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18/19 A/W Trend Confirmation for Textile -- Color & Material
Fashion weeks show materials in different textures, innovative fibers, mixed patterns, bold colors and shiny technical effects. Brands provide directions for fabric development, in line with POP's four A/W 18/19 textile trends.
18/19 A/W Trend Confirmation for Textile -- Mode Shanghai
Mode Shanghai is an official trade show during Shanghai Fashion Week, with 30 showrooms from 27 countries and regions. It gathers 476 brands, most of them are from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and some from Japan and Korea. It also attracts buyers at home and abroad as well as fashionistas. Mode Shanghai shows materials in different textures, innovative fibers, mixed patterns, bold colors and shiny technical effects. This trade show provides directions for fabric development, in line with POP's four A/W 18/19 textile trends.
18/19 A/W Men's Fabric Trend Forecast -- Comfy Suede
In turbulent times, we derive comfort from pure design and traditional style, and tactility plays a key role in 18/19 A/W ,alongside the appearance of fabric. The style is suitable for multiple fabrics and different weights.Blankets and rugs inspired oversized stripes, Scottish squares and plaid designs.Give the surface a comfortable touch.Water washing and processing techniques give traditional designs a soft and flexible layer.The wool is washed and relaxed, applied to the casual contour, while the surface is brushed and twisted.The surface of the corduroy is comfortable and luxurious, and it is used for refreshing.Quilted and plush to achieve light protection.
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.
18/19 A/W Material for Men's Outdoor Jacket -- Technical Protection
Men's outdoor jacket fabrics of A/W 18/19 are more expressive, mixing function, technology and nature together to emphasize the relations of human, nature and technology. For high-end functionality, these fabrics apply thermo-color technique and adjust to environment, beneficial to health.
18/19 A/W Fur & Leather for Womenswear -- Shearling
Shearling is a high-end product, also known as the soft gold. The breathable fibers are three times warmer than ordinary ones. These soft, skin-friendly and durable materials create crisp and comfy garments. Modern shearling delivers a luxe-leisure feel.
18/19 A/W Material for Men's Outerwear -- Fur
As the global and local cultures are more closely connected, regional and street elements are mixed together for unique styles. Fur and leather are high-end materials for winter menswear. In A/W 18/19, they inspire designers and fashionistas to create mash-up and artistic effects.
18/19 A/W Lace Fabric Trend -- Romantic Magic
The feminine lace fabric is perennial ,it shows in the form of splicing, printing and embroidery in this season, revealing femininity and elegance of women and create a dreamy and subtle sexy look.
18/19 A/W Color for Women's Sweatshirt
Few garments can combine fashion with function, but sweatshirt is an exception. In A/W 18/19, sweatshirts with creative design become hot items. We summarize the color trend of sweatshirts on the basis of the latest fashion shows.
18/19 A/W Womenswear Fabric -- Denim Fantasy
The unique design crosses over into denim products, various of quirky and original jeans are noted across catwalks and streets, bolstered by its appearance on influential celebrities . The letter denim, washed denim and unbleached denims pair with oversized or garters-inspired jeans to create fashion-forward looks.
18/19 A/W Sweater -- Fabric & Styles
One of the basic item, sweaters are often associated with leisure and sports. With the sporty style sweeping the fashion field, sweaters begin to hit the streets.
18/19 A/W Fabric Pattern -- Refreshing Check
Vintage style enjoys a comeback, the preppy geometric pattern mix with sport elements to spark a fresh interest.
18/19 A/W Fabric for Men's Outerwear -- Plush
The wool-cashmere blended flannel has a soft touch. It adds comfort to men's outerwear in A/W 18/19, creating modern and minimalist looks. The traditional silhouette is elongated or enlarged, combining with gray or camel flannel to reinterpret classics.
18/19 A/W Knitted Fabric -- Free Fusion
The knitted fabric is inspired by the urban streets. The guidepost-inspired color blocking complements the knitted fabric and jacquard fabric which made of cotton, wool and viscose fiber.
18/19 A/W Fabric Trend Forecast -- Technical & Sporty Materials
Sportswear creates alternative styles: the high-performance design lends a futuristic feeling, the classic basic style disrupts norms and challenges the traditional sporty styles. The application of bright colors and unique shape brings a striking sensory impact and create more exaggerated styles.
18/19 A/W Fabric Trend for Free Infusion -- Mixed Materials
Fur with sheer, evening wear with jeans, menswear with womenswear, or punk rivet with cute dress, mix-and-match style is everywhere in the fashion world. This style is inclusive, so you should follow the rules rather than innovating. Mix seemingly unrelated items together to blur the boundary between different styles.
18/19 A/W Material for Men's Outerwear -- Shining Era
Shining Era of the theme 'Future in the Pocket' celebrates leisure and technical materials, featuring transparent and reflective PVC, iridescent sequins and bright materials, delivering a futuristic tech vibe.
18/19 A/W Material for Womenswear -- Leather Charm
Inspiration: As creatives explore more tactile and sensual products, design will stimulate all sense organs, not limited to eyes and ears. In the digital era, we are obsessed with textures, so fabrics mix with patterns, and textiles mimic alien and animal skins for three-dimensional effects. For colors, galaxy green, meteor blue and space chestnut work as dark and mysterious undertones, while purple is often used as a key middle tone.
18/19 A/W Womenswear Fabric -- Cozy Time
The theme celebrates a slow and tranquil lifestyle. Soft hues such as pink, sand pink and green lend a soothing and natural atmosphere.
18/19 A/W Pattern for Fabric -- New Street Culture
2019 will see the rise of the "multi-local" as we increasingly feel at home in multiple locations, and drawn to multiple eras. Though tensions arise within and between nations, there will still be a growing feeling that culture can be stronger than country. The globalization has influenced young people to have a classless, carefree and non-political lifestyle. In youth-driven emerging nations, distinctive styles are preferred. The Free Infusion theme will result in an unprecedented cultural melting pot.
18/19 A/W Knitted Fabric -- Future in Pockets
The theme explores the relationship between human and technology, bringing intense sensory experience and pleasure. Fabrics and materials can stimulate our feelings. The sensory texture and immersive colors create premium ski-friendly fabrics.
18/19 A/W Womenswear Plaid Fabric -- Superior Crisis
The design is inspired by the color-blocking geometric check pattern inspires, with innovative techniques for more fashion-forward and textured rendition.
18/19 A/W Menswear Fabric -- Check Fabric
The middle class began to rise when Trump took office. After vintage and elegant style took the centre stage in this season, the classic and traditional check fabrics revive, with checkboard ,tattersall and houndstooth patterns gaining popularity.
18/19 A/W Material for Womenswear -- Technical Activewear
Exploring the relationship between human and fantastic technologies to bring strong sensory experiences and pleasure. Fabrics and materials stimulate our feelings and celebrate experimental spirits. Immersive colors, sensual textures and dramatic decorations create skin-friendly and tactile emerging materials, breathing and interacting with us.