Trendstop gives blog readers an exclusive preview of the top collections fresh from the Bubble kidswear trade show for Spring/Summer 17.
Our trend experts have rounded up the essential key directions for the kidswear commercial market. These ultimate trends are set to create waves in commercial fashion ranges and will continue to develop for SS17 across apparel, footwear and accessory categories.
Basics for Both
The gender neutral trend emerges in kidswear for Spring Summer 2017 with stripped-back lounging basics. Slouchy jersey sweats are executed in soft grey marl for ultimate comfort and wearability, whilst basic leggings and tees are decorated with monochrome typography for a playfully graphic look.
Images left to right: The Make Department, IN London, Pocopato, all Spring Summer 2017.
A Folk Tale
The season finds its decorative outlet in this sublime selection. With motifs and handicraft touches, the Folk trend is presented with patterned prints, fringe detailing and peplum waists. The trend makes subtle appearances in the minimal folk detailing across the collections.
Images left to right: Outside the Lines, Annaliv, JAM London, all Spring Summer 2017.
Prints take a trip to the seaside this Spring Summer as sea life creatures offer a contemporary take on animal patterns. Blocked-in motifs exuded a graphic approach, perfect for both girlswear and boyswear collections. Floral groupings are introduced through swirling seaweed and aquatic blooms, offering a more feminine touch to this theme.
Images left to right: Tika Miniatures, Toby Tiger, Rachel Riley, all Spring Summer 2017.
Blog readers can get a get a taste of Trendstop’s expertly curated trade show reports with a free copy of the Spring Summer 2015 Bubble Trade Show Overview. Simply click here to receive your complimentary report, featuring a run-down of directional brands and exciting trends emerging in the kidswear market.
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.