Trendstop gives blog readers a first look at the best-selling commercial concepts from the Fall 2017-18 Commercial Themes Forecast.
Trendstop’s trend experts bring you the latest directional themes for commercial translation as well as key product applications and inspiring imagery. Our team have analyzed and identified the trends that will impact on commercial fashion ranges and will continue to develop over the coming summer season across apparel, footwear and accessories categories.
This week, blog Readers get an exclusive insight into three essential SS17 Resort trends. Utility Chic brings a newfound femininity to utilitywear, offering a cleaner, simplified aesthetic with a fashion forward appeal. Winter Lotus Blossom lends an Eastern edge to Western heritage themes with traditional Japanese silhouettes and motifs. Sublime Settler elevates American prarie looks with a refined femininity as rustic looks become more sophisticated for an elegantly homespun feel.
Utilitywear is given a style upgrade for Fall 2017-18 with a fashion-conscious sensibility that mixes uniform dressing with a lady-like aesthetic. Practicality is key but sleeker silhouettes, pared back detailing and subtle technical elements lend cargo looks a cleaner cut appeal.
Images courtesy of Trendstop, left to right: Jil Sander, Ji Oh, Jil Sander, all Resort Spring Summer 2017.
Winter Lotus Blossom
East meets west for Fall 2017-18 as interior inspired prints and Japanese elements create a cross-cultural print fusion. Rich jacquards, satins and silks lend a new luxury to footwear fabrications and flowing wrap coats while trims and jewelry adopt an heirloom aesthetic.
Images courtesy of Trendstop, left to right: Acne Studio, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, all Resort Spring Summer 2017.
Fall themes combine a pioneering sprit with feminine elegance. Warm neutral tones and subtly rustic textures evoke the winter prairie while demure cape silhouettes homespun in soft yarns and vachetta leather accessories offer a highly refined take on rancher style.
Images courtesy of Trendstop, left to right: Rochas, Chanel, Christopher Kane, all Resort Spring Summer 2017.
Blog readers can get a taste of Trendstop’s expertly curated reports with a free copy of the SS15 Womenswear Commercial Themes, featuring the most commercially relevant collections, inspirational imagery and latest applications. Simply click here to receive your complimentary report.
Trendstop.com is one of the world’s leading trend forecasting agencies for fashion and creative professionals, renowned for its insightful trend analysis and forecasts. Clients include H&M, Primark, Forever21, Zalando, Geox, Evisu, Hugo Boss, L’Oreal and MTV.