Fashion Jobs – How to Wear Summer Prints at the Office

June 10th, 2016
Summer is a great time to introduce colour and pattern into your wardrobe, especially at work. From florals to stripes and everything in between, there are plenty of fun prints out this season to try. When wearing prints at the office, ground them with neutral accessories and stick to just one. Even if you love mixing patterns together, it’s probably best to save that for the weekend. Some popular prints this season are gingham, checks, multicolored stripes and animal prints. They are all ea Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Interview with Camilla De Cesare

June 2nd, 2016
Style Nine to Five had the pleasure of sitting down with social media maven Camilla De Cesare. Coming from Europe to attend UBC in beautiful Vancouver, Camilla has had great opportunities in the fashion scene in Vancity. From being a part of the Grand opening of Nordstrom’s Vancouver as their social media specialist, to growing her personal Instagram rapidly (which is absolutely stunning might I add). She is now taking the next step by moving to Toronto to open the Nordstrom’s there, wh Read More...

Fashion Jobs: 5 Things to do After Networking

May 31st, 2016
The most important way to build relationships with professionals in your field is to attend networking events. Great, you've gone and met individuals with passions similar to yours and collected dozens of business cards, but what's next? Read on for 5 things you need to do after networking: 1. Update Your Accounts Chances are the people you've met are going to be doing exactly what you're doing and researching more about you. The best thing for you to do is to go through all your professio Read More...

Fashion Jobs – How to Network in the Fashion Industry

May 25th, 2016
When looking for tips and tricks of getting into the fashion industry, there is a 99% chance that you’ll read the word network at least once. The key to shimmying your way into the fashion industry? Network, network, network. Now that you know that you need to network, how exactly do you network? Follow these tips below for ways to network in the fashion industry. With Your Peers One of the easiest ways to network is to do it with your peers and people you already know. Make friends with Read More...

Fashion Jobs – What Not to Do During an Interview

May 24th, 2016
Everyone always goes on about the right things to do during an interview – do your nails, give a good handshake, and be prepared. But what shouldn’t we do? Here are the top three things to try and avoid when being inquired for a position. 1. Don’t Forget About Body Language A huge part of the way people perceive you is simply through the body language you exude to the world, so do not underestimate the power of good posture. Sit up straight (or lean in slightly to show interest) and Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Life of a Fashion Student

May 20th, 2016
The life of a fashion student is all but glamorous. Usually consisting of late nights, early mornings, copious amounts of coffee, hard work and dedication, you truly do have to have a love for the industry to appreciate all of these things and make it worth it. While attending John Casablancas studying Fashion design and business marketing, I am also juggling an Internship, a job, working out five days a week, managing my own personal blog and brand and trying to fit in some ‘me’ time. I Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Plan Bs For New Grads

May 18th, 2016
So you’ve finally made it through your program at post-secondary and just graduated, excited for the road ahead. But now what? Many new grads these days find themselves eager to start a career, but are having a hard time finding a job in their field. It can be especially hard for fashion grads, who are entering a relatively small and tight knit industry. There’s no need to be discouraged though, as there are many alternatives to choose from after graduation that don’t necessarily mean ju Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Q&A With Modeling Agent, Natasha Budovitch

May 15th, 2016
The Internet is constantly being saturated daily with more and more images of beautiful models, but still we rarely stop to think of the people working behind the scenes to bring these ladies to success. Natasha Budovitch, a modeling agent at Elite in Toronto, gives us her take (and advice) on what it’s like to work in this particular part of the industry. SNTF: Can you walk us through the daily responsibilities of a modeling agent? NB: My day changes daily – no day is really the same! Read More...

Fashion Jobs – How to Build a Work Wardrobe on a Limited Budget

May 13th, 2016
Going to work, like many other tasks and activities requires a certain wardrobe depending on what field you work in. Unfortunately, many of us don’t have the funds to drop a couple hundred on a skirt we will wear maybe once, and a couple hundred on uncomfortable shoes. Keep reading for some tips and tricks on how to build a work appropriate wardrobe on a limited budget! Shop Smart Of course, spending $10 on a blouse sounds better than spending $60, but in some scenarios, the more expensive Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 5 Things You Should Do When Searching for a New Job



May 9th, 2016
Panicking about the nerve-racking job hunt that lies ahead? Don’t fear, Style Nine to Five is here! Besides searching us for fashion jobs in Canada and NYC, check out these 5 tips you’ll need to help keep you on track when applying for a new job. 1. Reaching Out Although asking around may seem like the evident thing to do, don’t underestimate the power of connecting with your peers. Most often, finding out about newly available (and coveted) positions happens simply through word of mou Read More...