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Baby tech booms at CES 2019

CES 2019 includes a wave of smart, sleek new gadgets and devices aimed at millennial mothers. WGSN's Sarah Housley reports from the showfloor

2019’s big growth area? Smart homes, waste reduction and keeping it simple

Smart home devices were among the hottest sellers for the Holiday season, but if you want to take advantage of consumer interest in new tech for the home in 2019, keeping it simple and functional is key. 

Colour of the month: Scorched Gold

Relating back to yellow, a colour hero of 2018 – Scorched Gold (16-1054 TCX) rounds out the year as our colour of the month.

Crack the buying code: What’s the next paperbag trouser?

The final instalment of a crack the buying code series, discover how the paperbag trouser became a key item, and how it will evolve for future seasons.

Climate concerns: The power of the resale market

As consumer priorities shift, the desire to buy into and benefit from the circular fashion economy is growing. The resale market is gaining traction, and the winning retail brands of 2019 and beyond will be those that tap into the appetite for the resale process.

Crack the buying code: What’s next for frill seekers?

For the third instalment in our Crack the Buying Code series, we look at the ruffle blouse – a tried-and-tested item throughout fashion history.

The future of AI in Indian retail

This November saw the WGSN's second Trend Talk, launched in collaboration with Amazon Fashion India. On the agenda? 'Fashion and Retailing in The Age of AI.

Trustenomics: Brands as community

Consumers are existing in a climate of fear and worry. As trust in Governmental bodies continues to wane, consumers are looking to place that trust in brands that stand up for them. This is Trustenomics.

‘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.

WGSN X Mills Fabrica: Closing the loop

At the WGSN x The Mills Fabrica symposium, industry heavyweights gathered together to discuss all the ways they are contributing to the cause.

Fashion goes tech: Stella McCartney’s sustainable push

As we move into 2019, winning fashion brands will be those that prove to consumers that sustainable fashion doesn't have to mean a compromise on aesthetics. Stella McCartney speaks to WIRED UK on her part in the sustainable movement.

Colour of the month: Hyper Pink

As the winter nights draw in - high-impact brights can really pack a punch this A/W 18/19. Leading the way is Hyper pink, just in time for Christmas party season. WGSN reports.