17 Trends To Watch Out For This 2017

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Are you wondering what’s going to be popular this year?

17 Trends To Watch Out For This 2017Actually, 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”


Pantone’s 2017 color of the year example. Image by Delia Creates

2. Mauve And Lilac-Gray

mauve lilac gray

Image from Jewel Salem

3. Woven Baskets

woven baskets

Image from Décor Pad

4. Sacred Geometry Patterns

sacred geometry patterns

Image from Jennifer Brandon Elliott

5. Cork


Image from The Knot

6. Tactility


Furniture, décor, and apparel that stimulate our sense of touch.

Image from Ghooz

7. Sustainable Cotton

Cotton grown without the 13 most-toxic chemicals.

sustainable cotton

Image from Ecouterre

8. Ethical/Anti-Oppression Fashion


Image from Fashionista

9. Victoriana Fashion


Image from Fashionising

10. Plus-Size Fashion Revolution

plus size

Image from Girl Talk HQ

11. 1980’s-Style One Shoulder Tops


Image from Space Coast Daily

12. Danish And Dutch Master Painters

As fashion inspiration (e.g., Eckersberg, Rembrandt, Vermeer)


Image from Hubpages

13. Wedding Pantsuits

wedding pantsuits

Image From Happy Wedd

14. Wear What You’re Thinking

This could be political/cultural quotes on clothing and accessories

statement shirt

Image from Flirty Diva Tees

15. Teal And Purple Hair


Great hair inspiration for your upcoming craft shows. Image from Lovely Dyed Locks

16. Goth-Inspired Gardens


Image from Pattern Curator

17. Ombre Accents


Image from Craft Hubs

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.

Gary Capps
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  1. Gary thanks for the post good call on trends…..however curious your lil bio says, with “my” wife, and dogs Poppy and Mia – your sweet wife didn’t get named 🙂

    1. Haha, my bad. Her name is Jackie.

      I also need to update this as we just had our first baby a few weeks back. A little boy named Finlay.

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