Boho, Fur, Sports Luxe and Shaping Denim

April 11, 2015 - fall Denim


Barbara Fields, fourth from left, with her team.

Look for a independent hippie-chic trend to continue for Fall ’16 with some new equipment such as a sweeping coat, a fit and light pant, a fur jacket, and ponchos in all lengths to expostulate a demeanour forward. That was partial of a conform foresee from a Barbara Fields Buying Office, that has been covering a juniors marketplace for 30 years during a California Market Center in Los Angeles.

Founder Barbara Fields led a tiny organisation of buyers and other apparel-industry executives by a trends on Apr 7, a initial day of a Los Angeles Majors Market. But Fields’ opening-day display was one of a array of presentations hold commencement on Apr 2 and using by Apr 10.

Fields pronounced she prefers to horde conform seminars, rather than a runway show, so she can personalize a presentation. Among a sell stores who requisitioned appointments for a display were JCPenney, Stitches, Blue Notes, YM, Sirens, Siblings, Urban Planet, Rue 21, Citi Trends, Bon-Ton Stores, Ron Jon Surf Shops, Sears, Love Culture, Papaya, Ross Stores, Windsor, Just Fab and Australian sell sequence Ice.

The lightning-fast though extensive trend overview lonesome all from a sports luxe trend to a ongoing boho look.

“This is going to be a year of fur,” Fields said. “We’re amatory a brief fur jackets, a jaunty jackets and styles in sherpa and shearling. Even T-shirts resources are creation fur vests.”

Look for fur to spin adult on removable collars and interconnected with knits for fur-front sweater styles.

Sweaters take on new sum like zipper trim. There were striking sweaters, lead variations and styles done with marled and clipped yarns. Look for lace-trimmed sweaters as well. The behind zip sweater is a new look. The sweater dress will also continue to be strong, Fields said. Fields, who scouts a general marketplace for new looks, found cable-knit sweaters in Barcelona, London and Tokyo.

“Last year we had an unusual year— ca-ching, really large volume—for sweater dresses,” she said. “This year we trust it will be even bigger.”

Also stability to check are nauseous Christmas sweaters, though new this year are styles that light adult or play music. The Christmas graphics will also uncover adult on leggings, and some manufacturers are wrapping them in boxes for easy holiday present giving.

For woven tops, plaid shirts will continue with new looks in longer tunic lengths and hooded silhouettes. “The subsequent figure in plaid shirts are open cardigans, a lot with crochet trim,” Fields said.

Other pivotal woven tops embody chambray and denim as good as a classical white shirt.

“The white-shirt difficulty will be explosive,” Fields said. “It was all over Europe.”

For T-shirts, there are lots of striking prints, “a lot of hashtag words” and protected imagery from classical stone bands and stream films. To assistance retailers devise their T-shirt deliveries, Fields gives her buyers a chartering calendar to tell them when vital cinema will be released.

The lace-trim trend carries over into T-shirts, that underline edging during a hem or inset during a collar or yoke. Another clever trend in tees are rib-knit fabrications.

At Top Shop in London, Fields found a tradition T-shirt shop, where she had a tee done adult with a diction “Who Needs a Workout When Barbara Fields Is in Town.”

One of a biggest expansion areas is a competition luxe trend, Fields said. “So many resources non-stop adult in this category.” Look for T-shirts, tanks, leggings and bra tops.

Denim silhouettes embody a super skinny, a high-waist and a flare.

“The 20- and a 21-inch flares are starting to check,” Fields said.

Look for zipper details, destructed styles and weave fabrications. An critical trend is denim that shapes, rises or is padded, she said.

There are also denim jackets and vests. “One thing that’s not offered is a jogger,” Fields said.

Going serve forward, Fields sees a competition luxe trend stability into Spring ’16 with an importance on brightly colored lightweight jackets.

“The windbreaker will be a million-dollar item,” she said.

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