Fashion Jobs – How to Dress the Part for any Interview

September 18th, 2018
We’ve all heard the saying "dress to impress" and while it’s not always true, for interviews, it most definitely is. When you go for a job interview, you want to dress for the job you want, not the one you have.  What you wear to an interview shouldn't always be the same traditional dress pants, blouse and blazer. Applying for the position you want, and learning you’ve landed the interview is stressful enough, what you wear shouldn’t have to be, which is why SNTF has come up with some Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 3 Ways to Land a Job After Your Summer Internship

September 18th, 2018
The end of summer means saying goodbye to longer days, flip flops and for some, an internship. Whether you’re looking to complete hours required for your education, or you just wanted some extra exposure in your field of interest, summer internships provide great on the job experience ahead of joining the workforce full time. Internships can also help you decide if an industry is right for you, or if you’re better suited for something else before committing and dedicating time to build the Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Q&A with Ashley Freeborn, Co-Founder of Smash + Tess

September 14th, 2018
We're sure you’ve seen the super comfortable rompers posted all over your Instagram feed with #smashtessgirls and thought, I need to get my hands on one of those. The story behind that super comfortable, super chic romper starts with three strong women, Ashley Freeborn (smash), Mercedes Laporte (+), and Teresa Freeborn (Tess). These women took a simple concept and turned it into something we are all coveting. The most popular Sunday Romper constantly sells out, which makes these hard to ge Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 5 Perfect Boots for Fall

September 14th, 2018
Fall is fast approaching which means it is time to swap those cute open-toed shoes for some trendy boots. Leaves are starting to fall and crisp afternoons will soon replace the warm, sunny days, which is why Style Nine to Five has compiled a list of our top boots for fall to ensure you start the new season with your most fashionable foot forward. Chelsea Boots Chelsea boots are taken right from the borough of Chelsea in London, England. These boots are great for transitioning from day to n Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Pattern Trousers Picks

September 10th, 2018
Pre-fall is a fun time in fashion. We have the chance to mix styles and fabrics from two seasons to create temperature appropriate outfits while living out those last few moments of summer. Playing with patterns is a fun way to transition summer into the fall, and patterned trousers make such a statement. We’ve seen a lot of patterned two-pieces and power suits, but those matching sets can also be worn on their own for more versatility.   Bold patterns are coming in hotter than ev Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Q&A with Miriam Alden Founder of Brunette the Label

September 10th, 2018
Since 2014, Brunette the Label has been a staple for women across Canada. Whether you're scrolling through Instagram, cruising the mall or walking down the street, chances are you've seen a boss babe rocking her 'Brunette', 'Blonde' or 'Red Head' pullover from Brunette the Label. In the past four years, the Vancouver-based brand has blown up nationally and internationally as of late, becoming more and more of a staple in wardrobes around the world. Style Nine to Five had a chance to speak wi Read More...

A Class to Consider! Brand Management and Creative Direction

September 3rd, 2018
The Cutting Room in Vancouver, BC is offering a Brand Management and Creative Direction course.   During this 8-week Brand Management and Creative Direction course students will gain insights into the skills and attributes of a professional in Branding or Creative Direction where art direction, design and strategy intersect. The course will be conducted through a series of foundation principles in branding and creative direction with case studies of market leaders.   S Read More...

Fashion Jobs – The Best Dresses to Transition from Summer to Fall

August 26th, 2018
Regardless of the season, dresses are always a must-have staple. For starters, they can be worn dressed up or down, layered with sweaters and knits on cooler days or worn as is when it's warm. And when you transition from season to season, it’s sometimes hard to know which styles and colours can be carried over. The end of summer is fast approaching, which is why SNTF has compiled a list of the best dresses that you can transition into the new season.   All buttoned up Button-up dresse Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Why You Should Invest in That Designer Bag You’ve Been Eyeing Up

August 23rd, 2018
Do you ever buy a purse that doesn’t break the bank, and you fall so in love with it, but after a few months, it falls apart? These lower-end purses are not made with as much care and detail as highen products and are made to only last so long. So rather than replacing your non-designer purse more than twice a year, maybe it’s time to invest?   We invest in our clothes so that what we wear isn’t fast fashion – so why not do the same with your purse? Designer bags can come Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Q&A with Ashley MacIntyre, principal owner of MacIntyre Communications

August 23rd, 2018
Ashley MacIntyre is the principal owner of MacIntyre Communications, a boutique public relations agency located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Having worked alongside some of North America's most promising talents in fashion, music, and multimedia, Ashley has carved a name for herself in the industry as an expert marketer, event planner, and accomplished public relations professional. Style Nine to Five was able to chat with Ashley and learn how she got started, her difficulties along the Read More...