Trend Forecasting ($50,000-$100,000)

  • Trend Forecasting is a very competitive business that involves researching and predicting international seasonal trends 18 to 24 months in advance of the marketplace. Trend information is used in the fashion, textile, interiors, cosmetics, and product design industries and usually gives guidance on thematic stories, color palettes, styling detailing, fabric, prints, yarns, trimmings, and graphic design.
  • Typical Skills Required- Good knowledge of the international marketplace, understanding of trends: films, theater, television, fabric, yarn, and trimmings, excellent research skills, good written and verbal communication, a good eye for color and texture, and CAD skills.