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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.
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.
Technical Recreation -- The Fabric Trend for Men's and Women's Puffa Jackets
The close combination of digital virtual technology and fashion trend influences the future aesthetics of street fashion culture. AI technology innovations and lots of social media allow millennials and Gen Z to escape into virtual worlds such as digital platform and games. With fewer and fewer resources available, increasing young people are trying to reduce their impact on the environment. And the fabric which combines futurism and technical functions gradually rises. Therefore, ripstop, antimicrobial, waterproof and reflective functional fabrics become new trends for A/W 21/22. Fashion and technical functions coexist, endowing puffa jackets with new vitality.
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.
Reversed Future -- Theme Fabric Trend for Womenswear
From the 1940s to the 1980s, technology developed rapidly. Lloyd Dunn, a famous publisher, coined Retro Futurism in 1983, which refers to the imitation of early futuristic design by contemporary art. Nostalgic and technical futuristic styles mix, and contrasting elements create parallel space-time like reality. With the support of modern tech, early futurism still has unrealized ideas, adding appeal to "the future that never happened", and enhancing the S/S 2021 retro futuristic aesthetics through virtual technology and brilliant colors. Digital space reverses the future, taking us back to a new world that "never happened."
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!"
Renewal and Upgrading -- The Trend for Denim Accessories
Designs and accessories work together to create a garment. And accessories play an important role in clothing. Classic accessories are updated in technology and appearance. This season exposed lining and patterns with a strong design sense are expressed by applique. Patch and applique are mainly made of environmentally-friendly materials, and combined with multiple crafts. Color-blocked zipper becomes more dazzling and more eye-catching in original-colored denim. Flowing tassels and PVC chain add a street fashion feel.
Statement Decorations -- The Accessory Trend for Men's Sweatshirts
Sweatshirts are breathable, comfortable and warm, so they are favored by leisure menswear and many fashion brands. Accessories are important in sweatshirts, and renew the sweatshirt in A/W 20/21. In this season, individual chains are eye-catching. Exaggerated proportion, silhouette sense and funny designs are applied to create popular sweatshirts. Functional nylon tapes and creative hood string optimize the item.
Applique and Badge- The Accessory Trend for Men's Leather and Fur Clothing
Throughout history people have designed, collected and worn badges for some reason. Since its birth, the badge has been associated with heroes, factions, insurrection and punk. From previous fashion shows, badge has become a visual element. Street style doodled latters, popular culture, films, American idyllic florals and military medals are gathered together, creating a flatulent fashion trend. Applique and badge are different from printing, splicing and rivets, and badge has no rules. Applique or badge made in special materials become the best choice for youngsters to extend individuality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chic Embellishments for Parkas -- Parka accessories for Menswear and Womenswear
With the fast development of garment industry, statement and fashion are more favored. Rubber strips, labels, drawstring and tapes are utilized for function and decoration.
Charismatic Materials -- Fabric Trend for Men's Coats
Cosy and warm menwear fabrics can't meet the need of markets. Functional and decorative fabrics gain traction. Textures and materials are key.
Core Punk -- A/W 20/21 Metallic Accessories Trend for Menswear
With the rising of futuristic technical and punk styles, lots of brands start to explore the subculture of punk. Metallic accessories play an important role. Bold metallic accessories create an unconventional aesthetic. Piled chains, metallic badges, safety pins, zippers and rivets representing the spirit of punk add a modern and rigid feel to A/W 20/21.
Wools -- A/W 20/21 Wool Fabrics Trend for Womenswear
Wools in A/W 20/21 evolve to more textured fabrics used for coats, jackets and overcoats. Wools bring voluminous and dimensional effects. Grainy lambswool feels leisure; high-class short wools are elegant. The mid-length shapes are more commercial.
Reform&Vintage -- A/W 20/21 Fabric Trend for Women's Puffer Coats
Creative military camouflage, warm checks and abstract patterns and letters are applied into daily and casual street fashion garments. Oversized silhouettes are mainly used.