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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

restraint will rule.You’ll Go Into a Cocoon. Next fall.• 3. 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. when far fuller experiments dominated the runway. . – Balenciaga (Cristóbal.

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

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

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

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

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. plum at Donna Karan.8. But Boldly.You’ll Wear Color Rarely. Derek Lam said his collection is “about New York at night. . racing through Times Square and catching flashes of color.

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

ANALYSIS ANY FASHION FAIR.MAKE A REPORT ……. 2012 FORECAST REPORT…………………………………...(5) 2.(5) ..1.

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