Women's Fabric Trends FW 2010-1

Looking closer to season, this report provides an extra focus on the key fabric trends for the autumn/winter 10/11 season. Here we find a season that embraces a harmonious assortment of decorative leathers, tapestry embroideries, classic woollen suitings, animalistic furs and fluid jerseys. For an on trend “haphazard layers” look, team heritage fabrics with flashes of printed silk and chiffon, fur, lace and distressed leather. Presented on !!! INFWM0002176 !!!.

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TREND ESCAPISM: shabby chic; organza & tulle; raw edges; ornamental opulence; all over sequins; 1920s inspired; theatrical embellishment; heavy lace; delicate volume; silk & satin; opulent devore & brocade; velvet; antique effects


TREND CLEANSE: intelligent fabrics; moulded shapes; plastic coatings; lurex fine gauge knits; subtle iridescence; fabric manipulations; origami pleats & 3d box reliefs; light inspired; neoprene; wet-look sheens


TREND ORIGIN: rustic lifestyles; heavy duty wovens; vivid embroideries & embellishment; tassels & fringing; casual knits; pixellated patterns; indigenous traditions; artisan techniques; equestrian feel; distressed leather


Fashion Fabrics: fluid silk satin; soft velour & crushed velvet; viscose; delicate lace; moleskin & suede; floral printed chiffon & organza; half transparency; washed silk


Furs: primal & animalistic furs; deep pelmets; dyed & natural furs; shaggy textures; soft & draped; boho aesthetic; wool coats with fur collars & tippets; extravagant & exaggerated shapes; voluminous; fur woven into heritage fabrics


Knitted Fabrics: chunky cable knits; patterned panel inserts; marble prints; minimalist uniform knits; exaggerated plaiting details; heightened sense of craftsmanship; relief skull motifs; Italian heritage


Leathers: distressed leather; motorcycle panelling; matt & gloss contrasts; handicrafts; soft handles; ornamental lace insert; crinkled & crumpled effects; sleek leather; patent looks


Novelty Fabrics: all-over sequins; medieval; enlarged floral motifs; rich colour tones; ornate surface decoration; unexpected material use; delicate gilded embroidery; brocade; open-work fabric florals


Performance Fabrics: PU coatings; water-resistant taffeta; innovative synthetics; bi-stretch; honeycomb structure; skiwear; high shine nylon; fabric contrast; pop colours; metallic flecks


Women’s Suiting Fabrics: country casuals; uniform look; heritage tweeds; mid cast grey & almond tones; compact woollens; clear structures; moulded; washed out military fabrics; camel blazer; masculine feminine play


Woolen Fabrics: refined woollen classics; minimalist aesthetic; suede & moleskin; neutral tones; military details; surface texture; rugged & raw edges; city mock solids; felted


Textures: intricate cut outs; nature inspired floral & leaf laser cuts; deep slits; circular motifs; metallic satin; textural application; organza net; stitch detail; fabric contrasts


Coatings: wet look; perforated; water reflections; plastic coatings; barely there prints; bold patterns; midnight blue; shimmer & lacquered coatings; fluid fabrics