Fashion Jobs: Career Chat – Q & A with Professor Susan Roberton on Humber College’s Fashion Management and Promotions Program

September 23rd, 2016
Calling all fashionistas! Looking to make the move to try and break into the fashion industry? With a vast range of career options and an increasingly competitive market, how can you find and land your dream job? Professor Susan Roberton of the Humber College Fashion Management and Promotions program has the answers to all your questions, and outlines why a postgraduate degree may just be the platform you need to get started. Style Nine to Five: You've had a very successful career within t Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Celebrity Workwear Inspiration

September 21st, 2016
Following celebrities and keeping updated on what they're doing with their lives is something we all enjoy, even if we don't always want to admit it. Our fascination with them will never die, especially when it comes to seeing what fashions they are sporting. Celebrities may have a bit more in their wallet than you do, but that doesn't mean you can't take outfit cues and styling tips from them. Are you currently in a style rut when it comes to workwear? Here are some celebrities to follow to g Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Don’t Quit Your Day Job

September 17th, 2016
It’s Monday morning and you’re already dreading the work week ahead. You can’t stand your job anymore and start thinking it might be time for a change. Maybe you’ve outgrown the position that you’re stuck in at work or perhaps it’s a toxic environment that’s prompting your change.  No matter what the circumstances, you might find out that the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. Before you make that difficult leap and send in your resignation, heed these words of ad Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 7 Fall Trends

September 17th, 2016
As sad as we are that summer 2016 has come to an end, we can’t help but be excited about everything that comes with fall — watching the leaves change colour, pumpkin spice lattes, apple picking, but most importantly, fall fashion. From slip dresses to military jackets, these are the seven trends we’re looking forward to adding to our repertoire this season. Velvet Booties This fall, the ‘70s favourite fabric will be making a triumphant return this season and were most excited abou Read More...

A Car With Style – 2017 Lincoln MKZ

September 12th, 2016
  The drive up Vancouver Island to Port Hardy is something that I’ve done most of my life. I was born in Port Hardy and still go back from time to time to visit my dad. This time around, the six-hour road trip from Vancouver was a breeze – I was able to drive and travel comfortably in a gorgeous, luxury midsize sedan, and I’ve never experienced such effortless performance and smooth control. I’ll admit, there were times I looked at the speedometer and it read 140 – oop Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Jean Scene: The New Denim Trend For Fall

September 11th, 2016
Gone are the days of traditional blue denim, as the jean scene has undergone a much-needed makeover. From cut-off and frayed, to distressed and flared, today’s women’s jeans are anything but ordinary. As we enter fall (aka denim season), we couldn’t be more thrilled about the different denim trends that are hitting store shelves. This season, we’re most excited about the unraveled, raw hem as it truly takes denim to the next level.  This trend looks best cropped at the ankle and work Read More...

Fashion Jobs – What to Wear to an Interview

September 11th, 2016
Ask any newly graduated fashion student about the most stressful part of an interview. We’ve placed our bets that most would say it’s choosing the perfect outfit. When building the look that will land you the job, an often overlooked and yet incredibly crucial decision is what colours to wear. A recent poll designed by CareerBuilder and Harris Interactive decided to delve deeper into the psychological impact this decision can have on your ability to land the job by finding out exactly what Read More...

Fashion Jobs – White After Labour Day

September 9th, 2016
We’ve all heard the age- old expression “no white after Labour Day” but in a time when fashion is all about risk taking, we are throwing caution to the wind and breaking all the rules. Whites are the epitome of summer. They are fresh, crisp and bright just like the perfect summer day so transitioning your whites to fall can take some work but there is nothing quite as striking as a woman who dares to wear white after labor day. Whether you want to be bold and bright or a little more subtle Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Transitioning the Graphic Tee from Festival Season to the Office

September 1st, 2016
With the end of the summer music festival season fast approaching, it’s time to trade in your fanny pack and your favourite graphic tees in for your trusted corporate attire… Or is it? Gone are the days where graphic tees were reserved for front row festival goers. The revival of the graphic tee has started a trend creating a synthesis between this casual piece and your workday outfits. At this moment, even your most rugged vintage graphic tees can be synonymous with chic office style. Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Back to Work- 5 Backpacks that have graduated to the office

August 30th, 2016
Inspiration image courtesy of Mango Backpacks have been making a huge impact on the fashion scene for a few years now and if you haven’t jumped on this VERY functional trend, now is the perfect time. Fall is around the corner and it is time to fine-tune your work accessories. Aside from being able to carry practically everything, backpacks are also easier to carry and way more commuter friendly. Bonus: they also look totally cool. 1. For the commuter If you are catching transit to work, Read More...