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The Beauty Advent Calendars to Buy Before They Sell Out, According to Trend Forecasters
November 15, 2019
NY Magazine consults trend forecasters to get a handle on the best beauty advent calendars for the holiday season.
Wedding Trends 2020: From The Dress To The Food To The Venue
November 11, 2019
ELLE UK asks the experts which wedding trends are set to make mainstream for 2020. From the dress to the food to the venue.
Anna Wintour at 70: Why the Vogue Editor Plays Such A Vital Role in the Fashion Industry
October 29, 2019
In honour of Wintour’s 70th birthday, we look back at some of the editor’s greatest achievements and examine how she became the fashion industry’s most influential and illustrious figure.
How the Cardigan Staged the Ultimate Fashion Comeback
October 25, 2019
After that photo of Katie Holmes went viral, what was once a drab wartime garment has become a hot sartorial ticket.
One & Done: Why Do People Ditch Their Clothes After Just One Wear?
October 3, 2019
Why do people ditch their clothes after just one wear? With Sustainability on the tips of everyones tongues, is it time we wear and re-wear more?
GLAMOUR hit London Fashion Week to capture the very best street style this season
September 17, 2019
The fashion week catwalks serve us some major fashion and beauty inspiration but because we can’t get our hands on most of the trends until next year, it’s the street style we’re looking to for inspo.
Fashion Month SS20: Designers are starting to take sustainability and diversity seriously, but is it enough?
September 27, 2019
The question around the messages of sustainability, diversity and inclusivity may be viewed as rhetoric but the good news is that it is on the minds of everyone and action is...
Friends at 25: Why Monica Geller was the Real Sartorial Star of the Show
September 21, 2019
Monica Geller’s legacy of straight-leg jeans and flannel shirts lives on in 2019, 25 years since friends first graced our screens.
At Fashion Week, Anya Hindmarch Continues to Put Consumers Front and Centre
September 2, 2019
The brand’s unconventional fashion week formula — axing the traditional catwalk in favor of playful consumer experiences — is delivering results.
Luxury Brands Want To Attract Chinese Consumers. But Why Do They Keep Getting It So Wrong?
August 24, 2019
A major first step for any brand seeking success in a particular market is to know that market. Between a U.S.-China trade war and anti-government protests in Hong Kong stoking tensions...
‘Future-proofing’: Inside the rise of Gen-Z skin-care brands
August 23, 2019
As Gen Z becomes one of the largest consumer groups in beauty, skin-care brands are trying to better cater to their needs.
The US cosmetics boom is over
August 19, 2019
Beauty giants are seeing sales decline due to changing consumer tastes and nimble competitors.
Hey quick question: Has ‘store’ become a dirty word in retail?
August 15, 2019
Physical retail isn’t dead, only evolving. While some retailers have filed bankruptcy proceedings and closed stores en masse, others have swiftly opened up brick-and-mortar spaces in their wake — and, interestingly, “store”...
Beauty’s Giant Glitter Problem
August 7, 2019
Growing consumer demand for the sparkly substance comes with steep environment cost. Could a biodegradable alternative be the answer?
Luxury Beauty Is Coming For… Babies?
August 6, 2019
Brands like Dr Barbara Sturm and Chantecaille are betting ingredient-conscious shoppers will treat their kids to the same high-end products they use on themselves.
Stylish films to inspire your summer wardrobe boost, from Pretty Woman to the Notebook
July 26, 2019
Inspiration is lagging – hence why we’ve all resorted to wearing the same polka dot dress – but don’t lose hope yet; your summer wardrobe’s renaissance is just a few Netflix streams away.
Recent Vintage, How Y2K-era gear became the hottest thing in the vintage-clothing world.
July 15, 2019
It started, like many good things do, with a Comme des Garcons suit: a pair of zoot suit-style trousers and jacket in navy blue wool. Johnny Valencia purchased it on...
The Simple Sneaker I’ll Wear for the Rest of My Life
July 12, 2019
I’ve long bristled at dressing in a way that reveals my membership to a specific decade. Much like uniform dressing, there’s a certain power I feel in dressing myself in...
WGSN Press ReleasesView all
April 10, 2019
WGSN announces WGSN Beauty, a new forecasting platform for beauty product development
ME/YOU/NOUS: The Gateway to Inclusion
September 14, 2018
Lisa White worked with the colour team of WGSN using the new Coloro colour system, and the experts at Neyret developed an innovative technique of stretching the industrial ribbons in...
WGSN launches Lifestyle & Interiors trend platform in China
September 7, 2017
The only global trend forecasting and product development platform for the hospitality, lifestyle and interiors industries
Final speaker line-up confirmed for WGSN Futures Hong Kong
July 11, 2017
David Yeung, founder of Green Monday and Stanley Wong aka anothermountainman will join speakers to explore the Future Consumer at Sky 100
WGSN calls for industry change with the launch of sustainable denim collection
April 27, 2017
A/W 18/19 Future Trends line reflects the global trend authority’s drive towards the integration of social responsibility into fashion industry business models
WGSN launches Barometer to provide daily brand intelligence for womenswear retailers
May 18, 2017
WGSN Barometer measures and maps how consumers perceive 250 womenswear retailers across the US & UK through daily market surveys.
WGSN launches WGSN Insight, a consumer and market intelligence product
October 3, 2016
Today, WGSN, the global trend authority, released WGSN Insight, a dedicated resource for trends across consumer insights, retail strategy, marketing and innovation. With the launch, WGSN has invested in a...
WGSN and Technopak to Further Increase Local Content to Serve the South Asian Market
September 23, 2016
WGSN, the global trend authority for fashion and the creative industries with more than 6,000 clients across the world is excited to dive further into the South Asian with increased...
Collaboration, Exclusivity and Personalisation to shape luxury brands’ future success
September 8, 2016
To thrive in an ever-competitive environment, luxury brands should invest in three key areas between now and 2020, according to new research by global trend forecaster WGSN.
Lions Festivals appoints Brazilian business leader Jose Papa as Managing Director
August 1, 2016
Jose Papa has been announced as the new Managing Director of Lions Festivals, encompassing Cannes Lions, Lions Health, Lions Innovation, Lions Entertainment, eurobest, Dubai Lynx, Spikes Asia and the Tanagrams.
WGSN appoints Kevin Silk as Managing Director
August 1, 2016
Kevin Silk has been announced as the new Managing Director of WGSN, Ascential’s global trend authority for fashion and creative industries. WGSN’s portfolio encompasses its Fashion and Lifestyle and Interiors...
WGSN and Arts Thread Announce New Partnership
May 19, 2016
WGSN, the global trend authority for fashion and the creative industries, has partnered with Arts Thread, the world’s leading digital platform for new creatives – bridging the gap between education...
WGSN, the world leading trend authority, continues to drive business growth in Africa with launch of Cape Town office
April 13, 2016
With a growing presence in Africa, WGSN today announced the launch of their Cape Town Africa head office located at the contemporary space, Ideas Cartel. Pictured above is WGSN Regional...
WGSN Futures Awards Announces Ceremony Dates, Shortlist and Judging Panel
March 31, 2016
Today WGSN, the leading global trend authority, announces its WGSN Futures Awards, revealing an international shortlist including Molly Goddard, Hill & Friends, Net-à-Porter, Farfetch, Thinx and an eminent judging panel incorporating Sarah Doukas, founder...
The Office for National Statistics Partners with WGSN Instock to develop data accuracy
February 3, 2016
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) and global trend forecaster WGSN today announced a partnership aimed at developing the collection of information used to calculate the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
New concept fashion trade fair ‘WeAr Select London’ gears up for inaugural show
January 5, 2016
The new concept fashion fair is set to revolutionise the traditional trade show experience by making the buyer’s experience more easy and enjoyable.
WGSN to Host China’s Leading Garment Manufacturers during New York Fashion Week
September 14, 2015
WGSN, the global foresight business specializing in consumer, fashion and design trends and insights, will host a delegation of more than 20 representatives from China’s fashion and textile industry during...
Digital investment pays off as ecommerce spurs growth for British luxury brands
September 10, 2015
In a new report by global trend forecaster WGSN, 57% of senior executives from luxury brands reveal a significant increase in sales as a result of investment in digital capabilities....
WGSN launches fashion industry news and views site WGSN Insider
August 11, 2015
WGSN has launched WGSN Insider, a new digital platform offering an insight into the lives of the global trend forecaster’s editors and other “insiders” from the fashion, interiors, design and...
Winners revealed for 2015 Buyers Power List
August 4, 2015
Pure London last night announced the all–‐important winners for its 2015 Buyers Power List in association with global foresight business, WGSN. The prestigious awards took place following a busy second...
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