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Episode 07: Jena Nesbitt

The Level Up Design Podcast

Release Date: 07/27/2016

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Welcome to Level 7 of the Podcast! This episode I interview Jena Nesbit. She’s a trend forecasting specialist with a focus on fashion. We’ll discuss the ups and downs of predicting trends, how “fast fashion” has surpassed light speed, and how a never-ending wave of new trends impacts your work as a designer.

FOLLOW ME Sign up for the Level Up Design Newsletter at: www.levelupdesign.com/newsletter *Twitter*: http://twitter.com/mediashifters *Facebook*: https://www.facebook.com/LevelUpDsgn/

Links, show notes, and more https://levelupdesign/ludcast

SHOW NOTES

Jena’s Website: www.jenanesbitt.com

01:00 Project Runway

03:30 The Art Institute of Portland Since we did this interview, I’ve started working there too.

06:30 Tindr, and all that entails

06:40 Library of Congress Image Library

07:50 New York 1880

08:20 StayFocused Facebook Blocker

11:00 Urban Outfitters (in case you haven’t heard of them).

13:45 Google Fiber in Kansas City 18:00 Ross dress for less

19:30 Spencers isn’t, it turns out, actually gone.

19:45 Free People women’s clothing

23:00 Merchants of Cool
Generation Like

25:00 Pendleton

26:15 Jena’s Christmas in Marrakesh

27:00 Bagallini 28:30 Startup Weekend

29:40 Pal Pops: Sit Stay Share This Pinterest Page is all that remains…

36:00 Nom Nom Paleo

37:30 Scrap Thrift Store

45:30 WGSN trend forecasting

48:00 How Smartphones Are Killing Off the Fashion Show

01:00:00 APC Jeans Yes, I am, occasionally, mister fancy pants.

01:00:10 Let me finish that thought: When a seamstress sews in extra denim into the crotch of jeans that are wearing out, they use a zig zag pattern from a machine to sew it into place. At the same time, there are new jeans that use that same zig zag pattern to simulate genuinely worn-in high-end jeans.

01:05:50 Jena’s site (again)

01:06:10 The Creative Roundtable

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