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WINTER 14 TREND REPORT


MOTO MANIA - Moto burns the runway this season with tough looks smashing through apparel and footwear - Buckles and quilted padding complete this look on a base of soft matte and mid shine textured leathers

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CHAIN REACTION - Chains lock up Winter with a fresh interpretation on hardware - See flat faced links in brushed metal on heavy soled clean uppers and classic pull on moto styles - Chains lift the look of traditional and high cut loafers, while heavy chain details on heeled sandals add an air of rock royalty

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ZIPPERS!

- Zips take on more than just function this season, becoming a hardware focus for boots of all contructions. - chunky metal dominates while black remains a feature on white uppers and understated on black

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NEOPRENE - Neoprene boots become a staple this season - Tonal colours and contrast neoparenes in primary colours are strong - Styling is clean and minimal using neoprene as the gusset element of chelsea inspired uppers

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LACE UPS

- Lace up are strong this season and are showing from punk inspired combats to high coreseted heels. - Combats and brogues are everyday items for winter looks - Sexy corseted heels add a tough edge to evening dressing

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HEELS – SINGLE SOLE/PLATFORMS - Heels come in all shapes and sizes this season as platforms make a come back and single soles hold strong. - Stiletto and block heels share the shelves while tread can also be seen on classic high cut pumps

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CHUNKY OUTSOLES/TREADS - Chunky outsoles are dominating this season, transforming simple uppers into statement pieces - Treads show themselves as traditional chunky treads and corrugations, giving traditional styles a more industrial and active feel

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FLATS/LOAFERS   - Loafers are masculine and high cut this season, lending themselves to a more sofisticated and classic look. Double soles and block heels finish this look beautifully - Flats show embroideries with intersting images and chains - Volcanised slides are huge this season, showing in a rainbow of different materials such as croc, lace, pony and prints. The new casual must have.

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TALL BOOTS   - Tall boots are stonger this Winter, with more variation and wearability. - Over the knee is strong when paired back with wearable short block heels and round toes. - Combat laces and buckles are strong, reflecting the moto trend, while simple uppers on crepe outsoles gives a new way to wear a classic riding boot.

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POINTY END OF THE SPECTRUM - Points are still as strong as every this season, fiercely appearing in all categories. - High cut pumps are a popular ay to wear this silhouette while cut out shooties and tough block heel boots are a showing widely as the perfect look for day

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PEEPTOE BOOTIES - Peeptoe booties are the new core item for this Winter - Clean uppers on short blocks are wearable while moto inspired and coreseted heels add attitude after dark - Sling back mules with arched toplines add a transeasonal option for this look

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ANAMALIA

- All animals of the jungle play a strong part in creating statement highlights for staple styles this season. - Pony with animal prints are strong and create a luxe feel on things not normally expected, such as the volcanised slide or simple moking slipper.

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MINI TRENDS - CAMO/TARTAN - Camo and tartan have a small part in this Winters line up. - Look out for tartan linings to add a lift to winter palettes

- Camo adds a street edge in canvas and pony

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BLACK & WHITE & GREY - Mono reamains dominant this season as black leads the way by setting a dramatic mood for Winter - White uppers with black trims still look fresh, while all white adds a fairytale brightness to this seasons outlook - Grey is the new neutral with cool and warmer tones used liberally

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CHERRY/OXBLOOD/FOREST - Cherry, Oxblood and Forest shades add new base colours to Winter palettes - Favoured in high shine leathers, patents and soft nubucks, these colours add a sophisticated foundation for both tough and classic styling

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MIDNIGHT/INDIGO/TAN/TOBACCO - Blues of all hues are strong this season, from azzure to midnight - Indigo on navy proves a fresh pairing for tonal highlights - Tan and tobacco tones are cooler this season ackowledging a cold environment

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