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About the Accessories Report

The Accessories Trend Report explores emerging patterns in fashion for women and men. By using this report, businesses will have data on the latest and most bizarre innovations in eyewear, jewelry, over-sized rings, handbags and purses. Our report also highlights the most popular male fashion accessories, with a multitude of trends in wallets, gloves, watches and hats among others. By investigating the latest consumer needs, businesses can expand their current market to include buyers from around the globe.

Who It's For

Our crowd-sourced research provides a wealth of information for those in fashion and design fields.

Find inspiration in our Accessories Trend Report, which offers expansive insight into consumer patterns and the changing demands of the market.

The Accessories Trend Report, last published on Oct 15, 2014, includes 385 PRO Trends and 1,925 examples of accessories market research and accessories consumer trends related to: eyewear, jewelry, rings, handbags, purses and accessories trends.

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Our accessories research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced accessories articles and 2,111,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 385 Accessories PRO Trends = 385 Powerpoint Pages Accessories PPT Report
• 1,925 Accessories Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 270 Accessories Videos (Online) Accessories Videos
• 11,550 Accessories Images (Online) Accessories Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Footwear, Watch, Glasses, Handbags, Suit, Photo Editing, Heels, Street Fashion, Swimwear, T-Shirts, Lingerie, Accessories, Bags, Boots, Couture, Denim, Magazine, Ring, Jeans, Leather, Fashion Show, Geek, Dress, Beauty, Space, Cologne, Mascara, Clutch Bag, Jewelry, Ankle Boot and more!



Sample Accessories Pro Trends

Each Accessories PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online accessories articles, videos and images. Examples:

Generational Footwear Instead of fit or function, brands use time periods as inspiration Implications - Although the cyclical nature of fashion is nothing new, brands are using the quintessential aesthetics of specific generations -- past or future -- in design for aesthetic appeal. This approach to design targets consumers more concerned with aesthetics rather than functionality.
Generational Footwear
Instead of fit or function, brands use time periods as inspiration
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Upgrading Footwear Consumers use tutorials and DIYs to make accessories hyper-personalized Implications - As the number of consumers DIYing their own clothing rises, more and more people are using crafty techniques and tutorials to personalize footwear. This move towards customization on a budget signifies a preference and desire for fleeting fashion styles and affordable variety.
Upgrading Footwear
Consumers use tutorials and DIYs to make accessories hyper-personalized
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Juvenile Couture Children's footwear is given a luxe overhaul for fashion-conscious parents Implications - Looking to convey prestige through their children, parents are investing in higher end footwear for kids. While the traditional thought regarding children's wear is to be frugal because of limited time usage, the premiumization of kid's footwear signifies a desire for disposable luxury.
Juvenile Couture
Children's footwear is given a luxe overhaul for fashion-conscious parents
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Accessory Play Seeking a childhood connection, consumers turn to toy-inspired accessories Implications - Seeking to maintain a childhood link, consumers are turning to products that fuse youthful elements with more mature, adult accessories. Transforming iconic toys and playthings into everyday jewelry pieces, brands are using elements of play to add nostalgia and familiarity to their products, allowing consumers to savor childhood activities in a more refined, adult manner.
Accessory Play
Seeking a childhood connection, consumers turn to toy-inspired accessories
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Cultured Play Toys go from kitschy to sophisticated to create cultured kids Implications - Being born in the digital age grants today's adults the ability to think deeply about personal branding; a gift passed onto their children. This ushers in an age where a child's identity is as important to Millennial parents as their health, prompting the release of culture-centric toys for early play.
Cultured Play
Toys go from kitschy to sophisticated to create cultured kids
9 Examples + Score + Implications


Public PETibles Catering to pets outside the home, owners seek out public food sources Implications - Catering pet owners and their need to indulge their furry companions, brands are turning to public pet installations to make activities like snack time more engaging. Offering more inventive ways for owners to feed their pets while on-the-go, these public pet activities offer more adaptable dining options, reflecting a need to indulge animals both in and outside the home.
Public PETibles
Catering to pets outside the home, owners seek out public food sources
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Editorial Fandom Famed franchises and fashion collide to the delight of fans Implications - Fashion editorials that mimic Hollywood franchises reflect a shift toward the hyper-acceleration of fandom and fan culture. The integration of franchises into new media speaks to a consumer desire to engage with entertainment and media beyond the screen.
Editorial Fandom
Famed franchises and fashion collide to the delight of fans
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Recycled Play Parents begin to prefer recycled, eco-friendly versions of traditional toys Implications - Looking to instill a responsible mindset regarding consumption early on, parents are opting for recycled and upcycled toys. Many products in this category are made by independent artists, which denotes a preference for more authentic goods with a back story.
Recycled Play
Parents begin to prefer recycled, eco-friendly versions of traditional toys
5 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 379 more Accessories PRO Trends and 1,925 examples!



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