“The ‘go-to bible’ for design and trend direction” – Design Manager, Gift Company
For 21 years, Mudpie has been a trusted trend forecasting service which continues to deliver accurate trends for businesses worldwide. Mudpie’s three brands include Consultancy which provides companies with specific design solutions, a range of Trend Books providing designers with ready-made ideas for complete garment ranges on a seasonal basis, and MPDClick, a leading commercial online fashion trend forecasting service
Updated daily, MPDClick is an indispensible tool for industry professionals within the fashion and consumer product industries, providing authoritative intelligence on fashion, graphics and colour trends within the global fashion and retail marketplace.
Why Choose MPDClick?
MPDClick is a one-stop-business solution, providing all the essential resources to create a successful product line, from comprehensive forecasts released 24 months ahead of season to libraries full of editable license-free graphics, prints and garment shapes.
1. Plan ahead with our proven track record of short, mid and long-term trends, fully supported by inspirational content and business intelligence.
Built on accurate trend analysis, our consumer and market insight reports provide strategic information to stay one step ahead of competitors and capitalise on future opportunities.
2. Track the trends full circle with invaluable insight from each stage of the product development cycle.
Our comprehensive research reports provide insight into the season’s creative thinking, supported by quantifiable data and key references.
Forecast reports provide you with defined key shapes and product details for designers and buyers as well as styling ideas and trends for merchandisers.
MPDClick’s easy-to-use layout, including ‘pull-out’ visual magazine, image galleries and design toolkits feature fully downloadable and editable graphics, motifs and garment shapes.
Runway Trends present the key product shapes, details and colours to invest into from MPDClick’s comprehensive coverage of the international Fashion Weeks.
Trade Fair Key Buys offer a bi-annual overview of the key commercial buys to invest in from the most inspiring trade fairs on the international circuit.
Retail Trends, for monthly real-time market analysis of the latest trends in the retail sector. Discover the best selling styles in retail and at street level.
Regularly updated Trend Tracker reports track MPDClick’s forecasted trends as we see them at each stage of the trend cycle. Discover how accurate we were with insights from the Runway, Trade Fair and Retail sectors.
3. Maximise your working day with essential creative tools.
An unrivalled time-saving tool for designers, the Creative area features libraries full of editable license-free graphics, prints and motifs as well garment shapes, swatch fills and brushes, available in AI, EPS, JPG or PSD formats.
4. Gain valuable insight and save on travel costs with our trade show, runway and retail coverage.
The Runway area delivers comprehensive coverage of all the major Fashion Weeks including ready-to-wear, haute couture, resort and pre-fall, complete with directional analysis and trend overviews.
The Trade Fair area provides in-depth coverage and expert analysis of over 200 trade shows annually, direct to your desktop. Gain insight into the textiles, fashion apparel, sport, denim, footwear, accessories and design and lifestyle industries.
The Retail area is an inspirational resource, covering all aspects of retail from visual merchandising and in-store technology to the latest collections and marketing strategies. Here, you can track the trends influencing brand strategies and consumer needs.
MPDVision, the Trend Journal and our social media platforms – an extension of our trend mission.
As an extension of Mudpie’s trend services, our free-to-view blog the Trend Journal provides an unrivalled resource for early trend observations and real time industry news adaptable to suit all design markets and updated daily. MPDVision magazine presents up-to-date trend information, with informative articles on lifestyle, consumer and product trends 2 years ahead of market, as well as colour, fabric and aesthetic direction. The dynamic and easy-to-use online format is available for download on our Bookstore, or free to subscribers. Get real-time updates on what the editorial teams are working on, via our Twitter feed, Facebook page and Linkedin group.
Mudpie’s other services.
Alongside our online trend forecasting service MPDClick, Mudpie publish a range of Trend Books that offer trend, silhouette, graphic, print and colour information. Our leading Trend Books provide the busy professional with hundreds of inspirational and practical garment and accessory styles, print and graphics – all supplied as editable files on DVD. For companies that want a more bespoke service to meet their product development goals, our Consultancy team is on hand to support our clients with an approachable, supportive and above all, creative service. With extensive experience across a range of areas, we are able to adapt our skills well beyond just fashion, with merchandising, cosmetics and personal care, homewares and the sports industry just to name a few. Our large creative team includes designers and researchers from a variety of disciplines whose creative ideas are always underpinned by our extensive trend research service, MPDClick.