Trend Forecast for Fall Winter 2016-2017

The designers at prominent fashion houses have come up with enthralling fashion and color trends for the Fall Winter of 2016-17. The temperature will drop in autumn, but never fear, stay warm wrapped in hues of beautiful tepid colors. The prediction for this season are colors that are simple, honest, unassuming and stronger, more saturated tones that make a bold statement. Colors that connect and bridges our desire to be sober or intoxicated, quiet or loud – or both at the same time. This season particularly allows lot of flexibility in colors suiting everyone’s choices.

Scroll down to know about the color and style trends for Autumn-Winter 2016-17.

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Color Trends:
The first palette consists of colors that are revealing, innovating and reinventing. Material Highlights include digital craft, ethnic technocity, controlled and spontaneous irregularity, integrated messages, generous volumes, clean layers and contrasting materials.


In the second palette, both synthetic and natural tones sit beside one other forming new fusions to create a hypernatural atmosphere. Material highlights include glowing amalgams, dual sided effects, glassy transparency combined with rich, shiny textures, cojoined and layered. These go best with shimmering surfaces, informal luxury, mirrored accents and warm copper glow.

Feminine in nature, this palette is clean with sweet pink, peach, lilac, mauve and mint tones, with specks of salmon & terracotta. This would look best with floral patterns, embroidery and the like so as to give a feel of innocence & delicacy!


This palette is a mix of warm colors with vibrant hues of royal blue & denim blue, and highlights of dark & lime green, gold, chestnut brown, maroon, taupe & sepia. The theme is to create plush textures, soft blend of colors, woven feel, combined with artistic, flawless craftsmanship.


This palette is inspired by nature and suits best with a variety of floral and botanical printing. The overall theme should create a poetic feeling & a sense of wonder, using nature as inspiration, such as clouds etc.



Style Trends:

Denim is undergoing a transformation for Fall/Winter 2016-17, updating shapes with a fresh range of inspirational, fashion-forward themes. Some of the styles include retro styles to create 70′s-inspired pieces with a clean, contemporary aesthetic. Simple cuts, clean lines, flat finish, A-line minis, long line coats, high-waist silhouettes and shirt collar details would add to the retro looks.


Dark, shadowy & warm looks…

Rich, dark winter looks would be in by using matt fabrics with plush velvet panels, matt suede, supple leather & embellishments. All accessories would also follow the same. Deep color tones would help justify the look!


Floral Prints…
Wallpaper patterns express a vintage 30′s feel with stylized florals, emerging strongly in women’s fashion.


Ancient Modern prints & embellishments…
In this style trend, beautiful florals are mixed with antique flavours in lace and jewels to give drama..Laces, tassels, jewels etc that create nostalgic vintage appeal would be in!





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