Jon at ParsonsExamining emerging aesthetic and cultural trends through the eyes of a Parsons fashion marketing student.
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
click image to enlarge Soft Rebel is largely inspired by late 1950’s and early 1960’s menswear trends. Key trends include spread collars, higher waisted pants, knit tops, and cropped tops. Key items will include camp shirts and gas station … Continue reading
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click image to enlarge To further reinforce the ideas behind Floating Color, the strongest directional trend mentioned in my previous post, I am including here additional inspirations I discovered in my research. Most of all, I am inspired by the story behind the … Continue reading
click image to enlarge Seapunk (a youth oriented cultural trend with origins in early 2011 centered around innovators such as Zombelle and Albert Redwine) features colors and themes inspired by a mash-up of late 90’s computer/fractal art and revisionist new-age … Continue reading
click image to enlarge Vibrating colors reflect the re-emergence of techno-rave culture: thumping music, flashing lights, and hallucinations. But there is magic here too. Colors at once joyful and sinister seem to hint at something older than time. A spirit … Continue reading