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DUBAI INTERNATIONAL Fashion Week has partnered with WGSN as part of its commitment to the region’s fashion industry. Sue Evans, fashion analyst with WGSN is due to conduct an insightful seminar on ‘Global Fashion Trend Analysis 2008/09’...

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Published: Tue 16 Oct 2007, 10:42 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 12:44 AM

fashduring DIFW Spring/Summer 2008 edition on October 25 at the Royal Mirage.

The session is based on trend forecasting including tracking of latest colours, materials and styling influences for the coming seasons. WGSN is the global service provider of online research, trend analysis and news for the fashion, design and style industries. Launched in early 1998, WGSN is viewed a successful service to emerge online for the fashion industry.

Sue Evans has over 30 years of experience in trend forecasting and fashion consultancy. She has had the privilege of working for some major industry players including Nigel French International and Design Intelligence (UK). She has extensive experience in handling global clientele including Bloomingdales, Isetan, Shisheido, JC Penney and Sears to name a few. Her brush with these brands has given her an in depth insight into several facets of the retail and style industry. Sue has been with WGSN for the past 10 years and principally edits unrivalled coverage of the international catwalks.

“As the leading fashion research service it has been our constant endeavour to associate with major fashion events and bring out the latest in the world of fashion and style. We are confident that our association with DIFW will only take this further. The seminar is designed to deliver an insight on key facets of the trade including trend forecasting and fashion marketability hence a ‘must attend’ for anyone associated with the region’s fashion industry,” said Sue Evans, Senior Fashion Analyst, WGSN.

“A trendsetter in every sphere, Dubai has undertaken dedicated strides to become the largest and most distinguished hub of the regional fashion industry. And DIFW as the region’s signature fashion trade event has successfully delivered on its promise to this growing market of aspiring designers and the fashion trade. We are delighted to partner with WGSN. I am confident this association will integrate Dubai into the world of global fashion and define the business of fashion in the region,” said Nayla Yared, Project Manager, DIFW.

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