Boys Kid's Market S/S 2016 Seasonal Trend Forecast

Fashion Snoops brings you a first look into the kids’ seasonal narratives for S/S 16, focusing on a clear and concise product and lifestyle road map. In the report below, you will find the editors’ top trend story pick for boys. View The Naturalist, a scholar of natural history, this young naturalist packs his bags and hails to a faraway rain forest. Easy zippers, multiple pockets and camouflage-inspired color palettes are key for this slightly eccentric explorer, collector and scientist. The full version of this trend report is available for individual purchase in the WeConnectFashion Trend Shop.The full report is available in the WeConnectFashion Trend Shop.

Editor’s Top Pick for Boys

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The Naturalist

This young hobbyist is an avid collector of curios and can always be found poking around vintage shops, yard sales and grandma’s attic for her next find. An old soul at heart, this eclectic curator is drawn to vintage items and the story behind it. Bold colors and prints speak to the naturalist who yearns to learn what life was like in the ‘50s and ‘60s. Her wardrobe reflects her appreciation for vintage in eye-catching ensembles that mix the prim and proper silhouettes of the ‘50s with vibrant ‘60s prints. An eccentric and whimsical mix of eras creates truly unique looks for the next generation.


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KEY FABRICS. Waxed Canvas, Suede, Chambray, Linen, Nylon, Coated Leather, Woven Seagrass, Cotton, Jute

Design Details

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KEY DETAILS. Vertical Zip Pockets, Hanging Bar Zipper, Neon Straps, Hidden Mesh Pocket, Pocket Netting, Brass Buttons, Accent Lining, Oversized Pocket, Pieced Construction

Prints & Pattern

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KEY MOTIFS. Refreshed Camo, Wing Construction, Printed Weaves, Entomology Chart, Allover Beetles, Dragonfly Slides, Faded Palms, Oversized Frog, Antique Palms, Creature Artifacts, Bold Tropics


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Purchase The Full Report

The complete Spring/Summer 16 Boy's Trend Stories series reports are available now for purchase. The Trend Stories Series forecast by Fashion Snoops include seasonal narratives that focus on a clear, concise product & lifestyle road map for the Boy’s customer. Click the banner below to visit our trend shop to learn more!

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You will start out with a mood inspiration collage, followed by color, illustrations, materials, print + pattern, design details, and accessories. Our new Key Items page takes downloadable sketches laid out like a virtual line sheet, complete with suggested updates. You’ll also find our acclaimed Style Guide, which bring together all of the most important elements of the story in one place for you to reference as you move along your creative journey for the season. We finish with a new tool, the Trend Map, which shows how the trend originated and evolved. Note how we define each market’s age group: INFANT: Age 0-2 TODDLER: Age 2-6 boys: Age 7-11 TWEEN: Age 12-16

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