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THRIVE PROGRAM

REIMAGINING HOW WE CREATE TOGETHER

Join our month-long creative strategy program designed to help you reset, reconnect, and get the insight you need not only survive this moment of uncertainty, but THRIVE

 

"The best ideas are born on the edge of uncertainty. Let’s think wider together."

Lilly Berelovich  |  Founder + Chief Creative, Fashion Snoops

WHAT TO EXPECT

Each season, our creative team identifies four Cultural Sentiments which explore lifestyles, attitudes, values and feelings; examine new movements and uncover insights that are impacting consumer behavior.

 

Through our #heartled forecasting methodology, we will define the drivers of change which we believe to be rooted in how consumers are feeling. By fully understanding how consumers are feeling, we can deliver what they need and want.

Through the Thrive Program, you will discover our Cultural Sentiments for FW 21 | 22  through four weekly experiential learning modules. The modules are designed to heighten the creative process through a curated experienced delivered via:

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Wisdom keepers will challenge your perception of the present and invite you to design a new future.

WORDS OF

WISDOM

5-10 minutes

WORDS OF

WISDOM

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We need to feel to heal, and we need to heal to create. These sacred practices will provide you an opportunity to tap into your inner wisdom.

SACRED

PRACTICE

20 minutes

SACRED

PRACTICE

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CONSUMER INSIGHT

Learn about the key cultural shifts that are impacting consumer attitudes and behaviors.

CONSUMER

INSIGHT

20 minutes

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DESIGN

INSPIRATION

From color, to materials, to patterns & graphics, understand how our Cultural Sentiments will impact design across all markets.

DESIGN

INSPIRATION

30 minutes

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Our team of editors will speak to the specific implications of our cultural research for each of the markets we provide coverage for.

MARKET

ALIGNMENT

MARKET

ALIGNMENT

20 minutes

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RESOURCE

CENTER

Access additional insights and research including relevant reports by our editorial team and our

AI-powered data trackers.

RESOURCE

CENTER

For FS Clients only

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IDEATION

CHARTS

Identify future opportunities and strategies using our provocative thought starters and worksheets.

IDEATION

CHARTS

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WEEKLY

WEBINARS

Join members of the THRIVE community and the FS creative team for a Q&A session and to discuss important takeaways from each week's module.

WEEKLY

WEBINARS

1 hour

You will have access to:

  • On-demand video sessions

Inspiration & insight

Market alignment

Somatic practices

Words of wisdom

  • Ideation charts and planning guides
     

  • Weekly live webinars with FS experts
     

  • Community Q & A forums
     

  • AI-powered retail and media tracking*

*Starred features are available exclusively for FS Members; see pricing outline below for our Thrive Program offerings

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AREAS OF FOCUS

CULTURAL

SENTIMENTS

  • Amend

  • Wonder

  • Goodness

  • Edge

The THRIVE Program is geared toward not just learning about the future, but feeling the future.

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 THRIVE
MISSION 

We will:

  • Reimagine the creative process

  • Relearn how to feel and intuit

  • Elevate #heartled and sacred practices as central to the creative process

  • Combine the ‘Felt’ with the Facts to arrive at a holistic creative response

  • Dive deeply into awe and inspiration

  • Experience creativity from a place of joy

  • Inspire conscious choices to create an ethical ecosystem

  • Lead the industry into community thinking

  • Guide leadership toward sound and necessary business solutions

WHO SHOULD
PARTICIPATE
 

Who should participate:

  • Designers

  • Product Developers

  • Innovation Managers

  • Merchants

  • Buyers

  • Marketing Professionals

  • Graphic Designers

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Anyone looking for direction and inspiration that is both felt and factual

Featured FS Experts

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LILLY BERELOVICH

President, Chief Creative

MICHAEL FISHER

VP, Menswear

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JENNA GUARASCIO

Director, Content Strategy

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RACHAEL GENTNER

Editor, Pattern + Graphics

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MELISSA HAGO

VP, Beauty

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WILLIAM HILDEBRAND

Director, Activewear

PATRICIA MAEDA

Head of Intimates & Swimwear

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LISA MCCANDLESS

Creative Director,

Pattern + Graphics

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JAYE ANNA MIZE

VP, Home & Interiors

MELISSA MOYLAN

VP, Womenswear

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NIA SILVA

Editor, Materials

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ROBBIE SINCLAIR

Creative Director, Youth

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ANIA SOMMERAUER

Editor, Kids

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HALLIE SPRADLIN

Director, Accessories

Cultural Alignment Speakers

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Andrew Kung is a Brooklyn based photographer with roots in San Francisco, aiming to create a utopia with his images where Asian American beauty is normalized beauty. His first fashion narrative photo book, “The All-American” premiered on i-D, Dazed, CNN Style, Paper, Milk, Ignant, and It’s Nice That, and explored vulnerability through the lens of the invisibility and masculinity of Asian American men.

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ANDREW KUNG

Photographer

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Isabella Lalonde creates one-of-a-kind, whimsical handmade jewelry that is designed intuitively, allowing for a meaningful connection between her creations and those who wear them. Since its recent launch in August 2019, the brand has been featured in publications such as Vogue, GQ, I-d, Hypebeast, WWW, Flaunt and spotted on countless celebrities including singer Halsey.

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ISABELLA LALONDE

Designer & Founder,

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David Pearce is a British philosopher who promotes the idea that there exists a strong ethical imperative for humans to work towards the abolition of suffering in all sentient life. His internet manifesto The Hedonistic Imperative details how he believes the end of suffering can be accomplished. He co-founded the World Transhumanist Association in 1998, and the Abolitionist Society in 2002.

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DAIVD PEARCE

Transhumanist Theorist & Author, The Hedonistic Imperative 

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Mario Moore is a Detroit native, currently residing in New York City. Moore received a BFA in Illustration from the College for Creative Studies and an MFA in Painting from the Yale School of Art. He was recently awarded a Princeton Hodder Fellowship for 2018-2019, where he completed an exhibition called “The Work of Several Lifetimes,” which highlighted the contributions of Black workers on and around the Princeton campus.

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MARIO MOORE

Painter, Sculptor, Creator

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Hugh Herr heads the Biomechatronics group at the MIT Media Lab. In 2011, TIME magazine coined him the “Leader of the Bionic Age” because of his revolutionary work in the emerging field of biomechatronics – technology that marries human physiology with electromechanics. A double amputee himself, Herr is responsible for breakthrough advances in bionic limbs that provide greater mobility and new hope to those with physical disabilities.

 

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HUGH HERR

Director of Biomechatronics,

MIT Media Lab

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Yaquí Rodriguez is a 4th generation energy healer, working primarily through the medium of vibration (energy, sound, emotion, aromatherapy, water, crystal, plants). Through her rooted ancestry and connection with Mother Earth, she gives people a chance to slow down and connect back to their divine voice that is often neglected in the day to day responsibilities in an unforgettable journey back to the self.

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YAQUÍ RODRIGUEZ 

Energy Healer

Thought Leaders

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Elizabeth Gilbert is the #1 New York Times  bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love. In 2015, she published BIG MAGIC: CREATIVE LIVING BEYOND FEAR — a book that encapsulates the joyful spirit of adventure and permission that Elizabeth has always brought to her work and to her life. 

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ELIZABETH GILBERT

New York Times

Bestselling Author

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Laura Plumb is the Founder and Director of  VedaWise and lead faculty for the Ayurvedic Integrated Nutrition 200 hour Professional Training. nutrition, health and healing, Laura is an international educator on the power of the Vedic sciences to promote radical health and sacred, sumptuous living.

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LAURA PLUMB

Founder & Director, VedaWise

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Fernando Ausin is is an international social entrepreneur with a strong passion for social justice and global sustainability. He has worked extensively as a consultant, educator and healer around the globe.His most recent book, “Messages from the Elders” describes the cosmovision and wisdom of a man of knowledge from a remote indigenous community in the highlands of Mexico

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FERNANDO AUSIN

Social Entrepreneur

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Savon Bartley is an award - winning writer, artist, and producer with a passion for storytelling. He is currently working on new music, a full length play, and is excited about what he has on the way.

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SAVON BARTLEY

Writer, Artist, Producer

Healing Practitioners

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Ashley Ludman's  authenticity is woven with an ability to bring her experience of life, contemplation, and healing to her teaching in a way that will inspire you to see new possibilities within yourself and the world around you. Every practice Ashley guides is a journey, as she blends her deep wisdom of anatomy, alignment and energetics with a love of storytelling as a window into the body’s potential for transformation.

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ASHLEY LUDMAN

Breathwork Facilitator

CASEY KARR &

HATIM BELYAMANI

Musicians

Casey Karr is a musician and sonic explorer with a background in addictions counseling and human rights advocacy. Casey approaches sound as a tool for self-discovery, self-witnessing, and self-healing and her sessions focus on exploring, expressing, and nurturing the true self.

 

Hatim Belyamani is the Founder & Director of Remix ⟷ Culture, a non-profit organization celebrating musical traditions in harmony with digital remix art with a mission to bridge divides and connect disparate communities through the power of music and film.

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Barbara Droubay teaches and works with creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs towards reaching their creative aims effectively and with greater pleasure. She is an inspired lecturer and a leader of group training in Creative Confidence. Her courses and workshops teach a unique approach of recognizing creativity as a physical experience in the body – which when developed – activates and engages our inborn creative drive.

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BARBARA DROUBAY

Founding Director, Life Artists

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Eli Buren offers embodiment and awareness teachings that bring into focus a wider spectrum of relationship. Eli is gifted at guiding students into a deeper understanding of spirit, authenticity, and true presence.

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ELI BUREN

Qigong Practitioner

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Musical duo Y&I is almost impossible to define. Not influenced by pop but creating pop songs, their creations are “rhythmic and primal, airy and ethereal, and intense and catchy, all with a sense of playful fun.” (John Ordean of One In Ten Words)

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WHY THRIVE

These are turbulent times we are living in; life as we once knew it has changed. Nothing will feel the same even after we return to our offices and our desks, nor should it. We are being tasked with the pivotal responsibility of rethinking everything.

 

We have all changed over the past few months and as creatives, we will be asked to solve paramount issues involving a consumer that has new fears, needs and values.

In order to fully support our creative

community, we need to help everyone FEEL.

 

We are making it our mission to give creatives

a taste of openness and expansion through this  physical, inspirational, and actionable

digital program.

THE THREE PILLARS OF THE

THRIVE PROGRAM

ANCIENT WISDOM

As creatives, it is imperative that we tend to our inner experience if we are to understand what the future holds. After all, the future will be what we create it to be! Teachers of sacred sciences will invite you to access your inner wisdom through mindful practices and enlightening lectures designed to remove any obstacles to your highest creative potential.

INSPIRATIONAL CONTENT

The Cultural Sentiments, Design Aesthetics, and Color Forecasts that are the cornerstone of our vision for the future will be delivered in a multi-sensorial forum designed to enhance your receptivity. From gorgeous sound and visual cues to curated and paced direction, you will be fully immersed in inspiration.

ACTIONABLE SOLUTIONS

Our Editorial team will present research and analysis, crystalizing conceptual ideas into actionable business solutions with market specific alignment and insight. Use data gleaned by the FS team and backed by Artificial Intelligence to reinforce your decision making and design processes.

       We are SO impressed by how the team was able to creatively adapt the curriculum in this new digital format. As always the speakers and caliber of content are unparalleled. We so appreciate how FS has and continues to be a key source of support and inspiration during this time. 

 

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THRIVE

    COMMUNITY

This work cannot and should not be done alone. Now more than ever, it is evident that we need each other. By joining our Thrive Program, you are also joining our Thrive Community, dedicated to supporting and empowering you to create with meaning. Gain access to out-of-the-box business solutions, find the resources you need in order to make more conscious choices and a more ethical eco-system, and understand the steps we all need to take in order to enact real change – not just temporarily, but permanently.

MORE REASONS TO THRIVE

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THRIVE

    CERTIFICATION

After completing the Thrive Program,

you will walk away with our

THRIVE CERTIFICATION, indicating your preparedness to address the issues currently faced by the creative community and your qualifications to help your current/future companies come out of this situation stronger than ever before.

ABOUT US

FS is a global trend forecasting agency that helps companies harness future trends. For the past 20 years, we have utilized Artificial and Human Intelligence to surface trend-driven business opportunities. We have created a collaborative online platform for creatives to explore what's next, create, and share new concepts. 

FS's advisory group works with global retailers and brands to create tailored solutions so they can leverage macro cultural shifts and better their business and product offerings.

Headquartered in NYC, FS has clients and contributors in 50 countries around the globe. For more about us, click here.

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PRICING & PACKAGES

(1) One membership includes access for one viewer to the Thrive Program platform; please purchase additional memberships for additional viewers

*Each membership level is valid for one seasonal program only; you will need to re-enroll for future seasons

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