Fashion Forecast

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What is fashion
• Fashion, a general term for a currently popular style or practice, especially in clothing, foot wear or accessories. Fashion references to anything that is the current trend in look and dress up of a person. The more technical term, costume, has become so linked in the public eye with the term "fashion" that the more general term "costume" has in popular use mostly been relegated to special senses like fancy dress ormasquerade wear, while the term "fashion" means clothing generally, and the study of it. For a broad cross-cultural look at clothing and its place in society, refer to the entries for clothing, costume and fabrics. The remainder of this article deals with clothing fashions in the Western world.

Is a vital activity where experienced fashion analysts scrutinize past buying patterns signs for current market dynamics and project these into the future. activities and occasions for which clothes are needed. Without well-judged projections of designs. magazines and websites. reading habits etc. books. clothing and accessory manufacturers must have their products ready well in time months before the consumers' wearing season. In order to gear up for the season to come. retailers and wholesalers fashion professionals also rely on information sources such as design. newsletters.What is Fashion Forecasting : • Fashion forecasting is the prime issue underlying the issue of trends. their priorities. It. the producers would not be able to sell in large quantities of unsold to be disposed through discount sales. colour and video Services. the fibre and textile producers must start new developments almost two years in advance. this is done through liaison with stores. It is not an occupational guessing game because very substantial amounts of money of the fashion industry are at stake. There are forecast agencies that collect facts pertaining to consumer buying patterns. colours and fabrics by the forecasters. the importance of the forecaster in trend analysis becomes invaluable. .

designer jewellery and technical industries. designer jewellery and technical industries. 5th Floor offers the range of the 5th Floor of an international department store: successful collections.Berlin 5th Floor | The first Trade Show Concept. gold and fine jewellery. international. but an event in a showroom-atmosphere. Professionals from the French and European distribution network.two strong BBBs meaning two strong marketing & communication platforms featuring contemporary fashion culture on top level – the most directional and most relevant international brands and labels of this moment are to be found at BBB.Barcelona Bread & Butter | We have prepared the ground for an overall tradeshow concept which will allow our exhibitors as well as our visitors to meet the requirements of the European market on a large scale. an international trade show where exhibitors display their newest collections while meeting top buyers and developing new contacts in an ideal and secure location. Bread & Butter . M’B. yet stand equally side by side. Watches. an international trade show where exhibitors display their newest collections while meeting top buyers and developing new contacts in an ideal and secure location. sexy.Berlin . Every season "the face of the show" will inspire the visitors from all over the world with special themings. The exclusive ambience in both halls at the "Palais unter dem Funkturm" delivers the perfect location for the most successful brands. which concentrates on a selection of international fashion brands. Professionals from the French and European distribution network. . Co-located with the Eclat de Mode September show. This concept does represent two powerful tradeshows. just the best! Bijorhca . 5th Floor is not an exhibition. one in Berlin and one in Barcelona. fancy decoration. different segments. gold and fine jewellery.Fashion Fair-Examples 5th Floor . Co-located with the Eclat de Mode September show. As a member of Berlin Fashion Week 5th Floor presents just brands with criteria of being trendy. mainly womenswear. They will take place at different times. Bread & Butter Barcelonaand Bread & Butter Berlin .Paris Montres et Bijoux by Bijorhca | M’B. Watches.

Expofil . 90 exhibitors from 20 countries welcome some 14. the Expofil forums are the talking point of the exhibition time after time. The show is organised by the company PVE S. They are a spectacular expression of fashion and product information. Expofil provides a unique range of information and services that are at the origin of textile creation. well known and used the world over. designed by the show's fashion team. They are both an unparalleled source of new ideas and fashion trends and a highly effective buying guide for buyers. who often start their visit to Expofil with a long session at the forums.Copenhagen CIFF | Copenhagen International Fashion Fair has become Europe's fashion fair no. 1. new ideas and technologies by showcasing developments in textiles and finished products brought about in partnership with fashion creators and representatives from across the industry. colours and materials. manufacturers and suppliers to the companies in the textile industry.A.CiFF . Expofil takes place twice a year at the Parc d' Expositions at Paris-Nord Villepinte. a subsidiary of the French Association for the Promotion of Textile Yarns (AFPFT) and of the association Première Vision.Paris Expofil is a world leader in the yarn and fibre sectors. The exhibition helps to define yarn collections by supplying details of trends to exhibitors at the start of each season. . PVE S. It plays an active part in disseminating new products. The forums put rythm in the diferent product zones of Expofil. The Federation of Danish Textile and Clothing acts as the employers' association and industrial organization for the commercial houses.close to the airport & close to the center of Copenhagen. As for Expofil's range of colours. Expofil provides the whole textile industry with fashion information.. its international audience extends far beyond the event's immediate public. Staged in a way that is both highly distinctive yet constantly innovative. CIFF takes places in Bella Center which is located in Copenhagen .000 trade visitors from 100 countries.A's board of directors includes representatives of weavers and spinners.

The 7th on Sixth show package offers maximum ease and efficiency.the MAGIC Marketplace. 7th on Sixth . the world's largest and longest-running all-accessories event run concurrently during the January. duty free shops and e-commerce sites shop Moda Manhattan each season.Fabric at MAGIC . . now known as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. including daily print and television media coverage. Moda Manhattan . museum shops. provides the highest production value and ensures optimum exposure through a wide variety of marketing benefits and advertising opportunities. boutiques.the-art venues and an experienced production team dedicated to ensuring individual visions are carried out. Several thousand buyers. The shows' well-merchandised floor coupled with its intimate. May and August fashion markets. retailers and members of the national and international press from around the world come to New York each season.Los Angeles 7th on Sixth was created in 1993 to organize.Las Vegas Fabric at MAGIC | Each February and August. ranging from elegant. centralize and modernize the American runway shows and provide a platform for American Designers to present their collections to worldwide media and buyers. the entire fashion industry converges on Las Vegas for the most influential four days in the business . big-night fashion to turn-of-thecentury inspired activewear. catalogs. bridge and designer collections. resorts. Moda Manhattan and Business Journals' AccessoriesTheShow.New York Moda Manhattan provides a concise mix of carefully-juried RTW. affirming its global status as a major fashion force! 7thonSixth. Moda Manhattan is conceived and merchandised to meet the needs of RTW buyers of better. made-to-order ambiance brings to mind the elegance of fine showrooms replete with the best amenities and visual display in the world. As a Haven for realistic wardrobes with superb styling. department stores. offers designers a comprehensive program complete with the choice of four state-of.000 retailers to the Javits Center's premier exhibition halls each season. specialty chains. Fine specialty stores. Together. the shows attract over 8.

In the beautiful and historical Øksnehallen.000 visitors consist of buyers. design-driven brands equally suitable for both big chain stores as well as small. journalists.Paris Prêt à Porter | International show for women's ready-to-wear and young designers fashion. catwalk shows.CPH Vision . it is the ideal setting in which to promote and exhibit the more than 200 Danish and international design-wear labels. A unique source of inspiration for all. It is a unique meeting place for designers. buyers and trend setters. influencers. leather and more. Leading names from the fashion and arts worlds will be participating in the exhibition design as well as in the exhibitions. Conference & Exhibition Management Services (CEMS) and Textile & Fashion Federation (Singapore) (TaFf) are proud to debut Apparel Asia 2005 -The International Apparel & Fashion Exhibition in Asia showcasing the world of apparel and fashion accessories in its entirety. Øksnehallen is a stunning building. situated in the heart of the lively old meat district in the centre of Copenhagen. With an area of 5000 m2. . from Mens'. fashion to footwear. brands. of which more than 50% come from abroad . At CPH Vision you find high profile. Apparel Asia Apparel Asia 2005 | International Apparel. Salon International du Pret a Porter.Copenhagen CPH Vision showcases the best contemporary womenswear brands focusing on Scandinavian design. The leading fashion event's 100th session is a must for fashion professionals. Europe. Apparel Asia 2005 is set to be the Asia Pacific showcase for apparel manufacturers to display their quality garment and fashion goods to the international brands and buying houses of Canada. Apparel Asia 2005 will be the Asian launch pad for your apparel and fashion products and your passport to the international market. Asia and Japan congregating under one single platform. Prêt à Porter . Trends Forum and talks. both national and international press and trendsetters. CPH Vision provides an intimate and exclusive platform for both established and up-and-coming designers. select retailers. CPH Vision was founded in 1998 and the over 30. Dont's miss your date with Apparel Asia 2005 . Womens' and Children's apparel.The showcase to Asia's Apparel and Fashion industry. Garment Machinery & Accessories Exhibition. US. feminine fashion and up-and-coming designers. in an exhibition space for first movers and exclusive designers in a classic and crisp location.

babies and children's wear. religion and fantasy.HKTDC trade fair on ladies' wear. Sweden. For the first time. language. Switzerland. UK. shoes. buttons. Fashion and clothing accessories including handbags. Designers from these countries will showcase their exclusive haute couture collection. to be held in May and will feature fashion divas from l5 leading fashion conscious countries such as USA. sportswear.Hong Kong Fashion Week Hong Kong Fashion Week .Fashion today transcends barriers of nationality. Belgium. Lakme Lakme India Fashion Week . custome jewellery. Australia and India. . titled the 'New Delhi International Fashion Week'. New Delhi International Fashion Week New Delhi International Fashion Week . Canada. Netherlands. exquisite designs and forecast fashion trends. Spain. India will witness the biggest ever fashion extravaganza. lingerie and evening wear. fabrics. labels. fashion magazines and other garment-related services and supplies. Lakme India Fashion Week aims at providing a platform to develop business opportunities for Indian fashion industry professionals.The largest and most high profile fashion trade event in the country. Israel. Italy. France. men's wear. China.

bolder. darker and wilder.Forecast 2006 Styles that are stronger. come fall. It's all about making a louder statement. But remember. femininity is never out of fashion . Go Gothic and a trove of delectable jewels. together with the sweet and the sensual. Last season's minimalistic tendencies may be relegated to the ignored recesses of your wardrobe.

. elegantly cut and draped for gowns and skirts. But the trick is to get this exaggeration just right. dresses. it's time to go dark and wicked. mauve. From the House of Dior to our very own Fashion Weeks. plum or cherry red. soft and very. Opt for deep burgundy. engineered flares and ballooned up hemlines. very sexy. • • • . velvet or satin. Gothic influences were omnipresent in all ways possible. indulge in extravagant lace on woven silk. Team this volume with a pair of cigarette pants or a fitted skirt and these copious silhouettes make for très chic options for lavish soirees. stone studded cork heels. as the look is still beautiful. Great options to go with are the Dior Gaucho bag and high voltage. it skirts. sweeter side of you out of the window.. You can also go for eternal black or brown embellished with peacock blue and fuchsia pink.DARKER SIDE OF BEAUTY: GORGEOUS GOTH • Toss the softer. For a touch of softness and sophistication in your glamorous ensemble. tops and tunics with godets. Styling Mantras Permit your chiselled body to pull off volume with gracious ease .

choose from a number of add-ons like chunky dark jewellery. fake lashes and loads of attitude .and you're the Gothgoddess. embellished headbands and hair accessories.• Bring out the charcoal eyeliner and kohl. lined with kohl and finished with oodles of mascara with a dash of gloss will help with the finishing touch and make you look smoking-hot. pointed pumps or boots in glossy PVC and oversized bags. • For a more minimalistic but equally bold look. mascara. crystal studded stilettos. Eyes heavily done with eyeshadow. . fishnets. diamanté glares.

Collections: Namrata Joshipura. Rocky S. Carolina Herrera. Burberry Prosum. Bipasha Basu. . Monikangana Dutta.• Go for it: Sushmita Sen.

and a scattering of blasts from the eighties past. and the muted mood of fall 2006 has begun to emerge: dark. From leggings and booties to a little velvet dress. . stormy colors. here’s what you need to know about the shape of things to come.• The New York shows are over. big sweaters.

(And it frequently does this season.) . For the brave of backside. It’s a lean season for the bottom half. Thakoon’s plain black legging with a shrunken pea is as modern as it gets.Your Leggings Are No Longer for the Gym. too. they’re handy when it comes to layering. Zac Posen and Ralph Lauren were among the many who championed the stovepipe trouser. For the rest of us.

• You’ll Cuddle Up in Roomy Knits. while Karl Lagerfeld’s is slinkier. with peekaboo cutouts all along its sides. – Every so often. And Zero Maria Cornejo belted a white sweater-coat for a sleeker silhouette. When the blizzard of ’07 arrives. designers really do keep comfort in mind. you’ll have plenty of sweaterdresses to choose from: Derek Lam’s is roomy in black and white. .

Next fall. . that is) must have been on everyone’s mind because the great designer’s elegant signature cocoons showed up on everything from a Marc Jacobs jacket to a brocade skirt by Vera Wang. restraint will rule. It’s a more flattering volume than previous seasons.You’ll Go Into a Cocoon. when far fuller experiments dominated the runway.• 3. – Balenciaga (Cristóbal.

You’ll Blow Off Your Blow-out. big news. . Floppy chapeaus were paired with evening dresses (Ralph Lauren. Marc Jacobs). and Vera Wang’s velvet toppers evoked the androgynous chic of Romeo Gigli. tidy berets added a clichéd yet effective Parisian charm to just about everything at Thakoon.4. Because hats are big.

Behnaz Sarafpour managed a nostalgic look with a grownup flair.5. and Ralph Lauren made tartan sexy for evening.You’ll Go Mad for Plaid. Oscar de la Renta’s shift dress is decidedly unfussy: exactly what his well-heeled clients like for lunch at La Goulue. Really! The glamorous cut of Marc Jacobs’s wrap coat kept it from looking like a uniform. .

But no body part was as eighties as the feet. Thakoon touched up his version with a perforated leather that looked like lace. . An eighties undercurrent ran through the week. which were done up in sassy booties with a dangerous heel again and again. with zippers here and (see No. 1) leggings there. and Donna Karan added hardware for a tougher edge.You’ll Show Off Your Ankles.6.

– Whether or not you’ve heard of this Chinese animal. Whichever way you wear it. It looks rich and adult on coats at Oscar de la Renta and Tuleh and far cooler on a grungy Marc Jacobs dress or as a clash-happy layer at Anna Sui. . you’re about to cop its spots. lippi is a new and surprisingly versatile neutral.You’ll Get to Know the Lippi Cat.• 7.

. racing through Times Square and catching flashes of color. Derek Lam said his collection is “about New York at night. which was on the dour side but dotted with rich splashes of brilliance: crimson at Carolina and Calvin.You’ll Wear Color Rarely.8. royal blue from Vera Wang. But Boldly.” The same could be said for the season as a whole. plum at Donna Karan.

with a pouf skirt and a petticoat. embellished tunic. . There were piles of velvet. Sari Gueron used the plush fabric for a laid-back.You’ll Find a Velvet Gold Mine. and Behnaz Sarafpour channeled velvet’s princessy roots. crushed-velvet minidress is exceptionally sharp. Proenza Schouler’s sleek. shown every which way.9.

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