A story of English traditions mixing grunge lifestyle; mix & match, unexpected combinations, gentleman grunge, tartan checks, wools, winter cottons, raw edges, crinkle effects, traditional versus innovative, riding pants, bright accessories.
As the summer winds down, it will soon be time to think about the changing of the seasons and all the wonderful colors that this fall will bring.Fortunately, the folks at Pinklemon have done much of the thinking for us, laying out several exciting color palettes that we can expect as the days grow shorter and cooler over the next few months:
Working class heroes; street art, urban life, asphalt players, city heroes, urban street wear, lots of denim, dark, unwashed, leather, used, plain, shiny surfaces, reworked blazers, cargo & surplus pants, Oliver Twist, vagabonds.
Influenced by architecture; simplicity, importance of surfaces, neutral shades, touches of decadence, a matter of style, monochromes, minimalism, tailoring, sculpturing, avant garde, shiny versus mat, 3D effects, techno fabrics, heavy laces, smooth surfaces.
Rebel attitude; rodeo, country, western, pioneers, wild west outlaws, rough materials, dusty look, denims, sheepskin, native Indian patterns, cowboy boots & hats, no boundaries, oilskins, rustic cottons.
Farmers marked; rural workwear, faded look, focus on shirts, come back of the long skirt, new basics, small checks and stripes, heavy gate knitwear, velvets & corduroys, woollen jerseys, denims and cottons.The wonders of nature; soft seduction, lightweight fabrics, fluffy knitwear, fairy tales, natural inspired prints, magic mushrooms, feathers, frills, layers, see through, airy feeling, decorations, 3D effects, soft cocooning.For excerpts from the general Spring/Summer 2010 trendbook, click here.Photos & italicized text Copyright Pinklemon.