2024 Expert Outlook on Fashion and Style
11 Sep 2023
2024 Expert Outlook on Fashion and Style

Have luxury brands been overthrown by disruptors? How are community and culture driving shopping needs? Has pandemic dressing impacted fashion for good? In this chapter of the 2024 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about style expectations and what this means for fashion's future.

Christopher Morency

Christopher Morency is the co-founder of EDITION, a strategy firm co-founded with Tom Garland. He previously held the role of chief brand officer at luxury group Vanguards and has a decade of experience as an editor at The Business of Fashion and Highsnobiety and as a consultant for Gucci, Dunhill, Marni, and Lego. Morency launched Highsnobiety’s first insights vertical, which included a white paper series with Boston Consulting Group and multiple other channels and tools that served as the foundation for the company’s next growth phases.

Rian Phin

Rian Phin is a writer, designer, and video producer based in New York. They have produced work for HBO, HighSnobiety, and SHOWstudio and built strong social media followings with their fashion commentary on Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube.

Martine Jarlgaard

Martine Jarlgaard is a change leader, interdisciplinary innovator, entrepreneur, strategist, and public speaker. She has over 15 years of leadership experience in corporate, start-up, and business development with brands such as Vivienne Westwood and Diesel. Jarlgaard has been described as a ‘technology pioneer’ by Forbes and Fast Company. She merges XR, art, fashion tech, and climate action to challenge human behaviour and accelerate global impact.

J’Nae Phillips

J'Nae Phillips is an Insights Editor at Canvas8. After an early career working in fashion and media, her passion for culture and journalism grew and she made the transition to writing and editing full-time. She specialises in fashion, trends, cultural shifts and all of the good stuff that gets people talking.