Fashion Jobs – Hand Chains

November 11th, 2014
One of my favourite accessories over the last few months have been hand chains. Hand chains have become a great way to add an unexpected element of edginess to your look. They also tend to style in a bohemian-esque way, adding a bit of carefree effortlessness to your daily style!   Product Details:  Chevron Hand Chain Bracelet/Gold, $78, available at off 5th gorjana 'Bali' Hand Chain, $75, available at Nordstorm Ben-Amun Crystal Hand Chain, $130, available at Shop Bo Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Sweater Dresses

November 9th, 2014
I am not going to lie - I used to think sweater dresses were frumpy and unflattering. Fortunately, I don’t feel that way anymore, but I think my struggle with sweater dresses was that I did not know of all the styles that were out there. I have since learned that the rule of thumb with these fall friendly dresses is they must have some shape. These dresses are great for all sorts of occasions, but picking the right material and style are vital to making sure your sweater dress is less frumpy Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Fur Stoles

November 9th, 2014
    This season, faux fur has been making a bold appearance and quite honestly… I love it! Gone are the days of ratty looking faux fur, faux fur has taken a turn for the luxurious and adds a glamourous element to any look. With holiday parties just around the corner, why not add an old Hollywood fur stole to your look to achieve that retro glam look we all seem to just love around the holidays!   Product List: Unreal Fur Fur-Niche Stole, $103.00, available at Revol Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Fashion Career Advice

November 7th, 2014
  Have you ever sent in what you believed to be a killer resume for a job opening, or walked out of an interview thinking that you absolutely nailed it, only to never hear back from the prospective employer? If so, then you may be guilty of one of the following faux pas that various employers have identified as common amongst job seekers. What's a common mistake applicants make?   Sarah Anderson from Aritzia in Vancouver:  They focus on the wrong things. I want them to tell me Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Baby It’s Cold Outside

November 5th, 2014
If you’re living in Toronto, like I am, you would have noticed the definite change in weather this last week. We are no longer in that in-between season and heavy duty jackets are coming to the forefront of our closets. Fortunately, there are a lot of beautiful, furry coats this season to keep you both trendy and toasty! 1. PULL AND BEAR Basic Parka With Fur Trim Hood, $110 2. ABERCROMBIE & Fitch  Andrea Fur Lined Parka, $225 3. BLACKFIVE Drawstring-waist Padded Coat With Fu Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Workwear Wednesday: Life in Hot Pink

November 5th, 2014
  Outfit from Vancouver boutique Mine & Yours: Marc by Marc Jacobs dress $175, McQ by Alexander McQueen tote bag $145, Miu Miu shoes.   While everyone has their own unique style, sometimes, it’s nice to venture outside of our comfort zones and try something a little different. For this week’s work-wear look, I embraced that very idea by making this loose fit, hot pink dress the focal point of my outfit. I love the faux collar, pleating details, and the combination of hot Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Fall Brocade

November 3rd, 2014
The brocade fall trend has weaved its way into closets all around- something about a bold print that makes it so irresistible. This design has a way of looking luxurious and put together all at once, what’s not to love? Pair up a printed skirt with some nice stockings or opt for a full on dress. Here are a few of my favorites: Patrizia Pepe black dress, $110, available at Flannels Mela Loves London wrap dress, $43, available at House of Fraser Dolce Gabbana black sweater, $1,505, av Read More...

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 fashionable 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.uni Read More...