This month, WAA was in attendance at the 2012 trendwatching.com London trend seminar. The event, which attracts hundreds of industry professionals every year, aimed to showcase the latest trends from around the globe.
Passion & Truth
10th September 2012, by Kerri Smith
I would bet a Toffee Crisp that almost everybody on the planet has heard of the best-selling erotic novel by E L James – ’Fifty Shades of Grey’. There has been a $5 million movie deal signed with Universal, plans for a clothing and underwear range, tie-ins to numerous brands ranging from cosmetics to bathroom appliances, and even ’Fifty Shades of Grey: The Classical Album’ to be released through EMI Music next month.
I come from a large and boisterous family that enjoyed nothing better than outwitting each other at the dinner table. Our moderator, Dad (bless him), kept us on-track with a never-ending list of quips and quotes, including my favourite, by George Bernard Shaw: “the single biggest problem in communication is the illusion it has taken place”.