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Know What’s Next: WGSN Facilitates Fashion Trendsetting with Advanced Analytics and an International Network of Experts

January 13, 2017

“Our mission is, ‘Create Tomorrow,’” said Emily Spiegel, Senior Marketing Manager, Content and Product at WGSN. “We’re very much about empowering our clients to have the confidence to create the...

Colour of the year 2017

January 6, 2017

WGSN note that many of their recent reports have reflected the shift, departuring from last year’s soft pop Pantone pick.

’80s shapes, custom wigs are among 2017 trends

January 6, 2017

The first order of business is ushering in the new power suit, said Sidney Morgan-Petro, retail editor for WGSN, a global trend-forecasting firm. The rise of athleisure-inspired comfort combined with...

Dressing up, going casual are merging in menswear

January 6, 2017

“Men are dressing down, but they are also dressing up,” said Jian DeLeon, senior menswear editor for WGSN, a global-trend forecasting firm. “It’s the choose-your-own-adventure era in menswear. He’s trying...

Gearing up for 2017

December 30, 2016

Brace yourselves for an ’80s resurgence, but don’t start having nightmares about outfits that look straight out of Designing Women. Sidney Morgan-Petro, retail editor at trend forecasting firm WGSN, says...

The fitness trends you won’t stop hearing about in 2017

December 29, 2016

According to WGSN, the leading global trends forecaster, there are more than 1.2 million #restday hashtags on Instagram, and it’s not just stretching, foam rolling, and mind-body workouts gaining steam.

The skincare game-changers you need in 2017

December 28, 2016

Theresa Yee, senior beauty editor at trend forecaster WGSN, predicts that we’ll follow them. “It gives you an incredible, fresh-faced glow,” she says. “In Asia they follow with facial soap...

Can This Woman Turn Around Tiffany?

December 20, 2016

Luxury jewelry brands crave newness because they’re trying to draw in first-time shoppers, younger women who haven’t spent their years among aristocrats, said Jaime Cohn-Barr, an editor at fashion trend...

Men’s new fashion reality: the tailored in-between

December 14, 2016

“Men are dressing down, but they are also dressing up,” said Jian DeLeon, senior menswear editor for the global trend forecasting firm WGSN. “It’s the choose-your-own-adventure era in menswear. He’s...

For the perfect holiday gifts, check the trend forecast

December 1, 2016

Sidney Morgan-Petro is a trend forecaster and retail editor at the analytics firm WGSN. She shared her top picks for the holiday season with us.      

Come Out Of The Cold

November 25, 2016

When trend forecasters WGSN recently rounded up the biggest new colours for next year, it became clear that we’re seeing a distinct move away from 2016’s rose quartz and cool blue combination...

Why Fashion Is Throwing It Back to the ’70s With Geek Chic Glasses

November 25, 2016

Dan Bisson, the accessories editor at Trend forecasting agency WGSN, agree that Michele helped spark the shift towards nerdy, retro-influenced eyewear he’s documented in the streets, on the runways, and...

This is what will work in licensing industry

November 23, 2016

During an interaction with License India, Paul Coxhill, Global Chief Marketing Officer at WGSN shared an insight about the brand licensing industry and the latest trends.

Furry Trolls Are Taking Over the World of Fashion

November 21, 2016

There’s “a mood for frivolous, fun, tongue-in-cheek, playful accessories,” said Ella Hudson, an accessories analyst at fashion trend intelligence firm WGSN.

Forget wearables. In the future, your clothes will connect to the internet.

November 21, 2016

At a Nov. 10 conference by the trend-forecasting firm WGSN, Andrea Bell, its director of insight on consumer behavior and commerce, predicted that by 2030 wearables will be obsolete. “We...

5 retailers creating amazing instore experiences

November 15, 2016

At the WGSN Futures event held in Sydney this week, head of insight Lorna Hall discussed global retail trends and the importance of rethinking the store experience.

The retail industry will be in space by the year 2030

November 12, 2016

Yes, space. We’ll also see a steady increase in smart fabrics and mobile commerce, according to WGSN Insight.  

Knowing what’s next

November 12, 2016

Thanks to discussions led by WGSN senior editor Anupreet Bhui and Yoshimitsu Kosai from DOSHABURI on Nov. 11, those interested in expanding their brand image have cut their working time...

Will Luxury Streetwear Get Millennials Into Department Stores?

November 10, 2016

“There’s a cross-generational appeal and what’s interesting is that these two worlds are finally meeting in the middle,” agrees Jian Deleon, senior menswear editor at WGSN.

An Expert Predicts How We Will Live and Shop in 2030

November 9, 2016

At Futures Conference: The Vision 2030 attendees include CEOs, retailers, designers and other major players in the fashion ecosystem.