Fashion forecasting involves the following activities such as- studying market
conditions, noting the life style of the people, researching sales statistics,
evaluating popular designer collections, surveying fashion publications, observing
Fashion is a style that is popular in the present or a set of trends that have been accepted
by a wide audience. Fashion forecasters look for styles they think are prophetic, ideas that
capture the mood of the times and signal a new fashion trend.
Fashion responds to whatever is modern. People choose among competing styles. This collective
selection forms a feedback loop between the fashion industry and the consumer.
Fashion forecasting is the prediction of mood, behavior and buying habits of the consumer.
It is no longer a question of identifying your customers by age, geography or income, but
looking into how and why they buy, based on their mood, beliefs and the occasion.
Forecasting the future demand for particular styles, fabrics and colors is an important aspect
of the fashion industry.
a) Trend forecasting businesses
b) Consumer research
c) Colour Forecasting
d) Textile Development
e) The Range of shows
f) Sales Forecasting
g) Introducing Innovation
h) Final Stage of fore casting
FASHION FORECASTING 2010-2011
street fashion etc.
The Fashion Forecasting Process
TRENDS IN COLOUR FORECAST 2010-2011
The use of color in general broke the convention that dark colors should be used
in winter while light and colorful colors should be used in summer. And material change
and fabric re-creation are highlighted in the application of gray.Therefore, no
matter in which season, gray can have adeep development in the light-colored area.
The trend of the fashionable color is the extension of the fashionable color last
season and the succession of that in this season, plus innovation.The fashionable
color is changing with the season. The popular color of each season is characterized
by its comparability and succession.
2011 Spring and summer Color Forecast 2011 Fall and Winter Colour Forecast
WOMEN’S SPRING FASHION TRENDS
The silhouettes of the 1950s and 1960s make a strong return, with
accentuated curves and foster feminity.The full circle skirt and dress
remain at the core of the trend.For Spring 2011 introduce fresh colours,
prints and lighy summery fabrics
There are 2 main aesthetics 70s bohemian and 70s sophisticated glamour.
When it comes to the latter, think dresses that fall like shimmering water in
the evening and high waist pants with elegant blouses
This season take on a staple for many women’s summer wardrobe; the maxi
dresses. In spring 2011 it’ll merge with another trend favorite to give us the sheer maxi
Lace influences for Spring 2011 are more to the classic side with quality
antique-style fabrics the key to the trend. Less of the all over, stretch lace
an more of the unique takes
Some times a little detail is all it takes to change the feel of garment.In spring
most popular trimmings is one that signifies luxury or, at times the exotic.
Tansel trend is adorning eveything from handbagsto shoes to dresses and hats.
Able to be worn softly or with an edge, they’re a style that might seem ever
green. Pleats are the fire in spring/summer 2011, infact, they’re dominating
women’s for the season.They will continue to do so in next year.
With skinny pants and jeans now so common that they no longer make a statement
it was inevitable that a different style would emerge as a trend.It didn’t necessary have to be
this one, but with the come back of all things 1970s it was inevitible that fashion forward people
would turn to bell bottoms or flared pants as their style of choice.
Spring /Summer 2011’s fashion trend allow us to welcome flares back into our
wardrobes, so too does it allow for an opposite style, in the form of capri pants,
to make a showing.
These are dresses longer at the back. They have been seen as an
alternative to the summer mini skirt or maxi dress for sometime,and
spring/summer 2011’tail hems’ continue their reign as the more
interesting alternative to both
Stripes are the dominant part of any Spring/Summer Season, though
usually year on year featuring a variation on the themes. Spring 2011 sees stripes
with an unsurprising nautical dominance.
Crop Tops is a very much high-summer 2011 look.
Casualwear fabrics are woven with cotton, linen or wool blended with XLA. They are soft and
washed, but not vintage. Patterns tend to be small and discrete. Shirting fabrics shown include
small checks in cotton. A special focus is denim. Weights range from 7 to 12 ounces. Fabrics
are supple; all have comfort stretch.
FABRIC TREND 2010-2011
ACCESSORY TREND 2010-2011
Cat eye Sunglasses
With the warmer weather comes the need to update your sunglasses collection
with a new and on trend style. For Spring 2011 the best accompaniment to a
vintage-inspired look is a shape that screams’50/60’s glamour.
There are the years when a particular style of clutch is on trend, and then there’s
2011. It’s out with the clutch and in with a belted. One of the year’s casual fashion
trends the purse is a statement piece of daytime wear that wear that quickly went
the catwalks of hermes and Pucci to the street
By no mean an accessory that has to have the softness normally associated
with spring and summer. This is an accessory that works with so many of the
season’s other fashions, and yet it remains a controversial accessory.
That’s because its origin lie with the sexualisation of fashion.
Leather Harness Accessory
SPRING 2010-2011 SHOE TREND
Both of these shoe trends are included not because they’re new shoe trend for2011, but because they’re
shoe trends from 2010 whose elements will still have an impact in 2011. You will see elements from both
remain popular in 2011, particularly in certain countries, as they remain a part of over all tastes.
Clogs Kitten Heels
2010-2011 HAIR COLOURS
With 2011’s hair all being about strong cuts and colours the strongest blonde hair colours was
always going to feature .Red blonde, white blonde, platium blonde features as one of the hair
colour trend for 2011, with it being a particularly strong look for the spring/summer 2011 season.
Rust Shearling Brown Silk Organza Hemp Velvet Silk
Take a look at the 2011 hair trends that will be a part of spring / summer 2011.
accessories for 2011 is keeping your hairstyle up to date.
The beginning of 2011 doesn't just mean new clothes for your wardrobe, it means updating
your style, it means evolving it. And of equal importance to having the right clothes and
Suits never actually go out of fashion, but do evolve over the course of
several years. Forecasting has put together a thourough guide on the
modern men’s suit that will take you through cuts and colours, and help
you to decide all the elements you’ll include in a good quality piece for
2011 SUIT STYLE
MEN’S FLARED JEANS
Men’s skinny jeans have had their day. that’s not to say they’re out of
fashion, but they’ve peaked and as far as men’s fashion trends in
spring/summer 2011.For the first warm season of 2011 men’s flared
jeans are back.
MEN”S SPRING 2011 CLOTHING TRENDS
It's a trend that’s in for women in spring 2011, and visual elements of the
motorcycle look are also for men. Spreadheaded by a number of design
houses, including Burberry , the main element of this men’s trend is
obviously the motorcycle jacket.
MEN”S MOTORCYCLE FASHION
Buzz Hairstyle Spikes short
In this Project I have kept in mind “Fashion Forecasting for the
Year 2010-2011” and designed a contemporary outfit for spring/ summer and winters
Long Blended Woolen Coat
Denim Skirt with Fringes at Hem
Short Cotton Jacket