The 1970s influences that appeared for S/S 11 will continue to develop for fall. Wide or flared legs for pants, and longer hemlines for skirts and dresses will replace skinny or body-con styles. The look will be looser and easier, yet still elegant and sophisticated.
The material excesses of the pre-recession society are forgotten, in favour of a humble, wholesome existence. Pleasure is found in relationships, community and life experience; a utilitarian revival begins, placing emphasis on style based on authenticity and timelessness instead of conspicuous and needless consumption.
Traditional styles blend with contemporary visions in a trend influenced by the rich and vibrant country of India. New India inspires a cosmopolitan lifestyle, while national pride is embodied in an unwavering devotion to cricket and travellers seeking out unique cultural experiences.
Technology and simplicity combine in response to a compelling need for a fuss free, efficient way of life. The extreme formations of deconstructivist architecture and the visionary designs of retro futurism join for a juxtaposition of linear compositions and fluid lines.
An urge to escape to a fantasy world of extravagance and eccentricity is expressed through an unapologetic return to decadence. An antique element is inspired by the 1920s, a time of frivolity and romanticism.