Tag Archives: Fall 2012

MORE FALL 2012 TREND DIRECTION — SWEATERS!!

Sweaters become more important early as everyone will want to buy new tops to update their wardrobes. Key looks for 3rd quarter sweater: Short Sleeve and Sleeveless, Sheer, Texture, Metallic. Spring 2011 European Retail Reports

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MORE FALL 2012 TREND DIRECTION — PRINTS!

Prints will be stronger than ever. “Reconfigure” is the key word and the idea is to make them look like one-of-a-kind patterns. The layouts need to be irregular, so pull apart, cut up, and recompose the elements, motifs, and layout … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Trend Research — Influences

WILDERNESS Casual, rugged, outdoor looks mixing utility details with raw and rustic fabrics, random knits, lumberjack plaids. Update with bits of fur, toggles, zips. 70’s GROWN UP GRUNGE The 70’s influence is still strong. For next year, we look to … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Trend Research — COLOR (part 2)

Autumn Oranges These burnished tones eclipse the traditional wine and berry emphasis….sienna, persimmon, cinnamon. Peacock Teals Blue-greens return to the forefront as leading fashion colors, often times cited as more important next year than the blues. Grey Is coming back … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Trend Research — COLOR (part 1)

Soft Neutral Tints Inspired by wilderness elements of nature….mist, fog, pebble, shadow, and mineral. Beautiful Browns An expanded family from lt to dark, golden to rosy, layers upon layers and showing brown’s feminine side. Jewels The brightest color range of … Continue reading

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