Trends

Berlin Tradeshows, The Big News S/S 2016

Courtesy of Trendstop

Over the course of the Spring/Summer 2016 trade show season, thousands of fashion buyers traveled to Berlin attending Bread & Butter, Bright, Premium and Seek. Each show premiered the latest collections from a wide range of influential brands. As ever, the experts from Trendstop reported on all the action. This week, WCF readers can discover three must-have trends from the Berlin shows which are predicted to influence both men’s and women’s styles going into S/S16.

Ethnic Beach Bum

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A key trend for men’s summer fashion, seaside-ready styles are given a new twist with ethnic-inspired designs.

  • Casual apparel incorporates scratchy repeats or mixed stripes.
  • Loafers meet lace-ups for a city-to-shore look.
  • Dapper straw hats stand out with blocked colors & patterns.
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City Subvert

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In womenswear, contemporary city styles are revamped with unexpected design details, creating chic looks with a quirky edge.

  • Tailored jackets look new with unusual pocket placements & seams.
  • Leather footwear looks sporty with cut-outs, blocking & sandwich soles.
  • Bucket bags combine durable textures with formal colorways.
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Summertime Denims

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In another look for the women’s wardrobe, denim staples evolve for summer with clean cuts, bold blue washes and a hint of nautical inspiration.

  • Cropped jackets emerge as a key S/S16 shape.
  • Flat mixed material sandals look ready to hit the beach.
  • Denim offers a new texture for bucket bags & jewelry detailing.
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