WGSN’s Advent Calendar Day 17: Amazing products for life on the go

It’s day 17 of our Advent calendar; a calendar like no other. It is the perfect way for WGSN Insider readers to meet the team members in our global offices, find out more about what they are working on and why they are coveting certain items.

Each day for the next 8 days, we’ll be spotlighting a member of the team and their seasonal picks. Enjoy!

Holiday Wish List: Day 17

WGSN Staffer: Gary Schwartz, VP Marketing, North America


A watch is an instant classic and elevates your outfit whether it’s a suit or jeans and a t-shirt. This limited edition one by Corniche Heritage 40 watch is beautifully made and shower-proof. I’m hoping it will stop me reaching for my phone every time I need to check the time.


Ideal for off-duty comfort, these Tod’s Mixed-Material Sneakers are on my list. Our recent WGSN Footwear Buzz report revealed that more luxury brands are focusing on sneakers and the importance of comfort. For me, these are a great example of that.


The tedious chore of untangling earphones is no longer with the August EP636 Bluetooth Wireless Stereo NFC Headphones. With a build-in microphone so I can answer my calls hands-free and they have a 12.5 hour battery life. The perfect stocking filler.


And finally, for those cold January mornings wool jumpers are a necessity. This ribbed fisherman sweater in dark camel from Frank & Oak will be my go-to for quick comfort for both work and home.


LIKE THIS: For more, check out day 16 of our picks here


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