A quick look at sourcing trends of the SS22 and FW23 seasons
Trend agency WGSN has revealed the sourcing trends we’ll be looking at for the Spring/Summer 2022 and Autumn/Winter 2022-2023 seasons. The main takeaway? A focus on wellbeing in all its forms, with pieces that make the wearer feel secure and balanced. From innovative fabrics to trans-seasonal products, next year’s sourcing highlights a more...
15 Sep 2021
Spotted on the catwalk: Orchid Flower 2022 color of the year
Orchid Flower has been named color of the year 2022 by trend forecaster WGSN and color authority Coloro. The color is best described as a vibrant rose hue with purple undertones. "Orchid Flower is intense, hyper-realistic and stimulating, making it a color that stands out in both digital and physical environments," the institutes state in the...
11 Jun 2021
Q&A with Lorna Hall, Fashion Director at WGSN
How do you understand trend forecasting? Trends are borne out of many factors coming together to drive change. We track and unpack the drivers of change in society and technology and look at them in the context of the environmental, economic and political challenges happening on a global scale. It’s a pretty standard research framework - but it...
3 Jun 2021
Colour of the year 2023: Digital Lavender
As a need for optimism sweeps the world after a global pandemic, the colour of the year 2023 is Digital Lavender, according to trend forecasting agency WGSN and colour authority Coloro. The shade is already embedded in digital culture and is expected to converge across virtual and physical worlds. Commenting on the choice of Digital Lavender,...
21 Apr 2021
Video: Coloro and WGSN reveal the key colours for 2022
In this video, Coloro and forecaster WGSN unveil the key colours for 2022, they are inspired by simple and tangible experiences. Watch the video below. Source: Coloro via YouTube
28 Oct 2020
Why personal shopping is essential
Formerly reserved for a confidential clientele, the practice of "personal shopping" is becoming widespread. In a context where the act of shopping in a boutique is becoming a signposted route, between the distributor of hydroalcoholic gel and adhesive tape, brands have responded with a personalised approach to shopping. To help consumers find...
26 May 2020
Predictions for key colors for A/W 21/22
Coloro, with their partners WGSN, present the color trends that they foreshadow will be all over the catwalks of next fall / winter. The tones have a noticably strong presence, distinctly chosen to represent the modern day's sense of change and unpredictability. Can you see how these color trends might be represented of the world around us?...
21 Nov 2019
Key sustainability trends for 2019: what consumers expect from fashion brands
It is impossible to deny the impact of the fashion industry on the environment. More than 16 million tons of textile waste are generated each year in the United States alone, and the amount has doubled over the last 20 years, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. In the UK, the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) estimates...
2 Apr 2019
Video: Color prediction for Spring/Summer '21 - Quiet Wave
Quiet Wave is perfect for aiding mental preparation before physical exertion. Source: Coloro, YouTube.
26 Mar 2019
Video: Color prediction for Spring/Summer '21 - A.I. Aqua
A.I Aqua is our tech-inspired hero color for the season. Source: Coloro, YouTube.
26 Mar 2019
Video: Color prediction for Spring/Summer '21 - Lemon Sherbet
Our penultimate color, in our 5 Key Colors collaboration with our sister brand WGSN. We bring you - Lemon Sherbet. Which encapsulates the feel good factor of the sun, but is also desaturated enough to have a calming effect. Think of when you’ve smashed your PB and your body is flooded with feel good endorphins. It represents the afterglow of...
26 Mar 2019
Video: Color prediction for Spring/Summer '21 - Good Gray
Good Gray is our counterbalance color for S/S 21, dialling down the season’s more vivid hues. It’s an ideal partner for a broad range of tones, and feeds into a return to minimalism when used on its own. Good Gray also has a sustainable outlook, calling to mind the raw amalgamated hue that comes from recycling different materials together. With...
26 Mar 2019