High fashion still has its lofty dreams. Christian Lacroix has thrown every color of the palette and every pattern against the palette to bring masterpieces of elegance, beauty and fun to the collection for his Spring/Summer 2009 Haute Couture show in Paris. High fashion is always in another world, and Lacroix is determined that in a few months, these bright colors will whip fashionistas into a new frenzy.

Implications - Consumers are no longer accepting crowd-conforming fashions, but are embracing their individual styles. These consumers now desire styles that have unique designs or customizable features. Companies can manufacture products with elements such as these to appeal to creative target markets.