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Until February 27th, 2025 VAA library subscribes to  WGSN Fashion, to help you plan and design more sustainable collections that your consumers will want and need for years to come.

WGSN Fashion provides global fashion trends and data-powered forecasts enabling you to future-proof your fashion product design. Get actionable guidance through the fashion industry’s transformational shifts, from changing consumer behaviour and lifestyles to fashion design innovations. WGSN's fashion experts collate and contextualise research, data and design influences from across the globe, validating them with a combination of data sources to bring you strategic forecasts fundamental to planning and designing future collections.

Established in 1998, London based WGSN is owned by Ascential. Ascential delivers specialist information, data and ecommerce optimisation. WGSN is the world's leading consumer trend forecaster. 

WGSN videopresentations: about the company and their research methodology.

WGSN Fashion offers: 

- Future Strategies and Fashion Intelligence
- Market: Women's, Men's, Youth, Kids
- Seasons up to two years ahead
- Catwalks
- Colour
- Key Items
- Materials & Textiles
- Prints & Graphics
- Sustainability
- Category: Apparel, Footwear & Accessories, Intimates & Swimwear, Active, Denim
- Buying & Retail

WGSN Fashion subscriber features:

— Product Focus:

Accessories, Active, Colour, Denim, Footwear, Intimates, Jewellery, Kidswear, Knitwear, Materials & Textiles, Menswear, Prints & Graphics, Swimwear, Womenswear and Youth.

— Forecasts & Reports:

Our unrivalled combination of trusted trend research, with the power of data science, delivers accurate and actionable forecasts and reports.

— Trade Show & Industry Coverage:

Long-term and close to season trends, catwalk, e-commerce/retail, global street style images and live reporting from trade shows.

— Design Tools & Resources:

Coloro, Pantone, NCS, CNCS and Archroma libraries to build your own colour palettes. Royalty-free prints, graphics and 2D and 3D CAD designs. Early concepts for colour, material, silhouette prints and style. Commercial collections for key retail drops. City by City guides with hyper-local curated insights.

— Trend Talks & Webinars:

Access to exclusive invite-only Trend Talks and webinars on current topics

— Image Library:

One of the most extensive image libraries in fashion with 25 million hi-res, zoomable and searchable images and over 2,500 industry-specific keywords for filtering your results, covering catwalks, retail windows, in-store displays, trade shows and street style.

— Fashion Feed:

Daily inspiration, fresh ideas and key emerging trends from across the world, curated by our global trend experts.

— Trading:

Data-driven charts and plans to help you understand how to prioritise your assortment mix and product phasing, including insights on balancing supply and demand to avoid costly overproduction.

Access methods:

1. Via EZproxy or on VAA computer network open link:

2. Create a personal account: „First Time Users“ – „Create New Account“;

3. Enter your data and only academy given VAA e-mail adress: or (other than VAA e-mail will not be able to register). ;

4. Via email you will receive a link to create your password.

5. You can access your account via EZproxy or and select „Returning Users“>„Login & Reactivate Account“.

Please protect your account information and do not pass it to other non registered users.

After 90 days of inactivity you need to reactivate your account using VAA computers select „Returning Users“> „Login & Reactivate Account“. 

More information on account.

Please use this database only for academic purposes in VAA community. It is forbidden to share or use publicly the contents of WGSN.

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