Las Vegas Market’s patented FIRST LOOK forecast features three new trends: “Beach Bound”, “Overlay” and “Purple Prose”, inspired by popular destinations, moods and colors. These trends will be showcased through off-the-shelf products through programming, vignettes, a guide and more during the market July 24-28, 2022 at the World Market Center in Las Vegas.
“The FIRST LOOK Summer 2022 trends consider how iconic locations, sentiments and color preferences can guide interior and product design,” said Dorothy Belshaw. “The FIRST LOOK programming is an actionable style direction for shoppers looking to own a must-have product for the 2022 holiday season.”
The 3 Trends FIRST LOOK Summer 2022
To the beach: FIRST LOOK heads to the coast this summer in pursuit of what PANTONE® calls “saltwater healing” and “soft escapism.” What makes this water, sand and sun retreat look fresh and new for 2022 and beyond? Exquisite pastels, revitalizing aqua tones and tropical pillars. The product categories for Beach Bound are outdoor lounge and dining furniture; textiles, including beach towels, all-weather blankets and pillows, and rugs; personal care products, fragrances and candles; accessories, including beach bags, sunglasses, and hats; hostess gifts; crockery and glassware; destination wedding essentials; Stationery; and wall décor that evokes beach scenes, ocean vibes, and atmospheric light effects.
Cover: Like an “Insta” filter that instantly lends softness, solemnity, or sentimentality to both cherished photos and casual snapshots, FIRST LOOK’s neutral showcase captures an elegant mood through nuanced details, captivating textures, and intriguing shapes. . Beyond a nod to warmth and subtle luxury, Overlay features interesting linear patterns, bas-relief details, and intricate textures. Overlay strikes a chord of minimalist maximalism that is open, airy, livable, and reverential. The product categories for Overlay are leather and fabric upholstery; decorative tables and pedestals; shelving solutions; area rugs with glitter effects; lighting apparatus; bar items; and wall decoration.
purple prose: Incoming purples and reds set the stage for a variety of feelings and moods, from festive and vibrant to stately and wholesome. Here, tints and shades intermingle with classic and modern patterns. Color references are PANTONE Lychee 18-1654, PANTONE Anemone 19-2033, PANTONE Sparkling Grape 19-3336, PANTONE Phalaenopsis 15-3216, PANTONE Rose Violet 17-2624, and PANTONE Very Peri 17-3938. FIRST LOOK throws colors from recent PANTONE® forecasts in a bedroom/living room backdrop. Purple Prose’s product categories are bedroom furniture (nightstands, dressers, and dressers); bedding sets; space-saving media consoles; area rugs; stationary upholstery; decorative glassware and accessories; jewels; wall decoration, including mirrors; candles; and lighting
FIRST LOOK is the hallmark of Las Vegas Market’s trending interactive programming. Buyers will have the opportunity to explore products from Las Vegas Market exhibitors in a pre-market webinar on Wednesday, July 13 at 1 pm PST; an in-market seminar on Monday, July 25 at 11am PST; on tour Tuesday, July 25 at 12:30pm PST; in trending cartoons throughout the World Market Center Las Vegas campus; and in a digital guide. Together, these experiences create a roadmap for shoppers as they explore Las Vegas Market’s thousands of lines of furniture, gifts and home décor. Registration and additional information about FIRST LOOK programming is available at LasVegasMarket.com/Explore/News-and-Trends/First-Look.
All Las Vegas Market exhibitors are invited to submit products for editorial consideration from April 27 to June 2, 2022. Submissions must include high resolution images (at least 5 x 7 inches, 300 dpi) and the submission form. product submission available online at: LasVegasMarket .com/Exhibit/Advertising-and-Sponsorship-Opportunities/Submit-to-First-Look.