Entering a time of renewed outlook and where thoughtfulness is demanded from process, Informa Markets Fashion, in partnership with global forecasting agency, Fashion Snoops (FS) presents a first look at the emerging themes in material + surface innovations that will frame the SS 24 season. Led by FS’ materials expert Nia Silva, this presentation will unpack the cultural signals influencing trends in raw materials, constructions, finishes, detailing, and new color direction; inspiring brands and manufacturers on how they can utilize new pathways for innovation. ​
The supporting guide, available for download below, presents a first glance of themes that will be examined during the presentation, and acts as a useful takeaway for brands and manufacturers to reference for future design inspiration and trend direction. ​


Nia Silva (she/her) - Director of Materials
Nia Silva is a materials expert driven by trends & creative content. Holding a master's in Textile Science and a background in various materials-related disciplines from fiber science to market research, her approach to materials is multifaceted and always aimed at providing innovative yet actionable solutions for businesses. At Fashion Snoops, Nia leads all material content providing valuable color, fiber, construction, finishing, and application insight for brands and creatives alike.

Informa Markets Fashion
About Informa Markets Fashion
Informa Markets Fashion connects and inspires the global fashion community through online experiences, industry insights, and worldwide fashion trade events including MAGIC, COTERIE, PROJECT, and SOURCING at MAGIC. From more effective manufacturing and supply chain opportunities to creative design inspiration and retail on the wholesale floor, Informa Markets Fashion’s diverse portfolio supports the entire fashion ecosystem - fostering innovation and driving creativity year-round. 
Fashion Snoops
About Fashion Snoops
Fashion Snoops is a global trend forecasting agency servicing brands, retailers, and manufacturers in fashion, accessories, home decor, beauty, media, marketing and other consumer facing industries, empowering them to act on future trends.
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