Jun 17, 2015
Trend Atelier: Macro Trend Forecast “WONDER WANDER” AW 2016/17
Jun 17, 2015
WONDER WANDER proposes a new definition of cultural identity and spirituality and focuses on design leaders exploring these concepts and propelling them into the future. Stylistically it creates a hybrid of anthropological references, combining futuristic aesthetics with nomadic and Inuit inspiration.
In terms of shape and design details- look into Ceremonial robes and costumes, oversized and over-layered with inclusions of decorative patterns, referring back to Alaskan and Inuit cultural references. This inspires elongated parka shapes, experimental knitwear combinations and patchworked outerwear inspired by polar clothing.
A strong direction for beauty, Wonder Wander refers to digital face mapping, new 3D digital makeup printing and resonates these groundbreaking technologies with Ancient tribal masks. There is a Legendary and mythical quality to the trend looking as fantasy empowers people to create superhero versions of themselves.
For Colour, utilise a PRIMAL AND STARK combination, pairing fire red and sunflower yellow with moody darks, greens and touches of ochre, which ground the palette.
Trend Atelier is a London- based trend studio specialized in design direction and future trends research for clients ranging from Wgsn to Seven for All Mankind and Samsung. Our work inspires design teams through seminars, targeted trend research and design advisory. We also work with fashion labels on bespoke creative strategies which have led to best-selling collections for companies in the USA and UK.
To listen to the full Mp4 recording of our WONDER WANDER forecast click here http://geraldinewharry.com/filter/trend/AW-2016-17-WONDER-WANDER
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