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H+ -- The Thematic Fabric Trend for Menswear
Survival, need and extreme desires for self-expression are driving human to adapt to the next phase of evolution, and transhumanism(H+) comes into being. Stephen Hawking predicted that a superhuman race superior to the average human in terms of intelligence, longevity and immunity would rise. In late 2018, the world's first gene-edited baby was born in Shenzhen, China, which aroused controversy about medical ethics, technical risk and behaviour boundaries of scientists. Alita: Battle Angel released in early 2019 tells how the cyborg girl Alita finds and redeems herself. All there suggest that the future people are discussing about may have arrived.
Create for Each Other-- Accessory Trend Forecasting for Womenswear
Accessories are always the key punchline for young lady style and as important as the detail design. In 2021 S/S, young lady style accessories tend to be dainty and exquisite. The interaction of pattern and fabric is mutually complementary.
Ingenious Upcycling- The Creative Fabric Trend for Womenswear
Exquisite appearance and cultivating consumers' sustainable awareness have become the mainstream of new consumption. The demand for individuality and limited items is also getting stronger, which has driven the market's demand for retro upcycling looks. Inspirations are drawn from the routine to upcycle old materials, to deconstruct and creatively transform classic fabrics and the best selling goods in the past. Old practical materials, retro elements, the garage fabrics and accessories are applied to upcycle overflowing items, endow products with the real sustainable meaning, and make the old materials and unsalable fabrics vigorous again. Regenerated fibers create a natural color mixing impact, individual and creative. The details of old clothes and unsalable fabrics are artistically hand-made, such as splicing the cuff and the collar to shape the new appearance, show nifty and eye-catching effect, and create the unique sustainable items.
Soft And Comfortable, Simple And Natural-- Memory Fabric Trends For Womenswear Puffa Jacket
With the rapid development of practical economy, memory fabric becomes the first priority of puffa jacket due to the pursuit of simple and convenient lifestyle. Memory fabric literally means a fabric of memory form which is resistant to pleat. The fabric is very popular because it is still in a good condition after being folded many times. In terms of fabric ingredients, memory fabric of puffa jacket is a kind of recycled polyester fibre. It's very resistant to pleat and has fine hand-feeling. Besides, it is dust-free, insect-resistant and mildew-free. It's a kind of practical fabric among all puffa jacket fabrics.
H+ -- The Thematic Fabric Trend for Womenswear
Survival, need and extreme desires for self-expression are driving human to adapt to the next phase of evolution, and transhumanism(H+) comes into being. With the revolution of AI and generalization of video games, the boundaries between the virtual and the real have been blurred. The fabric of H+ shows the needs of the young generation seeking dialectics and going through panic and confusion. The virtual pattern exhibits the development path of the ultra-fast world. The sheeny fabric brings a surreal effect, while exaggerated geometric patterns show breakthroughs.
The Secret to be Unique -- The Fabric Trend for Kids' Sweatshirts
Comfort, utilitarianism, statements are key for kidswear for A/W 20/21. Influenced by the current environment, designers use warm fleeces and weatherproof fabrics. Shiny textures and tie-dyed materials are favored for their rich contents and exaggerated visual effects. Mesh and lace add a leisure twist. Quilted fabrics are a highlight which extends wear.
Recreated Classic Art -- The Thematic Fabric Trend for Menswear
In this chaotic age, mixed art has a great visual charm. When British designer Paul Smith added statement street to gentlemen, that meant the mix of classics and hybrid style had emerged in business menswear. Classic looks and mixed designs add a street edge to suits. What's more, fabrics show the qualities of modern art. Bold, artistic and individual qualities are important for Recreated Classic Art. Classics needs to be awakened, but we will renew it in a modern way.
Stylish Wools -- The Fabric Trend for Womenswear Shearling
Environment and the apparel industry have a close relationship. Shearling is eco-friendly and sustainable. Shearling is elastic, absorbent and warm. In this age, the premium handfeel is the direction for all wool products. The understated, nonchalant qualities work well with consumers.
Diversity – The Trend of Tapes for Menswear
Modern apparel is much richer. Tapes are applied to the proper sliced places or structural lines to add interest. Subtle and refined decorations, color combinations and splicing make changes to structures. Patched colors varying in brightness add a clearer layering effect. Tapes made of different materials and with a variety of colors and patterns, the contrast between fabrics and tapes add a striking structural visual.
Extraterrestrial Horizon -- The Thematic Fabric Trend for Menswear
It has been 50 years since humans landed on the moon. Humans never stop to explore the universe. Digital technology inspires the space design idea. In this new season, futurism is merged with outdoor technology to explore "Extraterrestrial Horizon". Event 1: The Chinese space station was named Tian Gong. The core techniques have been tested and workable. The station will be completed by 2022. Event 2: On April 17, 2019, Mars Base 1 was opened in Gansu, China. People could experience the life on Mars. Event 3: Chinese sci-fi film The Wandering Earth was a great success.
Practical and Functional -- Accessories for Women's Puffa Jackets
For A/W 20/21, the sporty functional puffa gains momentum. Utility accessories are more preferred. Quick release buckles, elongated ribbed hems and cuffs, functional ribbed cuffs, decorative zippers and logo tapes at the sleeve, closure and hat are shown.
Landscape Protection -- The Thematic Fabric Trend for Menswear
With the fast development, we have lost lots of valuable resources. Relevant statistics show the rate of humans' consuming of resources is 50% bigger than that of renewing. The raw natural cotton fabric and other materials all interpret the relationship between humans and nature. Simple and cosy fabric gains momentum.
The Natural Quality -- Sustainable Cotton and Linen for Womenswear
Sustainability gains traction. Degradable and recycled cotton and linen are popular. Coarse cotton, pima cotton, cotton&linen blends and striped and checked cotton stand out.
Elegant Textures and Luxe Wools -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Coats
The soft and comfortable tactility and exaggerated graphics bring newness. Comfort and updating are the mainstream for A/W 20/21. Simple and luxurious flannels and practical tech are combined. Refined wool surfaces are delicately shiny. Geometric animal prints collide with wools to bring a modern effect. The newly ombre dyed wools create the new mixed graphic effect. The combo of checks and alpaca is in line with the vintage trend. Slow-moving yarns are used to produce overcoats. The delicate approach on graphics on wools provide a nonchalant and luxe effect.
Lightweight Function -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Puffas
The 21st century is defined by modern technologies and AI, and our environment has been damaged. Brands start to take actions to reduce the environmental impact of garments, and bioengineering gains traction. Digital fabrics and effects play an important role. Shell and pearl shine, jelly-like waxy surfaces and tinfoil-like effects elevate fabrics with a technical and natural twist.
Play Era -- The Leather and Fur Trend for Menswear
With Gen Z's preference of interesting and delicate details, multicolored combos and playful designs are the key direction for A/W 20/21 accessories. Dynamic embellishments and interesting patterns grab attention. Amekaji embroidery is often presented through intarsia to emphasize the homespun feel. Patterns include more scenes. Metallic accessories are cool and attractive for the simple and fine design. Tapes are short and delicate as well.
Digital Fashion&Technical Texture -- The Fabric Trend for Womenswear Fabric
Utility tech-touch and unconventional designs are favored by millennials and Gen Z. Technical materials update heritage womenswear. Futurism, functionality and new street influences update all womenswear categories of premium street and street sports, in line with the them trend of A/W 20/21 H+. The technical puffa, multi-layer functional cottons, glossy tie-dye are combined with psychedelic geometrics to add newness. The combinations of shiny power colors create a chic futuristic style.
Extraterrestrial Horizon --The Thematic Fabric Trend for Womenswear
For A/W 20/21, technical sport fabrics move towards multi-dimensional space and continue to explore "Extraterrestrial Horizon". Futuristic and practical style is combined with outdoor technical fabrics. Functional sport knits are teamed up with shell protection to bring an intense sci-fi feel. Reinvented fabric textures are merged with futuristic protection. The weatherproof anti-bacteria qualities, constant temperature are included. Light tech is dominant, holding 31%. Functional knit works best for transitional periods. the applications of outdoor sport fabrics are diverse. Individualistic and dynamic functional fabrics continue to update futuristic outdoor sports.
Make a Statement -- Accessory Trend for Menswear
The increasing popularity of street brands influences menswear. There are some statement-making brands: C2H4 Los Angeles, DEBRAND, Lilbetter, D&X and Let'stee.
Heavy Metal -- Accessory Trend for Womenswear
This inclusive age brings diversification. More classic and decorative arts are revived. Metallic materials are widely applied to garments. Florals, chains, pins and heads take on an opulent approach.
French Romantic Lace -- The Trend of Embroidered Lace
Lace is luxurious, romantic, elegant and feminine. With the increasing popularity of the mix-and-match style, French elegant lace has been applied into other ranges. Embroidery fabric updates the feminine quality. Embroideries on the base are fluid and beautiful. Embroideries are three-dimensional and delicate.
Stitches and Textures/French Elegance -- Lace in Women's Knitwear
In this season, the homespun effect is underlined. After ten processes, lace shows delicate and three-dimensional florals. Elegant lace and knitwear are mixed for A/W 20/21.
Updated Mixing -- Fabric Trend for Men's Business Leisure Outerwear
For A/W 20/21, men's business casual fabrics move toward shiny, cosy, updatedly classic and aesthetic qualities. Technical, functional and sustainable elements are applied into fabrics. The hi-lo method mixes technical funciton and heritage fabrics.