Fashion Jobs – Career Advice: What Do Fashion Employers Look For In a Candidate?

October 24th, 2014
"I love fashion, but how do I get my foot in the industry?” The uncertainty that is encapsulated in that question is shared by many individuals who are just starting out in their professional careers, oftentimes possessing the necessary passion, but lacking direction. While I'm used to answering similar questions on many occasions, I thought it would be interesting to hear the opinions of other fashion employers for a change. Take a look at what happened when I asked three different fash Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 5 Must Haves this Fall

October 22nd, 2014
The weather is changing and it’s the perfect excuse to go shopping and revamp your wardrobe! There are so many great shoes, coats, scarves and cozy knits to choose from during this lovely season. Here’s a list of the definite must have’s to help get you prepared for this upcoming season. Product List: 1. J.Crew Collection Icon Trench, $340 2. J.McLaughlin Wool Scarf in Nut Colorblock, $97 3. New Look Burgundy Box Zip Front Metal Trim Backpack, $42 4. Club Monaco Sop Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Work Wear Wednesday: Nautical at the Office

October 22nd, 2014
  Outfit Details: Skirt from Aritzia $110, top from Joe Fresh $16, scarf from H&M $12, heels from Le Chateau, belt from Aritzia, red lips from Kat Von D   While nautical inspired is normally reserved for summer outfits, I decided to style my stripes into a look that’s totally fit for the office. The long sleeved, knit top that I am wearing could have easily been passed off as a casual staple, but by pairing it with a knee length pencil skirt with a front slit, Read More...

Fashion Jobs -Military-Inspired Coats

October 20th, 2014
  Fall Fashion is all about edgy and industrial styles to achieve that moody style that works so perfectly during those grey and gloomy autumn days. Military inspired fashion has had a popular surge over the past few seasons and the trend just happens to add that moody edge that is quintessential to fall style.   Product Details: ANNARITA N. Coats, $252.00, available at Yoox Badgley Mischka Women's Liv Wool Military-Inspired Belted Coat, $199.00, available at Amazon T Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Soft Pastels for Fall

October 20th, 2014
“You should only wear pastels in the spring,” said no one ever. Pastel hues add life to your wardrobe and they make for some super delicate and feminine pieces to incorporate into your daily routine. Contrast them with neutral shades for a pop of color and -if you’re feeling extra daring-throw on a pair of neon pumps to spice it up. I love the color-block effect and combining a few colours that complement one another (it’s more fun). For example, a soft pink pull-over and a pair of com Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Fashion Career Advice: Dream Job

October 16th, 2014
  How would you define your dream job? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? We're asked that often in interviews but have you actually thought of this? Take a moment to truly reflect on what you, as individuals want, free from any external influences. These factors include family, peer, as well as societal expectations, and even pressures that we place on ourselves. Given all the distractions and disruptions in our immediate environments, it becomes difficult to think only of what wou Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Fall Furs

October 15th, 2014
  This fall it’s all about the fur (fake or faux, take your pick!). These luxurious coats are equal parts warm and chic. Pair them with dark wash skinny jeans and sleek ankle boots for a daywear look or toss over your classic night-out ensemble, either way you’ll be looking fur-ocious!   1. Chloe Reversible Chain and Shearling Jacket - harrods.com 2. H&M faux fur Jacket - hm.com 3. Altuzarra for Target Faux fur jacket- net-a-porter.com 4. Maison Scotch Ombre Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Flared Jeans

October 14th, 2014
Fashion trends are like seasons, they come and go. Flared jeans are no exception. I know what you’re going to say… That’s so 70s! But I’m here to change your mind and add yet another chic item to your wardrobe. Flared jeans can be extremely flattering when worn the right way, this means choose styles according to your shape and size. Here is the 411 on how to keep this look right on point: BASIC GUIDELINES The rule of thumb with flared jeans is to keep everything in your Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 5 Workwear Don’ts

October 14th, 2014
  I’ve worked in offices with a very relaxed dress code and offices where it was mandatory to dress professionally. In both settings, there was always that one person who clearly did not get the memo of what is at the very least office appropriate. It does not matter what sort of dress code is allowed in the office, there are still a few things you should never wear to work. Here’s a list of the top 5 worst offenders.   1. Image Courtesy of: James Joyner at Outside the Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 13th, 2014
  With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, it’s time to talk about all the fantastic brands that are supporting this amazing cause. We all want to know our money is making a difference, and by spending smart during the month of October you can be sure that you’re aiding in the search for a cure for Breast Cancer.     You can also contribute to finding a cure by donating here!   Product details: Anne Klein Breast Cancer Awareness Scarf, $58 Read More...