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MEETINGS FOR 2016-2017
Northern Chapter:

Wednesday 01 March 2017
13.30 - 16.00 hrs
School of Design
Northumbria University

Admission only by free ticket
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Eventbrite - Colour Meets Trend

We are excited to be able to announce our first Fashion and Trend event at the Northumbria School of Design in Newcastle on wednesday 1st March 2017 from 1.30 to 4pm.

We have three highly experienced speakers in the field giving talks in the lecture theatre of the main atrium - Jo Feeley of the Trend Bible; Karen Haller of Karen Haller Colour and Design Consultancy and Jennifer Wigham, Design Director in the field of fashion futures.

Each of our qualified speakers will help reveal the mysteries of the mechanics behind trend predictions, colour psychology and fashion futures.

We will also have a colourful display in the main atrium of fashion inspired colour imagery from Susi Bellamy, Newcastle artist; Louisa Rogers from TrendLIstr with a pantone inspired photographic display; and a chance to see examples of theTrend Bible - another Newcastle based company.

We will also have a table for the Northern Chapter of the Colour Group (GB) if you would like further information about our future activities in the North of England.
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small star Jo Feeley Trend Bible
Trend Bible is a home and interiors dedicated trend agency, working with inquisitive, recognised brands to predict change.
Whether it's social, cultural or taste-driven, our job is to find out which future trends will impact your business and help you capitalise on them. Our clients demand guaranteed competitive advantage from the trend analysis and interpretation we provide, so naturally we are very much results driven.
small star Karen Haller The Psychology behind Trend Colours
Colour trends is now big business. Karen will be exploring trends from both a business perspective and what drives us as consumers to follow them. She'll also be looking at the colour trends of 2017 and what they are reflecting to us about our society.
small star Jennifer Wigham Power of Colour - an Intimate Apparel Focus
In an industry where black, nude and white are ongoing bestsellers Jenny will explore why colour is so significant in the Intimate Apparel industry… the importance of colour in telling stories, in merchandising and in creating newness is discussed. Also covered is a focus on forecast colour palettes and how to use them in the seasons to come.


Karen Haller is a leading international authority in the field of applied colour psychology, specialising in business branding, interiors, healthcare and wellbeing. Having studied colour for over 20 years she understands how colour affects us, influences us and teaches businesses and designers how they can use it to influence positive behaviour.

Jenny Wigham is a Creative Consultant for the Intimate Apparel industry. She spent 12 years at Concepts Paris, the World's leading lingerie and beachwear design source, offering clients highly inspirational tools from Trend Books to bespoke projects. Under the leadership of Jos Berry,Jenny was instrumental in building Concepts Paris for what it is known for today… creativity, good taste and precise insight. After time in New York and Pari,s Jenny relocated the Concepts Paris studio to London where she was Design Director for seven years. She has a profound knowledge of intimate apparel and trend forecasting and is now freelance-based, focusing her attention on design and product development for lingerie brands and retailers. Jenny has built an International reputation for very focused trend and market analysis seminars.

Presentation Suite, School of Design, City Campus East II, University of Northumbria

13.30 hrs until approximately 16.00 hrs

Open to all, gratis but ticket required
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Eventbrite - Colour Meets Trend

DATE 17 February 2017