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Refreshed Surface -- The Fabric Trend for Kidswear
Driven by the pandemic, eco-friendly and sustainable fabrics are necessary. Cotton and linen fabrics draw much attention, and show creativity through trimmed fringes and retracting. Seersucker and crinkled textures inject novelty into classic shirting. Lace cutout, fleece, metal luster and silk satin cater to the revival of romanticism and handicrafts. Technical fabrics are combined with environmental protection, which gains more attention.
French Beaded Embroidery -- The Accessory Trend for Womenswear
The popularity of French vintage drives the decoration trend of handcrafted beads. French style is displayed by not only style, fabric and color, but also the French style beaded embroidery. The color of beads and placements all well display the exquisite maximalist aesthetics.
Talk About The Orient -- The Thematic Fabric Trend for Womenswear
As China's status in the world continues to rise, it is now enjoying a global reputation. Chinese cultural elements have become the favored elements in the fashion industry. More and more designers apply Chinese style elements to clothing, and Chinese silk is the favorite in the fashion week. This theme will analyze the contrast between oriental traditional elements with fashion trends, and explore the unique culture and regional style in China, so that Chinese traditional fabrics can blend with modern, technical and futuristic elements, and fashion trends can create new visual aesthetics.
Nostalgic and Luxurious -- The Lace Fabric Trend for Womenswear
As a key fabric, lace rises. It remains an important element to create classic luxurious formal dress, and exudes the warm romance and seduction of autumn and winter. Classic black or white lace wins more consumers with its versatility. This season lace prefers nostalgic looks. Plush cutout enhances the warm touch of lace. Superfine edges and black seduction reveal female charm. The high gloss creates a luxurious feel like in the party.
Lightweight and Transparent -- The Gauze Fabric Trend for Womenswear
With the popularity of sweet romanticism, gauze rises in the fashion industry. It is made of silk and synthetic fibers, or mixed by polyester and nylon, polyester and rayon, nylon and rayon. In the past, it was applied to exquisite haute couture and wedding dress. In S/S 2021, gauze is made into clothing worn outside in summer. The gauze clothing is lightweight and transparent, sun-proof and layered.
Various Decorations -- The Yarn Trend for Knitwear
For knitwear, wool, cashmere and yakwool are widely applied. With the emphasis on environmental protection, organic plant fiber and recycled chemical fiber yarn gain much attention. Various yarns are used as decoration, renewing the all-over use. Flat tape yarn, paper yarn, loop yarn and melange yarns are non-negligible. Melange yarns are frequently used. Color layers and stripes need constant attention. Paper yarn will grow in despite of its small proportion.
Entry Luxury Decoration Trend -- The Accessory Trend for Women's Knitwear
Modern women turn towards rational consumption, advocate the pursuit of high-quality life, and decorate the look with small accessories. The minimalist style solid knitwear shows elegance with the help of pearl, gemstone, button and belt. The collocation between accessory with knitwear is emphasized, so urban women can fully enjoy the quality life brought by entry luxury decorations.
Sustainable Application -- The Accessory Trend for Men's Street Wear
Sustainability is now an imperative. For fashion industry, clothing accessory should carry out sustainability, including adopting basting stitches, using multifunctional detachable pattern, applying silicone accessories, and enhancing consumers' DIY awareness to create their own items.
Colorful Warm Winter -- The Fabric Trend for A/W 21/22 Kidswear
Sustainability and recyclability lead the innovation of A/W 21/22 kidswear fabric. Recyclability and simple ingredients are major points. On one hand, the pursuit of nostalgic vibe brought by conventional fabrics drives the application of sustainable materials like cotton, linen and wool to kidswear. On the other hand, natural fibers bring a luxurious touch. Comfortable fleece, corduroy, velvet and brushed fabric will lead the trend of kidswear. Improved cotton, hemp and cellulosic fibers are adopted to alleviate the environmental problems caused by microfiber shedding. Besides, with the increasingly heated environmental protection, flash treatment will be subject to public scrutiny. In 21/22, flash and sequins will bring a high risk when used as sales driving factor, unless they are produced in a sustainable way. Thus the fabric with its own gloss, and the eco-friendly recyclable fabric will become the first choice.
Key Words for A/W 21/22 Eco-friendly / Sustainable Material Trend
This year, a sudden outbreak sounds the environmental alarm for the heavily polluting fashion industry once again. If we consider Fashion Convention jointly signed by 32 fashion enterprises in August 2019 as a start of whole industry making efforts to carry out large-scale sustainability, radical environmental groups outside of the A/W 2020 four fashion weeks, and environmental protection creativity in the show, have highlighted designers' or brands' passion for fashion environmental protection and a sustainable future. Eco-friendly / sustainable fashion has become a common topic and a new trend in the international industry. Then, as the second most polluting industry and the source of the fashion industry -- textile fibers and fabrics, how to jointly build a sustainable eco-friendly system through sustainable design, production and reuse, is an important direction for the sustainable development of the fashion industry in the future. The three key words for A/W 21/22 eco-friendly / sustainable material trend will give you a glimpse into the future of sustainable fashion fabrics.
Luxurious and Minimalist -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Wool
Elevated and durable concept is increasingly popular. Wool is practical and widely applied. The sustainable blended fabric of wool and ecological viscose creates the shirt-like overcoat, seen at Stella McCartney. Fabric and manufacturing crafts are renewed to optimize comfort and visual looks.
Belle Époque -- The Theme Fabric Trend for Womenswear
In recent years, with the popularity of retro trend, people explore the European classical aesthetics and integrate ingenious thoughts of Belle Époque into clothing design, fully displaying new classical beauty. Lace, an important element, appears in retro court style. The maximalist technique of "more is beauty" emphasizes the decorativeness of lace. Light and transparent sheer continues the romance of Belle Époque, and retains a playful and modern feel. Smooth taffeta is fit for layered match, shirring and crinkles to display luxury. Women's aesthetics and clothing details of Belle Époque call for art restoration and reinterpret classical decoration.
Exotic Nostalgic Holiday -- The Fabric Trend for Womenswear Cotton and Linen
The return of the 1970s Bohemian style drives the popularity of the lifestyle which is close to nature. Exploring the folkloric style is the theme of high summer. Catering to Holiday of BoBos, sustainable development is the necessary condition of fabric choice. Organic plant fabrics like linen, hemp fibers and organic cotton become the focus of environmentally-friendly fabrics.
Excited Fascination -- The Theme Fabric Trend for Womenswear
With the awakening of women's self-consciousness and the change of social status, enchanting and neutral feminine style continues to be popular. They are aware of the importance of economic and ideological independence. Like enchanting roses, women are attractive yet thorny. The free will and wild vitality drives the use of materials with rich surface textures and luxurious touch. Withered flowers and synthetic fibers create the new aesthetics to release the primitive temperament of body and exude the natural beauty. The combination of the flexible doupioni and the neutral suit makes the fashion trend turn towards the more delicate and sexy feminine style. The ethereal light silk and embroidered lace extracted from the breezy misty garden show the abundant full vitality of the summer Eden. The withered flowers presented by soft focus craft explore the evanescent aesthetics, and bring exquisite and neutral sexy style for S/S 2021.
Holiday of BoBos -- The Theme Fabric Trend for Menswear
"BoBos" is the mix of bourgeois quality and Bohemian style. With the popularity of urban resort, the lifestyle pursuing freedom and close to nature also prevails. BoBos start the discovery tour of holiday, blend bourgeois qualities with Bohemian free will and art vibe and bring perfect holidays to S/S 2021. The resort way close to nature allows people to immerse in the good times. This is a brand-new spring and summer resort theme for men.
Re-create Classics -- The Fabric and Accessory Trend for Infants' Wear
In S/S 2021, the concept of sustainability is gaining more and more attention. Natural organic cotton, cutout knitwear with mixed seams, retro check and washed denim are integrated with florals and rainbow illustrations, quite suitable for infants' wear in spring and summer.
Urban Bystander -- Theme Fabric Trend for Menswear
We all seek ourselves in the city, and long for being part of it to enjoy the convenient life and the secret loneliness. Wandering in the busy city, we are social men and the sober urban bystander. A new generation of young urban white-collar workers is flooding into the urban workplace. They pursue the casual, fashionable and young business wear. And traditional business fabrics are changing and upgrading.
Reversed Future -- Theme Fabric Trend for Menswear
Reversed Future blends early futuristic designs with technical colors, and it uses virtual digital technology and brilliant colors to enhance the futuristic aesthetics of S/S 2021 street fashion. Digital space reverses the future, taking us back to a new world that "never happened". The increasing value of the e-sports industry and the emergence of online clothing are all crazy and orderly, displaying fun in the form, just as American music artist Laurie Anderson said, "Now it is a good time to create a new reality!"
More and More Exquisite -- The Accessory Trend for Women's Knitwear
Women in the new era have a totally different thinking mode and a completely new lifestyle. They enjoy the exquisite, perceptual and hedonistic casual fashion. In the new season, women's knitwear tends to choose dainty and light metal accessories to create fine and elaborate items.
Anti-outbreak -- The Knitted Fabric Trend for Womenswear
Because of the outbreak, antibacterial and protective fabrics are being snapped up by major medical manufacturers. Exercise and immunity will become the focus of S/S 2021, and people will pay more attention to improving their immune system through various sports. This season the knitted fabric will tend to be more protective and functional, and become water-proof, antibacterial, comfortable and luxurious to be all-weather and durable.
Immersive Weekend -- The Fabric Trend for Menswear
Escape from the pressure of the city, embark on a journey to the distance, and find a blend of youth and nature. As Fernando Pessoa wrote in The Book of Disquiet: I would like to live a different life in a faraway land. We roam freely under the sky, search the comfortable shore of the deep heart. Every time we set out, it is to meet a better yourself. Whether it is the original intention of human, or the call of nature, the outdoor world has become a desirable spiritual place. Data show that outerwear made of recycled polyester in the UK and the US grow sharply year on year. The exploration of new protective materials and forward-looking design is getting more and more attention from brands and designers.
Durable Clothing| Soft and Retro Ecology -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Denim
Denim is getting increasingly popular. And the cinematic aesthetics of Once Upon A Time In Hollywood has inspired emphasis on durable denim look. Catering to the revival of retro style, in S/S 2021, designers adhere to the nonchalant and sincere attitudes of the late 1970s and 1980s, use the retro keynote to add novel elements to unsalable and recycled denim, apply primitive elements to enhance the indigo denim texture, and utilize the improvement of laser and ozone to display the denim charm of natural original ecology and to bring close to the aesthetic perception of the natural environment. Reactive dyed denim, soft denim and eco-friendly denim jacquard are integrated with soft practical style, adding modern elegance and enduring vitality to new femininity.
Meditation and Practice -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Yoga Clothes
Comfort and renewable fabrics are increasingly important in S/S 2021. Based on adaptability, functionality will be more and more prominent. In search for optimized technology and innovation of fabrics, consumers demand for personality and sustainability. In S/S 2021, clothes for yoga and Pilates will be more durable and practical. Functional knitted items, matte quick-dry fabric and sustainable polyester fabrics are used to create leggings and base-layer, and to protect the wearer during exercise.
Relaxed Outdoors -- The Accessory Trend for Sports Equipment
As the outdoor equipment is increasing important in street swear, the boundary between it and fashion is getting vaguer. In S/S 2021, sports wear will be more adaptive and functional. Consumers are increasingly demanding for the durability and practicality of products. The mixed design is not limited to street wear and sportswear, and the integration of daily commuting apparel with outdoor accessories will lead consumers to transform into multi-field sports, which is reflected by release buckle straps, decorative strips and color-blocked pipping.