As Vogue editor Anna Wintour reportedly said in an interview : «I feel strongly that when we come out at the other end, people’s values are really going to have shifted. I think it's an opportunity for all of us to look at our industry and to look at our lives, and to rethink our values, and to really think about the waste, and the amount of money, and consumption, and excess that we have all indulged in and how we really need to rethink what this industry stands for». Coming from the editor of the most influential fashion magazine in the world that’s a strong statement. It’s hard to say, wether or not, all of us will be wholeheartedly adopting «fewer, better things» mantra that environmentalists have been advocating over the past decade, but here are some other things that cross-appear in many fashion trends predictions by fashion historians and trend forecasters.
We’ll be looking for so-called «investment» pieces— minimalist, last-forever items.
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Unlike perishable goods, clothing going out of style will be a lesser problem, «as there are so many different kinds of trends and aesthetics now, that this idea is «less marked now than it was maybe 10 or 15 years ago»— according to Business of Fashion CEO Imran Amed.
Not available to everyone, but some designers will be simply selling the collection they showed for spring/summer 2020 in spring/summer 2021.
Fashion historian Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell among other things, predicts a natural boost to athleisure, designer masks, and retail therapy, with a lot of people shopping online for entertainment of our of necessity. She also added in an interview, that «we’re going to see a renaissance in personal style, as people are looking forward to having a reason to go outside again».