2022 Expert Outlook on Fashion and Style
15 Dec 2021
2022 Expert Outlook on Fashion and Style

How can apparel brands respond to shoppers’ shifting priorities? Why is digital fashion such a potent tool for self-expression? How is DE&I disrupting the fashion industry? In this part of the 2022 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about how values regarding style have changed forever.

Cora Harrington

Cora Harrington is an intimate apparel expert and author. She is the founder of The Lingerie Addict, the world's leading consumer-focused lingerie publication, and the author of In Intimate Detail: How to Choose, Wear, and Love Lingerie. She has been interviewed for her expertise by several media outlets, including WWD, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Bloomberg, Vogue, Fashionista, and others.

Scarlett Yang

Scarlett Yang is a designer with a focus on developing innovative approaches on the intersection of fashion lifestyles, climate, and the Metaverse. With a diverse academic background in fashion/design/engineering from Central Saint Martins, Royal College of Art UK and Imperial College London, her experiences span across exhibiting at London Design Biennale, an innovation residency with Somerset House London and also receiving multiple awards from such as the LVMH Foundation Sustainability Department, with her works seen on Fast Company, EuroNews, and Vogue UK.

Faith Robinson

Faith Robinson is a writer, executive strategist, and consultant with almost a decade of experience working in the creative industries. Following an art history BA and an MA in ecology, economics, and policy, she creates world-class programmes asking social and environmental questions across the fashion industry, focusing on sustainability narratives and cultural pioneers. With experience in both the public and private sectors, Robinson's mission is ethical engagement, and her practice is rooted in contextual research. Faith has worked with brands like Nike, H&M, Kering, and more, plus a global roster of activists, eco-influencers, and NGOs.

Izzy Wharton

Izzy Wharton is a senior strategist, trend forecaster, editor, and futures consultant with expertise in sustainability and innovation in design. Committed to re-imagining systems and structures, she's worked across multiple sectors with some of the world’s best-known brands on research and strategy projects as well as insights content.

Sabrina Faramarzi

Sabrina Faramarzi is an international journalist, trend analyst, and data storyteller. Her work explores patterns across sociocultural phenomena through a future-focused lens, with an interest in new media development and storytelling innovations. Faramarzi has worked and written for publications such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Vogue Business, Wired, and VICE, and has helped brands such as Google, Meta, Airbnb, Lush, Tempur, Regus, and GSK to create relevant content for their audiences. She founded Dust in Translation, a boutique creative storytelling agency helping organisations build and produce innovative, data-driven content and communications strategies.