Insights. Trends. Strategy. Clarity amidst the clutter.


Ace of Swords is a trend and strategy consulting agency.

The card of the tarot that offers clarity, the Ace of Swords reveals a clear path. With this in mind, our team strives to sort through the abundance of information and work with what is truly vital.

We offer trend forecasting and brand strategy that will reveal what you need to determine about your business. We help you define your target market, your objectives and your next steps. Your brand, your market, your future.

We have experience with both the creative and business sides of product, which means that we understand both inspirational direction as well as market strategy to best keep your business on track. And, should the need arise, we can help you communicate to your team or stakeholders, we come well prepared with years of public speaking experience.



Britt Bivens has been working in and around the fashion and jewelry industries for more than 20 years in three different countries. Since arriving in New York in 1992, she has worked with clients in a variety of sectors while with Promostyl, the original trend agency based in Paris, and in her own ventures. She has spoken at trade shows and industry events globally on trends and sustainability.

With a background that includes trend forecasting, marketing and retail operations, she has consulted with larger corporations and small start-ups advising on branding, strategy and cultural analysis.

Since 2012 Britt has been at Parsons New School of Design in the Fashion Marketing department teaching trend forecasting and introduction to the fashion industry. She also lectures in the Open Campus summer program as well as professional development workshops. 

Well versed in the sustainability arena, she is knowledgable about sustainability practices in the food, fashion and jewelry businesses. Special interests of hers include repair techniques and natural dyeing. She also takes recycling very seriously and will yell at you for not having a tote.


Photo by Fernando Freire

She's friendly and would love to hear from you! Email or call (917) 686-9999


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