Meet the people who’ll make your business future-fit
Their ideas and insights are used by some of the world’s leading brands and agencies to innovate in meaningful, profitable ways. Find out more about our experts’ credentials, where their passions lie, and how they can help your organisation.
Head of Retail
Katie disseminates trends across retail, including digital commerce, store design and burgeoning business practices. She’s also authored two books on visual culture, and is a founding member of the Digital Anthropology Lab.
US Senior Editor
Marian tracks US trends across categories, from the cannabis opportunity to new consumer attitudes. Before Stylus, she oversaw content for JWT Intelligence and worked in magazine publishing.
Senior Editor – Colour & Materials
Lauren tracks design innovations across the creative industries and oversees Stylus’ colour and materials reporting. She holds a BA in Textile Design from Central Saint Martins and has over eight years’ trend forecasting experience.
Olivia is experienced in developing trend insights for leading companies. With a background in design and art, Olivia is an expert in design thinking, understanding consumer attitudes and creative problem solving.
Disha helps chart the latest beauty innovations and emerging trends. She has an MA in Magazine Journalism from City, University of London, and a BA in Sociology from the University of Nottingham.
Head of Advisory – Fashion, Beauty & APAC
A former trend director at Stylesight and WGSN, Saisangeeth – who was born in Hong Kong and speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and French – specialises in translating future trends and applying them as business solutions.
Editor – Retail
Stefanie tracks disruptive shifts in retail to define the future direction of store concepts, online engagement and technology. Before Stylus, she worked as a brand strategist, fashion stylist and social media manager.
Editor – Media & Marketing
Julia’s focus areas are online communities, inclusivity, interactive media, content distribution and creative brand platforming. She has an MA in Design Writing Criticism from University of the Arts London.
A renowned speaker and presenter, Sue is recognised as a leading expert in translating catwalk trends for the commercial market. She has enjoyed a long career as a designer and trend forecaster.
Assistant Editor – Colour & Materials
As Assistant Editor, Chloe contributes to Stylus’ seasonal colour and material directions. She previously worked for Burberry’s textile design team and has an MA in Woven Textiles from the Royal College of Art.
Director of Consumer Product
With 25 years’ experience in trend forecasting and retail, Emily oversees Stylus’ Fashion, Beauty, Colour & Materials and Product Design content directories – ensuring a cohesive approach to our visual trend output.
Acting Senior Editor, Consumer Attitudes & Technology
Stephen reports on consumer attitudes and behaviours, with a special focus on the impact of emerging technologies. Previously at N by Norwegian and Stuff.tv, he writes and directs short films in his spare time.
Colour & Materials Consultant
Sioban’s experience spans design, manufacturing and trends for a range of clients, including Nike, Swarovski and Lufthansa. Now, she guides the seasonal colour and materials directions and contributes regular articles.
Senior Editor, Consumer Lifestyle
Kate maps changing consumer attitudes and behaviours, alongside trends in wellbeing, leisure and tech. Before Stylus, she worked in the legal industry and has an MA in International Journalism from London’s City University.
Rachel has developed strategy for fitness, fashion and theatre, and lifestyle brands. With a BA in theatre, Rachel also holds a first-class MA in design management with specialised research on influencer marketing.
Contributing Editor – Beauty
A journalist and trend analyst with a background in design, Alice contributes to Stylus’ wide-ranging beauty coverage, bringing a visual eye to forecasts, catwalk analysis, industry trends and product innovation.
Marta is a Warsaw-based contributor reporting on all things new and current in the retail, hospitality, food and beverage sectors. She has previously worked for branding agencies including Landor Associates and Pearlfisher.
Chief Creative Officer
With 20 years’ experience in translating cross-industry trends into design innovation, brand and product strategy, Tessa leads the global Content team, guiding Stylus’ content and creative direction.
Acting Head of Food, Beverage & Hospitality
With a special interest in restaurants and sustainable food, Anna covers food innovation, technology and the future of travel. She’s previously worked as a freelance journalist and editor for food and restaurant publications.
Product Design Researcher
Ella explores the latest furniture, automotive, tabletop, technology and packaging innovations. After studying journalism in Sydney, Ella gained experience at high-end architecture and design publications and worked in radio.
Based in New York, Emilia covers trends, store openings and events across the US. Before joining Stylus, she specialised in content writing and social media management for food and travel start-ups.
Senior Editor – Beauty
Lisa charts trends, dynamic shifts and bankable innovations in the global beauty industry. Before joining Stylus, Lisa graduated with first-class honours in Fashion Journalism from the London College of Fashion.
Senior Advisory Executive
Fascinated by trends and consumer attitudes, Nia holds an MSc in Applied Psychology in Fashion, bringing a deep understanding of consumer drivers to Stylus projects. Her work has covered everything from fast fashion to luxury.
Tamsin takes a holistic view across all of Stylus’ content. Having consulted on trends for e-commerce retailer Stylistpick, and having produced features for Craft & Design magazine, she arrived at Stylus after six years at Emap.
Senior Editor – Product Design
Dewi has more than 10 years’ experience as an editor, writer and exhibition maker. She reports on the most cutting-edge innovations and presents future concepts in the seasonal Design Directions.
Assistant Editor – Fashion
Lianne decodes emerging trends across the fashion landscape. With eight years’ fashion retail experience, she has developed a strong commercial perspective and loves to identify the patterns driving the fashion industry.
Head of Food, Beverage & Hospitality
Mandy covers food culture and consumption, flavour innovation, product development and technology, as well as innovations in travel and hospitality. She also serves on the Advisory Council for the World Brand Congress.
With extensive experience in product design, forecasting and research, Ima has worked with brands across multiple sectors creating products and developing commercially driven trend insights.
Assistant Editor – Food, Beverage & Hospitality
Laura tracks food, beverage and hospitality trends – from global food influencers and the evolution of flavour, to the latest hotel tech developments. Before Stylus, she worked in food and travel PR.
Consumer Attitudes & Technology Researcher
With a BA in Classical Studies from the University of Edinburgh, Elspeth’s research is shaped by her interest in the evolution of societies and culture. She also holds an MA in Fashion Critical Studies from Central Saint Martins.
With 30 years’ experience as a trend analyst, writer and journalist, Steve has advised brands including Google, Amazon and Samsung. He specialises in ensuring Advisory insights have the maximum impact for our clients.
Roger is MA Fashion Communication course leader at Central Saint Martins and a visiting lecturer in Lifestyle Journalism at City, University of London. He contributes to Stylus on a wide variety of subjects.
Dr Antonia Ward
Global Director of Advisory Services
Antonia directs Stylus’ Advisory services, applying company insight to clients’ challenges. Former editor of design magazines FX and New Design, Antonia has given keynotes at conferences and chaired judging panels internationally.
Head of Media & Marketing
Christian oversees Stylus’ research into subjects including branding strategy, digital advertising, online engagement and pop-culture trends. Before joining Stylus, Christian worked as a music journalist and a PR.
Our in-house team is bolstered by a global network of contributors, who we regularly consult for regional expertise and expert opinions.
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