Category Archives: trendspotting

Trend Watch: All Animal

Another new trend for the fall is Animals. Designers are putting everything from animal print and patterns to actual animal mannequins in their window displays. Leaders in the animal trend: Lavin, Hermes, and Fendi are going all out and creating … Continue reading

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Pun Intended

We have noticed a new trend in packaging around playing with words and literal interpretations of product in use. The Festina watch, which is meant for diving, has been packaged in a bag of water. The classic Nike Air shoe … Continue reading

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Trend watch: Doodles & Monsters packaging

The Hoxton Window Project: Hattie Stewart @ unit9 from unit9 on Vimeo. For more on Hattie Stewart visit:¬†http://hattiestewart.blogspot.com/ A new trend to watch for in the packaging industry is doodles and monsters. UK artist Hattie Stewart, from the above video … Continue reading

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Playing with Mannequins

DIM Paris from the above video shows how creative stores are getting with their mannequins in their main window displays. Crazy mannequins and mannequin parts are the latest craze from Europe, filling windows of department stores from Corte Ingles in … Continue reading

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The Chevron Continues

So we have noticed a trend on finding new ways to show Chevron. These images are from J.Crew’s new window, and below are images from Moss Bros London featured on retailstorewindow.com. It’s great to see that this pattern is still … Continue reading

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Chevron Still Reigns!

These new Louis Vuitton windows are spectacular, and the Chevron pattern is one of the stars of this scene. Good to see that this pattern is still trending strong. See the original blog post over on retailstorewindows.com  

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Holiday Trendspotting

We’ve looked at a lot of windows this holiday season, and we noticed a trend of white cubes with red and silver accents. Here is one example we found with Levi’s (left) and H&M (right).

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Art Imitating Art at Fendi

This is the third time we’ve seen this canvas /art trend used in recent months. In July we spotted this presentation at Cole Haan and then at Urban Outfitters. Fendi used a similar concept both in their windows as well … Continue reading

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Colorful drama in Black and White @ Kate Spade

We are loving Kate Spade’s year of color for it’s cohesive message carried from product through store display and beyond. July marked their black and white month and the stores really shown in high drama. From the sculpted wigs to … Continue reading

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More Color Blocking with Club Monaco

Similar to Ann Taylor earlier this week, we spotted color blocking at Club Monaco. The theme is understated but has a subtle impact, especially in person. For the back walls of their store windows they layered sheets of art paper … Continue reading

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