Ella Hudson

As Accessories & Footwear Editor, Ella reports on Emerging Global Trends, Catwalk Analysis, Product Development, Trade Shows and Streets for both the women’s and the men’s markets. Ella also works on the creation of WGSN’s Accessories and Footwear forecasts, which identify trends two years ahead of time. A trend expert with more than six years industry experience, Ella gained experience at Chloé and Vivienne Westwood before graduating in accessories design and development from internationally-renowned Cordwainers College at The London College of Fashion.

212 posts  |  Last entry May 09, 2018


Clergerie CEO Perry Oosting on brand direction, femininity and shopping through Instagram.

Clergerie's recent appointment of Perry Oosting as CEO signals a shakeup for the brand, with Oosting bringing in an entire new team, including a new creative director. WGSN's Ella Hudson interviewed Oosting to get the latest on Clergerie's rebrand.

New Balance Running & Outdoor VP on sustainability, customisation and 3D printing

In the wake of New Balance's sponsorship of the London Marathon, WGSN sat down with Tom Carleo, VP of Running & Outdoor at New Balance, to talk the future of athletic footwear, from sustainability, to customisation and 3-d printing.

Places+Faces: The photographers exploring London and celebrating creatives

The new Palladium Boots Explorer Series invites London-based photographers Places + Faces to explore the capital’s underground creative scene.

Ted Baker & Moore opens in London’s Shoreditch

Emphasising the lifestyle appeal of the Ted Baker brand, the UK based label have opened a brand new store in London’s Shoreditch. With less …

Brooches are confirmed as the new must-have jewellery item

The brooch has been making a quiet resurgence in recent seasons and the A/W15 catwalks confirmed it’s importance with the likes of Prada, Balenciaga, …

Eshvi team up with 711 to create a line of luxury beanies

Ever since we clapped eyes on the Robot collection from Eshvi we have been obsessed, so we were super excited to discover that the London based …

Kipling launches metallic range just in time for the festive season.

Lifestyle brand Kipling  – long renowned for functional, affordable design – have launched a glittering metallics range just in time for the festive season. …

Kit Neale collaborates with Tatty Devine on limited edition collection

Happy Halloween from these little critters by Kit Neale X Tatty Devine available to buy online now!

FKA twigs creates concept film for Google Glass

Just when we thought we couldn’t be any more obsessed by Twigs she uploads the first – in what is anticiapted to be a …

Pretty surface embellishments emerge as a must-have update for occasion items

Glittering crystals drive this trend and are generously applied in a host of designs, spanning the abstract at Tod’s through to measured repeat designs …

Milan confirms The Seventies as a key point of reference for women’s accessories this season

Celebrated looks from the late 60s – early 70s continue to emerge as a defining source of inspiration for spring/summer 15 accessories. The bucket …

Matching accessories and apparel takes the co-ordinates trend to the next level

First spotted at Preen where we saw matching Breton striped outerwear and backpacks, the Max Mara collection confirms co-ordinated apparel and accessories as a …