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About the Summer Fashion Report

Trend Hunter’s Summer Fashion Trend Report explores the expansive realm of summertime clothing, from skirts, sandals, sunglasses and bathing suits to cocktail dresses, khakis and corduroy shorts. Our research looks at marketing ploys by various clothing stores and how they successfully retain consumer attention from season to season and year to year. Additionally, we look at fashion week shows and the abundance of fashion designers premiering their summer collections in New York, London, Milan and Paris.

Who It's For

The research in our report extends beyond designers, stylists, fashion journalists and photographers, being useful to marketing managers, advertising executives and brand managers as well.

With the Summer Fashion Trend Report, users can stay up-to-date on the latest fashion trends for the hotter months, enabling you to create new products, more effective advertisements and larger market presence.

The Summer Fashion Trend Report, last published on Oct 14, 2014, includes 325 PRO Trends and 1,625 examples of summer fashion market research and summer fashion consumer trends related to: cocktail dresses, fashion week, khakis, beach wear, fashion collections and summer fashion trends.

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

Report Contents

• 325 Summer Fashion PRO Trends = 325 Powerpoint Pages Summer Fashion PPT Report
• 1,625 Summer Fashion Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 228 Summer Fashion Videos (Online) Summer Fashion Videos
• 9,750 Summer Fashion Images (Online) Summer Fashion 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 Summer Fashion Pro Trends

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

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


Conscious Snacking Snack food brands integrate elements of social good to convey social awareness Implications - Seeking to break free of traditionally negative connotations associated with snack food, brands are turning to elements of social good to convey a sense of awareness. Offering fair trade products and sustainable packaging designs, snack food brands are seeking to target consumers on a more conscious level, contributing more than something just to eat.
Conscious Snacking
Snack food brands integrate elements of social good to convey social awareness
4 Examples + Score + Implications


On-the-Go Zen As the popularity of yoga rises, practice expands into unexpected locations Implications - Seeking to attract health-conscious consumers, retailers and travel destinations are integrating services like yoga to offer physical and mental well-being to consumers. Providing methods of relaxation in unexpected locations like airports and office spaces, companies are using health-related services to create a sense of comfort, reflecting a rise in more adaptable health routines.
On-the-Go Zen
As the popularity of yoga rises, practice expands into unexpected locations
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Drinkable Garden Moving beyond health, fresh botanical ingredients take over alcohol Implications - Though traditional bitters are a staple in mixology, taking this a step further with fresh herbs and fruit makes for more interesting flavor profiles, while catering to the health-conscious movement. Focused on both flavor and aesthetic, unabashedly freshly picked components of cocktails communicate prestige in health and taste.
Drinkable Garden
Moving beyond health, fresh botanical ingredients take over alcohol
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Experimental Caffeine Coffee is brewed with unexpected ingredients to heighten taste buds Implications - Moving beyond the energy benefits of caffeinated products, brands are turning to unexpected flavor enhancements for heightened appeal. Infusing eclectic flavoring like bacon and lavender, coffee brands are seeking to add diversity to a traditionally single-purpose product, using unique ingredients to make caffeinated products more enticing.
Experimental Caffeine
Coffee is brewed with unexpected ingredients to heighten taste buds
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Fashionable Prefab Challenging perceptions of standard design, pre-built homes are modernized Implications - Prefab homes are being rebranded by designers looking to label the building process as fashionable. The incorporation of modern design and eco-friendly elements appeals to consumers looking for cost-effective methods, but also those seeking design that can be easily upgraded to reflect growing needs.
Fashionable Prefab
Challenging perceptions of standard design, pre-built homes are modernized
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Rural Prefab Consumer preference for modular design sparks mobile retreats Implications - The ability for consumers to have their own rural retreat is being supported by prefab cabins and cottages. As the search for cost and time-effective solutions for vacationing becomes more prevalent, the rise of rural prefab structures is making the concept of second home ownership more feasible for consumers.
Rural Prefab
Consumer preference for modular design sparks mobile retreats
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Hybrid Snacking Adding substance to mini meals, consumers combine multiple treats into one Implications - Seeking to add more depth to everyday snacks, consumers are combining different treats together to satiate cravings. Creating hybrid snacks that come together to create a mini meal, consumers are merging unlikely ingredients together to add substance to recipes traditionally lighter in form.
Hybrid Snacking
Adding substance to mini meals, consumers combine multiple treats into one
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 319 more Summer Fashion PRO Trends and 1,625 examples!



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