Anu Lingala is a Strategist at Spring Studios and previously worked as an Associate Fashion Trend Forecaster at Nordstrom.

By successfully exploring a diverse array of creative experiences, she has acquired familiarity with processes ranging from design conception to market analysis. Her interdisciplinary background has instilled a fresh perspective on the complex synergy between different areas of the fashion industry.

Anu is passionate about ideas like trend forecasting, sustainability and ethics, global cultural exchange, vintage and craft, design thinking, digital media, and brand strategy. Her interests stem from a fascination with the intersection of the historical and contemporary in relation to fashion, and she ultimately aspires to engage with this philosophy through her professional work.

She holds an MA in History of Design with Distinction from the Royal College of Art in London, funded by the Victoria & Albert Museum Global Fashion History Scholarship. Her undergraduate studies were completed at Cornell University, where she received a BS with Honors in Fashion Design and Management.

Work history and contact information can be found on this page.