080 BARCELONA FASHION TRENDS FOR AUTUMN 2018

Designers
25 Oct 2018 - 00:00

Animal print, leather, checks, fringes… These are some of the fashion trends in womenswear for autumn-winter 2018-19 that we saw on the 080 Barcelona Fashion runway and that now have hit the stores. We make a recap of the key looks for this season according to the 080 fashion designers and brands.
 
If there is a star material this autumn this is leather. Now it’s not about wearing the classic biker jacket or vest, but wearing leather from head to toe, as seen in Pablo Erroz’s modern leather dresses; in Elena Estaun’s total looks with skinny trousers or in bold designs like the leather corsets by Antonio Miro.
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Precisely Antonio Miro is one of the best examples on the 080 Barcelona Fashion runway of another trend for this autumn 2018: checks. Plaid, Prince of Wales or tartan, the checks pattern is a winner this season. Lebor Gabala, Miriam Ponsa, Wom & Now, Agnès Sunyer, Naulover and Sweet Matitos are other names that join this trend, showing its versatility.
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Trying to overshadow this pattern, animal print is also very popular this autumn 2018. Leopard print and zebra lines were seen last February on the 080 Barcelona Fashion runway thanks to Lola Casademunt, one of the best representatives of this look. In June, it was Escorpion Studio Barcelona that featured animal print in their ready to buy autumn winter 2018-19 collection, mixing it with yet another big trend for this season: western.
 
In this same collection, fringes were everywhere. Because fringes are also on vogue this autumn 2018 not only in a bohemian style as seen in Escorpion Studio Barcelona collection, but also enriched with different textures like glass in Verbena Atelier’s collection, contributing to its hedonist feel. Fringes are also used to put an unexpected focus on pieces, like Mietis’ spectacular jackets with long fringes on the shoulders and cuffs.
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In menswear, we see some trends repeated, like leather and checks, showing that the lines between genres are blurring season by season. Designer Pablo Erroz is one of the Barcelona creators that uses both trends also for men although in general checks are far more popular on the Catalan runway thanks to other names like Antonio Miro and Brain & Beast.
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Not so major, but also on vogue this autumn-winter are pinstripes, which we have seen already in spring 2018. This thin and vertical line, often white on a dark base color, that was part of the gangsters wardrobe in the thirties and forties, is now younger and more casual for the 21st century man through Brain & Beast and Mans Concept Menswear, the brand by the young designer Jaime Álvarez, who won the 080 Award to Emerging Design with his debut collection last February.