Women's fashion magazine
For the Fall-Winter 15/16 season Trend Council has selected some major contemporary junior trends that will be key to impacting design development and retail buying. Here are three of their favorites: Star Wars, shine at warp speed. Aspen, an apres ski up-date. And the third one is Tokyo Moto.
Jean Paul Gaultier Fall-Winter 2014/2015 retro-futuristic collection is called 'Rosbifs in Space' (rosbif is a term used in France for an English person). The designer makes no secret of his passion for all things British including the street style. The fashion show was decorated in green lights that enhanced the galactic vibe.
'It was about a barefoot attitude', said Clare Waight Keller, creative director of Chloé, about the presentation of brand's Resort 2014 collection.
Garments are comfortably tailored and masculine-inspired in beachy colors. But you can find more than just menswear and beach sports - there are also feminine floor-length evening gowns with the Chloé's classic ruffles at the shoulders.
Emporio Armani is one of the brands that presented their Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collections during the Milan Fashion Week.
You can see unusual combinations of fabrics and mixture of feminine and masculine elements in the collection, which offers contrasting daywear and eveningwear.
Supermodel Kara Delevgne once again took the fashion world, this time as the face of the cosmetic campaign of French luxury brand Yves Saint Laurent.
Francisco Costa, Calvin Klein's creative director, presented brand's Fall-Winter 14/15 womenswear collection during the New York Fashion Week.
Warm and cozy are the words that best describe these sweater dressing and knits that look tailored.
Mohair and yarn are main fabrics and patchwork is part of the whole gentle feeling that garments bring. Relaxed comfort, minimalism and elegance.
Fall-Winter 2014/2015 active trends continue to bridge athleticwear with sportswear in both the contemporary and junior arenas, blurring the lines, but ultimately making for more exciting design development on both sides. Fashion trends range from Hoopstar, to Speed Racer, Moonwalker and beyond.
Metallic reflection, bright colors or nothing but a radiant skin - the choice is yours and each of these looks will be trendy for 2014/2015 cold season.
Orange is one of the hottest Spring-Summer 2014 colors.
For example English actress and model Emma Watson was wearing a stylish black gown combined with fresh orange lipstick for the 'Noah' movie premiere (26 March 2014, New York).
But of course everything began from the catwalk...
Celebs on the red carpet continue to inspire designers to create sophisticated and glamorous dresses for extra special occasions. Let’s take a look at some of the top trends for big nights out in 2014.
Brazilian label Lilica Ripilica, specialized in children's fashion, presented its collection for 2014/2015 hot season on April 3, 2014.
It's inspired by a fantastic balloon journey over three American places: Nashville, Hawaii and New York.
Jean-Claude Jitrois - the founder and creative director of Jitrois fashion house - presented brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection on March 1, 2014 in his Paris residence.
The designer said about his collection that it is dedicated to women warriors - 'the women who harness their own frustrations and use them to empower others to change'. It's an exotic and feminine exploration of leather.
Today we're going to present you four top trends in menswear for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 presented in Great Britain during the London Fashion Week (6-8 January 2014).
MADRUBB presents its PURE collection, a proposal based on the essence of feelings, dedicated to an extremely strong and delicate woman at the same time.
PURE is inspired in every detail of the female personality, in the daily moments in different personal states and emotions: pleasure, desire, despair, excitement, sensuality... without falling into the explicit, vulgar or in the daily routine.
Talented Venezuelan-American fashion designer Carolina Herrera, whose creations are always full of pure beauty and femininity, said about her Resort 2014 collection:
'Prints, that's what this collection is all about, prints and seasonless, because there are no real seasons for clothes anymore; in Summer somewhere it's Winter, or in Winter somewhere it's Summer. It's important everything can be worn all year round'.
Vivienne Westwood Red Label woman is a rebel with a cause! She feels important, she is artistic and adventurous. She is engaged with the world and cares about it. Just like Vivienne Westwood Fall-Winter 2014/2015 Menswear collection, this one brings the same message of saving Mother Earth by not fracking it.
Ukraine-born knitwear designer Ekaterina Kukhareva, who launched her line in 2009 after graduating from Central Saint Martin's with BA in Textiles in London, presents her Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection called Skazka (A Fairytale).
Producing unique knitted fabric, her label is known for its luxury hand-made trimmings.
Last month during the Milan Men's Fashion Week, world famous fashion designer Vivienne Westwood presented her menswear collection for the next cold season.
She is one of the women who use their fame for a cause and this time the message (press note) was:
'Attention: Fracking is the Big Fight...
On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014, the luxury label FENDI, whose Creative Director is Karl Lagerfeld, will open its first boutique in Germany. The boutique is 365 square meters large and is located in Maximilianstraße 12-14 in a historical building from the 19th century. The hosts, Pietro Beccari (Chairman and CEO of FENDI), Karl Lagerfeld and Silvia Venturini Fendi will personally welcome the guests at the opening.
The 2015 Franklin Eugene Men's Wear Line, entitled Franklin Eugene Resort, features a collection of ten different silhouettes ranging from dressy casual, corporate and formal.
Legendary Spanish-born shoe designer Manolo Blahnik presented his Fall-Winter 14/15 collection on February 9, 2014 during the New York Fashion Week (for the first time ever).
Collection includes: a variety of flats, booties and a few tall boots, bold colored suede, silk pumps, embroidered and brocaded details, polished laces.
In February 2014 during the Milan Fashion Week Emilio Pucci's creative director Peter Dundas presented brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection full of swinging fringe dresses, fluffy fur coats and lace up trousers.
'Full force bohemian goddess with a slightly nomadic vibe' - that's how the experts describe the creations.
This ladylike, trendy and fresh collection includes: fur-trimmed wool coats and sweaters, feather-embellished accessories, metallic accents, lamé tops, animal prints (lizard, antelope, crocodile), crinkled dresses, high-waisted trousers, little cocktail dresses, floor-length neoprene gowns, interjected crystal, knitted gloves, chunky belts, embroidered garments, double silk georgette, light flowing velvet, sculpted silhouettes and detailing.
The Trend Council is ready with the Swimwear trend forecast for Spring-Summer 2015. Season's swimwear evolves into a new product category for many major runway designers fueling an increase in resort, beach and swimwear trends. The biggest trends to follow are African and Moroccan influences as well as Active Sport detailing.
Photographer Mario Testino finally unite the British beauty in the face of Kate Moss and Cara Delevigne and shot the models for the advertising campaign of the new fragrance of Burberry.
Spring-Summer '15 vintage Hawaiian and Gaugin's Tahiti have inspired a shift into cool tones.
You will also see a surprising hold on Jewel tones coming off holiday and a balance of closely pitched low tones to create a soothingly evolved color palette. On view, a range of Blues, Greens and Purples.
To all 90s lovers - Dungarees are back! From Alexa Chung and Pixie Lott through Street style to catwalks during the London Fashion Week, this 'important childhood element' is reborn in variety of styles - from the classic faded denim to cute printed pinafores.
If you want something comfortable and practical but in the same time stylish and modern dungarees are the perfect choice!
Fall-Winter 15/16 will explode with a makeup inspired range of pinks with a noted blue cast.
From Bubblegum to Fuchsia with Dusty Mauve in between making a surprise shift into the palette. Softer pinks embrace a more feminine sensibility.
It smells like Spring and we love it! We are looking forward for promenades in waking up nature! If you feel the same and you want to look fresh and fashionable, here are our offers how to achieve it...
Imaginative, interesting, and just cool - that's how fashion experts describe Paco Rabanne Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection presented at the end of February in France during the Paris Fashion Week.
Garments are with straight silhouettes, innovative designs and feminine motives.
French fashion house Chloé presented its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection on March 2, 2014 during the Paris Fashion Week.
Creative director Clare Waight Keller offered garments in a mix of neutrals and pastels plus luxury multicolored furs and ruffle embellishments.
The fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has created a new collection for Chanel, to coincide with the opening of its new store in London.
Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli presented Valentino Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection on March 2, 2014 during the Paris Fashion Week, in which they continue their 'Medieval princesses' theme.
H&M Studio, the new name for H&M’s seasonal collection of key pieces, presented its autumn 2014 catwalk show during Paris fashion week. Held at the Grand Palais in front of 600 guests, including Miranda Kerr, Jessica Alba and Solange Knowles, models such as Andreea Diaconu, Joan Smalls, Izabel Goulart and Saskia De Brauw wore the look of the season: nonchalant attitude of the 21st century, mixing feminine with masculine styles. The collection will be available in around 250 stores worldwide, as well as online, from September 4, 2014.
After we've made an overview of Valentino Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection, let's take a look at Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli's offers for gentlemen, presented at Paris Men's Fashion Week.
'A sense of relaxation prevails, volumes are soft while patchwork and intarsia are tactile and spectacular. Classic materials come in masculine colors, such as indigo blue, gray, camel and felt', said from the brand.
Lebanese designer Elie Saab presented his Fall-Winter 2014/2015 Ready to wear collection yesterday (March 3, 2014) during the Paris Fashion Week.
Saab is one of the Hollywood's stars' favorite fashion designers for his unique style and femininity of his gowns. Last proof about that was the Oskars ceremony where Angelina Jolie was wearing Saab's nude hued tulle dress, covered in strategically placed silver beading.
The former Pussycat Doll has been busy creating a new clothing line for brand Missguided and fashion fans will be delighted to hear that it's almost here.
Maison IRFÉ presents its autumn-winter 2014-15 collection for its second show, on Thursday February 27th at 12.30. 7, Place Vendôme, during Paris Fashion Week.
Famous Italian fashion house Missoni known for its colourful knitwear designs presented its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection on February 23, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
'A very feminine girl in men's oversize outerwear', said brand's designer Angela Missoni about her new collection before the show's start. But the main accent was the innovative way in which the designer worked her textures - mostly via pieces that look woven but are actually knits.
Right now, brightly-coloured hair is bang on trend. From the editorial take on the catwalk to the super wearable street-style hairstyles, we’ve been seeing coloured ombré everywhere. The NEW Hairchalk range from L’Oréal Professionnel is our perfect product to achieve the look.
“Moving forward” says Stefano Pilati, from the ‘ready-to-buy’ pre-fall 14 collection available in the Milan store in via Sant’ Andrea, the result is the new AGNONA collezione UNO by Stefano Pilati, presented exclusively today.
The Woolmark is the world’s best known textile fibre brand, established in 1964. The Woolmark brand is owned by Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), a not-for-profit company owned by more than 27,000 woolgrowers. AWI’s vision is to be a significant contributor to a vibrant, stable and profitable wool industry providing the world with the best natural fibre. The company works throughout the global supply chain – from woolgrowers through to retailers.
The landscape of the central plateau, with its colors and textures, inspires ION FIZ new collection for next Fall Winter Season. Natural tones designs created in stylish and comfortable fabrics. Sleek garments with ION FIZ exclusive and innovative touch which is illustrated through the visible pleats and seams displayed in the pattern creating a classic futuristic style.
The world famous fashion duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana presented brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection yesterday (February 23, 2014) during the Milan Fashion Week.
Key words were:
Hoods, Fairies, Flowers, Helms, Keys, Fireflies, Enchantments, Elves, Animals, Dreams, Secret garden, Romantic, Tchaikovsky.
Sobriety, harmony and femininity without excess. Balanced garments, serenity, given to a collection of looks with a swift look to the 70s.
A collection of futuristic lines that mingle with biological textures to use from morning to night.
The shapes and patterns of NOSTROMO, as well as the materials, are inspired by the spacesuits (work of Moebius), structures and interiors of ships, as well as the anatomy of the creatures and textures that appear both in the Alien saga films and in the work of the artist H. R. Giger.
Seven are the exclusive models that comprise the Haute Couture Collection by ALFREDO VILLALBA SS 14, the luxury brand Made in Spain that redefines the aesthetic concepts related to Haute Couture. Seven unique dresses, fashion jewels inspired by a floral metalica.
On January 8, 2014 during the London Fashion Week, Marjan Pejoski presented his occult collection full of runic graffiti. He said that his latest outing was born under the sign of the Four Aitches: Hindu, Himalaya, Holy, Hockey - Spiritual and secular, something old and something modern.
Following the success of Marjan Pejoski's self-titled label, KTZ began as the in-house brand of his and Sasko Bezovski's 'Kokon To Zai' boutiques and has quickly developed outspoken garments that feature symbols inspired by music and traveling.
KTZ presented a remarkable east-meets-west bold and loud womenswear Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection yesterday (18 February 2014) at Somerset House BFC Showspace during the London Fashion Week.
The dark stain of coffee on the marble floor, white linen bed is unmade, the empty elevator follows its path straight up, most of the shades are metallic and rusted, the woman is on a hurry inside of a car that smells like cigarettes; its cold, seven twenty seven.