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Trending | Call it the Bowie Effect! ....... Silver Boots

Icon Trend | Global Views on Trends | Trending: The silver boot.
Call it the‘Bowie’ effect.... 
Silver boots are having a fashion moment right now. 
Silver boots went from ‘over-the-top, to the must-have shoe of the moment. 
David Bowie in 2004
David Bowie wears a sheer sparkly top in the Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars film documentary
A Russian (Nicholas I) icon Of Christ Pantocrator
Stephen Venezia
 Louis Vuitton FALL 2016 
Star booty from Anja Hindmarch
Pixelated boots from Anja Hindmarch 
Loewe SPRING 2016 

Trending | Fab Silver you need!

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Icon Trend | Global Views on Trends. Silver & Grey Trends in Accessories.
1. Alexander McQueen's butterfly bracelet. via FarFetch   2. Jimmy Choo Locket Petite Shoulder Bag, with white, pony, silver and mirror embroidery via   3. Chanel handbag, Spring 2016 in Black & White patchwork spray paint look. 4. Heaven Tanudiredja Squircle medallion via Luisa via Roma 5. Gosia Baczynska bracelet via  6. Chanel alligator vanity case Spring 2016  7. Tamsen, boulder Opal, Black Opal and Purple Star Sapphire Ring via   8. Alexander McQueen silver Python handbag Spring 2016.  9. Prada python suede striped shoulder bag via Neiman Marcus.  10. Ellen Conde choker via .

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Grey shades become a fashion statement and silver has a fashion moment.
With a quiet presence, grey is creating a storm in monochrome totality. Metals, mirror effects and the mix of structures create a look that is elegant balanced and has a dash of space-age a la Courrèges.    
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Trending | Cream & Burned Caramel

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Icon Baby | Trending - Burned Caramel Hues
Fashion week - SS 2016
Porsche in caramel .... mmmh
Dior 2016 
Elie Saab
Valentino AW 2016
Lanvin AW 2016
Valentino AW 2016

Trending | Cream & Caramel Milk

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Icon Baby | Global Views on Trends | Accessories in caramel milk
1. Louboutin bag in caramel milk.   2.  Wilfredo Rosado gold 'Lip's ring.   3. Wilfredo Rosado gold 'Lips'  amulet.   4. MARMÈN Swarovski embellished choker.   5.     Louboutin bag in caramel milk.   6. Aquazzura French Kiss Suede Heels in Nude.    7.  Gianvito Rossi knit sock booties  in nude.    8.  Givenchy suede leather ‘SHARK’ bag in nude.   9. Vintage, 1940s Napiere retro pink gold bracelet via 1stdips.   10. Magda Butrim ‘Madagascar’ skirt in cream butter.   11. Jenny Kayne suede cutout mules.   12. Flower choker via Shanghai Tang.

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A creamy hue is making its bold statement in fashion. This hue has a warm sweetness like caramel milk but without being cute, pale or chalky. When used in accessories the colour takes on a transparent lightness. This hue embraces added lustre like pearl or metallic finishes or can stand on its own. It's a fantastic neutral shade that can complement any existing wardrobe and is highly versatile.

Aiko by Eva Kim Heu
Proenza Schouler

Trending | Accessories | The best Over-the-Top Chokers.

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Icon Baby | Global Views on Trends | Accessories | Chokers
1. Schield necklace at Luisaviaroma   2. Gold 'Aviator Goggle" choker by Heaven Tanudiredja via valerydemure.com   3. Christal and leather collar by Florian via valerydemure.com 4. Choker with Swarovski crystals by Ellen Conde via luisaviaroma.com    5. Gold wide choker by Balmain via lyst.co.uk    6.  Choker by Shourouk Bastet via luisaviaroma.com    7. Hammered Petita choker by Anndra Neen via valerydemure.com    8.  Bron Choker by Magda Butrym via shop.magdabutrym.com
Balmain F/W2016
Cedric Charlier
Choker at Balmain Fall/Winter 2016-17
Dior 2016
Dior 2016

Pic top left: Rodarte. Gucci. HBZ. Giambattista Valli

Think Tank. Failure isn’t a Dirty Word. Retail leaders need to create a culture of innovation and manage the business for the future, not just on a quarterly basis.

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Think Tank | Failure isn’t a Dirty Word 
An excerpt from a WGSN report by PETAH MARIAN senior Editor at WGSN Here

Failure isn’t a dirty word. The tech industry has rebranded it, and openly ‘fails’ in order to keep reinventing the wheel and staying ahead of the game, fashion take note. Petah Marian writes: "One thing I’ve noticed a lot recently is how smart fashion brands are increasingly taking tips from the tech and startup industry on how to evolve, particularly around e-commerce, mobile and the means by which they get their product to the customer." 

But almost as important, is taking on the mindset of these companies. Start-ups pivot, design iteratively, they test and learn, and when things do not work, it’s not failure, it’s just one option that has now been ruled out. 

Failure is scary and the prospect of it can be paralysing, but as fashion cycles continue to gather pace and technology rapidly evolves, embracing failure as part of the development cycle is going to be central to keeping up. 

In design, some brands across the fashion industry are doing this. For example, Zara designs iteratively across the course of a season, evolving (rather than repeating) its successes to create a sense of newness in store, creating smaller runs and more frequent drops. 

But for this sort of strategy to be successful on a broader business basis, retail leaders need to create a culture of innovation, and manage the business for the future, not just on a quarterly basis. 
That means accepting that lots of projects will have zero return for a number of years, but that the future of your business depends on it. As we look this week at the collapse of a number of UK high street stalwarts, this kind of thinking has never been more essential."

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Trending | Accessories 'Galactic Couture' - 9 Sins - you need to have.

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Sin No 1 ALEXANDER MCQUEEN ‘De Manta’ leather clutch via alexandermcqueen.com   Sin No 2 Antique Amethyst gold pendant    Sin No 3 CHANEL purple ombre leather bootie with crystal heel Sin No 4 CHANEL small ‘Boy-Bag’ via chanel.com    Sin No 5 Louboutin leather bag via christianlouboutin.com    Sin No 6 Antique black Opal ring set in 18K white gold with diamonds c.1920   Sin No 7 Gosia Baczyńska necklace via gosiabaczynska.com/en   Sin No 8 Jimmy Choo 'Anouk' Pump via jimmychoo.com    Sin No 9 ACNE 'Cypress' Boot via acnestudios.com

Skull Bubble | printed tee design Photo by Eddie Yau via Behance

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Inspired by modern Sci-fi Gothic and Vampire tales, 
this trend is provocative with a galactic Punk attitude. 
Dark dramatic holographic color plays and galaxy prints 
are core to this sensuous black-based look.   

Edited by SA Warlich 

BALMAIN hologram effect lambskin leather pants
Roberto Cavalli A/W 2016 | Galaxy Print |
Roberto Cavalli A/W 2016 
PRE-FALL 2016 Roberto Cavalli
Roberto Cavalli Fall 2016
PRE-FALL 2016 Roberto Cavalli
Roberto Cavalli 2016 Fall/Winter Runway
Nina Ricci F/W 2016
Dries van Noten F/W 2016
Icon Trend | Marc Jacobs - FW 2016/17 Campaign
Icon Trend | Galactic Couture 
Crystal inspiration | Icon Trend | CHANEL purple ombre leather bootie with crystal heel. 
Icon Trend | Trending Galactic Couture | Vivienne Westwood Galaxy Bag in a 'Galactic Print"
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