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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.
Green Fashion -- The Trend for Womenswear Sustainable Fabrics
How to make the fashion industry and fabrics sustainable is a focus of designers and fabric developers. Stelley, an environmentalist designer, integrates eco-friendly fabrics into every season. Composite environmentally-friendly stretchable fibers, eco-friendly sea-island filament, Lenzing tencel and regenerated sheeny double-faced satin become new fabric directions of womenswear in the new season. "Less but better" design style and eco-friendly fabrics are combined to display the charm of sustainable fashion.
Wilderness Survivors -- Theme Design & Development for Functional fabrics of Womenswear and Menswear
"What do you want to do after the pandemic?" Many people choose to go on a tour and embrace nature. Outdoor sports cover physical exercise, travel, leisure and social activity, thus becoming the favored choice. With the continuous development of outdoor sports, once niche sports have become an important way to exercise, and a new direction of fashion and leisure styles. Mountaineering, diving, skiing and other outdoor sports are popular among young people. In last year, outdoor enthusiasts prefer hiking, followed by mountaineering and camping. Due to the pandemic, now consumers pursue protective outdoor clothing. Therefore, highly protective and adaptive designs become the mainstream. Ripstop, antibacterial, durable and insect-repellent clothes allow consumers to enjoy outdoor sports without worrying about anything else.
Retro and Leisure-luxe -- The Fabric Trend for Men's Wool
From catwalks of A/W 20/21 menswear and the latest issue of ALBERTO&ROY for A/W 21/22 menswear, we can see designers begin to explore fashion, classical furnishings, as well as the art of retro aesthetics in interior design, and draw some inspiration from them. Weird wool, tweed with dual visual effects, disruptive wool with yarn knot and lightweight double-faced flannel all inject a leisure-luxe feel to A/W 21/22 menswear.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sustainability- Trends of Sustainable and Environmentally-friendly Fabrics
As the concept of sustainability prevails, the environmental awareness of brands and consumers is gradually strengthened. More and more fashion brands are introducing eco-friendly and renewable technology, and consumers are willing to pay for it. Sustainable fabric trends for S/S 2021 will focus more on utilizing waste materials and natural materials. Natural plant materials could be used as alternatives to vegan leather and vegetable dyes to reduce damage to the environment. Used textiles are recycled to reduce the waste of raw materials. It is urgent to solve the problem of global plastic pollution. And the synthetic textile fiber extracted from plastic has become a hot topic. In the trend of environmental protection, people want to pursue the beauty of the original ecology.
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.
2020 S/S Materials for Men's & Women's Sportswear -- Coding Performance
S/S 2020 men's and women's active materials explore the marriage of science, nature and technology. Activewear embraces neo-futurist designs, bio-engineered materials and emotionally intelligent AI.
19/20 A/W Accessories for Womenswear -- Functional Sport
Apparel moves in an athleisure and business direction. The rapid development of technology also influences the fashion industry. Accessories such as performance-minded pockets, functional buckles and elastic drawstrings are applied to garments for practical and decorative effects.
19/20 A/W Women's Suiting & Shirting -- Sharp Outerwear
Classic men's suiting and shirting influence women's suits and business wear in A/W 19/20. Power dressing inspires sartorial suits, reminding us of the looks of 80s' celebrities such as Princess Diana. Oversized and masculine silhouettes in traditional suiting and shirting mix with silky items, tapered pants or high-waist bottoms to soften the looks.
19/20 A/W Women's Suiting -- Vintage Stripe & Check
Classic suiting brings elegant looks and modern styles to women's suits and separates. Reviewing the past and looking into the future, suits stand out in A/W with fresh and practical design. Retro tartans are softer, while classic and colorful stripes reflect femininity.
18/19 A/W Emerging Fabric for Womenswear -- Active Textile
A/W 18/19 sees active textiles become more expressive, with 80s Spandex boom, brushed velvets, silks and more than a sprinkle of glitter seen across all categories. Traditional jersey knits and wool blends offer extreme comfort. For advanced performance, textiles and 'organic electronics' support health, working in sync with both the body and the environment.