WGSN’s Advent calendar: The items we’ve got our eye on this holiday season

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This holiday season at WGSN we’ve decided to change things up a little. We’ve still got the tree and in-house decorations, but we thought it might be a nice idea for us to share the personal wish list items that we all dream of being gifted.

So we came up with the idea of a daily Advent calendar, 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 24 days, we’ll be spotlighting a member of the team and their seasonal picks, enjoy!

Holiday Wish List: Day One


WGSN Staffer: Lauretta Roberts, Director, Brand & Propositions

Wish List Items:

Gucci Linea A

It has become tradition for me to top my Christmas wish-list each year with a handbag, hence I’ll start with this Linea A bucket bag. I don’t think I could (or would want) to pull off the full Gucci Geek look, but I do have a craving for a bit of old-school GG monogram.

Rachel Comey Legion

I seriously need to sort out my denim. I have dozens of pairs of jeans and I’m bored with them all. I think the straight-leg version of Rachel Comey’s signature Legion jeans will freshen up my look, while this Mongolian wool scarf from Charlotte Simone (she was a finalist at last year’s WGSN Global Fashion Awards) will keep me cosy. It’s grey, it’s ombre, it’s fluffy, it’s a bit mad and I love it. It will make any boring coat or knit look interesting and is an easy way to get in on the texture trend.

Charlotte mongolian lambswool

As a proud Gen X-er, I’m a bit sick of all the attention the millennials have been getting lately, so I shall attempt to bring the spot-light back to my people by wearing this Bella Freud number. Bella Freud is the only designer for whom I will break my “no writing on clothes” rule and this is the closest I’ll ever get to wearing a Christmas jumper!

Bella Freud Gen X


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