Out Now: 2025 Festive Trends

Eager to know what’s next for festive trends and how householders will be celebrating in 2025?

Our 2025 Festive Forecast is available to buy now from the Trend Store.

Referencing the broader context of how consumer lifestyles will shift, these 2025 festive trends detail the design implications across gift, greetings, tableware, decoration, food and beverages.

Intended to influence all winter celebrations – from fun rituals like welcoming the autumn season and New Year’s Eve, to ones more rooted in religion and spirituality like Christmas, Diwali and Hanukkah – these festive trends are designed to apply across a broad spectrum of occasions.

Introducing 2025 Festive Trends 

The 2025 festive season is heavily driven by escapism. Stepping into other worlds and eras, whether that be an elegant vintage soirée or an ancient landscape, provides householders with much-needed immersive distraction.

A central theme this season is the ability to find our sense of ‘awe’ again, not only through the usual drama and luxury of the festive season but also in the gentle balance of the natural world and the changing seasons.

What’s included in the 2025 Festive Trend forecast?

  • Digestible trend drivers: Our experts provide the key information behind our 4 unique trends. They provide evidence of what drives change, helping you understand the meaning behind them.
  • Four unique trends: Our four trends provide comprehensive design direction across colour, shape, material, motif, typography, print and pattern.
  • Colour direction: Our books include 7 PANTONE® referenced colours for each of the 4 trends. We help identify the key shades and demonstrate how colours evolve, showing you how prints can be used together for print and pattern combinations.
  • Lifestyle Focus: Use our Lifestyle Focus pages to build a strong narrative, message and visual inspiration to guide art direction, ad campaigns and social media content.
  • Range Build: See how the theme, colours, ideas and products come together across a category and learn how to build your food and beverage, festive decor or gifting ranges.
  • Downloadable royalty-free prints: Our print designers create 4 editable copyright-free prints per story; an essential head start for textile, stationery and surface designers. Vector files are included as downloadable links within the forecast.
  • Trend Editor Walk-through Video: Fully immerse yourself into the 2025 Festive Forecast as our trend editor walks you through the season and guides you on how to use the forecast

Our 2025 festive trends are a valuable forecasting tool for those working in the Gift and Greetings industry. Detailing the broader lifestyle context through to colour and design inspiration, our 2025 Festive Forecast will guide you through the holiday season and help you to develop commercially successful products and relevant messaging.

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