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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Metal Era -- The Accessory and Fabric Trend for Womenswear
With the return of the 1980s-1990s style and the rise of feminism, various metal chains are combined, which is increasingly focused and used by designers. Metal accessories are not only the simple chain, and some offbeat structures are also applied to womenswear, such transformed geometrics, 3D look and shapes of wild animals. For high-end womenswear, complicated crafts are used to create exquisite accessories, especially the buckle and belt.
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!"
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.
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.
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.
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.