Fashion Trends


What I do is fashion forecasting for the young market. No, I am not a fashion blogger or fashion reporter. I am a predictor of fashion trends. In the late 60’s I developed my own unique system for creating accurate and money-making trends. So I’d like to share my current inspiration.  I hope you enjoy them.  One of my greatest…

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About Leigh Rudd, Diary of a Fashion Forecaster, Fashion Trends, Musings, Swinging Sixties, The People's Fashion


August 11, 2017, by Leigh Rudd. In London it was the beginning of a global demographic power shift from post-war austerity to freedom. The youth of England were creating million dollar Fashion Trends from the street up that reverberated around the world. This was no accident. It signaled a cultural change that would involve fashion, music and art. And it…

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About Leigh Rudd, Diary of a Fashion Forecaster, Fashion Sharks, Swinging Sixties, The People's Fashion

How I Became a Fashion Forecaster

August 3, 2017, by Leigh Rudd “The People’s Fashion”… from the Streets Up My goal in writing this is to share my many years of experience as a prominent Fashion Forecaster in the international fashion industry from 1968 – 1988 with my company IM International. I had offices around the world with hundreds of A-list clients, many of them designer…

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Fashion Icons, Guest Stars

Authentically Audrey By Victoria Rio

April 29, 2017, by Leigh Rudd “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.”  –Audrey Hepburn Almost a quarter century after her death, we are still in awe of Audrey Hepburn.  We turn to her for eloquently optimistic quotes about life and love, we admire her philanthropic achievements, and, most of all, we see her as a (perhaps the) beauty…

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