The Sartorialist isn't the only one who hits the streets in search of fashion - today, the Wall Street Journal has a story on professional trend hunters. These fad-obsessed professionals travel around the world to find the latest cool thing on the sidewalks that designers can copy, create, and sell for double. But are they really so ahead of their curve? The "upcoming" trends mentioned in the article include high waisted, wider jeans (check), trapper hats (check), and graphic sweaters - like the palm-print one from Proenza for Target. Maybe they'd have better luck looking at the ELLE.com street shots from Paris?
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