In the media
“A retailer that’s successful has a point of view,” said Jane Hali, who advises institutional investors at the trend consulting firm WGSN. “You focus on a segment of the market. You can’t be everything to everyone.”
Abercrombie & Fitch may be getting a bad rap over sizing13th May 2013
This latest fashion phenomenon - the marketing of locally manufactured items with a global appeal - is called "glocal," explained Andrea Bell, associate editor of retail and events at WGSN, a New York-based fashion and trend forecasting analysis company. "Luxury brands want people to know they are sourced locally and made locally. And it's based on patriotism as much as craftsmanship."
Mirror, Mirror: Local bags, global appeal4th April 2013
As history has shown, conservative times call for a conservative way of dressing. In America, this means returning to our good ol' working person's garment: jeans. U.S. womenswear editor Jaclyn Jones, from trend forecasting agency WGSN, breaks down the post-9/11 fashion reaction.