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About the Winter Fashion Report

The Winter Fashion Trend Report is a collection of winter wear developments that have resonated with consumers. New fashion trends are constant in the ever-changing world of fashion. However, when it comes to winter clothing, there are certain items that are timeless and remain popular. Trends we highlight in the report focus on winter apparel such as parka coats, leather jackets, snow boots, scarves and faux fur hats. We also examine vintage fashion trends in menswear and women’s clothing, as well as winter fashion for teenagers, tweens and toddlers

Who It's For

Clothing stores, fashion designers, boutiques and stylists will find a wealth of insight in our research that can be leveraged for inspiration and innovation.

The Winter Fashion Trend Report gives you an insider’s glance at winter wear trends persuading consumers.

The Winter Fashion Trend Report, last published on Nov 18, 2014, includes 173 PRO Trends and 865 examples of winter fashion market research and winter fashion consumer trends related to: clothing stores, parka coats, snow boots, winter apparel, fur hats and winter fashion trends.

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Our winter fashion research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced winter fashion articles and 2,157,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 173 Winter Fashion PRO Trends = 173 Powerpoint Pages Winter Fashion PPT Report
• 865 Winter Fashion Examples

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• 121 Winter Fashion Videos (Online) Winter Fashion Videos
• 5,190 Winter Fashion Images (Online) Winter 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 Winter Fashion Pro Trends

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

Tech-Enhanced Outerwear As consumers crave advanced features, outerwear receives a hi-tech update Implications - Consumers are constantly on the hunt for the next big innovation, which has pushed tech-focused outerwear to the forefront of the industry. The incorporation of futuristic elements appeals to consumer curiosity and a desire for innovation while continuing to deliver functionality.
Tech-Enhanced Outerwear
As consumers crave advanced features, outerwear receives a hi-tech update
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Subdued Celebrity Moving away from risque fashion, celebrities put modest style front and center Implications - Keeping things simple and laid-back, celebrities, particularly those of a younger and more outspoken demographic, are moving away from revealing fashion designs toward more conservative, homespun looks. Emphasizing the notion that "less is more," modern media icons are redefining how consumers, particularly teens, view beauty. This reflects a shift toward fashion styles that consumers can relate to and easily duplicate.
Subdued Celebrity
Moving away from risque fashion, celebrities put modest style front and center
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Outwerwear Eccentricity A desire for individuality prompts outerwear with personality Implications - As the luxury market continues to expand and consumers focus more on aesthetic than function, brands are looking to fill the gap with garments designed with eccentric style and warmth in mind. This shift towards functional fashion with a sense of personality speaks to a desire for individuality and quirk.
Outwerwear Eccentricity
A desire for individuality prompts outerwear with personality
8 Examples + Score + Implications


Multi-Functional Utility The desire for multi-functional goods extends to the outerwear market Implications - As consumer lifestyles demand more versatile products, brands are responding with clothing and gear that reacts to specific activities or climates. The urban consumer is specifically targeted as busy lifestyles lead them to require products that offer durability as well as versatility.
Multi-Functional Utility
The desire for multi-functional goods extends to the outerwear market
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Blatant Faux Fake fur provides mental and physical comfort in more than just clothing Implications - Though physical comfort is still important to consumers, the desire for a clear conscience has consumers seeking alternatives to luxurious, but often cruel fur. This ushers in a wave of faux fur that is so pervasive it is penetrating industries beyond fashion. Consumers are wearing their faux fur badge with pride, un-intuitively going against the glamorization of "authenticity" in favor of passive activism.
Blatant Faux
Fake fur provides mental and physical comfort in more than just clothing
7 Examples + Score + Implications


American Adventurism Craving escapism, consumers opt for adventure within their own country Implications - While the glamorization of international travel rises, consumers -- particularly in the United States -- are looking to domestic options for adventure that are easier on the wallet. This shift towards maximizing local options speaks to a broader preference to break from routine while still maintaining a familiar connection.
American Adventurism
Craving escapism, consumers opt for adventure within their own country
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Communal Business Seeking social involvement, entrepreneurs turn to community retail enterprises Implications - Finding drive, particularly among a generation consumed with complacency, can be challenging, prompting individuals to look toward more social business innovations. Using community movements and local neighborhoods as a source for inspiration, budding entrepreneurs are leveraging social causes as base for emerging businesses, reflecting a move toward more socially invested business developments.
Communal Business
Seeking social involvement, entrepreneurs turn to community retail enterprises
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Climatic Excursion Prioritizing adventure, travelers seek out destinations with extreme climates Implications - Moving away from typically warm travel destinations, consumers are turning to more extreme climate conditions for experiential appeal. Seeking out places like Iceland that are known for unpredictable and chilly weather, travelers are willing to brave harsh conditions in exchange for more contrast from their everyday.
Climatic Excursion
Prioritizing adventure, travelers seek out destinations with extreme climates
5 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 167 more Winter Fashion PRO Trends and 865 examples!



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