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Allyson Rees

Senior Editor, Retail Lifestyles

21 posts  |  Last entry Mar 26, 2019

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Can maximalism tap the Millennial market? These new launches hope so.

We started tracking a return of maximalism in interiors after Milan Design Week 2017, and have also watched it take over fashion, thanks namely to Gucci and Alessandro Michele, but it’s been a slower burn for interiors. This could change that.

Frieze goes Hollywood in its LA debut

Keen to piggyback the momentum of awards season, along with the celebrity and influencer cachet that goes with it, Frieze is finally making its West Coast launch.

Holiday season 2018: Etsy weighs in on decoration trends

Etsy is weighing in on holiday decoration trends. As forecasted by WGSN, consumers are embracing colour, self-expression and burst of playfulness as December approaches.

Stationery in LA: 3 spots that will make you want to go analogue

Thank-you notes may have sadly transitioned into thank-you texts— but we still love to put ink to paper. Here are LA's best stationery shops to keep letter writing alive.

LA retail: This new store concept offers health and convenience

The Goods Mart is a new wellness-oriented convenience store stocking snacks, prepared food, small household items, toiletries and sundries, all free of hormone disruptors, antibiotics, growth hormones, pesticides, nitrates, and GMOs.

Brands buzz about biophilic design at #NeoCon50

Over the last few years, hospitality has fully embraced biophilic design, and, based on the brand showings at this year’s NeoCon, contract spaces and offices are the next frontier in biophilia.

4/20 in LA: Tasting a comfy, culinary CBD collab

Take a look at 4/20 in LA, as brands, fitness studios and retailers around Los Angeles dip their toes in the (pot) water.

At Design Shanghai, gifts inspire mindfulness

WGSN reflect on the key trends emerging from Design Shanghai, Asia’s premier design fair. Read up on our top gifting picks, all of which revolve around the idea of mindfulness. WGSN Editor Allyson Rees reports.

CES 2018: Tech accessories go natural

with all the new tech at CES comes an essential, secondary product category that also must change and adapt year on year—the tech accessories.

Modular, Experiential, Outdoorsy: LA’s New Best Made Co. ticks all boxes for Millennial-minded retail

Best Made Co, the outdoor lifestyle brand that is perfect for Millennials, is opening in Los Angeles and adding to the menswear retail corridor.

Inside Goop Lab

Love or hate Gwyneth, she’s mastered the shoppable residence with Goop Lab

Gwyneth Paltrow has created the first permanent retail location, Goop Lab, which looks more like a house than a store. WGSN reports

new Ikea campaign

Why Ikea’s ASMR Back to College Campaign Is A Tingly Win

The new Ikea 'Back to College' campaign plays with the senses through ASMR creating a relaxed state for shoppers embarking on their new path.