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...

Fashion Jobs – 7 Fashion Mistakes You’re Making at the Job Interview

May 6th, 2016
Getting a call for your dream job is one of the most exciting yet nerve racking moments that can happen. You’re already nervous enough for what you’re going to say and how to act. The last thing you should be stressing about is what you’re going to wear. There are fashion do’s and don’ts for an interview that SNTF have decided to prepare you for, so that when your dream job calls, you already have a strong idea of what you’re going to wear to slay this interview. 1. DON’T - Too Read More...

Fashion Jobs – What Not to Include On Your Resume

May 4th, 2016
When looking for help to create the perfect job application package (resume, coverletter, etc), it is important to not only learn what to include, but to learn what not to include when presenting yourself in the form of an email or paper document. Continue reading for our tips on what not to include on your resume! Personal Information Of course you want to include your full name, address, email and phone number at the top of your resume so the recruiter will know who to contact, but lim Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Career Chat: How to Land the Fashion Job After an Interview

May 2nd, 2016
Waiting for a call post-interview feels like waiting for a freshly–painted manicure to dry. So, how do you make sure to land the job after interview? Aside from having the right qualifications and making a friendly connection with the interviewer, here are 3 ways to help you secure the position of your dreams! 1. Questions! When the employer is finished inquiring during the interview process, feel free to ask some questions for yourself. Discover which specific qualities they look for in a Read More...

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...