Fashion Jobs – Mixing Plaids

February 11th, 2016
Mixing patterns is something we have learned to master over the past couple years, or at least have figured out the basic understanding. This new mix n match trend may be a tricky one and something that we least have expected: Mixing Plaid. Plaid has been in the fashion scene for quite some time, and even though mixing them together may seem like a sartorial disaster, its actually quite simple adding that extra piece into your chequered look.   This look may seem intimidating Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 3 Easy Ways to Go From Desk to Date

February 9th, 2016
  Seeing that Valentines Day is just around the corner, this past weekend I ventured out to the mall in search of an outfit that would knock my man’s socks off. After wandering in and out of stores for about 40 minutes, I had found a drop-dead gorgeous dress and the perfect accessories—shoes and clutch included—to pull together the whole look. I was absolutely shocked that I got all that shopping done in under and hour. With an armful of shopping bags, I made my way back to the Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Green is the New Black

February 3rd, 2016
With elaborate settings based on conceptual themes that could only be envisioned by a creative genius like Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s couture presentations are always quite the spectacle and the most recent show was no exception. If you haven’t heard by now, the SS2016 Chanel collection was debuted at Paris fashion week, and the show was filled with a bevy of ‘it’ girl models (of course) and a focus on environmentalism. The Grand Palais was transformed into a tranquil garden with model Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Trends To Purge From Your Closet This Year

February 1st, 2016
There are times when I look back at old photographs and cringe at what I was wearing! Each year with the good trends that carry into the next season, come the trends that are best to purge from your closet. This year, there are a few pieces of clothing that I will be getting rid of to make space for more up-to-date pieces.   Here are some trends that we have noted will not be, or shouldn’t, be making an appearance in 2016. 1. Patchwork Jeans: image courtesy of com Read More...

Fashion Jobs – The Arty Block Heel

January 28th, 2016
Move over, stilettos! The arty block heel is the newest must-have item for every shoe connoisseur. During fall/winter 2015 fashion month, editors, bloggers and style obsessed Instagrammers were all talking about these eccentric heels, and with good reason—they’re absolutely gorgeous. With their sculptural and whimsical elements, this season’s block heels can give your outfit a much-needed boost of creativity, especially if you’ve fallen into a winter style rut. Despite their aestheti Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Spring 2016 Trends You Can Wear Now

January 27th, 2016
Just because it’s January doesn’t mean we aren’t already dreaming about the spring trends. It also doesn’t help that stores are starting to fill their shelves with spring product. Seasons come and go so fast that you might as well enjoy some of the trends early! As long as you stay warm that is. Layering is key to wearing some of these trends a bit early but nonetheless will you be ahead of the fashion crowd.   1. Zara Frilled Poplin Blouse, $49 2. Aldo Glaniel Loa Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Re-Vamp Your Classic Pencil Skirt

January 25th, 2016
A classic pencil skirt is a staple in every women’s wardrobe. Its a timeless piece that can last you for many years. It’s tasteful, sophisticated and looks great on every woman.   As we are a month into 2016, lets try and revamp your classic pencil skirt and add some texture to your wardrobe through your essential office pieces. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with a classic black pencil skirt, but times are changing and adding that extra something to your sk Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Style Resolutions You Should Make for the New Year

January 20th, 2016
Happy New Year Style Nine to Five friends! Did you make any resolutions for 2016? Did you break them yet? If you haven’t, I applaud you for your determination. I broke my clean eating resolution three days into January after trying gluten-free vegan lasagna—there are certain foods that should not be tampered with and lasagna is definitely one of them. To be honest, I don’t feel too bad about abandoning my resolution so quickly, as it’s quite common. Only eight percent of them are a s Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Prints for the Office

January 19th, 2016
Gone are the days of black, white, and grey being the only colors filling your closet. Bold and colorful prints have returned to being a fashionable staple for office attire. It can be scary reaching out of your comfort zone to try a bold printed piece. However, it’s often the case that if you take the chance and try a bold pattern, you will start enjoying wearing a bit more color! Here are some of our top picks for prints to wear to the office.   1. Zara printed blouse, $69 2. Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Beyond the Job Boards: Your Dream Job Is Hiding, Here’s How to Find It

January 17th, 2016
Online job boards are the first stop for almost every job seeker; and in most cases, the final stop. The strategy of placing all of your résumés in one basket means missing out on all of the other exciting opportunities out there – you just have to make a commitment to finding them. Job seeking can sometimes mirror dating in the sense that you may never find the right ‘one’ by looking in all the same places.   Wondering why companies don’t post all of their job o Read More...