Will be in a sporty yet elegant style created by the extensive use of fancy yarns, and grounds enriched microstructures - now more colourfull than in the past. Warm and soft hands will often be the result of half-milled finishes.
A welcomed return, suiting is interpreted in plains, fake plains, tiny structures, subdued stripes and small checks. Good presence of mélange yarns.
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Besides fancy checks - even enriched with mouliné yarns - microstructures for elegant city wear and classic patterns like diagonals, herringbones, and some checks of small/medium dimensions are worth special attention.
Watch out for geometric-style patterns and padded double plain weaves.
Double-face fabrics will be in demand, be they solids, small structures plus solids or bold overchecks with solids.
The coat is again protagonist, either in macrostructures or sports patterns like herringbones, often containing loopy or wavy yarns.
Its jacquard interpretations are worth special attention, as they create a new contemporary look.
More info on the Italtex fabric and colour trend forecasting book with fabric swatches Menswear Drapperia AW 24/25