Spring 2012
Trends: Today & Tomorrow

Concepts and colors to keep an eye on.

Kick Into High Gear

According to Youth Market Alerts, teens and tweens spend $43 billion annually. They jump feet first into trends such as these takes on shoe style from Addatoos. What other trends are worth taking a look? We count down five hot trends in our forecast.

Around the (Color) Block

Color Blocking: Strategically placed contrasting, yet complementary blocks of color. Hailed as fashion’s easiest trend to wear, it’s no surprise to see it trending in the gift and accessory categories. Modern color blocking incorporates at least three colors and will include more geometrics, metallics and prints moving into Fall ’12 and Winter ’13 seasons.

Resources:

  1. Taet Tat
    888.350.8765
    www.ameico.com
  2. SkLo Studio
    707.385.2101
    www.sklostudio.com
  3. Aurora Gift
    888.287.6722
    www.auroragift.com
  4. Winky Designs
    858.779.4659
    www.winkydesigns.com
  5. Frankie Slaughter Designs
    804.358.2182
    www.frankieslaughter.com




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