Fashion Jobs – 6 Shoes Every Fashion Girl Needs

April 29th, 2016
Groceries? Maybe. New Shoes? Definitely. Shoes are indefinitely that one item that can make or break an outfit. It can either ruin your ensemble, or pull it all together. Shoes have always been a true love of mine. There’s nothing that gives me chills more than seeing a hot pair of heels. They usually cost a fortune, but hey, I’ll get there some day. Until then, ill continue to steal my moms Louboutin’s and studded Valentino’s while she’s not looking (sorry mom). When it comes down Read More...

Fashion Jobs – How to Wear Overalls to the Office

April 28th, 2016
As your quintessential ‘90s kid, my favourite piece of clothing growing-up was my pair of denim overalls. They were the perfect shade of blue with gold heart-shaped buttons running down the side, and I thought I was the coolest girl on the playground when I wore them. I loved that they were a quick and easy outfit, extremely comfortable and, most importantly, they were totes cute. Although I had to say goodbye to my childhood coveralls quite sometime ago after they became too tattered t Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Floral Spring Scarves You Need in Your Wardrobe this Season

April 27th, 2016
After a few unexpected snow storms and some frigid days, it’s finally starting to feel like spring. For some reason, once we get our first taste of warm weather we tend to get this overwhelming sensation to declutter our life. That old saying, “out with the old, in with the new” becomes our motto for the next few months—frenemies, stacks of old magazines and unwanted holidays gifts must all go. More often than not, our closet is the first stop on the declutter train, which is a great pla Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Q&A: Miriam Alden of Brunette the Label

April 25th, 2016
Have you ever wanted to run your own fashion business? We get all the deets from Miriam Alden, owner of Vancouver’s Brunette Showroom and creator of Brunette the Label, on her fashion start-up journey and how to gain the right exposure for a new brand. SNTF: You have been representing multiple apparel and accessory brands through your fashion wholesale agency, Brunette Showroom. What made you decide to tackle a new venture and create your own clothing line, Brunette the Label? MA: I fe Read More...

Fashion Jobs – The Shirt Dress

April 21st, 2016
Transitioning from office to play isn’t as always as easy it seems. You don’t want to show up to work under-dressed, and you don’t want to show up for drinks with your girlfriends and while they are sporting the newest fashion trends you are stuck in a blazer and dress pants. There has to be that happy medium between the two extremes. This is where something called ‘The Shirt Dress’ comes into play. It’s that one piece of clothing that’s easy to wear, and can be dressed up or d Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Career Chat: How to Impress Your Boss in 5 Minutes or Less

April 21st, 2016
When working in a company, small or large, it is important to make great, lasting relationships with your boss and co-workers. Depending on the company you are working for, it may be difficult to have long conversations with your boss during the week because of their busy schedule. Read on below for 7 easy tips on how to impress your boss in 5 minutes of less! Be a problem solver, not a problem seeker According to fastcompany.com, it’s solutions that will impress your boss. Sharing ideas Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Career Chat: Q&A with PR Communications Manager Jessica Shamess

April 19th, 2016
Ever wonder if you were destined for a career in communications? Jessica Shamess (@jessicashamess) Communications Manager at Gap Inc. Canada, gives us the lowdown on what it takes to become a Public Relations savant. SNTF: For those who don’t know what a Public Relations position entails, could you describe what an average day at the office would look like for you? JS: As an in-house PR/communications team, we work directly with each global brand lead independently, very similar to a P Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Corporate Style Done the Amal Clooney Way

April 15th, 2016
Let’s be honest, it’s a little hard not to be jealous of Amal Clooney. The woman seems to have it all—beauty, a distinguished career, a husband that we’ve all fawned over for years and impeccable style. Since we can’t swap bodies with Clooney à la “Freaky Friday,” the next best thing is to take a few style-cues from her drool-worthy work wardrobe. Clooney is a model of perfection when it comes to corporate style, as she proves that you can standout in a sea of black suits and st Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Structured Tops

April 15th, 2016
After my previous post I felt it was necessary to stay on the kick a** office look bandwagon. Structured tops are next on your list to add into your wardrobe and wear into the workplace. You see many designers leading into the Space Odyssey theme, with harsh lines, asymmetrical designs, and geometrical shapes. Not only will you be completely on trend in the fashion world, but you will definitely be the new fashion icon strutting around the office. Keep in mind design is important, however it Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 3 Ways to Capture a Recruiter’s Attention

April 13th, 2016
May is just a around the corner, which means one of two things: summer is coming and you are ready to relax, or summer is coming and you are one of the thousands of others who are frantically trying to score a summer job or internship. Because April and May, like many other months (i.e. seasonal jobs starting in November, ending in January) is full of eager candidates applying for every job they can find, it is important to catch a recruiter’s attention from the beginning to make sure you ar Read More...