Fashion Jobs – Q&A With Former Style Nine to Five Social Media Intern and Gentle Fawn Digital Marketing Specialist Kelsey Dech

November 29th, 2016
Witty, charming, and a social media vixen are just a few ways you could describe Kelsey Dech, Gentle Fawn’s digital marketing specialist and former Style Nine to Five social media intern. We had the chance to chat with Kelsey and ask her a few questions about her new gig and also receive some advice for those looking to launch their career in the world of fashion marketing. SNTF: Kelsey, you have a pretty awesome gig with Gentle Fawn, how did this job come about? KD: I came across the j Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Your 101 Guide to Vintage Shopping

November 25th, 2016
Do you love that thrill of finding a truly unique vintage piece? Yup, us too. There is nothing like digging through treacherous piles of clothing, driving from yard sale to yard sale, and finally finding the holy grail you’ve been searching for. After years of wandering consignment boutiques and sketchy markets, we’ve become pros and some might even say true collectors. Herein we share our takeaways, with the learnings that only experience can bestow.  Here are our top tricks and tips for Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 7 Winter Coats You Need

November 25th, 2016
The most wonderful time of the year is officially here — when you nearly freeze to death walking to work, you ruin your favourite pair of boots in the winter snow, and your skin is dull and dry from the harsh winter air. But thankfully, at least you can throw on a killer coat to keep the rest of you warm and stylish. Get those credit cards ready ladies; we’ve rounded up seven stylish and practical winter coats that won’t actually cost you your rent and still look like it came from a hi Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 7 Items You Need for Winter

November 16th, 2016
The days are officially going to become shorter, the weather is getting colder — winter is almost here. Once the cold weather arrives, it will be time to put away our ankle boots and bomber jackets and time to refresh our wardrobes and add some much needed cold weather items. These items need to be versatile enough to be worn to the office and good quality to last throughout the colder months. So whether you live in a colder climate or you’re planning a trip to one, these are the seven Read More...

Fashion Stylist Jobs – How to Gain Respect at Work

November 10th, 2016
It can be tough to start a new job. You walk into a new environment, a new corporate culture with new responsibilities, and new colleagues. The balloon of excitement bursts as you realize you’re the big elephant in the room of your workplace.  In an effort to figure out how to heed these disheartening obstacles we face as newcomers, we investigated 5 ways to gain respect and admiration in the workplace. Unexpected lessons and some serious realizations- ahead. 1.Interact with your colleague Read More...

Fashion Jobs – How to Wear Pastel Pink For Fall

November 3rd, 2016
Usually as soon as Fall hits we begin to see the bitter-sweet wardrobe change in our closet go from bright shades to the darkest of colours. The cold weather, fewer hours of sunlight, and bare trees ultimately leave us feeling dark and distressed. So it makes sense when the entire world of fashion turns to burgundy, brown, and black as the main shades for Fall clothing. This Fall season us fashionistas think there’s a desperate change that must be made! Why not try wearing some softer shad Read More...

Fashion Jobs: Retail CAN Be a Career

November 1st, 2016
RETAIL: the after-school job that turned into a rewarding career. The retail industry is not just about selling clothes, and it’s definitely not just an after-school job anymore. Retail is an industry that fosters many successful creative and leadership careers. If you see yourself wanting a career in a retail environment, I have some tips and tricks for you to succeed in a world of cropped tops and skinny jeans. 1. Accept the retail schedule: If you want to get ahead in the retail world Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Winter Boots That Are Office Appropriate

November 1st, 2016
Having to choose between staying warm and looking fashionable is one of the most frustrating winter wardrobe dilemmas.  Dressing for freezing winter mornings is hard enough as it is and then factor in that you still want to arrive at work looking somewhat stylish – now that sounds almost impossible. This winter to make your life that much easier, you should invest in a pair of all-weather winter boots that are not only incredibly warm and capable of trekking through rain, slush, and snow Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Three Looks to Take You From the Office to Après Work Cocktails

October 28th, 2016
Regardless of how chilly it might be outside, working girls know the best way to unwind after a long day at the office is with an après work cocktail (or two, we won’t judge). The only rule of thumb is that you never want to be that girl who feels uncomfortable because she’s too overdressed — we’re talking about full pantsuits — or the girl whose too casual rocking leggings and a t-shirt. This means you need to add some outfits to your wardrobe that are both office-appropriate and Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Fall Bags

October 23rd, 2016
We strongly believe that the start of a new season means the start of a new wardrobe. And no wardrobe is complete without a roster of stylish bags to take you from your morning meetings to evening cocktails. From chic velvet purses to statement backpacks, this seasons ‘It’ bags are anything but ordinary. Here are the five purse trends that have stolen our hearts this season… The Saddle Bag Saddle bags of all shapes, colour, and size were spotted on a number of major runways for fall. Read More...