Are you wondering what’s going to be popular this year?
Actually, I run as far away from trends as possible. If you base your business on trends that’s all you’ll be…fleeting. But that’s just me!
You don’t need to follow trends however, it can be useful to know what the current ones are to get more inspiration for your handmade business.
According to Retailing Insight Magazine, here are the top 17 trends for 2017:
1. Pantone’s Color Of The Year “Greenery”
2. Mauve And Lilac-Gray
Image from Jewel Salem
3. Woven Baskets
Image from Décor Pad
4. Sacred Geometry Patterns
Image from Jennifer Brandon Elliott
Image from The Knot
Furniture, décor, and apparel that stimulate our sense of touch.
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7. Sustainable Cotton
Cotton grown without the 13 most-toxic chemicals.
Image from Ecouterre
8. Ethical/Anti-Oppression Fashion
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9. Victoriana Fashion
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10. Plus-Size Fashion Revolution
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11. 1980’s-Style One Shoulder Tops
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12. Danish And Dutch Master Painters
As fashion inspiration (e.g., Eckersberg, Rembrandt, Vermeer)
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13. Wedding Pantsuits
Image From Happy Wedd
14. Wear What You’re Thinking
This could be political/cultural quotes on clothing and accessories
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15. Teal And Purple Hair
16. Goth-Inspired Gardens
Image from Pattern Curator
17. Ombre Accents
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So that’s the 17 trends to expect this year. Are you happy with the forecast? Did you get an inspiration for your handmade business? Please let us know in the comments.