HBL Tradeshows: Live from Autumn Fair

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Miss Etoile at Autumn Fair 2011
WGSN-homebuildlife reports live from Autumn Fair in Birmingham, highlighting the emerging trends seen at the show:

Hollywood holiday: A confirmation of WGSN-homebuildlife's 2012 Christmas direction where decorations take on a nostalgic feel with a mood of optimism and vintage sophistication. Bright pastels, faded gold, hand-painted surfaces and paper ornaments are seen across a variety of Christmas collections.

Laboratory: A confirmation of WGSN-homebuildlife's spring/summer 2012 trend Laboratory, where prints and patterns are a creative juxtaposition of colour blocked elements and shapes are futuristic and streamlined.

Purple: The dominant colour at the show is purple, with dusky tones seen across home accessories such as ceramics and glass. Dark pink tones of violet are applied to soft accessories in sumptuous fabrics such as velvets and satins.

Subscribers can view the full live report here.