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My lifestyle trends AW 2016/17 for Global Color Research: COLLAGE, part III

This is already the third part of my trend presentation for Global Color Research and Trend Talk at the Meet The Blogger event in Barcelona.

This theme is about self-expression.

Its inspiration comes from the 80s where Ettore Sottsass being in his 60s gathered a group of really young designers and architects to create a non conformist approach with bright, colorful and quite shocking pieces. This was the beginning of Memphis Design.

Eclectic Trends: My lifestyle trends AW 2016/17 for Global Color Research: COLLAGE

COLLAGE reflects optimism and has a playful and energetic feel encouraging you to cut and paste your own style. It’s an artsy thinking.


Customization is huge, the idea of adding your own brush strokes on your garments becomes very appealing. Or you can build up and stack your own furnitures creating personal designs (i.g. Lago).


You have graphics such as dots, grids, stains but all very irregular are keywords here.


Black and white is the trend driver with overlaid colors in a new all season with a blush-peach color palette, next to saffran and khaki, pearl grey and pastel blue underlined with black or b&w.

Please read here the two former trends and let me hear your favorite! G, x

Part I / Part II

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    1. I just love it, and it is very special to spend that day at Global Color Research, the level is high, you better make sure you did some good research:-) Happy weekend,lovely!

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