Forecasting


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    Inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week represents more than 100 Indigenous nations

    The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts event featured presentations from 17 Indigenous North American designers as well as pop-shops and symposiums.

    By Howard Ruben • May 24, 2024
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    Top 5 fashion industry trends from the 2024 Met Gala

    At fashion's biggest party, celebrities wore tulle, vintage, pastels and flowers to celebrate the latest exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute.

    By May 7, 2024
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    Hugo Boss momentum slows following record growth

    The company's sales were up in the first quarter but have stalled considerably since last year.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Miu Miu, Prada top first Lyst Index of 2024

    Loewe came in third place, while Alaïa made its debut on the list.

    By May 3, 2024
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    Lanvin Group forecasts growth amid uncertain economy

    In confirming its fiscal 2023 revenue, the company’s new chairman Zhen Huang expressed optimism about its profitability goals.

    By April 30, 2024
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    Kering forecasts recurring operating income decline of up to 45% in H1

    Gucci revenue dropped double-digits in the first quarter of 2024, which its parent company blamed on “ongoing normalization” in the luxury sector.

    By April 24, 2024
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    Athleisure is top dog in the teen closet: Here’s what the numbers say

    Nike remains the top clothing brand for teens but is losing mindshare.

    By Sara Karlovitch • April 22, 2024
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    Higher-income households wait for apparel sales: report

    Top earners are especially aware of “retailer promotional patterns” in clothing, according to the Spring 2024 Consumer Sentiment Survey from Alvarez & Marsal.

    By April 16, 2024
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    Aspirational luxury customers spend $274B a year on fashion: report

    Consumers who spend a moderate amount generate half of total luxury brand revenue across seven countries, according to a McKinsey report.

    By April 15, 2024
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    Golf fashion moves into the mainstream

    A new line from Tiger Woods, LVMH's latest collaboration with Tyler, the Creator and indie brands are helping to bring the sport from performance wear to streetwear.

    By Howard Ruben • April 12, 2024
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    5 fashion industry takeaways from the international fall-winter 2024 runways

    At shows in Europe and Asia, sweaters got extra cozy while shoulders grew comically big.

    By April 8, 2024
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    US secondhand market projected to reach $73B by 2028: report

    A new study from resale platform ThredUp said U.S. consumers spent, on average, nearly half of their 2023 clothing budget on pre-worn items.

    By Lauren Schenkman • March 27, 2024
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    5 fashion industry trends from the 2024 Academy Awards

    Hollywood stars showed up in bold colors, classic tailoring and plenty of glitter for the year's most-anticipated awards show.

    By March 11, 2024
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    5 trend takeaways from New York Fashion Week’s fall-winter 2024 shows

    Fashion month officially kicked off as flats, furs and a few flurries opened the ready-to-wear season.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    Prada reclaims top spot on Lyst Index

    Miu Miu fell to second place on the quarterly report, while Ugg returned to the top-20 brand category and The Row made its first appearance.

    By Feb. 6, 2024
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    5 fashion industry trends from the 2024 Grammy Awards

    Music’s biggest night was also one of fashion’s wildest events, as celebrities proved that over-the-top looks are de rigueur to achieve that rock-star style.

    By Feb. 5, 2024
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    Tracker

    The luxury fashion earnings calendar

    Fashion Dive has put together a list of luxury fashion financial reporting dates to help keep track of the sector.

    Jan. 22, 2024
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    Nike was the top-traded sneaker brand of 2023: report

    The annual StockX culture index also named running shoe brands Asics and New Balance and gave a nod to viral footwear company MSCHF.

    By Jan. 19, 2024
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    5 fashion industry trends from the 75th annual Emmy Awards

    Television’s biggest names wore black, white and red all over the silver carpet at this year’s Emmys, with tuxedo looks and balletcore taking center stage.

    By Jan. 16, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    7 fashion industry trends to watch in 2024

    The coming year will bring fast fashion battles, more mergers and acquisitions, an evolution of luxury and a presidential election, and that’s just for starters.

    By Laurel Deppen and Lara Ewen • Jan. 12, 2024
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    5 fashion industry trends from the 2024 Golden Globes

    Celebrities turned out in style for the first major red carpet of the year as bejeweled looks, lush fabrics and loads of color took center stage.

    By Jan. 8, 2024
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    US luxury sales slump continued through November: report

    Fast fashion spending outpaced high-end purchases in early holiday apparel sales, with Shein up 25% for the period.

    By Howard Ruben • Dec. 8, 2023
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    Zegna plans for 10% company-wide growth and cash surplus

    Tom Ford Fashion is expected to grow revenues by more than 10%, and the Thom Browne brand is expected to see high-teens growth and streamlined wholesale.

    By Dec. 6, 2023
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    Early holiday luxury apparel sales stagnate: report

    While Black Friday online apparel shopping surged, aspirational shoppers have pared back spending on high-end goods on the heels of economic headwinds.

    By Howard Ruben • Nov. 27, 2023
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    Personal luxury goods market projected to grow 4% by the end of 2023: report

    The market is expected to soften through Q4 and into 2024, said Bain and Company, hampered by slow recovery in the U.S. and macroeconomic tensions in China.

    By Nov. 15, 2023