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

Raising the Stakes on Your Elevated Active

August 27, 2020

Over the past year, we have adjusted our lifestyles to accommodate staying-at-home for just about everything we do. But guess what – we are in the middle of a shift. We are venturing out more and because of that, we are making more changes in how we live our day-to-day. Athleisure is still doing its … Continued

What Flavor Do You Want to Wear Today?

July 29, 2020

It may be the end of July, but there is still so much summer left to go. Styles are showing up and showing out in all of their sun-drenched glory. This month, let’s take another look at color through our trending summer shades. Here’s the scoop. Did you know that July is National Ice Cream … Continued

Joyful Expression

June 18, 2020

Colors of Pride Color is emotional and meaningful! It’s said to have powerful benefits for boosting our emotional health, which can help us as we move into the future. It is Pride Month after all, so what better time than now to continue our story about colorful trends? Pride is all about celebrating and accepting … Continued