What’s trending next for summer 2021? Here are seven expected activewear trends courtesy of Cotton Incorporated’s forecast team.
Technical closures such as buckles, cords, and elastic bands combine with piping details and nylon accents in bright colorways for a “new nostalgic” feel on cotton garments.
THE NEW OUTDOORS
Classic outdoor fabrics are refreshed with color selection, tweaks in pattern, and added technology.
Heightened color effects can be achieved through various dye, print, and construction techniques in cotton knits and wovens.
The blue-light effect of technology in our natural world translates into cotton fabric.
As humans and machines merge, fabrics and silhouette details combine to reflect this notion in overall design.
In anticipation of future environments and lifestyles, new concepts for cotton outerwear emerge.
Seam work and details hint at an unfinished design process.
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