Trends for Spring/Summer 2019 are inspired by meditation and well-being, both
physical and mental, with a colour palette that can positively affect your mood.
The fun and funky bohemian look abounds with retro detailing, conjuring up a feeling
of summer and visions of faraway places.
Another big trend is the search for authenticity, taking the form of timeless
accessories, prints and patterns representing the desire to take a stance and fight for
one’s convictions. Shapes are minimalist, classic or revisited; colours, on the other hand, are bright and vibrant.
In touch – Women, Kids
In Touch is the most introspective of the trends for Spring/Summer 2019. Wellbeing,
especially with oneself, becomes a new source of inspiration. The design of
accessories, jewellery and shoes, in fact, are inspired by meditation and colour therapy,
according to which colours are selected and used in order to have a positive effect on
the mood of those wearing them.
Shoe shapes are minimalist, almost conceptual.
The latest generation of footwear materials are particularly pleasing to touch, create a
shimmery watered effect and combine with the warm tones of the palette to produce
bold and unusual nuances.
In touch – Men, Kids
The theme of physical and mental well-being also inspires the In Touch trend for
men, together with references to the world of technology. Classic forms and shapes,
revisited, create a flexible and functional design. The wide colour palette uses tones
and prints with a relaxing effect. Colours are light and bright, to create a greater
contrast with the materials used for the finishing.
The nuances reflect a sense of tranquillity and have been carefully selected to influence the mood of the wearer and
induce a new sense of spiritual well-being. The brighter tones give an almost
chromatic effect, while soft pastels intermix to create subtle, delicate contrasts.
Common ground – Women, Kids
Common Ground is the desire to return to one’s origins and reconnect with one’s roots and traditions.
The Bohemian trend for spring/summer 2019 looks back over the decade from the ‘90s to the beginning of the 2000s.
A stylistically fecund period returns to the scene
with references to pictorial art and interior design. A colour palette of warm earthy
tones is offset by brighter shades to create a sumptuous, luxurious look.
Common ground – Men, Kids
Common Ground takes its inspiration from craftsmanship as the artistic and
individualistic expression of man.
A romantic trip along the coast. A summery atmosphere conjures up visions of
American landscapes with retro-inspired motifs and patterns.
Common Ground’s colour palette is reminiscent of a golden sunset over the ocean: from gold to red, and
from yellow to the deep blue of the sea.
Creative manifesto, Woman, Kids
In an increasingly politicized world, the Creative Manifesto trend celebrates the
need to take a stance and make a difference. Designs reveal the will to emerge and
fight for what you believe in: so products used to display slogans are becoming
The palette is made up of bold colours, intensified further by a wide range of strong
military tones or more neutral, softer shades.
Creative manifesto – Man, Kids
This trend represents the search for authenticity, by breaking the rules and
combatting global unrest and disorder through collaboration and creativity. The theme
for accessories is youth, for shoes with a “timeless” style.
The colour palette is dominated by a deep sense of optimism and action, combining
military colours with vibrant primary shades and creating a transpersonal appeal.
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