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The very title of our latest Futurist report, Revival of Classicism, speaks volumes about the essence of designs’ influence in society. Rooted in the eloquent eras of the past, this trend may be one of the only recession-acceptable, ornate and excessive looks to emerge. Words such as Heritage and Craftsmanship – ones that we have heard much of recently - are more than just the buzz labels du jour, rather they form a bridge to a past many consumers look back at longingly. READ MORE
Find out what our Trend Directors around the world are saying about the REVIVAL OF CLASSICISM and how it relates to their city:
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The desire for authenticity and preservation of traditional techniques is beginning to spill over from sportswear into the active market. These new influences provide a fresh update for streetwear and active styling, which creates a demand for clever basics with collegiate undertones. READ MORE
CLICK Here To find out how Stylesight Information & Tools can help you navigate this trend. Stylesight offers the coverage and insight you need to stay on target with trends in the active market.
Beyond the thrill of seeing your friends’ teeth glow, it seems as though the blacklight is being used in more innovative and artistic ways. Artist Kehinde Wiley has an upcoming show in September at Deitch Projects aptly named Black Light, based on his book of the same moniker. Using the light to reveal the hidden flaws of his subjects, Wiley sets young, urban African American men in regal poses based on 17th-19th century art. READ MORE
Launch of the Spanish Version of the Site:
Stylesight is the first online trend analysis and forecasting service to offer its full suite of products entirely in the Spanish language including Stylesight.com, global webinars and newsletters. Stylesight subscribers now have the capability of easily toggling between Spanish, Chinese and English language versions of the site with a simple click. READ MORE
As the VP of Global Trends at Stylesight, it's imperative that I keep in tune with the trends in a variety of markets - from fashion to furniture to beauty and everything in between. Besides a woman’s right to an unsupervised footwear addiction, I have a penchant for reading business books (Mr. Gladwell, you had me at Blink), a love of men’s watches and one truly super-sized design obsession that overwhelms me on a nearly constant basis. READ MORE
ABOUT RENEE: Renee Labbe joined STYLESIGHT in the spring of 2009 as VP of Global Trends. In her role, Renee leverages her wealth of experience to help Stylesight customers realize the extraordinary wealth of trend information available at their fingertips.
Renee develops Stylesight's global trend series which helps clients better understand and interpret the company's trend forecasts. The trend series is delivered to companies customers and to the industry as a whole via on-site seminars, trade show presentations, and webinars. Renee's goal is to ensure that Stylesight subscribers get an in-depth view of trend evolution - from broadest consumer zeitgeist to finest design detail.
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