WGSN In The Media
What is the next Millennial Pink?
June 7, 2017
This was thinkpiece pink, and for one intensely rosy fortnight it was omnipresent. Did it come out of the blue? Not for Jane Monnington Boddy, colour director of trend forecasting...
Is Your T-Shirt ‘Nibbled’ or ‘Mothbitten’?
May 24, 2017
People pay for sanded, torched, twisted and sunbathed clothes; for designers, a ripped knee must be just-right. WGSN’s Retail Editor Sidney Morgan-Petro reports.
American shoppers are really, really looking for brand honesty right now
May 16, 2017
According to the report from WGSN’s brand performance tracking tool Barometer, the brands from which consumers most consider purchasing are almost universally perceived as more honest.
A closer look at WGSN’s sustainable denim collection
May 10, 2017
Avery Dennison RBIS, M&J Group and Absolute Denim joined WGSN’s effort to encourage brands to produce denim that is environmentally sound but doesn’t sacrifice of style or substantially increase manufacturing...
The people who know what colour you’ll like in 2019
April 26, 2017
As Colour Director, Jane Boddy’s specific remit is to know precisely what colours will be in demand in the future.
How The Appointment Of Edward Enninful To The Helm Of British Vogue Will Rock The Global Fashion Industry
Robbie Sinclair, WGSN Womenswear Editor, celebrates how Enninful’s perspective on our world will likely influence huge change and transformative effect across our industry in this week Huffington Post article.
The Secret Science Behind Fashion Trend Forecasting
March 9, 2017
Sarah Owen, WGSN’s Senior Digital Media & Marketing Editor, discusses how to be a Nostradamus of the fashion world and what leading edge trends to look out for at SXSW...
Retail: £3.6 billion is spent on cut-price chic clothing
March 7, 2017
Nivindya Sharma, a senior retail editor at fashion forecaster WGSN told The Grocer: “We know supermarket clothing picked up during the last recession because people were trading down to cut...
Muslim Women Inspire a Modest Revolution
March 2, 2017
Womenswear editor of the trend-forecasting service WGSN, Robbie Sinclair, talks about the potential for sales growth and importance for brands to make bold statements that can veer into the political...
Virtual reality, new tools let you redecorate from the couch
February 13, 2017
Above all, though, says Allyson Rees, a senior editor at global forecast firm WGSN, shoppers should do their homework.
The rise of ethical companies
February 10, 2017
Emma Grace Bailey, associate editor at WGSN: “We’ve seen a consumer backlash against the current economic and political climate. In 2016, it felt like we’d lost a lot of control...
The New Nude
February 8, 2017
Katie May Atkinson, Intimates editor at WGSN says “Finally, the fashion and beauty industries are catching up, but it’s been a long time coming.”
What’s Next For Jean Jackets?
February 7, 2017
Lourdes Linares, the associate West Coast editor for WGSN, expects the jean jacket trend to evolve this spring with new silhouettes.
#TechTalk: Three Fashion Insiders Chat With Bazaar About The Impact Of Technology On The Industry
February 6, 2017
While we’re known in the industry for our fashion vertical and producing forecasts and analysis based on design trends, we just recently launched WGSN’s Insight platform. Here the Insights team...
Fads, trends and sellers
January 25, 2017
With over 200 Indian clients operating in market for more than 10 years, global trend authority WGSN informs them about the shifting course of design. Chief Marketing Officer, Paul Coxhill,...
What does the store of the future look like?
January 25, 2017
Following Amazon Go, four industry experts share their views on what lies ahead for bricks-and-mortar retail.
The way you shop will change forever this year. Here’s how.
January 24, 2017
“We had been operating for this idea that bigger is better, the superstore or supercenter. Now we’re seeing a shift away from that, brands closing their stores, reconsidering their footprint,”...
10 lessons for young designers
January 24, 2017
There are some universal truths that stand the test of time. Here are 10 Lessons for young Designers by WGSN Editor Sarah Owen.
Design Forecast: 5 Trends to Watch for in 2017
January 23, 2017
Sarah Housley, editor of trend forecasting company WGSN, believes that surfaces will be moving away from the flawless rose gold and high shine metals of previous years and heading in...
The future of fashion in the UAE
January 20, 2017
‘The UAE is more than coming into its own, particularly with the internal emphasis on homegrown designers,’ says Jane Monnington Boddy, director of Colour and Womenswear at trend forecaster WGSN. ‘For...