We recently concluded our second apparel and footwear preorder event, Faire Fashion Week. Attendees from around the globe enjoyed Faire-funded discounts like 30% off orders over $1,000 and 60-day free returns. Ahead of the event, we partnered with global forecasting agency WGSN for an exclusive look at what’s trending in Womenswear for the Autumn/Winter 2022 season.
At Faire Fashion Week, attendees saved nearly 2 million dollars through Faire-funded discounts. About 340,000 products were purchased from the preorder marketplace, increasing the weekly preorder volume by nearly 9x.
Today, we’re excited to reveal some popular trends, styles, and products from Faire Fashion Week 2022.
At Faire Fashion Week, retailers shopped from thousands of styles for all seasons, with Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 proving the most popular.
Retailers around the world purchased from a wide range of categories, from dresses, shirts and blouses, baby’s bodysuits and pajamas, and footwear like slippers and boots.
Globally, popular products included slouchy neck pullover sweaters, linen shorts, children’s puffer jackets, western booties, and high-rise skinny jeans. Top selling products in the U.S. included graphic tees, shorts, and gauze blouses, while in the U.K., the top-sellers list was filled with baby’s footie pajamas and plush slippers. France also favored comfortable footwear, with bestsellers from the country including slippers adorned with pompoms or stars and embroidered t-shirts. Finally, chunky high-heeled boots and patterned hoodies were highly sought after by German retailers. The top global searches revealed that retailers are preparing for upcoming holidays like Easter and leaning into the western trend, with the word ranking first for top searches. Search trends also indicate that buyers are looking to offer more inclusive sizing with searches for plus size and stocking up for the summer with searches for shorts and sandals.
Read our summary of the WGSN x Faire trend report