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AUTUMN / WINTER 2018-19 TREND BOOKS available now                                (Summer 2019 editions coming soon...)

Our sample Autumn/Winter 2018 - 19 trend books, from our suppliers available to preview. Some Summer 2019 editions are available now.

 

To make an appointmant to preview Trend Union, SCOUT, Luminary & d'cipher, as they come on stream please: CONTACT US

ANTI_FASHION THE LIDEWIJ EDELKOORT LONDON TREND PRESENTATION

On Wednesday 27th May, Lidewij Edelkoort will shared her forecast for Aurtumn Winter 2016/2017 with an audience at the Ham Yard Hotel in London. Colour, garments and design examining and forecasting from the perspective of this whole new ANTI_FASHION trend philosophy :

To read more about the content of the presentation visit our ANTI_FASHION page.

SCOUT Life, a new Lifestyle book

SCOUT have developed a new lifestyle book inspired by where and how you live your life. This new seasonal concept book incorporates lifestyle, interiors, colour, products, prints, homewares and textiles:

LIDEWIJ EDELKOORT AWARDED OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF ARTS

KM Associates wish to offer their congratulations to Lidewij Edelkoort who has been awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.
The Order of Arts and Letters (Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) was established in 1957 to recognize eminent artists and writers, as well as  people who have contributed significantly to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world. Wikipedia : Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

BLOOM BRAZIL

Trend Union have launched a brand new Bloom. Looking at the flora and fauna of Brazil for inspiration, Bloom Luscious is an extended edition of this popular magazine: The beauty and the beast are brought together to imagine the luscious land of Amazonia; the boldness of its colour, the brazenness of its form, the thrill of its sumptuous embrace.
More details will follow shortly but in the meantime you can visit Trend Tablet's Facebook page to view images from the launch that took place in Brazil.

LIDEWIJ EDELKOORT LONDON TREND PRESENTATION FOR SS16

The latest Lidewij Edelkoort trend presentation took place in London on Wednesday 3rd December. This season it was held at the amazing Ham Yard Hotel. Our customers were given a look ahead to the Spring Summer 2016 season and beyond with a presentation and audio visual, full of inspirational images and ideas. Click to view photographs taken on the day.

 

Details of the Autumn Winter 2016/2017 season will follow over the next few months. Check our website soon for further details.

LIDEWIJ EDELKOORT TALKS ACTIVEWEAR TRENDS ON FASHION UNITED

Lidewij Edelkoort has been featured on the Fashion United website in an article entitled 'Lidewij Edelkoort: The Rise of the 'Entertrainer' and Activewear'.

The article is based on the active wear trend seminar that was given by Lidewij in the Netherlands recently, looking at the rapid growth and future of activewear influenced design. You can read the full article at: Fashionunited.co.uk

LIDEWIJ EDELKOORT MADE HONORARY ROYAL DESIGNER FOR INDUSTRY

K M Associates wish to congratulate Lidewij Edelkoort for receiving the title 'Honorary Royal Designer for Industry' (HonRDI) earlier in 2014.

The title (RDI) was introduced by the RSA in 1936 to honour designers of excellence and promote the important contribution of design in manufacturing and industry. The RDI award today remains the highest accolade for designers in the UK. You can read more about Lidewij and the award on the RSA website.

LUMINARY COLOUR VIDEO

has produced a short video about Anna Starmer and her work on the colour trendbook, Luminary Colour.


Twice yearly, Anna produces Luminary, an early colour and trend concept bible that kickstarts seasonal concept inspiration.

 

The video provides a great insight into Luminary Colour and how each season's book is put together.

FETISHISM IN FASHION BOOK

Lidewij Edelkoort curated Fetishism in Fashion at Moba in Arnhem in Holland during the summer of 2013. It featured a series of exhibitions and events exploring the passionate relationship the public has with fashion and accessories.


Produced to coincide with the exhibition, there was a 248 page compendium that explores the world of fashion through a fetishistic lens.

Price: £35 (+ postage and packaging) Contact us to order your copy.