As the workplace becomes more flexible, employees are still enjoying remote work and the opportunities it opens up for them. Say hello to the “untethered worker” – workers who are less hindered by staying close to “the office” and are taking advantage of travel plans and living arrangements more freely. When employees can work from anywhere, how do you still make them feel like they’re part of a team?
Our relationship with work has never been more complicated, and what we choose to wear to work reflects this complexity. As companies seek to bring workers back into the office, it helps to consider why employees want to work and provide apparel that meets them where they are. The Style Network takes a closer look at the different motivations for employees and what they might want to wear if they’re coming back into the office.
Let’s take a look at gift-giving in 2022. A gift that will be used and remembered fondly is one that shows that you understand the person you’re giving it to. While there’s no one-size-fits-all philosophy, it can be useful to look at different generations, and get to know their motivations and the things they care about.
If you’ve ever watched a Sumo match, there’s a word they use when the wrestlers need some encouragement.The gyōji (a Sumo referee) will call out “Hakkeyoi!” in the ring, meaning “Put some spirit into it!” I’ve recently had the chance to present in front of real live people again and although it feels great to … Continued
The last two years have been a true test of our ability to connect – to the world, to our work, to one another and even to ourselves. In that time we’ve found new methods to make and maintain those connections. Let’s look back at the last few months and see where some of those things we’ve been talking about connect to each other, and where we go from here.
Call them what you will: Post-Millennials, Neo-Digital Natives or Zoomers. The most important thing to remember about Generation Z is that they represent a huge, influential group of people. And they’re your next customer. It’s no coincidence that many members of Gen Z also fit right into that new place we’ve been exploring: Newtopia. This … Continued
So, we’ve started a new year. Did you notice? New beginnings mean starting out fresh, and the first color that comes to mind is often green. As a color it creates a visual reminder of nature, health and growth. As a concept, it speaks to our commitments to take better care of the world and the creatures that live in it. Both represent important apparel trends in the year to come.