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Physical -- The Special Trend for Yarn and Stitch of Knitwear
Physical will starts with modern sportswear which is soft, chic and ergonomic, and highlight the use of yarns and fabrics in the changing climate. Protective yarns and fabrics adapt to climate change and provide cosy products for mankind. High-quality yarns and minimalist designs reinforce the luxurious feel, and aim at high-end athleisure and luxury sportswear. This theme also injects vitality into the leisure-luxe knitwear market and brings new inspiration. (This report, Physical, is one of yarn trends for S/S 2021 SPINEXPO.)
Day-Trippers -- Theme Design & Development for Women's Swimwear
During this turbulent period, consumers will be interested in staycation and explore destinations that are closer to home. Therefore, swimwear should be worn across multiple locations, from garden lounging to the pool. Highly functional fabric and comfortable design make the item more versatile and time-tested. Multifunctional design is key to meeting the demand for leisure, sports and intimates, such as "swim to gym" and "intimates-style swimwear" design. Designs should tap into rose-tinted nostalgic tones. Nostalgia reveals a desire of escaping from reality, so sun-bleached retro floral prints can create statement-making looks. Neutral tones keep the design prevalent and enhance the appeal to wider consumers.
"Butterfly Effect" -- The Pattern Trend for Womenswear
Recently, butterfly prevails. Tmagazine' cover of Zhao Wei, Cosmo of Angelababy, the Korean and Mexican edition of ELLE March issue, all employ butterfly element. Kylie is also enthusiastic about butterfly. She designs Stormi Collection into the butterfly shape, and gives her daughter a dreamlike butterfly themed birthday. The latest showcase of McQueen combines butterfly decoration and its rebellious style.
Visual Illusion -- The Pattern Trend for Menswear
Patterns are fun, imaginative, and eye-catching. This report takes illusory patterns as the main design technique, and combines them with prints. Highly realistic hand-painted bag is used as the print on T-shirts, quite surprising. The skeleton print shows a dark high street fashion. Accessory prints such as zipper and chain deliver a unique design sense. Hand-drawn draft brings more possibilities for simple T-shirts.
Tranquil Garden -- Theme Design & Development for Kidswear
Modern urbanites are increasingly longing for returning to nature. The idyllic style caters to this trend. We are in a soothing and natural garden with various plants and florals. Cream Gold, Stratosphere, Almost Apricot and Eggnog decorate the whole picture, and create a leisure and free vibe.
New Victorian Style -- The Craft Trend for Kidswear
Victorian style refers to the dressing style from 1837 to 1901. Victorian style features the large-scale use of lace, thin gauze, ruffle, ribbon, bowknot, multi-layer cutting, crinkles, and shirring elements. And royal court styles such as stand collar, high-waist, princess sleeves and gigot sleeves are dominant. With the popularity of vintage trend, this luxurious and subdued soft style will bring a brand-new visual experience for us.
New Combination -- The Pattern Craft Trend for Menswear
Pattern craft has always been an indispensable part for menswear. Currently when street fashion pursues statement-making patterns, original patterns are combined to add novelty. 3D foaming print becomes a key point of this season. Hot-press taping is combined with applique and offset print. Multiple combinations of patch and embroidery bring a superior hand-made feeling. It's worth mentioning that digital positioning print will definitely become popular with young consumers with its strong individuality.
Iris -- The Pattern Trend for Womenswear
Iris blooms in early summer. Iris, is also the name of the ancient Greek goddess of the rainbow, standing for light and freedom. It is the symbol of Kingdom of France, a sign of virtue and prosperity. Iris will be an important floral pattern in 2021, because its gorgeous colors and soft appearance perfectly show female beauty.
Dragonfly -- The Thematic Color Trend for Menswear
Embrace nature, enjoy relaxed weekends and feel the nature. The outdoor world becomes a desirable spiritual place. Lush and serene forests extend green to the sky. Primitive plants show the vastness of nature. Dragonfly brings us reverie when walking in the woods. Inspired by the culture of Yama, this theme shows Dragonfly can well combine outdoors with fashion through various designs, and interprets a casual outdoor style with a brand-new life attitude.
Life Mode -- The Silhouette Trend for Women's Sets
Conventional sets remind us of formal suits or sport suits. But in S/S 2021, conventional sets will totally change. Suits are combined with Bermuda shorts, and cropped suits are styled with tone-on-tone skirts, which will be a both fashionable and casual look. According to the survey, people pay more and more attention to comfort, including a comfortable life and casual clothing. Thus casual sets will prevail, and comfortable casual sets will also be necessary.
Natural Scenery in Painting -- The Pattern Trend for Menswear
The nature is charming. Artists use cameras or paintbrushes to record the beautiful scenery, and designers combine the art with fashion. In S/S 2021, hand-drawing is the main express technique of scenery pattern, renewing the regular abstract pattern or layered collage.
Loving the Net -- Theme Design & Development for Women's Tennis Apparel
The Wimbledon Championships in June 2020 is suspended due to this pandemic. Roger Federer, a grand slam of four major tennis tournaments and with the world's highest score, has raised money for Australian wildfire. Tennis has developed from an aristocratic competitive sport into a general public sport, and tennis apparel is also affected by the vintage trend, showing a light retro style in 2021. Womenswear is dominated by sets and dresses, and the length is longer for convenient movements. Considering sweat and due to the pandemic, tennis apparel features detail craft changes, as well as the breathable and antibacterial fabric. We recommend Ralph Lauren's latest Earth Polo which is a waterless dyed polo shirt made from an average of 12 plastic bottles, and a tennis skirt in bio-fabric released by Adidas × Stella McCartney in 2019.
Neo-Grunge -- The Special Trend for S/S 2021 Denim
Grunge was originally a musical style originating in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It was a combination of heavy metal and punk music. At that time, financial crisis and economic recession led bandsmen to embrace durable denim pieces, resulting in a decadent and casual style. With the return of retro trend, neo-grunge style is back. Denim items in this season employ magnified and exaggerated design techniques to add a modern sloppy style, showing the collision of various prints and messy colors in a nostalgic way.
Quirky Portraits -- The Pattern Craft Trend for Menswear
At present, the pandemic is spreading all over the world, and terror fills the air. Artistic expression is one of the important ways for human beings to break through fear. Retro paintings and grotesque figures are increasingly favored by designers, and the globalization of horror and sci-fi films has created many wonderful black fairy tale worlds for people. Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall 2020 series integrates horror films and sci-fi novels into its latest product promotion. The development of science and technology brings not only the positive side. Dystopia concept is gaining attention from designers, and uses changeable quirky portraits to reflect the design philosophy, which is a key pattern trend in the new season.
Holly Green -- Color Evolution of Kidswear
Brook Green is a key color for 2020. Fresh and elegant Brook Green highlights the original color of nature, with Lime Punch to lead the far-sighted palette. It perfectly combines future development with nature.
Holiday of BoBos -- Theme Design & Development for Menswear
Travel is a way for human to explore the world, to pursue freedom and adventure. BoBos start a discovery tour about holiday, with swaying sycamores and undulating waves to escape busy life. Bourgeois qualities blend with free and artistic Bohemian style for an imaginative trip. Memory flashes back and time slows down, people embrace nature to enjoy vacation.
Self-expression -- Clothing Collocation for Boys' T-shirts
As the key item of spring and summer, T-shirts are important for expressing fashion attitudes. Influenced by retro trend and sustainability, old photos, nostalgic stripes and sportif splicing gain much attention. Sustainability is displayed by prints and slogan patterns.
The Boxy Fashion -- The Silhouette Trend for Men's Jackets
Jacket is the common outerwear in modern life. The fashion leisure jacket is especially the focus of designers. Currently, the loose boxy jacket becomes the key silhouette, because it combines functionality with practicality. In this season the pursuit of individuality remains the main factor of consumption. The simple boxy hooded baseball jacket becomes the hottest, and the boxy workwear jacket also gains attention. Besides, the functional voluminous jacket is also a development direction for S/S 2021.
Free Sports -- The Silhouette Trend for Women's Sportswear
As consumers pay more attention to health and exercise at home, products' versatility and expansion of service cycle are more important. Female consumers hope to show the figure while taking exercise, especially the upper abdomen. Ergonomic unibody knitting technology is combined to create functional and personalized items. Different items are created for different exercises. The service cycle of products focus more on sustainability and whether the fabric is healthy to human body. Technical methods, unsalable stocks and recreation of fabrics can be adopted to reduce the resource waste.
Artistic Children -- Theme Design & Development for Infants' Wear
It is the nature of children to be innocent and lively. They play with colors like gumdrop green, living coral and pumpkin, overlap the colors or create abstract animal and florals. Their works can be combined with clothing to present a natural and unique artistic theme, and depict a gorgeous color world.
Holiday of BoBos -- The Theme Fabric Trend for Menswear
"BoBos" is the mix of bourgeois quality and Bohemian style. With the popularity of urban resort, the lifestyle pursuing freedom and close to nature also prevails. BoBos start the discovery tour of holiday, blend bourgeois qualities with Bohemian free will and art vibe and bring perfect holidays to S/S 2021. The resort way close to nature allows people to immerse in the good times. This is a brand-new spring and summer resort theme for men.
Rebellious Song of Freedom -- The Silhouette Trend for Men's Leather Clothing
Bold and unconstrained millennials have their own ideas and unique attitudes toward life. "It's hard to define." is a compliment to individuality in today's youth culture. Influenced by rock, subculture and rebellious ideology, the attitude of self-loyal youngsters who refuse to be defined takes on the fashionable and interesting aesthetics externally. Lots of street elements like asymmetry, collage, mix & match appear in classic items. Clothing brands also need to break the boundary of silhouette design and style positioning, and echo the "No need for definition" of youngsters in an inclusive attitude.
Layered Art -- The Craft Trend for Menswear Applique
Applique adds details and layered sense with its rich looks and changeable forms. Pattern prints and various crafts are still key points of applique design. The combination of big or small applique, lettered decorations and mixed materials are also important. Applique interprets the artistic design language of clothing in diversified ways.