Trends, trends, trends… With the new 2015 year on the doorstep, all marketing experts make their forecasts on what people would watch, do, eat, wear, etc. The London-based trends and insights agency SBC Partners, part of Havas Media Group, has shared some views on the future of dining, fashion, retail, home, travelling, lifestyle, and more.

Time to downsize your brand or time to up brand fun?

Never before have we had so many ways to express ourselves. The opportunity to personalise, to say something about yourself, to stand out from the crowd is almost limitless. Technology has, of course, driven our ability to make a personal statement. Whether that is through manufacturing, custom fitting our need for individualism, or through social media to broadcast our self-centeredness.