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Victoriana

Autumn Winter 2017 - 2018

Colour, Theme & Trend Analysis Report

Author - Gemma Brittain


During the reign of Queen Victoria there as a sense of prosperity, a refined and confident time. The Victoriana trend is coming through on the catwalks bringing regal silhouettes, clean and refined lines. This is a timeless trend for a wedding. Here we show you how this can form a traditional theme or be transformed into a fusion of old and new inspired steampunk, which is influenced by the Victorian era.

Victoriana

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Gardenia

11-0604 TCX

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Lavender Fog

13-3820 TCX

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Cashmere Rose

16-2215 TCX

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Raven

19-0000 TCX

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Silver

14-5002 TCX

Victoriana is a perfect trend for AW17/18. Inspiration can be taken from Queen Victoria's reign from 1837 - 1901. The Victorian era was Grand and Romantic and had elements of gothic detailing, which is key for this resurgent trend.

Steampunk Victoriana

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Rhubarb

19-1652 TCX

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Dark Denim

19-4118 TCX

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Whisper White

11-0701 TCX

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Botanical Garden

19-5220 TCX

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Coral Blush

14-1909 TCX

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Arabian Spice

19-1245 TCX

With Victoriana being a key trend coming through in AW17/18 there are many ways in which this can be transformed to create a unique inspired theme. Over the years Steampunk has been making a come back with people opting to show their personalities through in this gothic take on the industrial revolution of the late 19th century into the early 1900’s.
This theme traditionally shows an undertaking of the alternative couples however this does not have to be dark and gothic. The richness of colour, the mix of old and new is the driving force through this trend and can be softened with delicate details.

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