Trend report: World MasterCard Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015

October 27, 2014

A few days after another fashion week wrapped up, we look back at the key trends spotted on the runways this season.

Here is what they were, illustrated by the top 7 shows that our senior editorial team selected. A key trend that was consistent across most shows was the designers usage of white colour.

Rachel Sin

  • Colour-blocking
  • Cutouts
  • Belted/synched waists on dresses
  • Florals
  • Mesh panels

(Note: This collection included both fall/winter 2014 and spring/summer 2015.)

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  • Perforated leather
  • Primary colours
  • Leather detailing (elbow and knee pads)
  • Fringes
  • Sheer bottoms exposing underwear
  • Layering
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Matthew Gallagher

  • Pleating
  • Embellished bottoms
  • Structured top/shoulders
  • Pastels
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  • Sportswear
  • Net overlay on tops
  • Varsity jackets
  • Metallics
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Caitlin Power

  • Bodycon dresses
  • Colour-blocking
  • Structured/architectural cuts
  • Contrasting textures
  • Collared shirtdresses
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Mikhael Kale

  • Mixed textures
  • Edgy cutouts
  • Plastic detailing
  • Jewel embellishments
  • Geometric shapes
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Mikael D

  • Damask texture on dresses
  • Sequins
  • Flower embellishments
  • Pastels
  • Layered ruching
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By Lacey Ward
Photography by Kareen Mallon

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