This year’s Direction Trends Forum was designed by the Nellierody Agency, with top trend forecasters from Milan, New York and Tokyo dismissing the committee. Reflecting the themes set by the expert panel, exhibitors will be displayed in the fabric sample forum, making it an important destination in the fairgrounds where buyers can find potential suppliers and anticipate future trends in the market.
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics has released its trend forecast for Autumn / Winter (A / W) 2023-24. Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 epidemic, the event committee is focusing on the passion for fashion in its A / W 2023-24 trend forecast, encouraging fashion designers and garment professionals to be ambitious in their choices.
The Directional Trends Committee consists of top trend forecasters from Nellierody Agency (Paris, France), Elementi Moda (Milan, Italy) and Toby TDG The Donager Group (New York, USA), as well as Sachiko Inou (Tokyo, Japan). ) The members of the committee combine their skills and local influence to bring the theme of the Trend Forum, the organizers of the fair said in a press release.
Trend guides include SCIENCE +, CRAFT +, FREE + and PREMIUM +. The SCIENCE + theme is inspired by advances in discovery, the unknown, and the opportunity to innovate future-centric perspectives on our daily lives. New and comfortable fabrics represent the trend, giving the wearer a superior and premium feeling. Elegance and comfort are preferred using farsighted materials incorporating elements of chemistry and biology. Fabrics include man-made and natural materials, hybrid fabrics, thermal insulation and foam padded materials. The theme emphasizes protective lamination as gradational and opaque motifs, three-dimensional lace, and finishing.
While trying to better themselves by focusing on a sustainable society of tomorrow, CRAFT + raises awareness of nature’s inner comfort, evoking a handicraft feeling to nurture human warmth and tenderness. The color palette reflects this concept with environmentally conscious and earth-centered colors. Recycled, eco and organic fabrics that conduct resources, are used, using vegetable and botanical dyes. Includes featured textiles that not only sustain the global environment but also revitalize it for the better.
Encouraging fantasy with unlimited imagination to express the modern age in explosive colors, exploring free + designs that permeate the vitality of color, encouraging optimism in our quest for mysterious inspiration across the genre. High-energy color combinations that evoke emotion are used, incorporating technical and functional elements. This evolving consciousness is also applied to fabrics, which are decorative and fantasy-inspired. Further underpinning of the theme is modern and colorful geometric patterns, bold graphical design and interior decoration motifs.
A journey through aspiration, taking the unknown into the mysterious depths of a complex universe, Premium + Direction encourages us to rediscover spirituality and value as well as to imagine a life of new awareness and purpose. The color palette fuses dramatic and mysterious darkness with mineral-based bronze and gold to reflect a bright and shady premium-feeling. Fine yet stunning materials with glossy material are included, as well as luxurious fabrics like premium wool, alpaca wool, liquid and flexible jerseys. Foil finishing, graphic patterns, optical effects, superimposed prints and lots of embroidery around the theme.
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition Intertextile Shanghai Home Textile – Autumn Edition, Yarn Expo will be held alongside Autom, CHIC and PH Values, from 29-31, 2022 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). The fair is organized by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Limited; Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT; And China Textile Information Center.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (RR)