The Livetrend Team has attended the recent leading Textile and Design Fairs in Paris, including Texworld, Préco Paris, Première Vision Fashion Rendez-Vous and Première Vision Denim. We were able to gather and confirm some of the recent and most innovative trend developments on fabrics and materials. For you, we have filtered the most important and novel textile directions and been able to gather them in 7 main concepts within the following report. Those trends will provide you with a preview for the upcoming FW 22/23 season and offer guidance on your first design choices on the season.
Where are textiles heading during this time of renewal?
Overall, the themes are unified by the striking desire to unite a sensory, sustainable and aesthetic experience. It feels like the idea of renewal and of improvement has grasped even onto the smallest components of yarns, finishings and colorings. We will have to reimagine, to rethink. With a new future that unfolds infant of us like a blank page, our deep desire to live is pushing us forward and triggers the appetite for something better. Mind and Emotion are the new guideline for textiles and seek to enhance the beauty of materials and to magnify the know-how behind it. A strong focus on soft surfaces, infused by a sense of wellbeing and by a refreshed spirit, is now paving the way to higher levels of creativity and aspires to create more meaningful, yet more intriguing looks.
In terms of inspiration, a refocus on unlimited hedonism, curious rediscovery, provocative innovation, emotional awareness, anarchic beauty and a new responsibility towards the environment are influencing textile themes for FW 22/23. To get inspired and informed, take a look at the 7 top trends so far: