Tops are a leading category within the overall collection assortment, representing 31% of the global product range. Jerseys are dominating the category, accounting for 51%. Their comfortable and fluid fabric properties were strongly appreciated during the pandemic and do not seem to give way to other materials. While many jersey tops translate trends and are fitted and feminine this season, their comfort remains. Top trends are cut outs and cropped details for younger or fashionable customers. Moving to shirt & blouses, accounting for 28% of collection ranges. They show an elevated number of shirts, of which the trendiest are brightly colored and oversized in silhouettes. More commercial remain those with feminine designs, divided into cotton and fluid products. For blouses, bohemian styles are focused on and make up for 25% of the product range. Overshirts are taking 11% of this category and plaid shakets are a stable trend staple for FW21. The cold weather alternative to the cottage-core trend of previous seasons finds its cabin-core counterpart. Characterized by cozy attire and a rustic atmosphere, genderless overshirts are perfectly translating the rustic feel.
For woven tops, 18% are cropped and confirming an announced trend.
Bodysuits are showing very interesting growth dynamics, making up at 15% of the woven top category. This trend anticipates the lowering of bottom waistlines and goes hand in hand with a rising momentum of 00s styles.
The lingerie influence is remaining a relevant factor in the market: The satin camisole occupies 5% of the entire category, while corsets are at 0.6% showing that the analysis of Instagram’s early signs had already predicted this edgy trend over the past season.