A year after the death of Nelson Mandela and two decades since the end of apartheid, South Africa’s fashion market holds up a skewed mirror to its vibrant and incredibly complex society.
As Brazil’s fashion market gets ever more crowded, Latin America’s smaller giant to the north begins to finally shine.
From Australia’s wild west coast to the Canadian hinterland, new wealth from oil and gas is helping to turn remote cities into fashion-hungry hubs.
Once they’ve cracked Brazil and Mexico, many fashion executives are now looking to Colombia, South America’s third biggest economy, to help boost their balance sheets as the country shakes off its violent image.
With Egypt now stabilising, can this titan of the Middle East reclaim its style credentials and become a lucrative fashion market once again?
As Nigeria and Angola dazzle the luxury sector, Kenya seems focused on building a fashion market for everyone.
Latin America’s powerhouse has made great strides forward but lost the mouth-watering economic momentum of the boom years. Now, to unlock more of Brazil’s potential, global fashion brands are trekking to the very margins of the map. Market GPS is sponsored by Marvin Traub Associates.
Now a prosperous nation with an eye for quality and dressing bang on trend, Poles are craving more individuality and opulence in their wardrobes.
From perks for the pampered to deliveries to the wilderness, Indonesia’s retailers are pulling out all the stops to attract a growing number of fashion consumers.
Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya may be North African neighbours, but their fashion markets are running at distinctly different speeds.