Clare Varga

Clare Varga is a highly experienced sportswear designer and forecaster, with specialist knowledge in wearable technology and performance textiles. An a ex-Creative Director a Reebok Europe, she has over 20 years experience in active sports. Well respected within the industry, Clare has served as a judge on the ISPO Performance Awards since 2012 and has represented WGSN as a keynote speaker at seminars and events around the world. "I love sport, fashion and very high shoes....sometimes all at the same time" Clare Varga

151 posts  |  Last entry Dec 12, 2017


5 minutes with health and fitness blogger Cat Meffan

WGSN Active Director Clare Varga caught up with fitness blogger Cat Meffan to talk about yoga, headstands and new active trends.

PARK balls soccer initiative to help kids

WGSN Alternative Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Day Two

Love football? Well, one social enterprise project called PARK balls is using the game for good, and it's a worthy holiday project to support this year.

10 lessons that businesses can learn from Team GB’s Olympic success in Rio

From marginal gains and total teamwork, to succession planning and ruthless prioritisation it’s all there for brands and businesses to learn from.

A love letter to the Olympics: Rio 2016

WGSN’s Active director Clare Varga looks forward to the Olympics every four years. Here she explains why the event is so magical.

WGSN’s Active Director celebrates the life of Muhammad Ali

WGSN's Clare Varga pays tribute to the three times heavy weight champion, Olympian and activist.

Millennial 20/20 Summit: Sport and Fitness for Millennials

5 key takeaways on how sports brands can stay relevant in a millennial-driven market place.

5 Reasons why Queen Bey’s Ivy Park sports collection will reign supreme.

Why Beyoncé's Ivy Park sports collection just upped all our #BodyGoals, says WGSN Active Director Clare Varga.

Athleisure: the trend is here to stay, but the name is over

WGSN Active Director Clare Varga explains why the Athleisure trend won't die, but the name is no longer suitable

WGSN@ OutDoor Friedrichshafen S/S16

THE SHOW….. If you’re en route to OutDoor Friedrichshafen, you’ll be pleased to know that unlike last years biblical-scale rain, this year the weather …

Oakley In Residence, London : 5 reasons to visit this cycling pop up

This week WGSN attended the launch of Oakley’s latest ‘In residence’ pop up in London’s buzzing Exmouth Market. Kicking off in with a skate …

Zoom City SNKRS Station

Nike lovers who can’t wait to get there hands on the Nike SNKRS app should head to the Zoom City SNKRS Station in NY …

This girl can…and will!

Ladies! If you haven’t already watched Sport England #thisgirlcan video make sure you click below. Myself and the active team love this celebration of …