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Textiles: Trend forecasts & Fashion Predictions

Trend books and other publications in the Library

Fashion trends and predictions publications are kept in their own section in the Library behind the First Floor desk. They are only available to current DMU staff and students. They can only be used within the Kimberlin Library, and must be signed out for use each time at the desk. Up to three can be signed out at any one time. 

Online Fashion Trends

Trend books in the Library (First Floor Desk)

The Library has a selection of trend books from the following agencies, who focus on identifying the likely trends and developments that will influence and evolve fashion over a two year period. The latest books held in the Library are listed underneath.

Carlin Creative Trend Bureau

  • Impulse
  • Lingerie
  • Women's Attitudes

Nelly Rodi

  • Lingerie
  • Living Expressions


  • Beauty
  • Inspirations
  • Women;s Fashion
  • You can also access these books online via PeclersPlus - see below.

Other trend publications in the Library (First Floor Desk)

Arsutoria - for footwear trends

Mix Magazine - for trend and colour forecasts

Sportswear International - for denim, sportswear, fashion trends and new luxury

Textile View - for women's, men's and children's wear trend forecasts 

View 2 - focus on denim, casual, athleisure, active and performance

Vogue - latest fashion news and trends, and beauty inspiration 

Zoom on Fashion Trends - colours, inspirations, materials, and lines of the macro trends more than a year ahead of the market