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London Fashion Week S/S 19: Editors’ picks

London Fashion Week was filled with directional trends and, quite frankly, some beautiful and wearable collections. We, the WGSN editors, check in after a few days of frenetic show-hopping with our personal highlights.

Catwalk trend alert: Garden party

After show-hopping – and a team debrief – the WGSN Catwalks editors call out the most exciting and directional emerging trends. London forecasts a soft and romantic garden party aesthetic for SS19.

NYFW: Ulla Johnson fuses the handmade with the commercial

As the first full day of NYFW rolled out, kickstarting a season that spans the fashion capitals, we were treated to a number of stellar collections, Ulla Johnson for one.

Eccentric Sensibility: Mulberry launches immersive experiences across Seoul

As experiential retail continues to resonate well with consumers, Mulberry is taking its Autumn Winter 18 collection out east to South Korea, with a series of immersive experiences across Seoul.

Chop Chop: The salon that hints to the future of hair care

In an era of nomadic workforces and lifestyles, the new consumer is on-the-go – and convenience is key. Chop Chop is helping to shape the hair industry to suit this consumer. WGSN's Alice Gividen reports.

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Tiffany’s new London store: A focus on experience

Tiffany's new store in London's Covent Garden marks another step in luxury's attempt at relaxing its offering. Dubbed Style Studio, it’s less about the grand and the traditional and more about an intriguing, relaxed shopping experience.

The future of shopping malls: Experiences, versatility and tech

It's no secret that shopping malls are facing multiple challenges, but just what is it they need to do to transform their fortunes and ensure longevity? Fundamental changes in consumer shopping behaviour aside, a new survey has come up with some suggestions. 

A Catwalk Minute: Daniel w. Fletcher’s take on tailoring at LFWM

Daniel w. Fletcher turned traditional tailoring on its head at show one of London Fashion Week Men's. The fresh take on dressing smart ties in with the WGSN forecast. Here's what we thought.

Peak sneaker: Kurt Geiger CEO predicts the return of the heel

At the Global Department Store Summit in London, Neil Clifford, CEO of Kurt Geiger, the world’s leading global luxury footwear retailer debated on whether the sneaker had reached peak sales.

LCF X Microsoft: A look at the future of fashion

London College of Fashion's (LCF) have partnered with Microsoft to give students the opportunity to build a vision of the future of fashion with cutting edge technology. WGSN's Alice Gividen reports.

Zohra Rahman: Apprenticeship, craft and design aesthetics

Located in the heart of Lahore, Pakistan, the Zohra Rahman workshop is rooted in a reinterpretation of the Eastern concept of gharana (apprenticeship). WGSN caught up with the jeweller to talk apprenticeships, brand mission and design aesthetics.

Bitcoin Pizza Day: How two pizzas chart the rise of the cryptocurrency

Today marks 'Bitcoin Pizza Day', eight years since programmer Laszlo Hanyecz used 10,000 bitcoins (then worth $30), to purchase two pizzas. With bitcoins current value, it would be an 82 million dollar order. WGSN's Alice Gividen reports