Fashion Jobs – Fashion Career Advice: No Competition

October 9th, 2014
The fashion industry is often noted as being highly competitive in nature. And while the actual availability of jobs may reflect just that, the sense of competition and the feelings of stress that are often associated with it are arguably self-induced. It’s impossible to control the external happenings around us, but what we can control is our own self development. When it comes to landing your dream job, think of the process as less a competition with every other candidate, and more as a pe Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Duster Coats

October 8th, 2014
Looking for a new trend to sweep you off your feet this fall? Duster coats are equal parts chic and cozy and sure to be a staple in the coming months. These long cut coats are perfect for tossing over a sweater and will look great paired with a jeweled beanie and a warm scarf. Try them in bold blacks and whites hues or a statement print.   Style inspiration courtesy of: The Chronicles of Her   Product details: 1. Pink Soda Side Split Duster Coat- www.bankfashion.co. Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Festive Thanksgiving Style

October 8th, 2014
Like many others, I love and look forward to the holidays. I love cocoa by the fire, spending time with family, and expanding my waist-size with hearty helpings of turkey. One of my favourite parts of the holiday season though has always been the playful and silly fashion that comes along with it. I believe that you should always have fun with your style, but during the holidays I really play it up with goofy pieces like a turkey printed sweater or moose printed pajamas.   UGLY SW Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Work Wear Wednesday: Feeling the Blues

October 7th, 2014
Outfit details: Dress and jacket from Minimum, purse and booties from Le Chateau, hoops from House of Harlow, ring set from Aldo   While fall is usually the time when dark palettes reign supreme, it’s always nice to bring a bit of colour to your work look. Don’t get me wrong, some vibrant colours are probably just a tad inappropriate for the office (for example, lime green), however, there’s still plenty of options to choose from.   For this week’s out Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Sparkle and Embellishment for Fall

October 6th, 2014
This season, there will be a lot of sophisticated looks that bring together femininity and confidence. Much like our beloved chunky necklaces and statement jewellery, luxurious beads on clothing take that extra step of accessorizing down a notch. In fact, the embellishment constructs an outfit that allows you to be bold by simply slipping on a dress or a beaded sweater (really popular as it is sweater season). Not only that, it has also become common for street-wear and even your sporty jogge Read More...

Fashion Jobs – An Exclusive Look into Rent frock Repeat

October 6th, 2014
  I recently spoke with Kristy Wieber, Co-founder and President of Canadian company, Rent frock Repeat. You might have seen Rent frock Repeat's job postings, Logistics And Operations Associate, Beauty Video Blogger Intern and Stylist Intern on Style Nine to Five. The successful e-commerce site is on the up and up and are expanding fast – here’s the inside scoop of what's in store for RfR. ND: How would you explain Rent frock Repeat to somebody who has never shopped wit Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Vancouver Fashion Week Review

October 6th, 2014
Last week Vancouver was taken by storm by stunning silhouettes, unique designs and undeniably stylish apparel. Vancouver Fashion Week began on September 15th  and finished on September 21, and it was an entire week filled with divine style inspiration and drool-worthy fashion.  Though every designer produced incredible collections, there were a few that stood out amongst the crowd: Renata Buzzo:   This ethereal and angelic collection was definitely a crowd pleaser. As all of the Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Vancouver Style

October 3rd, 2014
  One of the best parts of living in Vancouver, is that it is a cornucopia of styles and hub for the fashion forward minds. Whether you are an elegant Yaletown gal, a preppy university student, an advocate for fitness, or even a business professional, you’ll be sure to find a plethora of outfit inspiration in the streets of downtown. With so much cultural inflow and influence from all over the globe, it is nowonder we have opened the doors to new fabrics, combinations and brand new ide Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Career Chats with Christie Lohr – Would You Hire Yourself?

October 3rd, 2014
  When it comes to employment and referrals, would you hire or refer yourself? This is a question that Christie has found herself pondering over various conversations with fellow business owners and friends.     Christie: As business owners (I speak on behalf of my friends who own businesses), we're constantly approached by other like-minded individuals regarding the subject of employee recommendations. "I'm looking for someone great. Do you have anyone in mind"? Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Sporty Spice

September 30th, 2014
  Sneakers, Adida stripes, sweat pants, spandex, Nikes. Any outfit containing these might sound like it’s better suited for the gym, but the sportswear trend is actually very popular! When worn the right way your athletic gear can be super chic, so follow these tips and get inspired, you’ll be a sporty spice in no time!   1. PIECES Black Tee w/ white stripes- available at pieces.com 2. Edith Black Sporty Tee- available at shoplesnouvelles.com 3. Play the Game Trouser Read More...