Author Archives: Jon Miller

a/w 14-15: print direction

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s/s 14 runway analysis: color

click image to enlarge Cornflower Blue: This color exists in perfect balance between the very soft pastels of previous seasons, and the saturated cobalt blue emerging as a key color for Fall 2014. This shade feels fresh and clean; a … Continue reading

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a/w 14-15 material forecast: silk satin

click image to enlarge Designer Haider Ackerman presented a directional yet wearable collection for S/S 14 that is applicable to thecontemporary male customer moving forward into A/W 14-15. The common aesthetic element throughout the collection was equal parts 1950’s smoking … Continue reading

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vaquero spirit: a/w 2014 men’s accessories

click image to enlarge Almost by magic, each season disparate designers from around the world are drawn to a common cultural influence. In recent years this has included at times Moroccan,  African, and Indian. For Fall 2014, it appears this … Continue reading

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pitti filati:on the grid

click image to enlarge Reported based on observations during my visit to the  Pitti Filati yarn show in July 2013.

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pitti filati: light bulk

click image to enlarge Reported based on observations during my visit to the  Pitti Filati yarn show in July 2013.

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trend confirmation: soft rebel

click image to enlarge A reported in mid-May, prior to the menswear Spring 2014 collections, Soft rebel trends are being featured prominently on the runway. Predicted color and silhouettes are heavily represented, as well as permutations of the general aesthetic. … Continue reading

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italian summer: the gathering

click to enlarge This is part three in an ongoing series examining trends seen in Italy during a Summer merchandising program through Parsons.

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trend confirmation: floating color

click to enlarge Though initially reported as part of a 6 part series exploring this emerging trend in womenswear and design (link 1,2,3,4,5,6), this trend direction has quickly spilled over with equal influence into menswear. Most aggressively displayed in the … Continue reading

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italian summer: delicate white

click image to enlarge This is part two in an ongoing series examining trends seen in Italy during a Summer merchandising program through Parsons.

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