Fashion Jobs – Fashion Career Advice: What Makes An Applicant Stand Out?

October 30th, 2014
Last week, we got a chance to hear what other employers had to say about making it in the industry, and the one piece of advice that they would give to individuals looking to pursue a career in fashion. When it comes to the actual application and screening process, what makes a candidate stand out amongst the pack? Known for being a highly competitive playing field, we set out to discover what different fashion employers each look for when they’re making the hiring decisions.   Ch Read More...

Fashion Jobs – How to Wear Orange this Fall

October 30th, 2014
Orange is a great color to wear in fall - but it can be a tough color to pull off. Orange is definitely a loud color, but worn the right way, it will be sure to make your outfit pop.  Here are some tips to make you look less like a candy corn and more fashionably festive this fall:   Tip 1: Choose the right shade of Orange  If you have a fair skin tone, choose a darker orange. On the other hand, if you have a darker complexion, choose a lighter shade of orange.   Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Halloween Costume Closet

October 30th, 2014
  Still searching for a Halloween costume? Here are five cute and stylish looks that are definitely sitting in your closet right now! Tris Prior:   Everyone’s favorite teenage bad-ass. Channel your inner Tris with all black clothing, a leather coat and dark makeup. Don’t forget to whip your hair up into a ponytail and draw on her signature bird tattoos.   1. Nike Sportswear LEGASEE Leggingswww.zalando.co.uk 2. UNIQLO Women Heattech Sleeveless Top www.uniqlo. Read More...

Fashion Jobs: Workwear Wednesday – A Deal Never Looked So Good

October 29th, 2014
Outfit Details: 3.1 Phillip Lim coat $320, ALC silk pyjama top $99 (was $350), J.Crew skirt $39.50, heels my own (old H&M)   I’ve always been a believer that you shouldn’t need to spend a fortune in order to look great. In fact, even if you are saving up for a designer piece or two, if you do a little research ahead of time, you’re bound to find some great independent boutiques that can offer you a great deal. For me, Mine & Yours, located in Vancouver is just that Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Tall Boots

October 28th, 2014
  When it comes to your fall and winter style having a great pair of boots is essential. Aside from tall boots always looking incredibly chic, they also will protect your toes and legs from the rain, snow and cold.  Though I adore ankle boots, tall boots provide a practical comfort and coziness that goes unmatched by any other type of boot.   Product Details: Lucky Brand 'Espositoh' Tall Boot, $218.95, available at Nordstorm DV by Dolce Vita Myste Tall Boots, $160.00, a Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Fall Smoking Slippers

October 27th, 2014
I love the comfort of a good pair of smoking slippers. From the variety available it’s almost hard not to stumble upon these and fall for the cool designs, rhinestones, textures, you name it! Though flat shoes are normally worn casually, it’s super easy to dress them up as well. Throw on a skirt and blouse, slip them on and you’re out the door! Product list: Charlotte Russe black and white shoes, $25 Charlotte Russe rhinestone shoes, $29 Tory Burch Connely Smoking Slipper, $2 Read More...

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...