As prominent forecasters representing several other fashion capitals, the rest of the Committee is comprised of Elementi Moda (Milan, Italy), NellyRodi™ Agency (Paris, France), and Sachiko Inoue (Tokyo, Japan). The four forecasters have combined once more to predict the SS 2025 trends, an eclectic mix of self-indulgence and self-expression that embody the positivity and sensibility needed to weather the world’s TURBULENCE.
Fashion is becoming driven by ecological consciousness and everyday influencers, and certain elements of the theme’s four trends reflect this. Although each is bound by shared disorder, they are distinguished by multiple unique aspects, from Grace’s quiet luxury, to Immersive’s expressive style, Switch’s surrealistic experimentation, and Voices’ instinctive fashion. Visitors to the Trend Forum at the next spring fair can source a wide range of relevant fabric samples from various exhibitors, all prominently featured and labelled accordingly.
To view the full Spring / Summer 2025 Trend Guide, click here.
The long-lasting harmony of a quiet luxury lifestyle. By embracing true simple pleasures, this trend celebrates peace, love, joy, and respect, utilising ornamental delicacy, gentle colours, and quality materials.
With a silver-tinged colour palette of elegant hues and tender blooms, gracefully wrought fabrics include unfiltered, unprocessed toiles, irregular slubs, subtle shiny satin, featherweight jacquards, and printed sheer.
A focus on comfort and a relaxed, minimalist style. Powerful, graphic, festive mixes demand attention, and inspire a positive spirit of collaboration through fashion.
Cosmic and oceanic blues contrast with tropical dusk, and fabrics vary from the functional elegance of robbed stretch jersey and Sea Island cotton, to the festivity of decorative embroidery and fluid viscose jersey.
A new dimension of part DIY and part high-tech. With outfits that bring an experimental twist to everyday situations, wearers can express their personal style, and prioritise joyful pleasures and fantasy experiences.
Fabrics such as recycled polyester and polyamide, cotton satin, glazed poplin, multicolour deckchair stripes, and dotted variations, all correlate with a vibrant palette of joyful pastels and energetic brights.
A future in contrasting, dazzling freedom. Treated as an instinctive New Age fashion and an ode to Earth, the trend combines raw character, positivity, and improvisation.
Colours include warm, exuberant tones and tinted darks in textural compositions. Some fabrics exude ornamental rusticity, including crackled crêpe and various organic fibres, while others are decorative and baroque, featuring rich velvety surfaces and artistic patterns.
After gaining a visual understanding of the abovementioned, upcoming vogues, exhibitors wanting to submit on-trend fabrics to the Trend Forum and increase product visibility can apply here.
As the apparel fair is held concurrently with Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition, Yarn Expo Spring, CHIC and PH Value, the entire textile value chain can be found under one roof, providing an extended platform for business networking opportunities.
The fair is co-organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd; the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT; and the China Textile Information Centre. For more details on this fair, please visit: www.intertextileapparel.com. To find out more about all Messe Frankfurt textile fairs worldwide, please visit: www.texpertise-network.com.
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition will be held from 6 – 8 March 2024.
Other upcoming shows:
Vietnam International Trade Fair for Apparel, Textiles and Textile Technologies
28 February – 1 March 2024, Ho Chi Minh City
Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition / Yarn Expo Autumn
27 – 29 August 2024, Shanghai
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* Preliminary figures for 2023
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