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The Queen and The Quinn: a historic front row LFW endorsement

Emerging designer Richard Quinn delivered perhaps the biggest headline of London Fashion Week as Her Majesty, The Queen was sat in his front row.

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Man-bags: A key accessories trend to watch

Man-bags have hit a tipping point where they’re now mainstream rather than niche among Millennials and Gen Z.

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Chubby Hearts: Look up for Anya Hindmarch’s love letter to London

Londoners need only look up to see love in the air this Valentine's Day, thanks to Anya Hindmarch's Chubby Hearts. WGSN's Alice Gividen reports.

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Young users: Snapchat triumphs over Facebook

Facebook has a problem- it’s losing young users and it’s Snapchat that’s picking them up, and it's happening at a faster rate than ever. WGSN reports.

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Go With The Flaw: Diesel campaign shines ironic light on counterfeit trade

Diesel tries a novel way of marketing its brand during NYFW- genuine product designed to look fake and selling at closer to counterfeit level prices.

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The future of retail: AI spending is set to boom

A new study from Juniper Research takes a look at the future of retail in relation to AI spending, confirming its importance going forward.

WGSN trend: The ‘talking’ killer whale and an ‘interspecies internet’ future

As the news that Wikie the killer whale has learnt to imitate her trainer breaks, it hints to a future where we may be able to communicate with animals.

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Experiential, eco-friendly & ultra violet: The 2018 landscape trends are in

Experiential and eco-friendly are two of the top landscape trends for 2018, set to impact on both residential and commercial outdoor spaces.

China: Take a look at the world’s most connected consumer

China’s consumers are among the world’s most connected and their browsing device of choice is the smartphone. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports.

Getty Images 2018 trends: WGSN saw them coming

Getty Images have published a prediction of the three key visual trends for 2018. Here at WGSN - we saw them coming. WGSN's Alice Gividen reports.

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Muji Hotel: Brand expands into hospitality

The opening of Muji's first hotel in China is proof that it's not just higher-end fashion brands that can make an impact on the hospitality trade.

RE:CYCLE: Viktor & Rolf and Zalando collaborate on sustainable fashion

Viktor & Rolf and Zalando to launch RE:CYCLE SS18, a limited edition collection carefully handcrafted with recycled materials. WGSN's Alice Gividen reports