Transformation: An Antidote to Boredom

July 13, 2021

This summer is not just a time of adventure. It’s also a time of transformation. Find out how we’re jolting ourselves out of a life on pause and bringing joy back into the picture as we explore the first aspect of our time of change. Purposeful Play is an idea incorporating both the adventures of summer and the preparations for returning to school and work scenarios.

In Healing Color

June 16, 2021

Healing is on everyone’s minds this summer. As we begin our recovery from a global pandemic, as the economy turns around and we venture out into the world after over a year of staying mostly inside, we can all use a little healing. Healing can take many forms. Reconnecting with people we’ve missed and finding … Continued

Adapt, Survive, Thrive

May 14, 2021

We often see nature as a wholesome and healing place. Somewhere we can seek refuge from the modern world and get away from it all. And that is true, but the natural world can also be harsh and brutal too. It’s a place where survival of the fittest reigns supreme, though I’d argue that the … Continued

Lifestyles of the Conscious Consumer

April 14, 2021

A couple weeks ago I spent some time attending the South by Southwest virtual conference. While of course I missed the vibe and in-person experience I was hoping for at SXSW (and the wonderful Austin restaurant scene!), I was amazed by how many more seminars I was able to attend thanks to how easy it … Continued

Connecting To Your Trend

March 10, 2021

Trends are defined by connections. A trend is not just an interesting data point. It’s not a graph in a media article or a whitepaper on some specific social movement. While we often get caught up in the statistics that explain trends, all that complicated info-wrangling doesn’t mean much without the connections we make to … Continued

Home is Where Your Yard Is

February 17, 2021

Can a home have four wheels instead of four walls? The Style Network explores the recent boom in campervan and RV living, and how Millennials are taking their show on the road in increasing numbers. From digital nomads to workampers, this is a trend that appeals to the adventurer in all of us.

Adventures in the Shire

January 20, 2021

Let’s start the new year with a cup of kindness, like we sing about in “Auld Lang Syne.” Let’s talk about the shire. Just using that word should conjure an image in your mind: a safe and cozy neighborhood where everyone watches out for one another. It’s a place where you could live your best … Continued

Investing in Our Shared Future

December 18, 2020

As we get ready to close the book on 2020, there’s a natural temptation to want to get a peek at what’s coming up. 2020 was full of unique challenges, exciting opportunities and unexpected curveballs, but there’s a whole new book waiting. Can we just glance at the summary on the dust jacket and see … Continued

When Elegant Meets Cozy

November 13, 2020

We’ve been talking for the last couple months about the trend of Elevated Active, and how utility and luxury come together to make workwear a category worth watching. Now let’s look at it a little differently – still the same subject, but from a different angle. An aspect of Elevated Active that we haven’t really … Continued

Utility is King

October 13, 2020

Imagine a world where workwear meets luxury. In this world, there’s very little business as usual, the days of the traditional business suit are effectively over and workwear is the hot new fashion trend. You may not be finding it difficult to imagine this world, because it’s the one many of us have been living … Continued