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study of colour and trend forecasting for the fashion industry

Katherine L. Barker

study of colour and trend forecasting for the fashion industry

by Katherine L. Barker

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Published by UMIST in Manchester .
Written in English


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StatementKatherine L. Barker.
ContributionsTextiles.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17506932M

She then moved into global trend forecasting, specialising in fashion, textiles, interiors and brand licensing. After several years’ trend-forecasting, she was hired to shape fibre innovation and marketing, joining one of the world’s most recognised fibre brands, The Woolmark Company. The time span for the fashion industry's process of coordinating color, textile design, and styles for seasonal goods is: A. Short-term forecasting. Long-term forecasting includes.

  Fashion Forecasting foreseeing fashion trends and predicting those trends early enough to allow time for production to meet the consumer demand. focuses on upcoming trends The textile segment leads in recognizing fashion directions because of the time required for textile design and development. Textile designers work at least 18 months ahead. C. Johnston, in Textile-Led Design for the Active Ageing Population, Colour forecasting. In the UK, there are many commercial companies that professionally predict and present colour forecasts and textile and clothing trends; this forecasting industry goes back to the late s and early s when mass market fashion started to boom and become more affordable and accessible.

  The importance of colour. Jane Monnington Boddy is director of colour at WGSN trend forecasting company in London and is currently working on predicting the spring and summer trends for Colors for womens, mens, 'tween, childrenswear, home, lifestyle & accessory markets. DESIGN WORKS INTERNATIONAL A leading source of trend and color direction in the industry. we specialize in comprehensive trend direction including trend boards, color direction and forecasting for many industires. We travel the.


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The book, The Fashion Forecasters – A Hidden History of Color and Trend Prediction, seeks to demystify the ways in which trends develop by grounding the process through. The answer lies in the work of the huge color forecasting industry. Color Forecasting for Fashion breaks down the forecasting process—from how to put together a color palette to color theory and the way that colors behave—and helps you to build the combination of research and intuitive skills that a successful designer or forecaster needs.

The answer lies in work of the huge color forecasting industry. In this book, Kate Scully and Debra Johnston Cobb look at how the industry has developed and how it works before moving on to look at the skills a colour forecaster employs to draw a color palette together, often 18 to 24 months in advance of the selling season/5(3).

The fashion business has been collecting and analyzing information about colors, fabrics, silhouettes, and styles since the 18th century - activities that have long been shrouded in mystery. The Fashion Forecasters is the first book to reveal the hidden history of color and trend forecasting and to explore its relevance to the fashion business of the past two centuries.

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Forecasting companies and developers collect information related to culture, the economy, politics, and technology that may influence future trends. Examining the sources of creative inspiration in clothing design, Mete () placed particular emphasis on fashion research and forecasting, noting that ‘Colour is usually the starting point of each season and often acts as a springboard for materials/fabric direction and trend research’ (Mete, p.

From the early s the fashion industry followed the traditional designer. Fashion Trend and Forecasting: Branding For a New Trend Name but all levels of the fashion industry. The purpose of this research is to establish or set a new trend which will be accepting for.

Fashion trend forecasting resources help predict trends in the fashion industry. Fashion & trend forecasting is the prediction of mood, behavior and buying habits of the consumer at particular. Fashion Trend: The eco friendly clothing is still in the developing stage which is a “Fringe” in terms of fashion trend forecasting.

As eco fashion is gaining more and more awareness among the society and people. My focus will be on Denim and Kids wear trends.

Writing About Fashion Trends. Fashion Trend Forecasting agencies’ foresight into future trends is not limited to predicting the colours and materials that will be popular over the next two years.

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Most notably associated with the fashion industry, trend forecasting is still a relative newcomer but has fast become one of the most important weapons in a retailer’s competitive armoury. In a fast moving and crowded marketplace, identifying ‘what’s hot and what’s not’ is. The world’s #1 fashion trend forecaster.

Enhance your planning with colour and trend forecasts 2+ years ahead. Get inspired by more than 22m images and thousands of royalty free CADs and designs. Drive sales by staying on-trend with over new reports each month. Save half a day every week with our productivity tools and city guides.

Gwyneth Holland has worked for leading trend agencies such as WGSN. She now consults for a broad range of blue-chip clients and teaches at the University of Westminster. Rae Jones is a footwear and accessories specialist who has worked at WGSN and now contributes to trend organizations around the s: 4.

Forecasting demand is a crucial issue for driving efficient operations management plans. This is especially the case in the fashion industry, where demand uncertainty, lack of historical data and seasonal trends usually coexist.

Fashion Trend Forecasting is an innovative program for a sharp, intuitive mind, the Trend Forecaster. This person is a master of the future, and is constantly moving, researching and finding a golden thread between politics, economics, technology, art, music and therefore fashion.

The Fashion Forecasters: A Hidden History of Color and Trend Prediction The fashion business has been collecting and analyzing information about colors, fabrics, silhouettes, and styles since the 18th century - activities that have long been shrouded in mystery.

The Fashion Forecasters is the first book to reveal the hidden history of color and trend forecasting and to explore its relevance. Photo credits (from top left): 1. Denny Sach, 2. Marni Playland, 3. Brit van Nerven & Sabine Narvelis, 4. Alice Gao for Par en Par 5. Jason Kibbler for Numero 6. Merete Rasmussen 7.

Pringle of Scotland Resort 8. Ole Brodersen 9. Ivy Park Spring Summer Kelsey McClellan and Michelle Maguire Trendstop Capsule Colour Palette   ‘If fashion were a song, colour would be the beat.’ – Fran Keenan, Saks.

More relevant to my career direction, ‘Fashion Forecasting’ states that high-end fashion usually sets the colour trends and does hire in colour forecasting experts, if they can afford to then they will to work amongst the in-house design team them.

Pantone's Color Trend and Forecast publications give the insight you need to feel confident that you are creating product in the right color at the right time. Offering a variety of viewpoints, lead times, industry focuses, and price points, there is a forecast publication to meet any need for today's color .Colour forecasting is a fundamental part of a collective process known as fashion forecasting or trend prediction,where individuals or teams attempt to accurately forecast the colours, fabrics and.The fashion industry’s reliance on trend forecasting has mutated from a symbiotic relationship to something more akin to a Möbius strip of desperation—the industry that used to set the trends.