Moreover, there are a variety of issues about fashion seasons. Fashion buyer considerate a period of early time during fashion products are sold for future reference. Furthermore, almost all of fashion buyers have a good knowledge of the traditional fashion seasons, for instance, Autumn/Winter, which can be easily obtain and predicting the consumer demand and weather conditions (Hines and Bruce, 2007, pp124).
Because of the time required for textile design and development, the textile segment leads in recognizing fashion directions. Textile designers work at least 18 month ahead of the schedule for products to hit the market. Fashion buyers forecast the fashion trends 24 months before season, through fashion shows (Hines and Bruce, pp.132). Main design inspiration for high street fashion retailers come from the couture designers read-to-wear show held in London, Paris, Milan, New York or Tokyo 6 month ahead of the selling season. And also the celebrity looks and films have a big influence of trends.
As a fashion buyer my fashion forecast for autumn and winter in 2015 trend style is fitted jacket and plastic jacket. The colour trend forecast in autumn and winter in 2015 are silver, steel gray, bluestone, cloisonné, strong blue, India ink, picate black, super lemon, amber, autumn flory, incense, sequota, Arabian spice, golf green, cypree, living coral, blazing yellow, spearmint, regal orchid, daybreak, beetroot purple, tomato puree, purple wine, bleached apricot, powder pink, pink lavender, seafoam green, snow white, wind chime and ballad blue. Due to the trend leather fabric, the colour picate black, incense and sequota are very popular in autumn and winter 2015. Nowadays, plastic obviously have various of light colours, due to fashion trends. Usually we see leather and suede featured for autumn and winter and without exception in 2015, including those from Philipp plein, Alexander McQueen, Versace and Bouchra Jarra. And leather can work for cold autumn and winter days, garment make of leather would to warm to wear on hot summer days.