Tag Archives: trends

This week, our friends at the Trendstop catwalk team presents an exclusive look at three apparel directions that will be informing the SS18 season. Tops and tees get active as competitive cycling provides the inspiration for performance enhanced jerseys while Cargo Tech elevates utility pieces with a high tech twist. The Faux Denim Jacket sees […]

Our friends at Design Options Inc have just released their Young Contemporary Women’s Color Forecast.  Two major trends:  Night Out In Bangkok, a blended group of reds and purples that are “awake and aware” and Earthbound, a feeling that “we come in peace” with multitudes of neutrals and subdued hues. Design Options Inc, the color forecasting […]

New York Fashion Week starts this Thursday.  (February 8-February 16).  Many designers in the Pacific Northwest wonder why we’re still interested in what may seem an antiquated ritual of the fashion industry.   And, to face facts, most people don’t know NYFW even exists.  They just go shopping with a swipe and click on smart […]

  It’s nice to know Portland is trend right. Looking at Fall/Winter 2018-9 trend reports, you see our preferred blend of unisex, oversized sweaters, tweeds, plaids and comfort featured prominently. Colors are back to wood and earth tones — perfect for the things we love and cherish in the Northwest. In fact, the trend is […]

Recent trips to the apparel, textile and trend shows in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York kick-started thoughts on what will be the big trends for this decade.  In fact, we’re in the early stages of some of these trends already. As you are shopping, viewing ads or starting your own apparel line, watch […]