Meghan Markle’s influence: Following Meghan Markle’s latest appearances in New York and looking at suits, “ burgundy” quickly became a popular keyword with searches for Loro Piana increasing 66% week-on-week. Meanwhile, the Valextra bag she chose, caused a 134% spike in online searches for the Italian brand.

Heavy boots & chunky heels: Boots season has begun; searches for boots including keywords such as “chunky”, “heavy” or “stomper” increased by 34% in the last 2 weeks, with demand for knee-high boots being particularly high. Meanwhile, shoppers’ interest in chunky heels is also high; it’s up by 25% for the same timeframe.

Knitwear: Searches for all things knitwear are up 51% month-on-month, with cardigans, vests and chunky sweaters being the most in-demand styles over the past week. Patterned sweaters are particularly popular at the moment (+43%), while pageviews for maxi knitted dresses have increased 35% this month. Moreover, matching sets continue to top shoppers’ wishlists.

Balenciaga x Fortnite: Balenciaga and Epic Games’ first Fortnite luxury collaboration has inspired shoppers on Lyst. 24hrs after the release of the physical capsule collection, searches for ‘balenciaga x fortnite’ spiked 72% while demand for Balenciaga increased 49%. Meanwhile, interest in the brand’s cat eye sunglasses, as worn by character Doggo, increased 33%.

Silk scarves: Searches for silk scarves have increased on Lyst 17% in the past two weeks. Fashion lovers are specifically looking for classic pieces from luxury brands, with Gucci, Hermés, Burberry, McQueen and Versace amongst the most popular.