SCOUT – The Science of Style


Scout is a boutique agency of hand-picked fashion professionals who move fast. Our reports are fresh, concise, and relevant. We combine global market insight with creativity to bring you results-based, proven forecasts. Everything you need for business success, from inspirational colour palettes and trends to intelligent styling and merchandising, is at your fingertips. You’ll see instantly what will work for you and why. We do the legwork so that you can create and innovate.

With over 20 years of experience as a creative director and fashion forecaster, Founder Tony Bannister has revitalized some of Australia’s most iconic fashion brands, working across design, merchandising, marketing, and strategy.

Scout is everywhere you need to be. With our global network of fashion professionals, we analyse the latest trends to emerge in design, interiors, fashion, lifestyle, and popular culture. We can predict important shifts that can make or break a brand.

It’s not enough to predict the future. You need to sell it as well. Our extensive retail experience means we can show you exactly how colours, trends, and key items will work in the store. We understand the science of selling. We’re on top of the latest movements in visual merchandising, and we scout the globe for the most inspiring, most effective innovations in design, display, and styling.


  • Level 2, Studio 209
  • 61 Marlborough St, Surry Hills
  • Sydney, NSW, 2010, Australia
  • Phone: + 61 2 9698 3044
  • Fax: + 61 2 9698 8957
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