Take a fascinating journey into the future as Stylus experts, alongside industry thought-leaders and commentators, unpack tomorrow’s trends and unearth bold new opportunities. Check back every Tuesday for new episodes.
Episode 72: Are Robots the Future of Mental Healthcare?
In this episode, Christian Ward is joined by Alison Darcy, founder and CEO of Woebot, and Estella Shardlow, Stylus's senior editor of Consumer Lifestyle, to discuss how our mental health needs are increasingly being served by artificially intelligent bots.
Episode 71: Trinny Woodall on Stress-Busting Beauty
In this episode, Christian Ward is joined by Trinny Woodall – beauty entrepreneur and Insta-influencer, and previously one half of fashion makeover team Trinny & Susannah – to discuss how the beauty industry is taking on the challenge of de-stressing consumers. Also guesting is Lisa Payne, Stylus's senior editor of Beauty.
Episode 70: Gen Z Fashion – New Rules of Engagement
In this episode, Christian Ward is joined by Hasna Kourda, founder of 'digital wardrobe' app Save Your Wardrobe, and Katie Baron, director of Consumer Engagement at Stylus, to discuss Gen Z fashion and retail trends – specifically the use of new tech tools that encourage more conscious consumerism.
Episode 68: Can Made-to-Order Save Fashion?
The fashion industry is in a state of flux, but new digitally driven innovations are pushing it forward. In this episode, Christian Ward talks to Ben Demiri, co-founder and CEO of PlatformE, and Saisangeeth Daswani, head of Advisory – Fashion, Beauty & APAC at Stylus, about how made-to-order technology is shaking things up.
Future Thinking E67: The Rise of the Creator Economy
We're in the middle of a revolution in consumer creativity, driven by platforms like TikTok, Twitch, Patreon, Substack and OnlyFans. In this episode, Christian Ward talks to Josh Constine (principal investor & head of content at early-stage venture capital firm SignalFire) and Julia Errens (Pop Culture & Media editor at Stylus) about what's fuelling this creativity renaissance, and how brands can play a part.