Womenswear Macro Trend Themes F/W 2017-18

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This week, WeConnectFashion readers get an exclusive insight into three key womenswear macro themes that will be informing F/W 17-18 print, material, accessory and apparel directions. The New Modernist elevates comfort dressing, introducing formality to loungewear silhouettes. Cargo Culture injects classic military looks with a youthful deconstructed chic. The gritty vibe continues in Sleek Fighter as feminine elegance is fused with a strong urban athleticism.

The New Modernist

#Trendstop Women's FW 17-18 trends on #WeConnectFashion. Macro theme: Sketchbook Scribbles

Comfort dressing is refined for Fall. Relaxed casuals are imbued with a formal edge as flowing lines and tactile textures add softness structured shapes.

  • Fall brings new sophistication to loungewear looks.
  • Blocking is subdued in creamy neutral and ice pastel tones.
  • Pared back daywear has a clean contemporary appeal.

Cargo Culture

#Trendstop Women's FW 17-18 trends on #WeConnectFashion. Macro theme: Cargo Culture

Utilitarian aesthetics are reworked with a modern urban approach. Deconstructed styling lends a youthful appeal to conventional cargo looks

  • Functional fashion is given a creative youth-culture twist.
  • Technical fabrications enhance performance elements.
  • Military colour-ways are refreshed with bright accents.

Sleek Fighter

#Trendstop Women's FW 17-18 trends on #WeConnectFashion. Macro theme: Sleek Fighter

Womenswear combines elegance with dominance as highly feminine themes are strengthened with powerful athletic and urban qualities.

  • Activewear inspirations put the emphasis on high performance.
  • Hardcore sports and boxing influences inform unisex silhouettes.
  • Sensual fabrications and delicate nude tones retain a feminine feel.
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