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Design Trend | Wilderness Chic | Organic Materials | Trendspotting

26-09-2011 Design Trend: Into The Wild

Unlike the

Sean Penn film that ended in tragedy, delving ‘into the wild’ has never been so trendy. The environmentally conscious are taking their consumer habits one step further and choosing handcrafted, non-industrial and organic materials to wear on their bodies as fashion statements or to incorporate into commercial spaces. By adopting the primitive textures of fur, leather, clay and wood, people are moving closer to nature and are redefining our notion of wilderness chic, which once valued the outdoor look of mountaineers and hikers.

Next trends: 'Design Trend: Nano Couture', 'Fashion Trend: Colour Blocking'

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