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Sustainability and Innovation -- The Fabric Trend for Men's and Women's Denim
It is well known that denim, which originated in the United States, has long been regarded as a natural disadvantaged fabric. It is one of the most water-intensive and polluting fabrics. Statistically, a pair of jeans normally costs 3,480 liters of water. As people gradually realize the importance of saving resources, more and more producers and brands focus on sustainable denim. Hemp fibers, organic cotton and regenerated cellulose fibers can effectively reduce energy consumption, toxic waste and water. These new fabrics are sustainable and eco-friendly, helping brands to create a positive brand image.
Folded Time -- A/W 21/22 Theme Fabric Trend for Womenswear
In Folded Time, we can really feel the existence of flowing and invisible time which closely connects fashion, politics, religion, society and art. Perennial products spanning eras make a contrast with current trends, endowing this theme with a strong artistic vibe. According to a survey report, middle class in Asia will increase a lot, and becomes the main consumer group of luxury goods. They are well-cultured and self-pleasing, pursue the emotional story behind products and pay attention to vintage collection. Therefore, products with a high quality and value will be more prevalent. Textural woolen fabric, brilliant silky fabric, artistic pastel faux fur and retro leisure-luxe silk mix classics with current fashion, offering a brand-new wearing experience.
Close to Nature -- The Color Trend for Men's and Women's Knitted Fabrics
In the post-coronavirus era, people hope to establish a close relationship with nature. Knitted fabrics work well for both men and women, and go across the whole year. In S/S 2022, designers try to extract trendy colors and natural, harmless dyestuff from nature for pile knit, jersey and stretchable mesh fabric, so as to meet consumers' interest in nature.
Natural Art -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Puffa Jackets
This season minimalist style returns back and utility is also important. Designers will focus on comfort and protection in terms of puffa jackets' materials, so densely woven cotton, renewable leather and nylon taffeta will be key trends for A/W 21/22 women's puffa jackets.
Offbeat Badges -- The Accessory Trend for Menswear
Badges hold a large part in market. In addition to conventional badges, collar labels and woven labels become fun decorations. Mini color-blocked side labels on simple styles are eye-catching. Misplaced collar labels are noteworthy.
Eternal Style -- The Trend for Women's Tweed
As consumers pursue a high quality of life and the "less but better" concept, elegant tweed prevails more widely. The most representative one is Chanel tweed which is leisure-luxe and elevated. In the new season, tweed uses thick yarns with a high gram weight and exude its noble temperament. Soft multicolored yarns intertwine with each other or blend with metallic yarns to enhance the luxurious feeling. In the new season, thick check tweed revives and appears on the latest collections of Gucci and MSGM, quite noteworthy.
Lost Horizon -- A/W 21/22 Theme Fabric Trend for Womenswear
In this turbulent world, people rethink about their lifestyle and consumption way, and they long for escaping from the busy city to embrace nature. They want to immerse in fabulous mountains, wilderness or rivers. Foggy highlands, mixed geological textures, flowing rivers and wild grass all inspire this theme. From quality, colors to functions, this season fabrics will be full of an exotic free vibe.
Complementary Accessories -- The Accessory Trend for Women's Swimwear
Details and decorations on swimwear are quite eye-catching on social media. Details are key to salable core styles. Year-round items emerge in the swimwear market, offering opportunities for sales. Decorations and details add newness to core styles and create surprising commercial products. Salable items mix with new highlights to renew perennial items, appealing to the market.
Innovation and Sustainability -- The Felt Fabric Trend for Women's Outerwear
In the post-coronavirus era, comfort and protection drives the rise of double-faced felt which becomes a key fabric in A/W 21/22. Normally, felt is created by combining two kind of fabrics via an adhesive, quite warm. And now needle-punching process is employed, more eco-friendly and novel. The black-white check felt, Chanel style spotted felt, washed nostalgic check felt, dynamic handcrafted felt and color-blocked felt emerge, promise the final design effect of ready-to-wear and exude different visual charm.
After Us -- A/W 21/22 Theme Fabric Trend for Womenswear
The COVID-19 pandemic, turbulent politics and unstable society trigger our fear. And the digital technology spreads fear quickly. People are eager to escape from reality and extends their individuality through surreal, dark, edgy street looks. Maison Margiela A/W 20/21 displays a surrealistic artistic collection via digital video. Therefore, in A/W 21/22 the mystical dark tone will prevail in womenswear fabrics, appeals to young consumers via charming street fashion culture and drives the rise of horror aesthetics.
After Us -- A/W 21/22 Theme Fabric Trend for Menswear
In this unstable world, fear becomes a new normal. Everyday we are surrounded by anxious and disturbing information about pandemic, death, economic shutdown, environmental crisis, which unwittingly promotes the spread of fear around the world. Menswear fashion brands take cues from horror movies, horror games and even the Gothic culture, so gloomy, Gothic and horror fabrics stand out and become key words for A/W 21/22 menswear of fashion brands.
New Lace -- The Trend for Womenswear Lace
Lace is the most classic feminine element. In A/W 21/22, lace displays the new female power in terms of colors and crafts. Sedate and secret is the spirit of lace in A/W 21/22, and becomes an important trend. Moreover, water-soluble paper-cut lace, skin-friendly lace and embroidery lace are more important and noteworthy.
Renewed Holidays -- The Cotton and Linen Fabric Trend for Womenswear
The pandemic and social distancing greatly change our lifestyle and also inspire people's longing for the outdoors and nature, so relaxing trips or outings become popular. Besides, people want to minimize their effect on the environment. Romantic outdoor adventure and outside picnics bring new inspiration for new femininity. Influenced by that, plain natural cotton and linen, leisure wide-spaced pinstriped fabric, lightweight casual striped fabric and resort check fabric appeal to consumers because these fabrics can easily create a natural, casual and cosy vibe. Moreover, they bring infinite vitality for S/S 2021 cotton & linen style.
Fine Sensibility/ New Perspective on Romance -- The Trend for Lace in Women's Knitwear
Last season lace on the knitwear emphasizes the homespun effect, fit for casual items. But in A/W 21/22, lace underlines the elegance and sensibility, displaying the small-scale use of lace in sophisticated elegant style. Lace strip on the edge, inserted use, lace cutout and other techniques neutralize the dullness of the simple silhouette and bring a gentle delicate visual impact.
Retro Warm Checks -- The Trend for Womenswear Checked Wool
Retro aesthetics makes a comeback. Check, as a classic element for retro style, becomes the focus of designers. Gucci creates the double-breasted checked woolen outerwear. Dior presents oversized vague checks. American retro Vichy plaid sweeps Miu Miu this season. Key words of retro checked wool include combined checks, oversized vague checks, the fine quality and nostalgic slubbed wool. Moreover, American retro green checked wool is also noteworthy.
Woven Labels -- The Accessory Trend for Womenswear
In addition to the development of new styles, designers also focus on details. Decorative woven labels appear on different parts to display varied styles. Woven labels are mainly used by fashion brands and the athleisure style.
Long Confession -- A/W 21/22 Theme Fabric Trend for Womenswear
Economic turbulence, political turmoil and unsteady society make people fear and panic, and they have a growing demand for daily necessities. In the post-coronavirus era, home has been an important part in our life. We have an intimate relationship with our families, and the healing and soothing home protects us mentally and physically. This displays the A/W 21/22 fashion trend of a simple home life. At present when stay-at-home economy and otaku culture prevail, women tend to buy less but better, so the minimalist trend will be a mainstream of womenswear. Sustainable, protective and healing fabrics become a main trend for A/W 21/22 womenswear.
Original Softness -- The Yarn Trend for Women's Cashmere and Wool
Cashmere has an airy layer with its thin and curly fibers. It is denser, smoother and softer than wool. The textile blending cashmere with natural fibers is finer and lighter. Silk fibers give cashmere a stronger sheen, and sequins and glitter are modern and chic.
Novel Quality -- The Double-Faced Wool Trend for Men's Overcoats
As the protective concept prevails in A/W 21/22, characteristic and high-quality double-faced wool regains popularity in menswear. The super-thin "zero-gravity", traceable wool, tearable crafts, the one-side checked double-faced wool and dense warm fuzzy texture bring a new direction for A/W 21/22 men's double-faced wool. Compared with previous seasons, the double-faced wool exudes its different charm this season. It presents a hand-made quality and displays the protective function. Besides, healing Brown Sugar is a key color in the future, quite noteworthy.
Time-Tested Fashion -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Tweed
Classic Chanel style is time-tested, exquisite and noble. Chanel is the first to bring tweed into women's fashion. Its tweed set is simple yet elegant. Virginie Viard has been creative director at Chanel for nearly a year since the decease of Karl Lagerfeld. In the one year, Virginie Viard brings more changes to the classic tweed jacket. On catwalks of Chanel A/W 2021, Virginie Viard rejuvenates the symbolic jacket with her unique cutting. The wave-like neckline and plackets reveal female romance and softness and depict a new image of Chanel girls.
Long Confession -- A/W 21/22 Theme Fabric Trend for Menswear
Social turmoil and social distancing lead to changes of working and living habits. In the post-coronavirus era, protective and healing designs as well as simple soothing home life have become the definite trend for A/W 21/22. Data shows 55% of the global population mention the home aesthetics and Wabisabi from January to April 2020. At present, home has become the haven for existentialists to heal themselves. Just like Claire Dickinson says, the home space plays a vital role in relieving stress and anxiety. Home, brings spiritual comfort and provides infinite possibilities for A/W 21/22 business menswear fabrics.
Pursuing Comfort -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Sportswear
In S/S 2022, sports fabrics will focus on a comfortable and natural feel, which is key in the post-coronavirus era. Skin-friendly original degradable cotton and linen fabrics and stretchable knits wrap human body softly, providing comfort during exercise. Crushed shells are lightweight and protective, breathable and cosy. Textured sweatshirt fabrics and tactile ribs are edgy and novel. They are noteworthy in S/S 2022.
Buttons -- The Accessory Trend for Women's Leather and Fur Clothing
The challenge of health and economy changes the lifestyle and consumption way of consumers. A series of new values will influence designs. Accessories and details will be key to renew unsalable deadstock and renew salable core items. Antimicrobial metals, recycled materials, retro handicrafts and luxurious gemstones tap into consumers' demand for multifunctional products. Versatile durable property and additional value should be key design factors. Handicrafts, sustainability and multifunctional products will be more important, and versatile design will renew A/W 21/22 clothing details and accessories.
A Transparent New Era -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Gauze
Ethereal gauze has always been favored by online celebrities and mega brands. Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Dior and Valentino all use this feminine and exquisite fabric in the new series. The hazy second-skin hand feel, fluffy textures and romantic flowers team up with chic soft layered designs to interpret the charm of gauze and display the strong femininity.