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212 posts  |  Last entry May 30, 2019

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Three Reasons to go to Field Day 2019

With festival season now and truly underway, here are the top reasons why you should head to Field Day. Moved to a new location, …

Meet Huemn of India

Huemn is a sustainable young fashion brand from India founded by Shyma Shetty & Pranav Misra. Using fashion as their chosen vehicle, the designer …

2019 trending: Why cowhide is your new leopard print

Cow print is the latest print to emerge on our trend radar, tying different trends and areas of influence together. Here's why it could be the new leopard print. WGSN's Alice Gividen reports.

Guess Inc. on Asia, storytelling and fabric innovation

At Shanghai's Innersect convention, WGSN sat down with Nicolai Marciano, Director of Brand Partnerships at Guess Inc. and Guess Jeans to chat about inspirations from Asia, target markets for growth, the Chinese denim consumer and fabric innovation in product.

‘Oh Hey Girl’ founders on community-building, and designing for the ‘gram

In two short years, 'Oh Hey Girl' has blossomed from a Depop page into a womenswear brand in its own right, with 220k Insta-fans to suit. WGSN caught up with founders Jade and Symone to talk increasing demand for speed-to-market, and relationship-building with their customer.

Superbalist: The rising star of South African online retail

WGSN caught up with head of brand at Superbalist to find out how South Africa’s coolest online retailer is overcoming barriers to entry in the South African market, putting their customer first and creating communities.

The future of menswear: Selfridges’ Designer Street Room

Tying in with both the rise of experiential retail, and the consumer appetite for drop-focused product launches, Selfridge's revamped menswear space is open.

“Enjoy the ride” – Gucci boss reassures staff over slower growth

The Gucci Effect shows signs of slowing – but CEO Marco Bizzarri tells staff not to panic, and to enjoy the ride.

Paris through a Gen Z lens

A fusion of traditional French style and aesthetics with an Americanised way of living is shaking up Parisian youth culture. We look at new sources of inspiration, new creatives and the latest Paris hangouts that influence and play host to this Gen Z set.

WGSN supports emerging talent with new TexSelect award

Invested in nurturing future talent, WGSN is a foundation sponsor of TexSelect. In fact, this year sees the launch of the WGSN TexSelect Textiles of the Future Award, which will be given to three designers for their innovative approach to design.

WGSN’s festival hit list: Love International 2018

A serene location, killer line-up and good vibes all round make this Croatian festival perfect for sun-seekers and music-lovers alike. Here are five things that make this festival a must-do this summer. 

ATTN: Female sneaker lovers, this is the podcast for you

Reebok just launched a new podcast, ‘Flipping The Game,' that deals with all-things female within the sneaker biz. It is a powerful voice for the ladies that not only drove the designs behind these shoes, but powered the blogs, and pioneered that confident sneaker styling we all now love.