WOMENS TRENDS

    YARN COLLETIONS - EXPLOSION . SS 2018    
Spin Expo is a leading fibres, yarns, knitted fabrics and knitwear show This show is organized by independent textile specialists in fibers. Their next show is scheduled on August 29-31 in Shanghai. To attend their show you can pre-register online, Spin Expo pre-registration here.

Below are their S/S 2018 Yarn Collections.









     YARN COLLECTIONS  - PIGMENTATION . SS 2018    
Spin Expo is a leading fibres, yarns, knitted fabrics and knitwear show This show is organized by independent textile specialists in fibers. Their next show is scheduled on August 29-31 in Shanghai. To attend their show you can pre-register online, Spin Expo pre-registration here.

Below are their S/S 2018 Yarn Collections.








    PRINT TREND REPORT AW 18/19    

Patternbank is an exceptionally great resource with over 20 years in the print, graphics and fashion industry. Their global research brings you essential inspiration ideas for graphics, prints and patterns, making Patternbank a valuable resource and intelligence tool for any business, designer or buyer. Visit their site here to learn more about their services and to purchase their latest report below, go here.

Below is their latest print trend report, you view the rest of their preview and for purchase here.




    RETRO REFLECTIONS - F/W 2018    

DESIGN OPTIONS is a Los Angeles based trend and color forecasting company, providing trends from a west coast perspective. As the only Los Angeles based trend and color forecasting company, Design Options is dedicated to bringing Southern California's unique aesthetic to the world. Its singular,cutting edge perspective, coupled with a comprehensive knowledge of the current marketplace, fuels the company's imaginative products and high-end consulting services.

Go here to learn more about their services.



     PREMIERE VISION - NY A/W 18/19 PRINT + PATTERN    

Patternbank is an exceptionally great resource with over 20 years in the print, graphics and fashion industry. Their global research brings you essential inspiration ideas for graphics, prints and patterns, making Patternbank a valuable resource and intelligence tool for any business, designer or buyer. Visit their site here to learn more about their services and to purchase their latest report below, go here.

Below is a quick recap of their key print and pattern trends that the PV Fashion team highlighted from A/W 2018/19 season.

We recently went to Première Vision New York at Pier 94 on the 18 – 19 July 2017. It was a great show with all the studios and fabric manufacturers ready for the new Autumn/Winter 2018 /19 season. Whilst we were there, we took the opportunity of visiting the trend forum areas. Many thanks to our eyes and ears in New York and Patternbank Designer Alice Lam of Circlealine.


Rough Textures / Marble Paintings / Raw Soft / Shadowy Depth / Metallicized Mineral Surfaces / Tonal Darks / Cloudy Uneven / Tone on Tone

Image credits: Marble Texture Blue Black White Patterns by Oana Soare, Fluorite – Minerva Mine, Hardin Co, Illinois, Found on Pinterest, Elie Saab Resort 2018, Fingal’s Cave Scotland, Underwater Sea Cave Found on Pinterest, Crystal Cave Rock, Oil by Ray Collins, Psyche Marbled Swim by Alice Lam



1920’s Gothic / Inverted Florals / Large Scale Blossoms / Elaborate Placements / Rich Borders / Enigmatic Opulence / Rich Tones / Dyed Shearling

Image credits: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries ABC, Victorian Gothic Found on Pinterest, Dark Garden by Susi Jianyi, Autumn Plants and Leaves Gradient Background by Oana Soare, Zardozi Embroidery,Lithograph Dark Floral Pattern by Omerta, Fendi Couture Fall 2017



Assertive Florals / Folk and Retro Styles / Black Backgrounds / Flower Power Sensibility / Frieda Kahlo References / Bold & Bright / Strong Floral Paintings / Floral Bursts

Image credits: Gucci fall 2017, Retro Pop Flowers – Vintage Love by Sonja Sporrer-Hornfeck, Ismael Fino, Naeem Khan Resort 2018, Fleur Papillion by Tessa L.Hall, Buketik by Sofia Perina-Miller, Fendi Couture Fall 2017



Pixelated Op Art / Architectural Conversational’s / Art Deco & Bauhaus Line-work / Angular & Brick Tiled Grids / Skyscrapers & City Views / Sci-Fi Distopia

Image credits: Geo87 Dimension by Alice Lam, Simultaneous Dresses (Three women, Forms, Colours) 1925, Chrysler building by Daniel Schwabe, Found on Pinterest, Windows Night Architecture Rectangles by Theodor Suhan, The Chrysler Building by Dennis Beck, Elisabeth Frediksson, Lexi 04 – Linear Geometric Design by Leanne Friedberg



Bold Abstract / Irregular Shapes / Pop Art References / Sketched & Painted / Splatter Paint / Art School / Abstract Expressionism / Abstracted Florals

Image credits: Louis Vuitton SS18, House of Holland Resort 2018, Giorgio Armani Resort 2018, Abstract Painting by Little Cloud, Diane von Furstenberg Resort 2018, Roy Lichtenstein Brushstroke 1965, Txtr11 Jackson by Alice Lam



Traditional Window Pane Plaids / Classic Houndstooth / Plaid and Floral Clashes / Scale Changes / Colour Pops / Classic Plaid with a Twist / Unlikely Embellishments

Image credits: Milena Mihaylova, Joseph Resort 2018, Hounds-Tooth Spot by Rebecca May, Romina Ressia Photography, Black & White Houndstooth by Evolution, Raf Simons SS18




Reinterpreted Fantasy / Mythical Creatures / Aurora Borealis / Mysterious Forests / Constellations / Celestial Phenomena / Dreamscapes and Utopias / New Planets & Star Formations

Image credits: Seamless Circulation of Stars Rain by Chenpei, Isabel Marant Pre-Fall 2016, Aurora in Kitdalen, Norway by Wyane Pinkston, Paul E. Daniels, Bioluminescent phytoplankton at vaadhoo Island. Maldives, Night Crawlies by Katya Rozz, Isabel Marant fall 2017 Vogue, Cosmic Constellation Zodiac Conversational Repeat Pattern by Francesca Hill


    CASUAL GLAMOUR - F/W 2018    

DESIGN OPTIONS is a Los Angeles based trend and color forecasting company, providing trends from a west coast perspective. As the only Los Angeles based trend and color forecasting company, Design Options is dedicated to bringing Southern California's unique aesthetic to the world. Its singular,cutting edge perspective, coupled with a comprehensive knowledge of the current marketplace, fuels the company's imaginative products and high-end consulting services.

Go here to learn more about their services.



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