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Sophie Carlier

Trend Union was formed in June 1986 under the directorship of Li (Lidewij) Edelkoort. Sophie Carlier has worked with Li Edelkoort for more than twenty years.

Trend Union is an association of designers and stylists in different sectors of the fashion and interiors industries. At the beginning of each season these professionals meet, bringing personal reflections, views and materials to define the trends and colours of the future.

Trend Union’s trend books contain a creativity and quality which makes them unique, combining freedom of expression with realistic research. They inspire and inform clients in a diverse range of industries, including architecture, cosmetics, fashion, interiors, and textiles, enabling them to formulate effective marketing strategies. Trend Union has representatives in Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Spain, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and USA.