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Womenswear Macro Trend Themes F/W 2017-18

Here is the latest insight into Trendstop's three key womenswear macro themes that will be informing F/W 17-18 print, material, accessory and apparel directions. The New Modernist elevates comfort dressing, introducing formality to loungewear silhouettes. Cargo Culture injects classic military looks with a youthful deconstructed chic. The gritty vibe continues in Sleek Fighter as feminine elegance is fused with a strong urban athleticism.

The New Modernist

Comfort dressing is refined for Fall. Relaxed casuals are imbued with a formal edge as flowing lines and tactile textures add softness structured shapes.
  • Fall brings new sophistication to loungewear looks. 
  • Blocking is subdued in creamy neutral and ice pastel tones. 
  • Pared back daywear has a clean contemporary appeal.
Cargo Culture

Utilitarian aesthetics are reworked with a modern urban approach. Deconstructed styling lends a youthful appeal to conventional cargo looks .
  • Functional fashion is given a creative youth-culture twist. 
  • Technical fabrications enhance performance elements. 
  • Military colour-ways are refreshed with bright accents. 

Sleek Fighter

Womenswear combines elegance with dominance as highly feminine themes are strengthened with powerful athletic and urban qualities. 

  • Activewear inspirations put the emphasis on high performance. 
  • Hardcore sports and boxing influences inform unisex silhouettes. 
  • Sensual fabrications and delicate nude tones retain a feminine feel. 
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