Li Edelkoort is famous for her inspiring seminars and speeches

Li Edelkoort is one of the world’s most famous trend forecasters. As an intuitive thinker who travels the world studying the evolution of socio-cultural trends before sharing this information with her clients in industries as diverse as fashion, textiles, interiors, cars, cosmetics, retail and food. Under her Paris-based company Trend Union, Edelkoort creates trend books two years ahead that are tools used by strategists, designers and marketeers at international brands.

Li Edelkoort is well-known through Trend Union and Edelkoort Etc. for the many trend and lifestyle speeches she gives to professionals in various industries.

She tours the world to present her fashion and lifestyle audiovisuals, starting with Trend Union clients in Paris, and then visiting London, Stockholm, New York, Tokyo, Amsterdam …

Li also makes trend presentations upon request for companies, industry associations or institutions. Along with her team, she created trend forums and audiovisuals which have remained imprinted in the minds of the textile and design community through installations for Première Vision in the 90’s and more recently for Pitti Filati, Pratotrade and Moda Pelle.

She is also a curator of design exhibitions, the publisher of Bloom magazine, the author of the infamous Anti Fashion Manifesto, and Dean of Hybrid Studies at Parsons, New York. Edelkoort has received numerous awards, including 2016’s Honorary Doctorate of Letters by Heriot Watt University, Scotland.