Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 31) – With the New Year comes new trends to watch out for, especially as people continue to adapt to the changing and difficult times due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For fashion designer Rajo Laurel, he predicts that next year’s clothes will take on a sense of optimism towards what lies ahead – similar to what the Pantone Color of the Year 2022 “Very Peri” marries – with a sense of curiosity and a “very strong” push for creativity.
“I call that kind of ‘realistic fantasy’ in the sense that we’re basically going to show ourselves to people again, to present ourselves again in a deal that suits what we’ve learned and taken away from all this experience,” a- he told CNN. Philippines’ The exchange.
“Essentially, we’ve been hiding in our homes. We’re slowly coming out of our caves and slowly trying to explore. It’s going to be seen through color and texture and through a whole new shape – a little closer to the body – but at the same time a little cheerful, ”Laurel added.
This contrasts with fashion in 2021, when loungewear remained popular as people were mostly still holed up in their homes, according to the fashion designer.
“I’m very optimistic that this is going to be quite the feeling of basically the sign of the times. Fashion is just a mirror of what’s going on in the world and it’s a way of loving, of support that sentiment, ”Laurel mentioned.
More efficient, personalized
Also a key feature of life amid COVID-19, the technology is expected to be further refined in 2022 – allowing users a better, more personal experience with their gadgets.
“Safer papagandahin or mas magiging effective pa ‘yung mga gadgets. Pero’yung what we should look forward to is ‘young mga gadgets will start to get more personal, ”said tech content creator Alvin Villanueva of“ Alvin Tries Tech ”. The exchange.
[Translation: More on gadgets will be improved further, or made more efficient. But what we should look forward to is gadgets will start to become more personal.]
Gadgets should become more “unique to the point of being so specific”, according to Villanueva. This contrasts with this year, which saw a lot of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) devices with the same hardware, but with different logos pasted on them, he added.
“Hindi na lang performance ang nabibigay niya sa consumers, kundi ‘yung unique approach for his life“said Villanueva.
[Translation: They won’t just give consumers performance but also an approach unique to us.]
When it comes to the local arcade industry, the tech vlogger expects Filipinos to focus more on streaming and competitive gamers definitely increase the stake in 2022 – and be recognized even more globally. global.