Claire has over a decade of Trend Forecasting and Buying experience under Marks & Spencers, House of Frasier and Fast Retailing Group; the owning company of Uniqlo, J Brand, Comptoir des Cotonniers and Theory.
Hillard has worked across the UK, Europe, US, Japan and China to support brand development and internal buying teams to track consumer and high-street trends. Strengthening the retail brand portfolio and increasing sales buy targeting guiding design teams to focus on curate colors, styles, silhouettes and fabrics across various product categories. key market trends each season.
Claire’s focus is to combine her buying and trend forecasting experience to create commercial fashion-forward predictions, support product development, and range building opportunities. She combines macro and micro trends, in-line with the consumers' buying pattern to deliver forward-thinking and strategic trend forecasts unique to each brand.
She will work with your brand to assess your design pathway, and consider the latest, high street, catwalk and social media trends in your sector and how they can be translated into wearable, commercially viable pieces, that compliment your brand ethos and core customer.
What you can expect from your time with Claire:
- Bespoke Trend Reports (set package with consultancy)
- Bespoke Trend Report (set package with consultancy)
- Product Curation
- Range Building
- Trend Analysis
- Fashion Forecasting
- Color Palette Selection
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