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October 23, 2018

Men's Footwear Trend Direction | Fall-Winter 2019-2020: Kindred

Posted at 11:06 AM

Leading trend forecaster, Fashion Snoops, takes you through one of the biggest trends for Spring - Summer 2019-2020 in men's footwear - Kindred.
Explore the colors, fabrics, looks from the runway & more from this trend below.

Men's F/W '19/20 Trends

The concept of community has never been more important, especially as political and societal divisions threaten the very notion. This seasonal narrative features a modern day John Steinbeck whose emotions are heightened in these turbulent times. What is the role of heritage in today's world? Does it hark back to simpler times with fewer choices? He finds new hope in reminders of nostalgia and family. He feels comforted by imperfect surfaces that are made better with time. He seeks out high-quality items from a retail space with a general store - like atmosphere that nicely curates his style. Industrial details and pastoral silhouettes come together for a new expression of basics. Shapes and details are amplified in intensity to evoke a protective quality. As the epitome of today's pioneer, the man behind Kindred moves from chaotic city to uncharted rural territories in search of pastoral refinement and rugged character, and does it with heart and soul along the way. 

INSPIRED BY:

Regionalism Art  •   Americana  •  New Community  •   Updated Heritage  •  Focus on Basics •   Cozy Surroundings 


KINDRED | MOOD BOARD

Men's F/W '19/20 Trends

 

KINDRED | COLORS

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KINDRED | FABRICS

Men's F/W '19/20 Trends

Ultra Soft Leather   •   Plush Suede  •   Waxed Leather

 

KINDRED | DESIGN DETAILS

Men's F/W '19/20 Trends

Fabric & Color Blocking  •   Oversized Grommets  •   Gum Lug-Sole

 

KINDRED | PATTERNS + GRAPHICS

Men's F/W '19/'20 Trends

Timeworn Plaid   •   Regional Landscape  •   Disjointed Stripes

 

KINDRED | KEY ITEMS

Men's F/W '19/'20 Trends

  1. Tennis Shoe • Pal Zileri  |  2. Casual Derby • Sacai  |  3. Tassel Loafer • Pal Zileri | 4. Short Work-Boot  •  Julien David 

5. Sneaker Boot • Cerruti  |  6. Chelsea Boot • Todd Snyder |  7. Lace Up Boot • W.R.K  |  8. Monk - Strap Booth • Pal Zileri


TREND FORECAST PROVIDED BY

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Fashion Snoops is a global creative agency that helps brands and companies harness future trends and act on the opportunities they bring. FS provides consulting services to global fashion and consumer product brands, as well as SaaS solutions wired for creators - allowing them to create smarter.


Headquartered in NYC, Fashion Snoops has clients and contributors in 50 countries around the globe. For more information visit, fashionsnoops.com