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Macro Trends By Katie Eastwood


Contents Tropical Eden 1. Soft Information page 2. Influences 3. Shoe Trend -Colour -Detail -Silhouette -Material -The Look 4. Swimwear Trend -Colour -Detail -Silhouette -Material -The Look

Under Water Paradise 1. Soft Information page 2. Influences 3. Eveningwear Trend -Colour -Detail -Silhouette -Material -The Look 4. Casualwear Trend -Colour -Detail -Silhouette -Material -The Look


INFLUENCES

Carnovsky

A Milan based duo, create images using printing techniques. They use primary colours to make bright colours that merge together.

Oragami

Structured pieces of oragami create interesting cubist shapes. The ancient chinese technique can influence the structure of pieces.

Tropical Eden

Rio de Janiro Carnival

The Rio carnival is a huge event that involves huge extravagant outfits and a lot of colour. This is heavily influenced by the rainforest and nature.


Colour

Spring/Summer 2014 Tropical Eden

The colours will be bright! Exotic summery colours will be completing the look. Tangy oranges and warm pinks will complement eachother to create a warm and summery feel that can be worn as a statement piece.

Stuctured shoe trend


Detail

Spring/Summer 2014 Tropical Eden

The shoes will be very structural and floral. Will colourful and flowers decorating the shoe the heel will have extravagant shapes to create something new and interesting. There will be a mix of fabrics to create flowers, but the detail will be on the heel.

Silouette

Spring/Summer 2014 Tropical Eden

The heels will be big and chunky with different shaped wedges and flowery embelishment and ruffles. As its a summer collection the shoes will be more strappy to show more of the foot.


Material

Spring/Summer 2014 Tropical Eden

As the heels trend will be more aimed at wedges they will be heavy wood that would be cut into to make interesting shapes. Although the will be quiet heavy the effect would look good. The chunks cut out of wood could then be filled in with other materials to create detail and add colour.

The Look Bright colours and floaty dresses will complete the look. The shoes will be a statement piece and so clothing with less detail will bring it all together. Plain block colours will be best for this look picking up hints of colour that is in the shoe detail.

Spring/Summer 2014 Tropical Eden


Colour Ruffled swimwear trend

Spring/Summer 2014 Tropical Eden

Influenced by birds feathers there will be a wide range of greeny blues and tangy oranges. Hints of pinks and yellows will create a cool reflection of colours that can be layered together or used as bright bold colours on their own.


Detail The bikini’s will have a ruffles look, while the swimsuit will have flower details covering it. The focus will be on the bikini tops with a small detail of ruffles gathering round the waist of the bottoms. While the swimsuit creates a tightly fitted vintage look with plunging necklines .

Spring/Summer 2014 Tropical Eden

Silouette

Spring/Summer 2014 Tropical Eden

Ruffles will be a big statement detail in the swimwear collection. Whether its around the waist or over the bust they will enhance the female figure. The summer look will be very feminine.


Material

Spring/Summer 2014 Tropical Eden

As its a swimsuit the will be a lot of waterproof lycra. The ruffles will be lighter and floaty so the material will have to be lightweight to fall over the body. Small structured ruffles will also create an interesting effect.

The Look

Spring/Summer 2014 Tropical Eden

The ruffles on a swimsuit are all about enhancing the curves of the body and making new lines. Ruffles can focus on one part of the woman’s figure or all of it. The colours used will be warm and ‘tangy’. Hot pinks and oranges will create an exoctic feel presenting hot new colours and contrasting with the cool colours of the beach.


INFLUENCES

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise

Tatiana Plakhovas

A graphic style involving complez lines and patterns to create an interesting blurred effect. With a strong use of colour Plakhovas creates extravagant shapes that could be influenced by nature around her. The variation of her art work shows diifferent colour tones but also diffferent aspects of nature such as flowers and sea life.

Instagram

Under Water Paradise

A new trending phone app is changing the way we see the world. Screen filters and blurring tools create a different image. As this app is being developed and shared all around the world it is beginning to change and influence things such as fashion, looking at colour palettes and images.


Colour Embelished eveningwear trend

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise

Evening wear is never normally loud and bright. The warm elegant colour of teal green and delicate purples contrast together. Heavily influenced by underwater sea life and the nature colours of flowers the colours will be delicate and beautiful to watch move.


Detail

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise

Silouette

The dress collection will have a range of shorter more casual dresses and long elegant evening dresses. They will all have a floaty light feel to them to they are comfortable to wear and have an elegant movement to them.

The detaill on evening wear is always delicate, flowers work well to create a more feminine look. Handmade fabric flowers create the perfect delicate detail to follow along a neckline or change the silhouette of the dress. The ruffle zip is an interesting quirky effect that could add an interesting shape. The idea of that going down the back of the dress, even if there is still a hidden zip, would make a really new and radical design.

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise


Material

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise

Pleated ruffles work to create more volume in the evening wear changing the silhouette of the gown. Luxurious fabrics such as silks and orrganza’s are always used. Reflective organza’s that pick up hints of other colour are interesting creating sea life effects. The mix of colours relate to coral rocks, and show how the sea creates new colours with its reflections.

The Look

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise

Evening wear will be shimmery, relating to the reflections of a sea’s surface. The silhoustte and movement will be influenced by sea life such a jellyfish while the colours of tropical flowers heavily influence the colour palette. The evening gowns will be floaty with delicate ruffles and flowers to make a feminine statement.


Colour Exotic casualwear trend

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise

Oranges and pinks mixed with teal greens and purples will create the ultimate exotic look. Everything is bold and bright to make outfits fun and summery. These colours will be used within patterned florals or as bold sleek plains outfits.


Detail Patterned denims, ankle zippers and lace datailing all create a girly, chic look to summer 2014. Small details that will compliment the bright colours will help to complete this look and make it easy to wear everyday instead of creating a mad statement piece.

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise

Silouette

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise

Croped jeans in bright exotic colours will bring a bright flash of colour to your wardrobe. The tops and shorts will have patterned detail that will pick out different colours that compliment and enhance eachother. Lace detail on the shorts will make the outfits more feminine.


Material

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise

Florals will be a big part of summer 2014. Exotic flowers will be seen everywhere giving a warm and cultural feel to fashion. With a wide colour palette the floral patterns will be used as a statement piece mixed together with bold sharp colours.

The Look

Spring/Summer 2014 Under Water Paradise

Bright Tropical colours will complete the casual look. The tangy oranges and hot pinks will be a big statement and bright florals will compliment them. Pencil skirts and slouchy tshirts will present an easy living laid back look.

Macro Trends  

A book of the 4 main trends I predict for Spring/Summer 2014