WWDMAGIC | S/S '17 Post-Show Trend Report

WWDMAGIC | S/S '17 Post-Show Trend Report

Friday, September 23 2016

Get the insider scoop and discover the Spring/Summer 2017 trends in Young Contemporay and Juniors RTW, Women's Sporttswear and Accessories that were seen at WWDMAGIC this past August. We combed the show floor to find the trending styles, prints and patterns, colors, details and inspiration.

Flip through our interactive trend report below to discover the trends and the WWDMAGIC brands who did them best!  

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DESERT QUEST
This trend was built around the New Age of festivals that focus more towards self-discovery, which enables one to reconnect with their inner spirit. This is a renewed commitment to self-expression and healing attributes found within dessert life. Fashion is there to embrace this trend with styles inspired by the desert landscape, Sedona sunsets, cactus flowers and Native American Navajo prints.
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CULTURE CLUB
This trend focuses on Latin rhythms and a fusion of musical styles in ways that are only achieved through a globalized, multicultural perspective. This positively upbeat vibe has introduced a fashion style that welcomes flirtatious flamenco skirts, tiered ruffled sleeves, continued interest in off shoulder styles and colorful embroidery appliqués.
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TRANSLUCENCE
This is trend is built around the placement of transparent fabrics which highlight design inspiration from each style. A certain amount of light is given the ability to pass through the materials evoking the feeling of weightlessness and light displacement. Free flowing movement with minimal opacity is achieved with fabric blocked sheer organza, cotton gauze, asymmetrical and topology sculptured elements. 
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MIXOLOGY
Design lines are blurred with the blending of colored blocking, print mixing and contemporary silhouettes. Oversized prints, such as Suprematism abstracts are now merchandised and blocked with shrunken prints. This trend crosses the boundaries between sport and leisure where possibilities are truly limitless with a plethora of fabrications and pattern combinations. 
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TROPICAL TWIST
The Caribbean has inspired some of the most popular SS17 styles we saw this season with everything from motivating quotes of island life to colored fringed wrap shorts. The collective color palette inspired by the warm sandy beaches of Saint Croix and lush tropical greenery of Barbados filled the racks from contemporary styles to vibrantly colored accessories.
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DENIM WORKS
Conversational Patches, Handwritten notes, paneled denim, laser designs and more… 
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