gain profits faster.
Contrast and Integration- The Craft Trend for Women's Knitwear
In the digital age, the undifferentiated access to information and the speed of information transmission make consumers scattered. Channels for obtaining information, production and consumption become increasingly fragmented, and individual consumption gets more attention. This trend brings inspirations to clothing. Contrast spliced materials become hot. Splicing different fabrics with knitwear creates a new visual beauty. And utility is also the key. Delicacy and gender characteristics are the developing trend of splicing.
Changeable Checks- The Pattern Trend for Men's Knitwear
Check is unfailing even fashion patterns keep changing. With the rise of the retro style, check still retains its original form in men's knitwear. And it pays more attention to the combination of multiple elements to endow the pattern with a unique layered sense. Patterns are transformed by different techniques like stitch texture, pattern in the check and segmentation to meet the demand of young business men.
Plastic-free Coast- The Confirmation of Womenswear Theme Colors
Plastic-free Coast, one of S/S 2020 color trend themes released by POP in December 2018, starts from protecting marine life. The ocean is the birthplace of life, but now we dump plastic in it. To protect the ocean is to save life. According to the UN's latest statistics, the annual output of plastic reaches more than 0.3 billion tons, and half of it is disposable. If we don't take action now, there will be more plastic than fish by 2050. We call for a plastic-free coast and a clean sea.
Undyed Natural Fibers- Sustainable Fashion from The Nature
Milano UNICA held in Shanghai Intertextile recently is an Italian fabric exhibition. Sustainable fashion becomes the hottest topic. VITALE BARBERIS CANONICO is an Italian family wool mill and the world's largest exporter of superior woolen fabrics. And it exhibits its latest achievements in sustainability: low-carbon and environmentally-friendly fabrics of H.O.P.E. series and the first sustainability report of VITALE. The houndstooth woolen overcoat under the theme of "natural colors" is made of camel hair, alpaca or Spain Moretta wool fibers. No colorants or dyestuff are used in the production, and the original color of animal hair is kept. It is in line with the opinion that natural yarns in original colors are used to make the knitwear. Therefore, the natural originality of yarns is emphasized, and noise pollution, water pollution and air pollution in wool processing is effectively reduced.
Diversified Splicing- The Craft Trend for Men's Knitwear
With the development of science and technology and the change of human living environment, more and more intelligent life meets various needs of humans, and drives the growth of diversified needs. Diversified needs also provide inspirations for the fashion industry. For instance, sporty functional splicing begins to be used in light business knitwear. The design thinking of ready-to-wear is continuously integrated into knitwear.
Eclectic- The Pattern Trend for Women's Knitwear
In women's knitwear of new season, check is equipped with deep and shallow colors, thick and thin lines, and concave-convex pattern. The combination with sequins and splicing brings an artistic mixing visual sense. Various checks, such as "checkerboard innovation", "rhomboid checks", "combined checks" and "renewal of houndstooth", have an evergreen fashion sense. The eclectic check is leading the fashion.
Leading The Urban Fashion- The Thematic Color Trend for Men's Knitwear
With the development of industry and excessive production, the textile industry has become the second largest polluting industry in the world. As the environment is increasingly concerned, reuse, reconstruction and biodegradability become the focus, and we strongly advocate the traceability of clothing and the design concept of respecting the environment. In this background, the ocean, one of the main natural resources, attracts much attention. The ocean tones and textures provide inspiration for men's knitwear for S/S 2021. Bright-colored surface, flowing form and current resources like the algae inspire crafts, yarns and patterns. The integration of dark colors and light colors brings a rebellious fashionable urban temperament to urban gentlemen who advocate simpleness and are willing to accept novelty.
Urban Exploration- Clothing Collocation of Men's Knitwear
As the post-1995 generation enters the workplace, business menswear keeps changing. The boundary of office uniforms and leisure clothing is vaguer. Outdoor elements are added to business knitwear. Melange yarns and casual blurring bring a retro feeling. Fluorescent colors decorated in geometric graphics create a younger and more practical business style, and show the new business style combining urban style and fashion.
Cool and Sweet- The Color Trend for Women's Knitwear (Comprehensive)
The girlish color with strong individuality adds novelty to cool and sweet girls. Veiled rose highlights powder granular texture of light color tones. Deep saturated colors are girlish, natural and amiable. Artificial synthetic colors are used more practically in daily leisure series, and they are the combination of elegant lady style and dazzling colors. The color trend for S/S 2021 needs to be both cool and sweet to provide new direction for young lady style.
Animal Prints- The Pattern Trend for Women's Knitwear
Leopard print, tiger print and zebra stripe are not restricted to the classic black and white when used in knitwear of athleisure style. Their colors are brighter and more gorgeous, making an eye-catching visual impact. Animal prints also reflect the harmony between life and art, bringing a different interpretation for the youth fashion.
Natural- The Color Trend for Women's Knitwear (Comprehensive)
As the world is getting more and more digitized, synthetic colors will be more and more popular. And at the same time, we witness the growth of natural colors, that people want to escape from science and technology with the growing awareness of environmental protection. Colors of simple knitwear are inspired by the nature and explore natural dyestuff. The concept of summer colors and winter colors in knitwear industry weakens gradually to make items versatile and to prolong the usable life of items. So emphasizing natural cross-season colors becomes increasingly important.
Heavy-Gauge Texture -- The Craft Trend for Women's Knitwear
Heavy gauge knitwear is made of thick yarns, which are fit for A/W. There are many kinds of heavy-gauge cables. Different heavy gauges create different textures. With the popularity of industrial architectural style, the silhouette and pattern for A/W 20/21 are emphasized for simple and sophistication.
Refined and Diverse Necks -- The Craft Trend for Women's Knitwear
With the increasing popularity of structures and deconstruction, more people pay attention to the neckline, cuff and hem as well as cut. The neckline plays a key role. Changes, details and deconstructed designs make a statement.
Extreme Panelling -- The Craft Trend for Men's Knitwear
For 2021, seamless technique will be applied to men's knitwear, and panelling and fashionable elements are combined for ready-to-wear garments. The aesthetic and functional qualities are paid attention to.
Layering -- The Silhouette Trend for Women's Knitwear
Emerging in A/W 19/20 catwalks, two-layers have become more popular. The knotted layering at the shoulder is mainly seen. Simple basic stitch knitwear and solid knitwear hold the majority. For A/W 19/20 retail markets, layered knots in show windows prove the trend. For Pre-Spring 2020 catwalks, clear colors show layering. Contrasting colors, stripes, geometrics and stitches are incorporated. This report analyzes details, crafts, patterns and stitches.