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Introduction to the Fashion Industry

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Trend Forecasting - Getting Started

There are two great resources available to Columbia College Students for researching trends: 

Use the navigation to the left to learn more about using each of these resources.  
In order to access these resources from off-campus you have to go through the library website and enter your OASIS ID. 

WGSN Fashion focuses specifically on trend forecasting within the fashion industry. Trend forecasts include color, material and textiles, a vision for upcoming seasons, and cover all fashion categories. 

Mintel Trends is not limited to fashion, but covers all industry sectors and includes Clothing and Footwear, Beauty, Home, and Personal Care. Trends can be applied to demographics, themes and regions as well.