In this season, jackets move forward with youthful, simple, clean and cosy qualities. Contrasting colors, piecing, geos and letters are key elements. Colors and techniques are combined with currently popular elements. The neat silhouette of jackets is kept.
Functional sport pockets are applied to the chest and left arm. Contrasting waterproof zippers add appeal.
The contrast piecing of different materials is often seen at the hood, closure and hem. Smooth wovens and matte knitwear make a contrast, emphasizing the outline and creating a dissecting effect.
The mixing of knits and puffa is common. In this season, cuts and dissecting are more dressy. Color, stitch and yarns are key.
Heavy-gauge geometric textures are key. Square textures work well with jackets, and kwise and purl stitches make a contrast. Transitional stitches are used. Solid all-over textures play a key part, and melange yarns make textures stand out.
Jackets with refined plain surfaces work well in transitional periods. Wool yarns are mainly used. Silhouettes and textures are underlined. Striped textures and pointelle are combined, as seen at Reiss. Regular stitch is applied to the neckline, hem and cuff to keep the crisp silhouette and add depth. Concealed zippers feel delicate.
Plain colors are chosen for all-over letters. Stripe-like effects are applied with asymmetric details. Different sizes and colors add newness.
Portraits and figures make a comeback this season. Letters are teamed up with portraits and figures. Prints are often seen at the back. Print can be paired with jacquard and embroidery.
Men’s T-shirts continue the street style for S/S 2020, and incorporate new influences such as functional patch pockets, Chinese characters and plaster sculptures. The most important point is that the whole presents a vintage and technical trend. The classic mock-layer T-shirts make a comeback.
The functional style gains pace. Patch pockets, buckles and straps are widely used on short-sleeved crew neck T-shirts.
Chinese characters start to emerge with Chinese brands attending four fashion weeks.
Classic plaster sculptures are reworked on men’s T-shirts through creative approaches.
Fashion webbing brings a street feel to short-sleeved hooded T-shirts.
Mock-layer T-shirts and letter prints are combined to show a vintage feel.
Minimalism in jackets are more popular among business people. The boxy zip-out jacket with a shirt collar, short jacket with a lapel and short panelled jacket with a baseball jacket neck show the strong comeback of minimalism for A/W 20/21.
For A/W 20/21, business casual jackets move into the minimal and industrial style. The boxy silhouette, industry and workwear elements add a youthful edge.
With the increasing popularity of vintage styling, the short jacket with a lapel gains traction for A/W 20/21, as seen as Ermenegildo Zegn and Anrealage. Different materials and detailing updates the short jacket, and nostalgia and modern minimalism are perfectly merged.
The short jacket with a baseball jacket neck are coveted. The minimal shape and details underline the luxe texture. The mixing of different materials make the new jacket stand out. Different textures and a range of colors provide a youthful and casual finish.
The neat and slick shape accentuates form. Large patch pockets or hidden ones are key for A/W 20/21. What’s more, Wool-like fabrics and checked fabrics work well this season.
The boxy hooded jacket is functional. Shiny PU and functional fabrics add a luxurious edge.
Dresses are fit for summer. The silhouettes of dresses in S/S 2020 tend to be more feminine and slenderer. Deconstruction is key. Light and airy chiffon, sheer and checks are mainly used. Multi-layer splicing and deconstruction and contrast color splicing are both noticeable.
Transparent Cover-Up Dresses
Key Words: transparent cover-up dresses, detachable cover-up dresses, transparent lace.
Puff Sleeves and Florals
Key Words: floral prints, puff sleeves, organza, light chiffon.
Slender Waist Line
Key Words: extended waist line, slender fit waist line, natural pleats on chest.
Sleeveless Slim Dresses
Key Words: deep V neck, high slit, lace.
Key Words: ruffles spliced to hem, sequins, deconstruction, metal buttons.
More brands start to pay high attention to cosy underwear. Sports bras and corsets are increasingly popular. In S/S 2020, consumers prefer soft and lightweight bras. At the same time, nude, honey, spice color and coco color are essential. Simple cut, elastic lace, knits and neat edges elevate items.
Cosy and leisure corsets are ideal for layering. The support structure on two sides provide support, and it is fit for summer looks.
Minimal and cosy high-waist knickers and bras without linings feel smooth. Translucent sheer-like fabrics with stripes add interest.
The tight one piece feel modern. The low crew neck and adjustable straps are functional and chic. Soft cotton fabrics feel comfortable.
The combination of underwear and loungewear is more popular. More functions and details are mixed. The soft jersey bra is cosy and fit for exercising. The elongated bra provides better support.
The classic triangular bra is ideal for summer. Bold trims add newness. Sportif elastic straps add a leisure aesthetic. Long-line bras and high one are popular for mass markets.
Dresses are must-haves for women. In this season, Layered structures, cosy wide silhouettes and straight shoulder silhouettes are key for A/W 20/21.
Woven fabrics and decorative silhouettes are combined to make high-neck Victorian dresses. Cutouts and pleats decorate the waist and sleeves. Decorative buttons are recommended. Comfortable fabrics like shirting and chiffon are mostly used.
The adding of shoulder pads forms a right angle shape. The nipped-in design and waist belts accentuate form. Buckles and D-rings are underlined. Wool and outwear fabrics are recommended.
Widened silhouettes are cosy in for A/W. Pleats are mostly used for decoration. Small-scale piecing updates looks. Shirting, knits and lightweight worsted fabrics are recommended.
Trenchcoat-style dresses have 3D pockets and waistbands. Shirt collars and lightweight outwear fabrics are mostly used. Decorative buttons and waistband buckles are impressive.
Cut pieces are attached or sewn to dresses to form a layering effect. Uniquely textured fabrics are recommended for layering. Metallic embellishments and decorative buttons are highly recommended.
Street culture dates back to the African-American rapping in the 1970s. In the 1990s, the rapping culture was spread to Asia. Just within dozens of years, rapping became popular all over the world. Men’s sweaters in this season show a stronger street sentiment: vibrant colors, color blocks and nonchalant accessories are impressive.
According to POP’s data, casual and relaxed sweatshirts are most popular. Ryota Murakami’s similar colors create a pleasant feel. The crisp silhouette is slick and neat; the super long sleeves are impressive; delicate stitches create uneven textures. Graphiste Man.G and KYE elevated fashion through letters.
With the rising of several Chinese fashion brands, Chinese characters have prevailed. Chinese characters are often combined with graphics in many ways. INXX and Guuka combined Chinese characters with color blocks.
Letters are timeless for Sweatshirts. In this season, letters are arranged randomly. ABOW arranged letters in a stripe form on cuffs.
The unisex style gets more and more popular. Oversized loose silhouettes are relaxed and casual. Ballantyne and Les Hommes used bold colors to interpret nonchalant and cool styles. Louis Vuitton updated the dimensional look through understated stitches.
The materials of sweaters are durable, soft and warm. Diesel puts white skull patterns and slogans on black sweaters. Off-White brings a vibrant and playful feel through jacquard patterns.
Athleisure still prevails and provide inspirations. Bright color blocks feel nonchalant. MCQ Alexander McQueen and Diesel combine fashion and motor sports.
Crisp silhouettes and dense stitches are key for solid sweaters. The masculine looks are cool. KENZO and Calvin Klein use the ottoman texture and curved sleeves to add newness. SNOWFORTE’s layered look makes a statement.