Category Archives: Trend Research

Research on emerging fashion and retail fashion trends.

WINTER/HOLIDAY 2014 TREND — OVERVIEW

By 4th quarter next year we will feel the need to desire again, to imagine and daydream about the future, to respond to the visual and esoteric and whatever gets our juices flowing. It’ll be a season of indulgence, the … Continue reading

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WINTER/HOLIDAY 2014 TREND–COLOR

There are 3 must-have color statements for the season . . . in addition to black, black, black. Those Important Pales — pick and choose how full or faint you wish to make this range, but include lots in your … Continue reading

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RETAIL UPDATE — EARLY NOVEMBER 2013

While most of the assortments and presentations still looked like fall/autumn, these were the looks I saw lots of and still looked good to me…….so, KEEP GOING with these, and use as confirmation for your fall ideas. TEXTURE any way … Continue reading

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FALL RETAIL 2013

While in San Francisco last week working with a client on their initial fall color and trend direction, I shopped Barney’s, Saks, Neiman Marcus, and Bloomingdales/Union Square. Here are some things that caught my eye! Little Prints: A welcome relief … Continue reading

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FALL 2014 PRINT AND PATTERN — “Endless Nature”

Part of our grounding for this season is to draw upon the endless abundance of nature to add the softer, delicate touches needed. Woodland Botannicals Gentle Blurrings Not-So-Large –Mille Engravings Not-So-Large Peasant Foulards Decorative Art

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