Spring is certainly a time of renewal, but for those who create seasonal-product assortments, it’s also a time of tremendous opportunity. That’s because spring is the starting point for a lineup of seven notable holidays, not to mention many gift-and-card-giving occasions. Spring Forward™ 2017 can help you make the most of all of them!
This comprehensive forecast gives you 30 carefully chosen colors for spring and summer. But that’s not all. We also provide recommendations for how to use them in 10 diverse themes that The Trend Curve believes in for 2017.
Spring Forward includes details for new twists on Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s celebrations. It has three Easter trends and plenty of details for Mothers’ and Fathers’ Day gifts and greetings. What’s more, this bestselling package will kindle your creativity all the way through summer with a retro Independence Day trend called A Four-Score 4th, plus a seaside trend that takes the look up a notch and a state fair trend that takes its cues from all-natural lifestyles.
With these 10 diverse trends and 30 colors, our Spring Forward color-and-trend forecast has everything you’ll need to prepare for the first-half of 2017 and beyond!
WHO USES THIS FORECAST: This color-and-trend forecast is for those who create seasonal spring and summer assortments. That encompasses holidays from Valentine's Day and Easter to Mother's Day and the Fourth of July, but it also includes picnic/pool/patio and garden-party events. Customers involved in gift baskets, greeting cards, gift bags/wrap, party product, items for outdoor living, baking products, tableware, gifts and more have given this product a "thumbs-up."
WHEN TO BUY AND USE IT: Those in product development should use this package during 2016 to prepare assortments for 2017 selling. Retail buyers should use this as a guide to selecting 2017 assortments. Visual-display professionals can use this inspiration through August of 2017.
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