Trends no longer follow the same predictable routes of emergence that they did even five years ago. That makes it harder to find a single best locale that works for trend spotting. But St. Tropez is still one of the top places to glean forward fashion information about color and design. That’s why The Trend Curve™ continues to monitor the colors, silhouettes and surface designs that crop up each summer in St. Tropez—trends that have potential to impact home décor in the future.
Carole D’Arconte, one of the nation’s top apparel trend forecasters, put her color and design savvy to work for The Trend Curve™, revealing key women’s and kids trends for The Trend Curve™ (subscribers can read about them and see the details in the August issue). Now she turns her focus to men.
Top looks included t-shirt messages that ran the gamut from Goth to Zen to love directed sentiments: