Portland Fashion Institute is a nationally accredited private nonprofit career institute of higher learning and Oregon’s only accredited fashion design college.
How are fashion trends spotted and forecasted months and even years ahead? This workshop will give an overview of the exciting world of fashion forecasting. Learn about the multitude of tools that are utilized in spotting trends way before they hit the runways and store shelves. Learn to identify sources of research, analyze past trends and apply the findings to the prediction of future trends, develop color palettes and much more!
Step 3 of PFI’s 11-part Winter Apparel Entrepreneur Series
About the instructor: Jena Nesbitt. As director of product strategy at PCF, Nesbitt has more than 10 years of experience as a product designer, creative director, brand strategist and business developer. A BFA graduate from Illinois Institute of Art, she has worked for Kroger as a trend forecaster and co-founded Portland’s Creative Roundtable.