FALL 2014 Menswear runway trends

Welcome to Fall 2014 menswear report! Have you ever noticed that we are now entering the 15th year of the 21st century by the end of Fall/Winter 2014/15. Eventhough there are many questions about the future of fashion. What direction will fashion lead us to? Or  What is the next great designer of this era?…

SS14 Menswear Trend Report

THE LOOK: Designers are drawing lots of inspiration from sports. Although it will be a soccer year, cycling look takes the center stage as we see cycling fashion gain traction around the world. Besides, shorts are getting loose and wide, and suits getting soft and less tight. THE PATTERN: The tropical floral motif is going to…

FW2013 Ready to Wear Runway Trends Report Part 2

In the previous runway trend report partI, I’ve mentioned a lot about a place for green as a key colour. However, green doesn’t particularly come with military trend like everybody thinks. Military trend in this season comes in blue camouflage. Not surprisingly, when there is less green around your environment , the next colour from…

FW2013 Ready to Wear Runway Trends Report Part I

Even though black is the absolute colour for Autumn/Winter, the consequence along black in each seasons are different.You might have seen different implications of black and grey through several shows from the 4 major cities runways. Including multicolour of green,which is not simply brings just one or two shades in a total look. … Green  is not only green colour anymore. ……

FW2013 Menswear Runway Report

I could imagine when designers were making this collection back in 2012, they were all under one influence: The Mayan Calendar. As we were told it was the end of the world, designers were trying to imagine their version of 2013 at the edge of the era. Some are looking at the new generation and…

Fashion Call for Safety

When I was in the Bangkok airport a month ago, I realized they have a newest body scan security machine put in place. The lady in front of me was so scared that she had to go into another queue that haven’t got this machine yet. She was trying her best to protect her privacy…

Future Catwalk: A interactive video by Barnaby Roper

The fashion catwalk experience has been transforming since brands start to stream the show online. The once exclusive activity welcomes much larger audience in the digital world. The view of fashion becomes more multi-dimensional. For example Showstudio displays twitters and instagram along with photographer-taken pictures and editor comments. Director Barnaby Roper’s recent short film for…

SS2013 Womenswear RTW Runway Trends

Spring Summer 2013 will be a summer with less colours. Black and white dominate runway, complementing with tough fighter-like silhouette and metallic armour. A new (or old) crinoline shaped body is up and rising. Print is getting thematic. In FW12, Marc Jacobs staged exaggerating outfits to recreate the small wait/ big bust female shape. (See…

Fashion Innovation: The New Dior by Raf Simons

Supposedly fashion is always looking for something new. New colours, new trends, new materials in new season. But after all, who can really create something unseen before? Fortunately for Dior, Raf Simons makes it possible. For the new ready-to-wear collection, Raf took inspiration from the staple of the house, the Bar Jacket. Monsieur Dior used…

Menswear SS2013 Runway Trends

In spring summer 2013, we see that the casual dressing trend is going much further. Brands that always focus on classic elegance like Ferragamo and Valentino are dumping dress shoes for trainers. Alexander Wang and Versace are putting strong emphasis on sports theme. Prada and Burberry are steering the sandal-suits combination in this season. Even…