out of fashion

Designers and fashion experts fear the increasingly unpredictable weather could see the back of the industry’s traditional, seasonal collections.

They have been the framework for the fashion calendar for so long but could now become meaningless because of the topsy-turvy weather.

The impact on the industry, which currently revolves around a major seasonal change twice a year, could be enormous.

British designer Katherine Hamnett said: “The entire clothing industry is upside-down right now and has been for some time. We have bikinis being sold in January, and fur coats being sold in August. It’s bonkers.

Daily Mail, 9 Oct 2007