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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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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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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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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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trend confirmation: spirit of st. louis

click image to enlarge Aviation trends, as first discussed in February (link), are continuing to appear in several Spring collections. However, this trend is still simmering and has not reached boiling point yet. As a trend better suited to Fall … Continue reading

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trend confirmation: neckerchiefs

click to enlarge As reported in February (link), neckerchiefs have continued to rise in popularity as a key trend item for men. Though this trend first appeared as part of a more singular aesthetic (military/mechanic/vintage aviation), it has grown to … Continue reading

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s/s 2014 silhouettes – floating color

click image to enlarge In translating this forecast into silhouettes, the trend is expressed less through construction and more so by how color is used to optically manipulate form. More from this forecast: s/s 2014 color concept: floating¬†color s/s 2014 … Continue reading

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color story: spirit of st. louis

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silhouette: spirit of st. louis

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detail: spirit of st. louis

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