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SS 17 Women’s Key Styles + Sketches

Courtesy of Fashion Snoops

Fashion Snoops’ Key Items Forecast identifies SS 17 items featured in the Women’s and Young Contemporary Trend Stories. Presented across all major classifications, these key items serve as a virtual line sheet for the season. Each item features runway inspiration, a downloadable sketch and design updates as well as more photos to round out reference.

This information is a special report for WCF members, courtesy of Fashion Snoops. The full versions of the trend reports are available now for individual purchase in the WeConnectFashion Trend Shop.

EDITORS’ TOP PICKS

Woven tops feature a lot of newness this season, with off-the-shoulder styles leading the classification. Other highlights include midriff tops, peasant and poet blouses. Dresses and skirts are driven by midi silhouettes, while maxi shapes make a comeback and slip dress and a-line skirts stand out.

Volume continues to drive the bottoms market with baggy pants, culottes and slouchy shorts, while all-in-ones also favorable. New sleeveless styles impact the outerwear market, while other hits include bomber jackets and ponchos. Finally, cropped shapes appear in sweaters, while pullover styles are also highlighted.

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TOPS - Off The Shoulder

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Tops - Off The Shoulder, image 1

  • Smocking
  • Cropped
  • Ruffle Layer

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Tops - Off The Shoulder, image 2

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DRESSES - Slip Dress

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Dresses - Slip Dress, image 1

  • Midi Hem
  • Tiered ruffles
  • Asymmetrical hem

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Dresses - Slip Dress, image 2

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SKIRTS - Midi Length

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Skirts - midi lengths, image 1

  • High Waist
  • Pleated
  • Side Slit

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Skirts - midi lengths, image 2

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PANTS/SHORTS - Culottes

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Pants/Shorts - culottes, image 1

  • Crease Front
  • Angular Pockets
  • Paperbag Waist

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Pants/Shorts - culottes, image 2

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OUTERWEAR - Bomber Jacket

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Outerwear - bomber jacket, image 1

  • Utility Pockets
  • Rounded Shoulders
  • Embroidery

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Outerwear - bomber jacket, image 2

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SWEATERS/KNITS - Cropped

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Sweaters / Knits - cropped, image 1

  • Fitted
  • Short Sleeves
  • Feminine Details

#FashionSnoops SS17 women's key styles and sketches on #WeConnectFashion: Sweaters / Knits - cropped, image 2

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The complete series of forecasts for Spring/Summer 2017 and previous seasons are available now for purchase through the WeConnectFashion Trend Shop. Additional comprehensive reports are also available across all markets.

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