Fashion Jobs – Sparkle and Embellishment for Fall

October 6th, 2014
This season, there will be a lot of sophisticated looks that bring together femininity and confidence. Much like our beloved chunky necklaces and statement jewellery, luxurious beads on clothing take that extra step of accessorizing down a notch. In fact, the fashionable embellishment constructs an outfit that allows you to be bold by simply slipping on a dress or a beaded sweater (really popular as it is sweater season). Not only that, it has also become common for street-wear and even you Read More...

Fashion Jobs – An Exclusive Look into Rent frock Repeat

October 6th, 2014
  I recently spoke with Kristy Wieber, Co-founder and President of Canadian company, Rent frock Repeat. You might have seen Rent frock Repeat's job postings, Logistics And Operations Associate, Beauty Video Blogger Intern and Stylist Intern on Style Nine to Five. The successful fashion e-commerce site is on the up and up and are expanding fast – here’s the inside scoop of what's in store for RfR. ND: How would you explain Rent frock Repeat to somebody who has never sho Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Vancouver Fashion Week Review

October 6th, 2014
Last week Vancouver was taken by storm by stunning silhouettes, unique designs and undeniably stylish apparel. Vancouver Fashion Week began on September 15th  and finished on September 21, and it was an entire week filled with divine style inspiration and drool-worthy fashion.  Though every designer produced incredible collections, there were a few that stood out amongst the crowd: Renata Buzzo:   This ethereal and angelic collection was definitely a crowd pleaser. As all of the un Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Vancouver Style

October 3rd, 2014
  One of the best parts of living in Vancouver, is that it is a cornucopia of styles and hub for the fashion forward minds. Whether you are an elegant Yaletown gal, a preppy university student, an advocate for fitness, or even a business professional, you’ll be sure to find a plethora of outfit inspiration in the streets of downtown. With so much cultural inflow and influence from all over the globe, it is nowonder we have opened the doors to new fabrics, combinations and brand new ide Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Career Chats with Christie Lohr – Would You Hire Yourself?

October 3rd, 2014
  When it comes to employment and referrals, would you hire or refer yourself? This is a question that Christie has found herself pondering over various conversations with fellow business owners and friends.     Christie: As business owners (I speak on behalf of my friends who own businesses), we're constantly approached by other like-minded individuals regarding the subject of employee recommendations. "I'm looking for someone great. Do you have anyone in mind"? Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Sporty Spice

September 30th, 2014
  Sneakers, Adida stripes, sweat pants, spandex, Nikes. Any outfit containing these might sound like it’s better suited for the gym, but the sportswear trend is actually very popular! When worn the right way your athletic gear can be super chic, so follow these tips and get inspired, you’ll be a sporty spice in no time!   1. PIECES Black Tee w/ white stripes- available at pieces.com 2. Edith Black Sporty Tee- available at shoplesnouvelles.com 3. Play the Game Trouser Read More...

Fashion Jobs Design – Ways to Wear Plaid:

September 28th, 2014
Statement Piece: If you want to go bold with your plaid style, try one plaid statement piece paired with neutrals. By pairing your plaid piece with neutrals you allow the pattern to stand out even more. A Pop of Plaid: Use accessories to bring in a bit of the cozy fall fashion trend. Heels and scarves have been some of my favourite ways to bring plaid into my daily fall look. All Over: For a daring look, try a plaid dress or jumpsuit to rock the trend head to toe. Mixed: Mixing prints Read More...

Career Advice With Christie Lohr – How to Respond to Criticism

September 26th, 2014
  One of the hardest things to hear is criticism, and that's not necessarily something that changes over time. Whether it's criticism towards an idea or an action, the difficulty comes with finding out the discrepancy between what others perceive of what you do or deliver, and how you perceive it all yourself. If you think that your solution to a problem will solve all, while the rest of your team would beg to differ, your confidence would certainly take a hit (even if you don’t wa Read More...

Fashion Career: Finding Your Perfect Fit

September 24th, 2014
The fashion industry is a beast. There are so many different jobs available in fashion that even if you can’t sew or model, you can still find a role that reflects your talents. Below are a few ideas to get you thinking about the various careers that might be for you! 1. Designer What it entails: These guys are the most influential people in the industry. Just think about it – if it weren’t for designers, there would be nothing for models to wear, photographers to shoot, and the re Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Wanderlust

September 24th, 2014
My wanderlust and curiosity to know the world we live in, has taken me many places around the world. No matter where I go, whether it is a short flight or an international one, I make sure to always keep comfortable, yet still presentable for my arrival. You never know if you need to be at dinner an hour later or a formal business meeting. My advice for looking sharp post-flight is to keep the theme of your outfit very minimalistic. Choose fabrics that will not wrinkle easily, such as a pair Read More...