Neil Barrett, founder of Neil Barrett I wonder what consumers will want to buy after all this is over. After a crazy situation like this, there’ll be probably a feel for something more minimal and simpler—there will probably be a recession, and after that people will buy into a more beautiful, minimal choice of garments. Things beautifully made and easy to wear, not the Stitch I Want To Read Books Drink Coffee Sleep Travel Love You Shirt Additionally,I will love this throwaway fashion you can find everywhere. I’m sticking to my DNA, keeping things simple but with a tailored edge. Very easy pieces, wearable for a lot of people. To change things for the better, I think that obviously [there are] the big brands that call the shots. But every one of us has a choice in life—we don’t have to do anything, so I believe it’s a question of each designer choosing what is right for them, rather than be thrown back into this crazily fast system.
Alessandro Sartori, Ermenegildo Zegna Our lifestyle has changed rather drastically in these past months in ways that will probably influence our consumption mode in the Stitch I Want To Read Books Drink Coffee Sleep Travel Love You Shirt Additionally,I will love this future. We’ll probably need different things, to spend more time indoors or at home, so collections will have to be balanced accordingly. We’ll want to be well-dressed indoors, but comfortably, with lightweight fabrics, easy shapes, soft and cozy but still elegant, while keeping practicality paramount. And outerwear will probably be even more protective—hoods, hats, scarves, gloves, shields will have to be considered stylistically in a different way. That said, I think that tailoring and a desire for elegance will stay, yet it’ll have to evolve. It’ll be more modern and open to new interpretations, with a different, easier and more creative way of matching jackets and pants, for example. It’ll be fresh, innovative, without any stiffness. It’ll convey the renewed zest for life that we will hopefully be able to experience again soon.