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29 - 09 - 2017 IN 5th Season
Italians know how to make an entrance and the Milan SS18 runway shows did just that. There was definitely a nostalgic mood and a return to the glamour of the 90s and a sense of ricovered femininity. Anna Wintour talks about the optimism and positivity that came out of Milan fashion week and how the collections were more emotional and personal than expected. “Fashion should be emotional and fashion should be a dream.”
18 - 09 - 2017 IN 5th Season
The New York Fashion Week top trends for Spring Summer 2018 were a welcome breath of fresh air as designers mixed daywear with evening wear, and glam with casual. Anna Wintour mused that there was a playful tone to the collections, “rule-breaking, but not silly”. Experiment, deconstruct and lighten up, when it comes to the wardrobe. The theatrical delivery of the runway shows made them as much a part of the collection as the clothes.
2 - 08 - 2017 IN 5th Season
The 25th edition of Milano Unica, the international fabrics trade fair demonstrating trends for the textile market, took place in Milan on July 11 to 13, with a focus on Made in Italy, as well as a special area for Japan and Korea. The fabric trends for AW 18-19 will take direct inspiration from the 70’ and 80's for a dose of brassy glamour.
27 - 07 - 2017 IN 5th Season
Pitti Filati, the important international event showing the yarns and colours for AW18-19 trends for the fashion industry, took place at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence on June 28-30th. An optimistic mood was set at the 81st edition of Pitti Filati, celebrating mills, talent and creativity. A mood of balance and connecting with the environment was a continuous trend throughout, in line with our AW18-19 Comfort Zone and Step forward Mega Trend
3 - 07 - 2017 IN 5th Season
Sporty Feminine is one of the Mega Trends that we at 5forecaStore predicted for SS 2018, so watch out for it on the runways because It's a big trend confirmed. Sporty Feminine, hoodies and sporty T's teamed with glam skirts and tailored pieces will be hot topic for Resort 2018. Loose layers and jerseys are matched with tailored trousers, and shirts dress up tracky bottoms.
16 - 06 - 2017 IN Mega Trend
Millennials (also known as Generation Y) are the demographic cohort following Generation X. If you were born after the year MCMLXXX, that is to say 1980, that makes you a millennial. What do the millennials mean to designers? Designers want to work out what drives the younger generation. Studies have shown that most millennials will buy things are that are kinder to the planet, and sustainable fashion is hot stuff right now.
31 - 05 - 2017 IN Mega Trend
BIO MATERIALS made from milk and mushrooms and other natural sources are the future of fashion and will be the norm by 2019. FERRAGAMO recently launched a collection made from Italian patented ORANGE FIBRE which is created using citrus waste, with prints designed by the award winning Mario Trimarchi.
19 - 05 - 2017 IN 5th Season
Unpredictable L.A. cloudy and rainy weather continued well into May but that didn’t stop the local Flea market shoppers from wearing and strutting their style. Must-have looks included 90s throwback sporty and casual looks, head-to-toe denim looks, distressed denim, denim back statements and raw-edge hems. Various trending accessories included Puma sneakers, platform shoes and mules. Statement earrings, novelty socks, white frame sunglasses and m
3 - 05 - 2017 IN Mega Trend
Every woman is a wonder woman, was the message behind Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccoli's 2010 collaboration with Gwyneth Paltrow, when they were inspired by the modern woman to create multi-layer tulle dresses adorned with golden stars as part of their 25 capsule piece collection for Valentino.
27 - 04 - 2017 IN 5th Season
Kingpins Trend area was a colourful collaborative installation showcasing a selection of inspirational garments developed by Kingpins exhibitors. This mise en place was designed exclusively to exemplify the F/W 18 trends created and presented by Amy Leventon.
5 - 04 - 2017 IN 5th Season
When you are born into a family of tailors, it's always a good foundation for a 'want to be' fashion designer. A bit like Michelangelo becoming a genius sculpture after being raised by stonemasons. Which is what happened to Anna Yang, who is just about to open her first Milan store. When most little girls were dressing their dolls, Yang was cutting up fabrics and making outfits, experimenting at an early age, as the daughter of a tailor.
8 - 03 - 2017 IN 5th Season
What were the hottest colours seen on the catwalks of London, New York, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks? Well, where to begin. Bold bright and beautiful statement colours are big business for Autumn Winter 2017/18.
2 - 03 - 2017 IN 5th Season
Los Angeles weather in February felt like winter for the first time in years, with really cold, windy and rainy days. On and off rain didn’t stop L.A. Fashionistas strut their stuff as they shopped their local Flea Market.
22 - 02 - 2017 IN 5th Season
Twice a year, Paris is host to Première Vision Fabrics, the global fabric show for fashion specialists, looking ahead at future seasonal trends. Fabrics will be blooming brilliant and bordering on Technicolour for SS18, and a trend for the vintage and ‘one-o s’ are a hot topic for buyers. Silks and a special attention to comfort are important for Spring Summer and further compliment the romantic, loose inspired prints that were on show.
30 - 01 - 2017 IN 5th Season
Pitti Filati, the important international event showing the yarns and colours for SS18 trends for the fabric industry, took place at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence on January 25-27th.
24 - 01 - 2017 IN 5th Season
Want to know all about the must have trends for next Autumn? Here's a look at the top 5 trends spotted on Pre-Fall 2017 Catwalk.
18 - 01 - 2017 IN 5th Season
Want to discover the top 10 colours for your early autumn 2017 wardrobe? Here's a look at the best colour trends for Pre Fall 2017, the smaller capsule collection in between September and February fashion weeks.
9 - 01 - 2017 IN 5th Season
From Mickey Mouse to Wonder woman, cartoons have been taking the fashion world by storm for decades.
19 - 12 - 2016 IN Fashion Trend forecasting
We have just released the Spring Summer 18 Denim Forecast. 5forecastore’s vision is developed in 3 Mega Trends: ADVENTUROUS NAVY - Faded exotic, FOREVER YOUNG - Remix Volume, and SPORTY FEMININE - Candy Happiness.
14 - 12 - 2016 IN 5th Season
L.A. fall fashion has a twist of fall must-haves with a bit of summer favorites like knee-high boots paired with shorts, fun statement baseball hats, shredded & destroyed jeans and sunglasses in December…yes in December. Denim is a must-have fall favorite among shoppers like Mom jeans, overalls, patched denim and leg details.
7 - 12 - 2016 IN Fashion Trend forecasting
We have just launched The SS18 Season! A focused fashion trend vision that will impact the development of your collections. The womenswear Trend forecast, and the category developments, complete with vector fashion flats, pantone color trend and key concepts, explores 3 new Macro Themes: Adventurous Navy, Forever Young and Sporty Feminine
23 - 11 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
As more and more women work from home due to online start ups, comfort is on the top of the list. The best way is a capsule wardrobe of a few cotton monochrome black or grey pants and jogging bottoms, and you are mix and match good to go for the last minute out the door must dash meeting!
13 - 11 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
Its all about #athletic wear inspiring our every day street look for Spring Summer 2017. Which means functional fastenings and sport influenced silhouettes. Be ready to pump up the volume with 80's esque cycling shorts. But, it's also gone modernist and futuristic. #Athletic Noir: Mix and match the best of both worlds, sporty with black and monochromes for full on athletic noir chic.
1 - 11 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Fall styles among shoppers at the Santa Monica Third Street Promenade were all about jackets in enjoying the early stages of Fall. Souvenir tour and army bomber jackets were key, following the classic denim jacket spotted in oversized boxy fits. Leather backpacks, baseball hats, and white sneakers remain a favorite among Cali shoppers.
10 - 10 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
Milan fashion week, Womenswear, was in stark contrast to what we saw in S/S 2016. This season, Prada did retro design 70's style daisy floral print long sleeved blouses and bold prints matched with polo necks, plain bandeau tank tops, Gingham hot pants, bright mini skirts, and translucent ruched waist dresses trimmed with ostrich feathers and cross stitching.
3 - 10 - 2016 IN 5th Season
The 23rd edition of the biannual Milano Unica trade fair for textiles and accessories took place in Milan from the 6th-8th of September. This edition was all about displaying the Autumn Winter 2017-2018 trends. The important fashion event brings together the relationship between raw material producers and fashion designers, as well as dictating the trends to the fashion world.
26 - 09 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
1_ Boogie #WONDERLAND and Multicoloured designsMulti coloured wonder of brights and yellow/ mustard tones. The mixing of bold block colours was demure and chic at the Hugo Boss show, with corbalt blue and striking jade green accessories. Let the colour do the talking.For Jeremy Scott, models walked down the runway with a wardrobe that would make an ice lolly feel like a wallflower. Rainbow brite colour wheels worked their magic.
16 - 09 - 2016 IN Fashion Trend forecasting
When you think about it, Denim is about as cool as it gets. But, then there's the manga denim wardrobe department to deal with, and a whole world of navy options. So by manga babe, what do we mean? We bring you: The K Pop Star. Korea's stars of the show and catwalk hashtags. Wearing the colours of the rainbow matched with a denim mini, bright make up and a twist of DIY retro tie dye. Because she’s a manga babe, and she’s very much too cool
11 - 09 - 2016 IN 5th Season
The annual two-day FYF music festival took place yet again at the Los Angeles Sports Arena & Exposition Park in Los Angeles, California. Festivalgoers came together to share their love for music and fashion. Strong 90s casual and throwback grunge looks, Sporty Goth, denim chic, vintage workwear styling, conversational and popular accessories were spotted and captured.
31 - 08 - 2016 IN Fashion Trend forecasting
For Autumn Winter 2016, when it comes to wrapping up warm in the latest jackets, BASIC is the best, with minimal, CLEAN LINES. The elegant theme will be here to stay til 2018. When it comes to NEXT WINTER, 2017-18, woolen coats will be LONG and EXTRA LONG, with belts taking a dash of inspiration from the smoking jacket, and Lady of the Manor decorum.
3 - 08 - 2016 IN 5th Season
The Melrose Flea Market style among LA shoppers was all about denim in the month of July. Denim overalls, shortalls, dresses, skirts, shorts, and vest in distressed and clean styles were key. Smoke lens continues while pink lens update eyewear. Sneakers and sporty essentials continue to accessorize casual daily looks with baseball hats, mini backpacks, sporty slippers and fanny packs.
27 - 07 - 2016 IN 5th Season
The trend research team here at 5forecaStore have been busy bees designing the Summer 2017 beachwear trend forecasts in collaboration with the Italian beachwear trade fair, Maredamare 2016. Three days of beachwear, events, fashion shows and workshops. The ninth edition of the annual event took place in Florence from July 23 - 25 at the marvelous Fortezza da Basso.
21 - 07 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
Mirror, mirror on the wall... Which is the most beautiful season of them all? Why, winter 2016, of course. And, a winters tale just became even better dressed, because designers are taking their muses from fairy tales at the moment. Italians do drama well and the winter 2016 couture collections shown in Paris, Rome, and Naples did not disappoint, adding the emotional intensity of Italia to the magical fashion shows.
11 - 07 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Pitti Immagine Filati, the 79th edition of the international event for the knitting industry was held at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence from 29 June to 1 July 2016.
4 - 07 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Maria Grazia Chiuri is to become the first woman to fill the the shoes of Christian Dior's Artistic Director in the brand's 70 year history. Which means breaking up one of the industry’s most formidable design duos, as for almost 30 years. Maria has worked alongside fellow Italian designer Pierpaolo Piccioli at Valentino since 1999, where they were co-creative directors since 2008.
23 - 06 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Resort season is here and it's all about location, location location. Fabrics inspired by countries of the southern hemisphere are the star of the pre Spring shows. From South America to Asia and the colourful exuberance of Africa. Lots of primitive graphics and aesthetics, with a hint of Frida Kahlo. Flamboyant mega trends of tropical prints and fruits have appeared on the runways of House of Holland and Valentino.
15 - 06 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
In Moscow, the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia (MBFWR) witnesses more and more designers designing with the Moscow textile industry in mind. Vogue Italia design scout Sara Maino, who discovers talent around the world, was invited to talk at the event and encouraged designers to embrace their culture in their designs. More than that, modern designers are descendants of the abstract geometry of revolutionary Russian artists like Kazimir Malevic
9 - 06 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Vogue is the most influential fashion magazine in the world and is unmatched in it's forward thinking. But, we want to take a moment to look back at the best bits from the Vogue100: A Century of Style exhibition at London's National Portrait Gallery, curated by Robin Muir who is a Contributing Editor to British Vogue. Decade by decade, the exhibition explores British Vogue's dedication to the best in design.
30 - 05 - 2016 IN 5th Season
What a buzz at the Denim PV Barcelona textile tradeshow on May 18-19th, with a new taste of denim trends for A/W 17-18. Three is the magic number, because that's how many plastic bottles it takes to make a pair of jeans. Who knew that coffee would too! 350ml of coffee is enough to make one pair, with the added bonus that it makes them anti bacterial. Eco design at it's best.
17 - 05 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Christian Louboutin added 5 more shades to his nude shoe collection, so it's officially confirmed, nude is the hottest colour strutting around. His S/S 16 ad campaigns shows ballerinas lounging around in their skin toned taffeta's, with matching nude ballet pumps. So romantic, like Degas ballerinas. Fashion is embracing this soft, au naturale look at the moment, and underwear is having a skin colour Renaissance of late.
11 - 05 - 2016 IN 5th Season
For the 'denimistas' of the world, denim will be big for Autumn/Winter 2016. More than a material, it's a wardrobe investment and an everyday classic that everyone can wear. Much like the Little Black Dress, it is a must have.
4 - 05 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
The military look is timeless, traditional and trendy, and the Autumn Winter 2016 designs will make you want to march down a boulevard wearing a marine blazer and red lips. Military influences will strongly continue through Fall Winter 2017-18, see Coexist Mega trend. Mix and match and browse your local military army surplus store, which just became a walk in wardrobe of sorts. Because brass buttons, rope trims, strong shoulders, sturdy starche
27 - 04 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
African designers have been bestowing the fashion world with their talent and a new world of Botswana Vogue is brewing. Made in Africa and Africa Fashion Week London are in full swing and a new generation of designers, thinkers and makers are emerging.
22 - 04 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Coachella 2016 is in full swing, and is so much about trends it's almost become a fashion season in it's own right. What are the most worn must haves thus far? It's all about long skirts matched with cropped tops and bare midriffs. Denim minis, bikinis and beautiful bangles. When it comes to arm and neck decoration, the bigger and bolder the better.
14 - 04 - 2016 IN 5th Season
What to wear to Coachella 2016, the annual music festival in the desert which has almost become a sideline of LA Fashion Week. With so many beautiful trends at the mo, which way to go. Boho babe with a multi coloured Missoni bikini and Benetint cheek and lip tint, or bold printed bodies worn under an oversized dress or dungarees would be so LA Spring Summer.
6 - 04 - 2016 IN Fashion Trend forecasting
ond girl on a mission, with muted monochrome colours, bodies, and warrior active wear. Bikinis will become like a second skin, making a doddle of whatever be the survivalist task at hand. Tribal Beach Wear Different altogether and further down the beach is Tribal. Bold Africa inspired colours and graphic primitive patterns work up a decadent burst of colour on the beach. Bring on the bling! Material wise, wickerwork and a trend for ethical desig
31 - 03 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Denim is in its element at the mo as a mega trend for Autumn Winter 2016. Designers have been exploiting its versatility by experimenting with weaving, dying and patchwork. Back pockets are taking centre stage and being sewn on as front pockets. Denim jackets are being sewn into dresses, whereby the dress merges with the jacket, a daring equation designed by Lutz Huelle. Which means you would never have to worry about where to hang your jacket.
23 - 03 - 2016 IN 5th Season
A wave of Moscow designers at the moment are taking inspiration from the 80's and 90's sportswear and ski wear. Work the elite athlete look with designer boots or do kitsch 'sporty street' with nylon and graphic prints. Like the ghetto blaster back in the day, the louder the better when it comes to colour, with flourescent mix n match bold shades and no colour co-ordination necessary.
18 - 03 - 2016 IN 5th Season
It's all about off the shoulder this summer, so roll your sleeves up as arm exposure is in. Flamenco inspired ruffles, layering and 70's flirty gypsy dresses are hot right now. As floaty and flirty as you like it, or gypsy and wild survivalist girl side of the spectrum. The good news is, as a mega trend, this is also staying around for Spring/Summer 2017, so get ready to be spoilt for choice as far as flamboyant floaty options.
15 - 03 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
Fashion is enjoying a feminist moment. Denim clad bad ass girl squads, women dressing for women, and sisters doing it for themselves. Which means a mix of denim, dungarees, and loosely fitted comfortable jeans with a sassy don't mess street style.
8 - 03 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Outfits focusing on leg wear are hot right now, as tights are the star of this seasons fashion shows. Once serving to compliment a look, now they ARE the look. So, pull up your socks for A/W 2016.
4 - 03 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Dress like its 1994. Bring on the purple lipstick and work a bit of teen spirit into the day. A major trend for autumn winter 2016 is sexy grunge. A decline in bright colours, a bit of burgundy, maroon, forest green and vamp, rebellious black. Channel punk with bold 'eye do what I want' make up, more is more, and messy doesn't matter. Team this, with just got out of bed tresses, a bit of attitude and (cherry red, optional) Dr Martins.
2 - 03 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Fabrics are shaken and stirred for Spring Summer 2017, as leather appears artificial and linens have refined coatings, as seen at Prèmier Vision Paris, fashion’s leading international fabric fair 16 to 18 February 2016, showing the latest fashion orientations. A focus on non conformist fabric finishes, softens the boundaries between the raw and synthetic. Raw looked artificial and synthetics natural.
29 - 02 - 2016 IN 5th Season
For Spring Summer 2016, it's all about red blossoms and red wine. Whether it be Bourganvillea, Bordeaux or Burgundy. The colour of love, passion and power gets us in the mood this spring/summer 2016. Red is a big theme, used as the backdrop of beautiful prints, as seen on the catwalks of Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Jonathan Saunders and many others, also on the catwalks of Boglioli.
25 - 02 - 2016 IN 5th Season
Milano Unica, the 22nd edition of the benchmark Italian Textile Trade show dedicated to fabrics, took place in Milan 9-11th February 2016, and anticipated four key concepts for spring-summer 2017. The Abyss, Nature and Artifice, Africa Punk, and Psycho Bit.
19 - 02 - 2016 IN 5th Season
The mood of the moment is body shaping, with an emphasis on the waist. Bold bras and bodies to be worn under jackets, a little wink at the 80's, are of the moment, on trend items. Body shaping, figure hugging and tailored seduction are demonstrated with delicate transparent materials and modern technology. Underwear as outerwear, baby doll dresses, light weight slips, stretch satin and lace, offer a flirty femininity and relaxed luxury.
13 - 02 - 2016 IN 5th Season
A meeting of natural and artificial materials at Pitti Filati SS17. This play of opposites has been transformed into a new harmony, generating exciting mixes and textural interest, the primary attraction of the new season. It all begins with a rediscovered, revamped ethnicity. A sort of return to tradition, not only in regard to the yarns themselves, but also in terms of the designs, for the most part based on upholstery patterns. The latter ev
2 - 02 - 2016 IN 5th Season
For spring 2016, designers still looked to military uniforms for inspiration. From cargo pockets to army green, it was all about making something wearable, durable but luxe. We can definitely say that if there was one dominant trend that swept the 2016 coming from 2015 catwalks, it was military green and this season saw the color spectrum widen further with hues like bottle green and jade proving “simple” green is far and away SS16’s key color.
19 - 01 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
WE HAVE FINALLY LAUNCHED THE AW1718 MEGATRENDS SCENARIO where we focused on upcycling also known as creative reuse.Lately all our attentions have been focused on this brilliant and imaginative way to create fashion, however someone have have been faster and have beaten us: Atelier Piccoli Stilisti is a real Fashion School for kids and teens, a creative corner where to unleash fantasy channelling into a fashion collection: from inspiration to
14 - 01 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
A new trend is coming: the silhouette is “looser”, so wide and minimal as well as soft. The must have item of the next Spring-Summer season will be knitted trousers that go with anything, any season and 5forecastore team is here to propose it to you in two version.
11 - 01 - 2016 IN Mega Trend
Fashion works in cycles, but certain decades never cease to inspire designers. That is the case with the 1990s, which are coming back again this summer to influence the female wardrobe thanks to a strong reference to the American ready-to-wear mixed up with sophisticated high-society garden parties mood.
22 - 12 - 2015 IN Mega Trend
If friendship was the biggest trend in fashion for 2015, we can say that FRIENDSHIP is evolving and is influencing always more catwalks and the way to present collections. As we saw most of the Pre-Fall 2016 collections have unveiled this Trend.
16 - 12 - 2015 IN Mega Trend
Pink tones, long and sharp nails, white cat eye eyewear, feather details, very short skirt ( which is not easily to see) and extra long grey suede boots give a great intensity and impressive pop-star impact to the PINK LOOK that 5forecastore team captured in Los Angeles.
14 - 12 - 2015 IN 5th Season
The entire world is wating for the colossal "Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, coming to theaters December 16, 2015! 5forecastore team, in a Tribute to the colossal, shooted in a smithy mood a post-industrial, dark and survivalist Scenario, to create a perfect location to disclose the Force that will destroy the base of the Rebels and keep safe the Planet.
11 - 12 - 2015 IN Mega Trend
Friendship seems still to be a great value for teen! A Value can certainly combine feelings and aesthetics to create a REAL Social and Fashion Trend.
10 - 12 - 2015 IN 5th Season
In May 2016 The Costume Institute of MET in New York (Superintendent of this event is the English Andrew Bolton) will host the most awaited exhibition Manus X Machina, focused on the cohesion between FASHION and TECHNOLOGY, a nowadays incessant phenomenon.
7 - 12 - 2015 IN 5th Season
As we promised here we are to reveal another lovely and feminine fashion trend post about bags and accessories catched in Los Angeles at Melrose flea Market!
3 - 12 - 2015 IN Mega Trend
Vanessa Paradis has an authentic beauty and a genuine body, that works out every day with yoga and the bar. She really seems to have done of her naturalness her energy and strength.
1 - 12 - 2015 IN 5th Season
This week-end we covered Los Angeles Melrose flea Market to catch some autumn-winter inspiring fashion trends!
26 - 11 - 2015 IN 5th Season
Let’s that stripes wrap and twist your body! For summer 2016 a vibrant coreography of colours and vivid contrasts will make you splash into flamboyant exotic lands.
25 - 11 - 2015 IN 5th Season
Exploring the dazzling and macro space of “Fondazione Prada” in Milan, where architectural’s past and new coexist, we can find ourselves absorbed by multisensorial experience.
23 - 11 - 2015 IN 5th Season
Ready for Spring Summer 2017?! Let's start from Denim, an indaco immersion in deep blues and new nude tones, sun-faded by Summer Sun.