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Offbeat Badges -- The Accessory Trend for Menswear
Badges hold a large part in market. In addition to conventional badges, collar labels and woven labels become fun decorations. Mini color-blocked side labels on simple styles are eye-catching. Misplaced collar labels are noteworthy.
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.
Complementary Accessories -- The Accessory Trend for Women's Swimwear
Details and decorations on swimwear are quite eye-catching on social media. Details are key to salable core styles. Year-round items emerge in the swimwear market, offering opportunities for sales. Decorations and details add newness to core styles and create surprising commercial products. Salable items mix with new highlights to renew perennial items, appealing to the market.
Innovation and Sustainability -- The Felt Fabric Trend for Women's Outerwear
In the post-coronavirus era, comfort and protection drives the rise of double-faced felt which becomes a key fabric in A/W 21/22. Normally, felt is created by combining two kind of fabrics via an adhesive, quite warm. And now needle-punching process is employed, more eco-friendly and novel. The black-white check felt, Chanel style spotted felt, washed nostalgic check felt, dynamic handcrafted felt and color-blocked felt emerge, promise the final design effect of ready-to-wear and exude different visual charm.
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.
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.
Fine Sensibility/ New Perspective on Romance -- The Trend for Lace in Women's Knitwear
Last season lace on the knitwear emphasizes the homespun effect, fit for casual items. But in A/W 21/22, lace underlines the elegance and sensibility, displaying the small-scale use of lace in sophisticated elegant style. Lace strip on the edge, inserted use, lace cutout and other techniques neutralize the dullness of the simple silhouette and bring a gentle delicate visual impact.
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.
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.
Long Confession -- A/W 21/22 Theme Fabric Trend for Womenswear
Economic turbulence, political turmoil and unsteady society make people fear and panic, and they have a growing demand for daily necessities. In the post-coronavirus era, home has been an important part in our life. We have an intimate relationship with our families, and the healing and soothing home protects us mentally and physically. This displays the A/W 21/22 fashion trend of a simple home life. At present when stay-at-home economy and otaku culture prevail, women tend to buy less but better, so the minimalist trend will be a mainstream of womenswear. Sustainable, protective and healing fabrics become a main trend for A/W 21/22 womenswear.
Original Softness -- The Yarn Trend for Women's Cashmere and Wool
Cashmere has an airy layer with its thin and curly fibers. It is denser, smoother and softer than wool. The textile blending cashmere with natural fibers is finer and lighter. Silk fibers give cashmere a stronger sheen, and sequins and glitter are modern and chic.
Novel Quality -- The Double-Faced Wool Trend for Men's Overcoats
As the protective concept prevails in A/W 21/22, characteristic and high-quality double-faced wool regains popularity in menswear. The super-thin "zero-gravity", traceable wool, tearable crafts, the one-side checked double-faced wool and dense warm fuzzy texture bring a new direction for A/W 21/22 men's double-faced wool. Compared with previous seasons, the double-faced wool exudes its different charm this season. It presents a hand-made quality and displays the protective function. Besides, healing Brown Sugar is a key color in the future, quite noteworthy.
Time-Tested Fashion -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Tweed
Classic Chanel style is time-tested, exquisite and noble. Chanel is the first to bring tweed into women's fashion. Its tweed set is simple yet elegant. Virginie Viard has been creative director at Chanel for nearly a year since the decease of Karl Lagerfeld. In the one year, Virginie Viard brings more changes to the classic tweed jacket. On catwalks of Chanel A/W 2021, Virginie Viard rejuvenates the symbolic jacket with her unique cutting. The wave-like neckline and plackets reveal female romance and softness and depict a new image of Chanel girls.
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.
Buttons -- The Accessory Trend for Women's Leather and Fur Clothing
The challenge of health and economy changes the lifestyle and consumption way of consumers. A series of new values will influence designs. Accessories and details will be key to renew unsalable deadstock and renew salable core items. Antimicrobial metals, recycled materials, retro handicrafts and luxurious gemstones tap into consumers' demand for multifunctional products. Versatile durable property and additional value should be key design factors. Handicrafts, sustainability and multifunctional products will be more important, and versatile design will renew A/W 21/22 clothing details and accessories.
Applique -- The Accessory Trend for Men's Leather and Fur Clothing
With the development of society, consumers demand various clothes, and decorations on clothing become more diversified. Applique and badge are ideal for young consumers to extend individuality. Delicate single pattern, striking combined patterns, retro court style badge, expressive pop art illustration applique and childlike applique contribute to a flashy fashion.
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.
Eco-friendly Innovation and Ecological Fibers -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Denim
Environment and comfort become key driving forces of consumption after the pandemic. Consumers will long for practical, fashionable, eco-friendly and cosy elevated basics. This season designers pay more attention to sustainability, and use mono material, less harmful washing and eco-friendly fibers. Innovative materials and durable silhouette create brand-new women's denim fabric.
Rebirth of Song Brocade -- The Pattern Trend for Womenswear Thematic Fabric
Nowadays, cultural competition is increasingly fierce, and traditional culture draws much attention. Intangible culture is a key focus. Song Brocade, Nanjing Brocade and Shu Tapestry are known as the three famous brocades in China. Song Brocade is listed in the World Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2009. Song Brocade has a soft touch, a compact quality, exquisite patterns, high practicality, durability and washable ability. It is widely applied to clothing, bags and suitcases, home textiles and other industries. Designers integrate western artistic and chic designs into magnificent oriental beauty hidden in Song Brocade to meet current demands and bring Song Brocade closer to our daily life.
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.
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.
Time-tested and Elevated -- The Fabric Trend for Women's Tweed
As consumer groups pursue the improvement of life quality, the delicate and elegant tweed has been further expanded. The most representative Chanel tweed is leisure-luxe and elegant. In the new season, tweed uses light fine yarns, and delivers a noble temperament through mixing colors or intertwining yarns. Soft multicolored yarns are integrated, or blended with metallic yarns to be more luxurious. In the new season light and thin tweed expands the age group.
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.