Men’s Fashion Trends

Calling all men! Are you tired of looking in your closet day after day and pulling on the same pair of jeans? Are you self-conscious about the way you dress when you attend social functions? Do you think your own lack of fashion knowledge might be sabotaging your dating life? Do you ever feel plain dowdy and bad about the way you look? Well, worry no more! This article is designed to give men that fall under the category of fashion clueless a little more insight into the hottest and most contemporary men’s styles for this season. Once you’ve been informed, it’s up to you to seize the day and dress to impress!

Grab as much denim off the shelves as you can this season. Men’s jeans are hotter than ever, with styles ranging from tight, shrunken hipster jeans overalls to faded dungarees. And the denim trend doesn’t just stop at jeans. Denim jackets and vests for men are back in style, and looking fierce! Just make sure you don’t go overboard and wear an all-denim outfit all at

Latest Footwear Fashion Trends for Men and Women

Color variety and bold patterns define the footwear fashion trends for men and women this year. While you’ll still never go wrong with the basic black or brown shoes, you should get, at least, a pair of shoes in a livelier shade to spice up your wardrobe and stay in style.

Men’s shoes this year are somehow a mixture of the eighties, the gangster era, and the rock-and-roll period. The major fashion week events worldwide recently showcased footwear in eye-catching colors. They all looked like a collection of fruit-flavored candies. In Paris and London, brands like Kenzo, Topman, River Island, Russell and Bromley, and Boxfresh featured sneakers, loafers, lace-ups, and other types of shoes in baby blue, bottle green, canary yellow, and even hot pink.

Two-tones are also making a comeback. If you want to make a bold statement even in more formal occasions, check out some two-tone shoes in stores today. Burberry, Emporio Armani, and Dolce & Gabbana are among the well-known brands offer this fashion trend in men’s footwear. The designers’ only advice to men who’ll

Fashion Trends – Dressing For The Cause

‘Socially Responsible’ has become a buzzword like no other; between oil, conflict diamonds, and depleting natural resources, many designers feel that the earth can only give up so much, and many are working really hard to squash the myth that organic equals crunchy. What started with Al Gore’s movie and the RED campaign at the GAP has become an all out phenomenon with celebrities leading the way. Instead of opting for typical diamonds, many are choosing to purchase conflict-free diamonds as a way to show that they are socially responsible. Turn on the television to any talk show, and one celebrity or another is discussing what they do to stay green. So, as a style conscience consumer, how do you stay fashionable while being socially responsible? Fortunately, designers have done all the hard work, so all we need to do is shop!

Choosing fashions and accessories made from recycled materials is a great way to do it. The amount of jewelry out on the market that is made from vintage baubles and recycled and antique pieces is amazing, and beautiful. Look at any new line for the summer or fall, and you’ll see the market is flooded

The Evolution Of Fashion

Throughout history and on into the future, fashion trends are constantly changing. One thing comes into style and then a few years later, it is out. Women’s fashions have had the most drastic changes through the centuries.

Prior to the 19th century, women were made to cover up with long dresses and layers of underclothes. Because they were made to cover up, different additions to the outfits gave off different illusions of sexiness. Bustles were used to help show a woman’s figure. Woman wore tight laced bodices in order to make them look thinner, sometimes being laced so tight that it was very difficult for them to breathe. Waist lines were also very prominent in the dresses. Different forms of attire also showed a woman’s status in life. It is almost as if the more things you had on your outfit and the more accessories that you had, the wealthier you were.

Around the 19th century, women were allowed to show a little more skin then they had in generations before. Women of a wealthier status were allowed to wear lower necklines then previously. Also the sleeves of the dresses were allowed to be shorter, showing

The Fashion Design and Merchandising Partnership

Fashion design and merchandising go hand in hand down the runway of the fashion world. Fashion merchandising involves the business side of fashion and offers great opportunities for people who love fashion and want to have a career in buying, product development, management, or fashion marketing. Fashion design and merchandising are demanding jobs but also very rewarding.

The Job Of A Merchandiser

A merchandiser is involved in every stage of the process. Fashion design and merchandising are connected from design to sales. The merchandisers advise the designer on market trends, get all specifications from the project buyers, get samples approved and negotiate the price of the final sale. They are also responsible for making sure that consignments are delivered to the customers according to schedule. In the world of fashion design and merchandising it is the merchandisers who will usually have bottom-line responsibility for all projects or departments during the various levels of their careers. Most work in fashion design and merchandising involves juggling past, present, and future work. Merchandisers spend a great deal of time evaluating sales from previous time periods in order to properly plan and decide goals for future sales. In fashion design

Fast Decision Is Required For Fast Fashion

How retailers can come up with quicker, superior resolution in a move to react quickly to shifting shopper demand? The retailers are under noticeable pressure in order to respond continuously evolving fashion trends. The consumer’s demands are continuously changing with the fashion trends, whether its design, fabric types, colors or even the modest technology. The major point is to get known about the product that would be saleable in stores and at what time. To cater the most sensitive moods ever of shoppers, there is a requirement of precise anticipation, buying and planning the merchandise.

The retailers will voluntarily agree that the buying behavior is hard to forecast. There are many reasons which can affect the behavior, such as fashion trends, style-setting by celebrities, brands, monetary-standards and even the change in weather. These irrepressible outer issues can lead surplus stock, heavy loss, and stock wear-and-tear. Simultaneously, the greater than ever before competition in the High-Street to offer ‘Fast Fashion’, urges for lesser lead times, enhanced sourcing and buying plan.

Additionally, many times merchandisers and consumers cope-up with plans for various seasons at single time, foreseeing the trends for one or even two upcoming seasons. Also, they

Women’s Fashion Trends

In today’s world, it is considered an interesting time for fashion. Today’s fashion is now being inspired by the classic styles of yesteryear’s designs and styles. This is further complimented by the insertion of sex appeal and diverse colours.

Many catalogues and magazines are dedicated to women’s fashions. These display the latest trends and settings in which they can be used. Neon green, burnt orange and bright yellow are popular colours that are now emerging in fashion. There is also an emergence of patterns and prints in the designs. To fully compliment a stylish look, jewellery and nice footwear will help to complete an outfit.

Dresses have emerged as a leading fashion trend. They have multiple applications such as formal, semi-formal and informal. These dresses have gotten very bold with some very revealing styles. These dresses display just enough to still be acceptable for all occasions. Some of these dresses can be tailored to your specific curves, making it body hugging.

Accessories are a large part of women fashion. When dressing up, women like to wear large chains, studs and bags. In the past, shoes used to be the defining accessory on a woman. Pendants,