“Trends are the true creative frontier of the consumer market;

pioneering is the new  positioning.” - Emily Miller Palmquist

Emily Miller Palmquist is a fashion industy doyenne and Canada’s only independent trend forecaster. Representing top global providers of futures studies for the apparel and consumer goods industries, she believes that investing in intel yields high stake rewards for individuals, brands and business alike. For nearly two decades, she has worked across North America and Europe as a Designer, Creative Director, Educator and Stylist. She holds an MA in Fashion Trend Forecasting from esteemed Institute, Polimoda in Florence, Italy and is currently based in Vancouver, Canada.

So what do you actually do?


Emily is available as an independent consultant to collaborate with companies and brands that require a more forensic, specific answer for their brand's future questions. Individual projects are designed to be integrative with your creative and business teams. It's simple, shared research equals shared discoveries.




Emp Creative is available to create content, displays and interactive events to engage any audience in the specialty of Trend Forecasting:

  • Creative Direction

  • Curating Trend Exhibits

  • Keynote or Guest Speaking Appearances

  • Writing Articles or Magazine/Online Content

  • Conducting Podcasts, Interviews

  • Presenting Webinars