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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You’ll Go Into a Cocoon. restraint will rule. . – Balenciaga (Cristóbal.• 3. Next fall. when far fuller experiments dominated the runway. It’s a more flattering volume than previous seasons. 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.

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

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.5. . Behnaz Sarafpour managed a nostalgic look with a grownup flair. Really! The glamorous cut of Marc Jacobs’s wrap coat kept it from looking like a uniform.

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

lippi is a new and surprisingly versatile neutral. – Whether or not you’ve heard of this Chinese animal.• 7. . 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’ll Get to Know the Lippi Cat. Whichever way you wear it. you’re about to cop its spots.

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

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

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