Retail Overview – Resort 2012

Bold colors and updated materials have emerged across Junior and Luxury markets during the transitional months.  Here’s a deeper look at the top trends for the month of January.

Denim – An easy trans-seasonal material, designers have experimented with washes and indigo hues on wedges, platform pumps and classic peep toes.

Images from top left: Chloé, Giuseppe Zanotti, Charlotte Olympia, Rupert Sanderson

Cork – Both Junior and Luxury retailers propose a novel take on the casual material, creating contemporary items with longevity.

Images from top left: Jeffrey Campbell, Oscar de la Renta, Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik

Red & Pink – The color blocking trend remains and evolves into a duotone approach, mixing two summertime brights creating statement items.

Images from top left: Acne, Giuseppe Zanotti, René Caovilla, Stella McCartney

Stripes – Though not a full blown “nautical” trend, stripes make a strong return in resort and spring collections available through pre-order.

Images from top left:  Aldo Rise x JW Anderson, Giuseppe Zanotti, Pierre Hardy, Fendi

Jenn Tello


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