For over 12 years, Erin Burke has traversed the world observing the collective consciousness of various cultures trying to hear resonance amidst emerging attitudes to seek out and create lifestyle and fashion trends 18 months ahead of the selling season. She has presented her research and forecasts to major retailers, brands and mills throughout Asia, Europe, North and South America.
Additionally, she has presented at international trade shows including Première Vision & Texworld in Paris, Magic in Las Vegas, LA Textile, Evtek in Turkey and Sourcing Guatemala as well as directly with hundreds of companies including Nike, Adidas, Levis, Benneton, Mango, BCBG, Guess, Victoria’s Secret, Girbaud, Marks & Spencer, Lee & Wrangler (US & Europe), Tommy Hilfiger, Replay, DKNY, Uniqlo, American Eagle, and Target.
Her trends combine color, art, food, travel, architecture, technology and politics in unusual ways to create comprehensive and compelling stories. Using strong visuals and multiple platforms for research, her trends are unexpected and thought-provoking.
Her expertise includes the future ideas used for the fashion, luxury, home and hospitality industries.
Erin started her career as a fashion & beauty intern at Glamour, and moved into fashion forecasting at Cotton Incorporated. She is currently based in Paris.