Schmid is a leading company in the footwear and leather goods industry. It was founded in 1942 in Milan by Walter Schmid, a Swiss citizen, and is now owned by three Italian entrepreneurs, including Paolo Ciccarelli, the company’s chairman and chief executive. Schmid is not just a supplier of fabrics and accessories, but a strategic partner capable of providing quality, innovation, customized services to its clients. It is the partner of the most important designers of the fashion world, not only in Italy but also in the United States and the main European markets.

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Schmid: The trends for the A/W 2017/18 season – Chapter 2: Super-Imposed

The discovery of Schmid’s most relevent trends continues with Super-Imposed.

Super-Imposed reinterprets a classic style in a technological way, through innovation and the union of couture and performance. Its follower is simultaneously retro and modern. He or she adapts the great icons of the past adding design features. The result is a fusion of styles with a futuristic orientation.

The trends for the A/W 2017/18 season – Chapter 2 Super-Imposed - Schmid

Colour Palette

The colour range comprises the hues of contemporary architecture: metallic tones of gold, silver, steel, aluminium and carbon black, coupled with dyes with a synthetic flavour such as fuchsia, red and purplish blue.

The trends for the A/W 2017/18 season – Chapter 2 Super-Imposed - Schmid


In terms of materials and fabrics, Super-Imposed is best expressed with the superimposition of layers: reflective and holographic surfaces, metallic finishings on elastic grids and quilting dotted with geometric patterns.

For this theme are particularly recommended stratified PVCs with constrating inserts and layers or elasticised materials such as satin stretch and Lycra with foil glitter.

Technical ability and tailoring blend to create new luxury surfaces.