Italian Adventure

Pitti Uomo spring 2014

Fashion Snoops trend director Michael Fisher: Prints and patterns, tailoring, and updated classics all emerged as strong trends from Pitti Uomo.

3 Quick Questions: Michael Fisher, Fashion Snoops

"New Ivy"

Elise Diamantini chats with Fashion Snoops’ trend Director, Michael Fisher about trends for 2013.

Fashion Snoops hires Michael Fisher as trend director for menswear and lifestyle

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Fashion Snoops hired former Stylesight menswear editor Michael Fisher as the new trend director for menswear and lifestyle.

Teaming up

Bushmills Irish Whiskey and Bodega collaboration

Elise Diamantini: Limited-edition collaborations add up at retail.

History repeating

Unionmade

In menswear, the heritage trend is about authenticity, both real and perceived. Elise Diamantini talks to retailers about how they’re cashing in.

Made in America: Foreign Appeal

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Shoppers across the globe show interest in MIA. By Jillian Sprague American art and fashion have long had admirers abroad. More recently, some American brands that produce domestically have experienced sales growth in foreign nations. But do international retailers truly seek out brands because they’re made in the U.S.? Or are American-made goods simply trending […]

Contemporary trend forecast: Rugged revival

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Americana, heritage, workwear…those were the buzzwords in the contemporary market for 2010. Older brands reinvented themselves and became new again and all the downtown cool kids picked up on it (Barbour or Red Wing, anyone?). And look at all the collaborations between traditional brands and contemporary stores. It happened on all levels of retail, from […]