Fashion Jobs – The Shirt Dress

April 21st, 2016
Transitioning from office to play isn’t as always as easy it seems. You don’t want to show up to work under-dressed, and you don’t want to show up for drinks with your girlfriends and while they are sporting the newest fashion trends you are stuck in a blazer and dress pants. There has to be that happy medium between the two extremes. This is where something called ‘The Shirt Dress’ comes into play. It’s that one piece of clothing that’s easy to wear, and can be dressed up or d Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Career Chat: How to Impress Your Boss in 5 Minutes or Less

April 21st, 2016
When working in a company, small or large, it is important to make great, lasting relationships with your boss and co-workers. Depending on the company you are working for, it may be difficult to have long conversations with your boss during the week because of their busy schedule. Read on below for 7 easy tips on how to impress your boss in 5 minutes of less! Be a problem solver, not a problem seeker According to fastcompany.com, it’s solutions that will impress your boss. Sharing ideas Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Career Chat: Q&A with PR Communications Manager Jessica Shamess

April 19th, 2016
Ever wonder if you were destined for a career in communications? Jessica Shamess (@jessicashamess) Communications Manager at Gap Inc. Canada, gives us the lowdown on what it takes to become a Public Relations savant. SNTF: For those who don’t know what a Public Relations position entails, could you describe what an average day at the office would look like for you? JS: As an in-house PR/communications team, we work directly with each global brand lead independently, very similar to a P Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Corporate Style Done the Amal Clooney Way

April 15th, 2016
Let’s be honest, it’s a little hard not to be jealous of Amal Clooney. The woman seems to have it all—beauty, a distinguished career, a husband that we’ve all fawned over for years and impeccable style. Since we can’t swap bodies with Clooney à la “Freaky Friday,” the next best thing is to take a few style-cues from her drool-worthy work wardrobe. Clooney is a model of perfection when it comes to corporate style, as she proves that you can standout in a sea of black suits and st Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Structured Tops

April 15th, 2016
After my previous post I felt it was necessary to stay on the kick a** office look bandwagon. Structured tops are next on your list to add into your wardrobe and wear into the workplace. You see many designers leading into the Space Odyssey theme, with harsh lines, asymmetrical designs, and geometrical shapes. Not only will you be completely on trend in the fashion world, but you will definitely be the new fashion icon strutting around the office. Keep in mind design is important, however it Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 3 Ways to Capture a Recruiter’s Attention

April 13th, 2016
May is just a around the corner, which means one of two things: summer is coming and you are ready to relax, or summer is coming and you are one of the thousands of others who are frantically trying to score a summer job or internship. Because April and May, like many other months (i.e. seasonal jobs starting in November, ending in January) is full of eager candidates applying for every job they can find, it is important to catch a recruiter’s attention from the beginning to make sure you ar Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 5 Ways to Excel at Your Internship

April 12th, 2016
If ’07 Britney Spears has taught us anything, it’s that bad reputations are irremediable. The primary purposes of doing an internship are to make valuable connections and prove yourself. Read these five tips below to make sure you keep a good name amongst your employers! 1. Timeliness: Being on time is about much more than simply arriving to the office at the appropriate hour, it can reflect greatly on your character and aptitude as an employee. Respecting people’s time by being regula Read More...

Fashion Jobs – 5 Spring Coats

April 6th, 2016
Although we have welcomed spring with open arms and are eagerly anticipating warmer temperatures, this season tends to wreak havoc on our sartorial choices. Planning chic and enviable office ensembles can prove to be challenging (and downright irritating) when the forecast calls for sunshine, torrential downpours and a few blasts of winter all within the week. The ultimate way to ride this roller coaster of spring weather is with some good outerwear. I’ve rounded up 5 coats that are the solu Read More...

Fashion Jobs – Skinny Jeans at Work

April 6th, 2016
Skinny jeans in the workforce can be labelled as a professional fashion faux-pas. With fashion evolving and work places becoming less ‘by the book’ and more on career appearance. Wearing jeans is professionally acceptable, with limitations. You want to make sure you have a solid wash, and no rips. Having no rips is the number one most important rule when wearing denim at the office. Sticking with a solid black, crisp white, deep navy, or a solid shade is flattering, clean and safe to dres Read More...

Fashion Jobs – ‘80s Flashback: The Bold Shoulder

April 6th, 2016
  The ‘80s were all about women empowerment. Women began working full time jobs, competing against men, while trending in their power suits all at the same time. Clearly women have always been destined to be #girlbosses. Luckily this ‘80s bold shoulder has come back into play, to be reinvented for the ladies in todays workforce. There’s nothing more sophisticated and kick a** then a constructed strong/bold shoulder blazer. This White Zadig & Voltaire Blazer is a personal favorit Read More...