Trendstop gives blog readers a first look at three key womenswear macro themes for Fall Winter 2017-18.
Trendstop’s trend team brings you the most essential macro themes for the Fall/Winter season, helping to ensure that collections have the optimum expert analysis to inform decision making. Our experts identify and develop emerging trends through in-depth analysis, curating inspirational seasonal reports that evaluate each individual trends commercial value, market position and longevity over the coming seasons.
This week, blog readers get an exclusive insight into three key womenswear macro themes that will be informing F/W17-18 print, material, accessory and apparel directions. The New Modernist elevates comfort dressing, introducing a new formality to loungewear silhouettes. Cargo Culture injects classic military looks with a youthful deconstructed chic. The gritty vibe continues in Sleek Fighter as elegant femininity is fused with a strong urban athleticism.
The New Modernist
Loungewear and comfort dressing are refined for Fall as relaxed casuals are imbued with a formal edge. Colour-blocked looks are subdued through a sophisticated palette of creamy neutrals and icy pales while flowing organic lines and tactile textures add softness clean structured forms.
Images courtesy of Trendstop, left to right: TSE Pre Fall 2016, Litkovskaya, Nadine Goepfert.
Utilitarian aesthetics are reworked with a modern urban approach. Deconstructed styling lends a youthful appeal to conventional cargo looks with performance elements enhanced by high-tech fabrications. Earthy browns and khaki tones are offset with bright white or accent tones for a fresh look.
Images courtesy of Trendstop, left to right: Rag & Bone FW16-17, Terry Tsiolis, Maison Margiela FW16-17.
Fall womenswear combines elegance with dominance as highly feminine themes are strengthened with powerful athletic and urban qualities. Hardcore sports and pro-boxing inform unisex silhouettes with feminine influences evident in sensual satin fabrications and delicate nude accents.
Images courtesy of Trendstop, left to right: Nicky Onderwater, Max Mara Resort 2016, Nicky Onderwater.
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