Technical fabrics, glossy and crisp surfaces, functional models in a fresh and contemporary mix: this is how the sporty trend in colourfast mood has been interpreted in the latest catwalks. Trendy colours are those of nature in bloom but sometimes with a saturation faded down by the rain.
Soft pastel colours or bright ones like green grass, neon and winery red, but matched with natural tones such as white and beige. Many designers have reinvented sportswear’ elements, taking inspiration from those items and fabrics that had their higher widespread during the 90s, giving them a different appeal.
Thus we see the return of garment such as the polo shirt, proposed in a more cheeky version, in sheer fabrics or super tight knit.
The sneakers, which have had a big success in the latest few years, so as to be proposed not only by sports brands, but also from those of a different context, still remain a must have. In response to the invasion of luxury brands, many historic houses such as Nike, Adidas and Reebok, have launched many styles with design’ connotation, inspired in turn by the trends seen on catwalks.
The mesh, the typical perforated fabric used for the uniforms of basketball players, is introduced now in the everyday’ clothing. With standard or maxi holes, as seen from Balenciaga, this fabric made up of cotton or technical material, had been used from so many designer on latest shows, to generate already a very strong trend for next season.
To fight the grey of the city and the uncertainty of the first days of spring, here onother big trend: the raincoat. Invented around the mid of the ‘900, this garment in bright colours and ultralight fabrics, makes its big return.