Key Accessory Trends Making a Case For S/S ’17 -
As the Spring/Summer 2017 drew to a close, clear trend stories have emerged to steer us towards the direction design and developments would be taking for the approaching season. In this issue, we turn our gaze towards the accessory we swear our life by – the quintessential handbag. Handbags this season were seen embodying a playful charm with trinkets, tassels and whimsical embellishments galore. The footwear decidedly took on a more laid back approach fused with luxury and athleticism at the same time with details like crocs + embellished charms stealing the show at Christopher Kane and Strappy platforms leaving the audience baffled at Versace, giving us much to talk about. 👆 Click link bio to know them all!
Silhouette Inspiration – A/W’17-18 – “Turtleneck Tops”
Turtlenecks are key to the sweater classification, applying to a wide range of looks.
Now that the 70s continue going strong and retro luxe glam looks are on the rise, no wonder we’re taking plunges in the past to emulate some of the looks.
fashionforward.trends#Wonkyvegetables - #UglyFood Deserves Your Love Too! – People across the world are celebrating imperfection and taking pride in just being their original self and it seems this new trend is also taking over the food domain. And taking this idea forward in the food vertical, is a movement called ‘Wonky, Ugly or Mishappen Food’, which has become very much a part of ‘realism’ where people are coming out in open to deflate the myth that has been associated with the shapes and sizes of food items like fruit and vegetables.
fashionforward.trends#Netflix recently launched its ‘#Grammaster’ contest, which rewards Instagram users with a dream job especially who fantasize about hanging around the set of their favorite Netflix shows. Instagram users, interested in film and television had to hashtag their three best photos that reflect their passions. with ‘#grammasters3’. The remuneration being a job that involves traveling to the set of various Netflix shows and snapping behind-the-scenes photos for social media, also $2,000 per week for their efforts.
Detail Inspiration – S/S ’17 – “Statement Shoulders” - ‘Bigger is Better’ was the message at most of the shows that drew focus to the shoulders. #Balenciaga offered boxy blazer jackets, trench coats and dresses that saw shoulder proportions reach the max.
Jackets in Milan had the 80s feel, with structured and pointed shoulders for an exaggerated and strong look. Marni’s monotone looks in languid silhouettes came with roomy sleeves, while MSGM’s colourful trench coats also boasted of spacious sleeves. #AlbertaFerretti re-imagined the trend by sending out models in shirts with puffy sleeves while drawing more focus on the sleeves by making them one-shouldered, whereas Prada changed things up by attaching plumes on the cuffs… #statementshoulders#bigshoulders#shoulderdetails
An average working person living in an Indian urban city travels almost 30-50 kms every day. These cities, are facing alarming statistics of increasing amounts of traffic, leading to disturbing levels of pollution.
The ‘ride sharing’ concept, offered by various cab services, comes as an ideal solution. The idea is to connect passengers with drivers going the same way and filling up millions of empty car seats. #uber#ola#uberindia
Brewing in a cup full of generosity, goodness and altruism, we introduce the real and unsung heroes who call themselves – ‘The Robin Hood Army’ (#RHA) – and fight against the evil called hunger.
Set out in four countries – India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Bangladesh – they use the hyper- local model to collect excess food and serve it to those in need. #TheRobinhoodArmy 👆 link in bio x
Catastrophe Sensitive Designing -
As the society is becoming increasingly sensitive and aware of their surroundings than it was ever before, the design and shape of buildings is getting influenced by this emerging recognition of compassion in our lives.
Catastrophe Sensitive Design as it emerges as a huge trend, is not just a practical requisite anymore but the architects all across the globe are making sure it is also visually compelling.
There are two major forms the design is taking up, one being the aspect of disaster-proof homes that are thoroughly evaluated to withstand the setback and another form being focused on post-disaster relief constructions. 👆 click link in bio to know of this amazing concept taking the world by storm. #catastrophesensitivedesign#architecture#artarchitecture
Silhouette Inspiration – A/W ’17-18 – “Knit Pants” -
Whether crease front, flat front or slim, this silhouette will be popular for pants. The sweater classification extends to bottoms this season with the introduction of Knit Pants. Though jersey track pants continue to be relevant at retail, traditional sweater stitches extend to pants for a new cozy look.
Paired top-and-bottom sweater sets are considered hot for the season ahead. Relevant bottom silhouettes include cropped, tapered and extra long styles. Styling details like the fold over waist or side pockets achieve a soft look. Novelty details include contrast panels and holes.
Co-working Space is a concept borrowed from the west which has recently evolved and welcomed in our country – the rise of which can be attributed to the startups, as young entrepreneurs are gaining popularity in India but a major reason composes of the inevitable need for real participation and involvement interaction with like-minded people which enable different ideas and take son the same concept. #trend#nowtrending#coworkingspace#india