Across the global Fall Winter 2016 catwalks, “Modern Fables”, a trend we predicted16 months ago, became a driving aesthetic examining a darker and more menacing vision of the world, one where the oppositional forces prevail: black and white, life and death, chaos and control.
The 'digital natives' need for authenticity, to focus on the essential. This is the Urban Nature trend, following the theme TERRA of our FW17/18 trend book that explores a new way of city life reconciling nature with modernity.
Across cities, menswear and womenswear, we saw Fall Winter 2016 catwalk collections enter a humorous and poetic sphere of design, looking to surrealistic proportions inspired by cartoon characters, and modular structures taken from toy design.
Between extravagance and elegance, the contemporary style rediscovers the principle of pleasure, which lives fully for the present moment. Letting go is as a release from the rationality inflicted and answers to our expectations of frivolousness.
Rarely the difference in style has been so remarkable between the beginning of the shows in NY and the end one month later in Paris. The dark ambiance of the Big Apple catwalks has been lighted-up by the fashion-pleasure of Milano and the creative surges of Paris, driven by the emergence of a new designer generation.
After recent presentations at the main sector trade shows, Schmid is ready to unveil the trends for the season spring/summer 2017. Modular Crossing, Shiner, Natural Rituals and Bloom: are the areas that embrace the main inspirations for the next summer season.
PeclersParis Environnements & CMF FW 17-18 trendbook puts a specific focus on a joyful design and happy spaces that lead to reflection and offer new solutions for atypical personalities, who are looking for fun without renouncing their ethical, ecological or simply somewhat alternative points of view.