Top Trend Hunters

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Our content is a compilation of hot new trends discovered by our global network of influential Trend Hunters. In particular, there is an extraordinary group of individuals who have their fingers on the pulse of cool. These individuals are the top trend hunters, and you should check out their Trend Portfolios.

The list is rank ordered based not on total submissions, but rather the number of trends which have been syndicated to our front page. If you are a Trend Hunter and want to see more of your trends syndicated, read our advice about content and increasing traffic to your portfolio.

Meghan Young
Toronto, Canada
1. Meghan Young
Meghan is a Toronto native with a passion for writing. A graduate from the University of Toronto, she has since worked for numerous publications including the Women's Post, ELLE Canada and [Full Bio]

Filtering Water Bottles - Sukori by Fan Bao Brings Portability to Potability
Hot Sauce Nibbles - Pop! Gourmet Foods Creates Official Sriracha Snack Line
Fantasy Phallic Furniture - UK's Bondara Creates a Dildo Throne in Honor of 'Game of Thrones'
• 25636 Trends
• 25230 Published

Amelia Roblin
Contributing Editor
Toronto, Ontario
2. Amelia Roblin
I started writing for Trend Hunter as an opportunity to discover the contemporary designers I'd learned little about in my history-based degree at the University of Toronto. By my third article I... [Full Bio]

Party Beer Packaging - Brucuta Features Playful Labels that Allude to Frivolity and Superstition
Buzzing Bumblebee Motorbikes - The Stripes of a Black and Yellow Motorcycle Create Insectile Look
Professional Pill Packaging - Dr. Hart Medications are Dressed Up with Collared Shirts and Neckties

Personal Site:
• 9750 Trends
• 9650 Published

Jana Pijak

Toronto, Ontario
3. Jana Pijak
I am originally from former Yugoslavia. I have a background in interior design and a love for fashion, media and popular culture. My interests lie in art direction, photography and editorial work.... [Full Bio]

Illustrated Magazine Covers - Ana Strumpf's Custom Cover Art Features Playful Shapes and Hues
Bearded Ski Mask Accessories - Beardski is Both Fun and Functional When on The Slopes
Graphic Accessory Branding - The Valentino MIME Collection Features Vibrantly Printed Shoes and Bags

Personal Site: thebrunettesfashion
• 8493 Trends
• 8242 Published

Michael Hines
Contributing Editor
San Francisco
• 8421 Trends
• 8140 Published

Bianca Bartz
Marketing & Events Director at
Vancouver, Canada
6. Bianca Bartz
Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, Bianca fell in love with business at a young age and formed a strong interest in entrepreneurship. She joined the startup world in 2007 when she became the... [Full Bio]

Ethical Aromatherapy Collections - The Vitruvi Fragrances are Inspired by Global Daily Rituals
Makeup-Free Photography Studios - RAW Beauty Talks Photographs Real Women Without Makeup or Editing
Adventure Philanthropy Platforms - 'Climb For Change' Lets You Crowdfund Your Excursion

Personal Site: biancabartz
• 5224 Trends
• 4963 Published

Marissa Brassfield
Ridiculously Efficient CEO
San Diego, CA
7. Marissa Brassfield
Marissa Brassfield is a productivity expert, high-performance author and communication efficiency specialist. She holds efficiency workshops to supercharge teams in large to medium-sized businesses.... [Full Bio]

Undressed Headwear Lookbooks - The Maison Michel Autumn/Winter Campaign With Sasha Pivovarova
Real-Life Cartoon Snacks - Comedy Central and Frito-Lay Will Manufacture South Park Cheesy Poofs
Tropical Pop-Up Shops - Havaianas Mercado Store Brings Brazil to Los Angeles

Personal Site: ridiculouslyefficient
• 4769 Trends
• 4697 Published

Alyson Wyers
Contributing Editor
8. Alyson Wyers
I started with the Trend Hunter team as a Journalism/Social Media Intern in July 2013. In my current role as a Research Writer/Editor I get to pursue my passion for writing and find innovative ideas... [Full Bio]

Top 100 Food Ideas in March - From Citrusy Guacamole Recipes to Elegant Concept Restaurants
Top 35 Luxury Products in March - From Customizable Floating Homes to Discrete Diamond Timepieces
Top 50 Social Media Trends in March - From Inspirational Sports Campaigns to Group Dating Sites

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 4208 Trends
• 4170 Published

Vasiliki Marapas
Research Advisor & Writer
9. Vasiliki Marapas
I'm a recent graduate of the University of Toronto in English Literature, Sociology and Sexual Diversity Studies. My studies have helped to develop my interests in people, pop culture and social... [Full Bio]

Top 49 Social Good Trends in March - From Blogger Cancer Campaigns to Rooftop LGBT Collages
Top 55 Unique Ideas in March - From Pop-Up Animal Cafes to Kinky Character Cakes
Top 45 Media Trends in March - From CGI Magazine Covers to Viral Snap Series
• 4146 Trends
• 4072 Published

Matt Ho
Contributing Editor
• 3632 Trends
• 3473 Published

Tana Makmanee
Research Advisor at Trend Hunter
Toronto, ON
12. Tana Makmanee
A graduate from the University of Toronto, I've learned that you really have to go after what you love to do, not what people 'think' you should do. I love to spend time with friends and family and... [Full Bio]

The Dream Island Experience - Heineken Encourages You to “Don’t Let Your Dreams Die”
35 Innovative TV Marketing Campaigns - From Superhero Simulation Games to Promotional Zombie Burgers
Conveniently Zippered Scarves - The Nanamica Utility Muffler Features a Unique Zippered Compartment

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 3537 Trends
• 3459 Published

Rahul Kalvapalle
13. Rahul Kalvapalle
I was born in India and grew up there and in various Middle Eastern countries. I moved to Canada by myself at age 18 to enroll in Carleton University as an international student. I got an undergrad... [Full Bio]

Mobile Medical Research Kits - Apple's ResearchKit Could Take Medical Research to the Next Level
Futuristic Electric Cars - The Audi R8 e-tron is a High-Performance Electric Beast
Laser-Firing Drones - Patrick Priebe's Laser Drone Can Shoot and Burn Things

Personal Site: rahulkalvapalle
• 3351 Trends
• 3242 Published

Misel Saban
Contributing Editor
14. Misel Saban
Misel Saban is a Toronto native working as a dynamic self-starter Public Relations Specialist and Editor for Trend Hunter. She recently graduated York University with a double major in English... [Full Bio]

Complacency Blocks Curiosity - Keynote Speaker Jeremy Gutsche's New Book Encourages Inquisitiveness
The Globe and Mail: Trend Hunter President Shelby Walsh Discusses How Gaming Can Improve Health
Seek Out Opportunity - The Better and Faster Book Teaches You How to Evade Complacency

Personal Site:
• 3283 Trends
• 3150 Published

Katherine Vong
Contributing Editor
Toronto, Canada
15. Katherine Vong
Hello! I'm originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, but I now live in California and am pursuing my MBA degree at UCLA Anderson. I have a marketing background and a passion for editing and media and have... [Full Bio]

Accessible Child Health Records - MotherKnows Provides Parents With Kids' Medical Records Anytime
Pleasant Do-Good Microsites - Energizer PositiveLand Demonstrates Brand's Social Commitment
Virtual Map Car Hunts - BMW 'Signposts' Campaign Has Swedes Looking for a Hidden BMW 3 Series
• 3047 Trends
• 2963 Published

Going Like Sixty

Costa Rica
16. Going Like Sixty
Mark Van Patten is Going Like Sixty. I'm baby boomer man who turned 60 in late 2007. Boomer born in 1947 for search engine optimization. I retired from the newspaper business July 1, 2011.... [Full Bio]

Multi-Lingual Social Media - Crashes Language Barriers
Silky Fair Frocks - Shabby Apple Boutique Releases Green Leaf Line Using Vintage-Inspired Photos
Plus Size Magazine Covers - The Vogue Italia Full-Figured Cover is a Welcome Surprise

Personal Site: goinglikesixty
• 3589 Trends
• 2891 Published

Gil Haddi
Research Expert
Toronto, Ontario
17. Gil Haddi
A graduate from the University of Western Ontario with a BA in Anthropology, I learned how to balance my time and deal with high pressure situations. Along with writing essays I participated in a... [Full Bio]

Elusive Millennial Manuals - Christopher Anderson Explains How to turn Gen Y into Loyal Customers
Artist Residency Awards (UPDATE) - The 2015 Glenfiddich Canadian Artist in Residence Prize Winner
Comical Critter Call Videos - Ylvis Goes on a Quest to Answer "What Does the Fox Say?"

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 2895 Trends
• 2821 Published

Jamie Danielle Munro
Co-Founder of Couple of Yuppies
18. Jamie Danielle Munro
Jamie Munro is the Co-Founder of Couple of Yuppies, and is also responsible for the video content creation of the site. She is a Trend Hunter graduate, avid beer-drinker and lover of all things... [Full Bio]

Vibrant Bandage Branding - Bandiful Breaks the Mould for Plaster Packaging
Vintage Nut Branding - Parker & Paisley Brand with an Old-School Look
Floral Skin Product Packaging - The Kahuna Skin and Haircare is Perfect for Surfers

Personal Site: coupleofyuppies
• 2647 Trends
• 2599 Published

Technology / Academia
• 2389 Trends
• 2201 Published

Michael Hemsworth
Research Expert
20. Michael Hemsworth
I've got a passion for everything modern and innovative ranging from tech advancements to architectural achievements. When I'm not scouring the net for the latest updates, I'm riding my bike to meet... [Full Bio]

Sensory Satisfaction Calendars - The 2015 Bubble Calendar is For Those Who Love to Pop
Automatic Tea Brewers - The Breville One-Touch Tea Maker Steeps the Perfect Cup Every Time
Battery-Infused Mugs - The EFFIC Mug Can Hold and Charge Your Smartphone Anywhere You Go

Personal Site: mhemsworth
• 2237 Trends
• 2166 Published

• 2615 Trends
• 1973 Published

Jaime Neely
Editor, Educational Curator, Brand Manager of
24. Jaime Neely
My adventure at Trend Hunter began immediately after I graduated from McGill University when I became an intern for four months during the summer of 2011. After the internship ended I was hired on... [Full Bio]

Top 80 Auto Ideas in December - From Tropical Car Fragrances to Foldable Electric Scooters
Top 55 Social Media Ideas in December - From Secure Login Apps to Internet Mentoring Novels
Top 80 Unique Ideas in December - From Brain-Covered Biscuits to LEGO Strip Club Sets
• 2008 Trends
• 1942 Published