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Fashion Jobs – How to Wear the 2018 Pantone Colour of the Year

Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Another year, another Pantone colour to experiment with! We are loving this year’s colour, Ultra Violet. It’s a super bold, vibrant and daring shade of violet, which can make it a little intimidating to incorporate this rich hue into your own wardrobe.  This is why we’ve searched high and low for these to-die-for pieces that will definitely have all eyes on you.

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Balenciaga Thigh High Boots
Who needs pants when you can rock these with an over-sized top or crewneck sweater? These babies are all over our social media feeds and we are NOT mad about it!

 

Shop the Look: Balenciaga Thigh High Boots, $2200, available at Balenciaga

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Missguided Faux Fur Coat
You’ll not only stay warm with this cool coat, you’ll fabulous while doing it. It’ll elevate your daytime t-shirt and denim outfit, and add a serious touch of glam to your  Saturday night date night attire!

 

Shop the Look: Faux Fur Coat, $111, available at Missguided

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Gucci Shoulder Bag
I mean…. this bag basically speaks for itself! Add this bag to pretty much any outfit and you’re good to go.

 

Shop the Look: Gucci Shoulder Bag, $1490, available at Gucci

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Aula Wide Leg Pants
Going to an interview? Need to jazz up your work wardrobe? Or maybe you’re just looking for something fun to wear on your next night on the town. Whatever you’re on the market for, these beautiful wide leg pants will do the trick.

 

Shop the Look: Aula Wide Leg Pants, $189, available at Farfetch

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Mara Hoffman Maxi Dress
We’d have to say that this colour is perfect for summer. Throw it over that itsy-bitsy-tiny bikini and you’re set to drink margaritas all day at the beach. Or looking for a more casual look? Style it over a white tee, throw on a black leather jacket and a pair of ankle boots and you’re ready for a casual day on the town.

 

Shop the Look: Mara Hoffman Maxi Dress,$341, available at REVOLVE

 

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Product Info:
Balenciaga Thigh High Boots, $2200, available at Balenciaga
Faux Fur Coat, $111, available at Missguided
Gucci Shoulder Bag, $1490, available at Gucci
Aula Wide Leg Pants, $189, available at Farfetch
Mara Hoffman Maxi Dress,$341, available at REVOLVE

 

By: Regina Molina, Toronto, @regmarie

Fashion Jobs – Style Nine to Five Weekly Recap

Monday, January 15th, 2018

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Now that January is officially underway, we wanted to kick off the third week of the month by recapping all our favourite Style Nine to Five articles from the week prior, just to ensure we’re all on the same page when it comes to the world of SNTF fashion. From how to style skirts in the winter to the hottest items of the season, here are the top Style Nine to Five articles of the week.

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How to Pull off Skirts During Winter
While in the midst of the coldest time of the year, we normally settle on thick and loose clothing and omit the cute and modish pieces we possess that we’re accustomed to rocking in the warmer seasons. One of these is the skirt, which is considered a staple but then gets shut out once the negative temperatures hit. As we have reiterated many times before, you do not need to be style conscious in the winter season as long as you know how to layer and coordinate with pieces! Although they may provide partial skin coverage, one must simply be finicky and ambitious enough when deciding to wear skirts in the cold weather. These are three tips on how to pull off skirts with confidence this frigid season! Read the full post here.

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Fashionable Workout Gear to Kickstart Your New Year
Now that the holidays are over, so are the endless treats and heavy dishes that come along with all those get-togethers. Here at Style Nine to Five, we’re not the type to completely restart our fitness routines come January 1st, but we can always use a bit of extra motivation at this time of year. If you’re in need of a reason to hit the gym in 2018, some fresh workout gear always seems to do the trick! Read on for seven of our favourite workout pieces that are not only extremely fashionable (seriously, you’ll have no problem being spotted in these items) but they’ll also have you feeling motivated to hit the gym. Read the full post here

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The 5 Items Every ‘It’ Girl Will be Wearing This Winter
For winter, everything on our fashion radar solely revolves around pieces that are both functional and fashionable. From chunky coats to keep you cozy and warm to statement boots so you can stand out from the crowd, you’ll definitely be seeing a lot of these 5 cold-weather pieces all season long. Read the full post here

 

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By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmithy

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Fashion Jobs – The 5 Items Every ‘It’ Girl Will be Wearing This Winter

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

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For winter, everything on our fashion radar solely revolves around pieces that are both functional and fashionable. From chunky coats to keep you cozy and warm to statement boots so you can stand out from the crowd, you’ll definitely be seeing a lot of these 5 cold-weather pieces all season long.

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Teddy Bear Coat
A jacket that’s as soft as your favorite teddy bear, a double-breasted faux fur will keep you warm and cozy all season long.

 

Shop this Look: Lost Ink Faux Fur Coat, $322.27, available at Nordstrom

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Chunky Hoop Earrings
Whether worn dressed up or down, a pair of chunky hoops is the perfect accessory to instantly add some flair to your look.

 

Shop the Look: Chunky Hoop Earrings, $36.49, available at Madewell

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Chic Black Turtleneck
A thin black turtleneck is perfect for winter because it’s light enough to be worn on its own but will also easily layer under a cardigan, slip dress, or jacket on chillier days.

 

Shop the Look: Splendid Turtleneck, $65, available at Net-a-Porter

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Statement Booties
Just because the weather is dark and dreary doesn’t mean your outfit has to reflect this. This winter, opt for a pair of chic statement booties that will have you standing out from the sea of head-to-toe black.

 

Shop the Look: Jefferey Campbell Zosia Low Heel Metallic Boots, $170, available at ShopBop

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Baker Boy Hat
This hat was everywhere in the ’60s and ’70s and now thanks to celebs like Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid, it’s back in the fashion spotlight

 

Shop the Look: Isabel Marant Evie Wool-Blend Felt Cap, $155, available at Net-a-Porter

 

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Product Info:
Lost Ink Faux Fur Coat, $322.27, available at Nordstrom
Chunky Hoop Earrings, $36.49, available at Madewell
Splendid Turtleneck, $65, available at Net-a-Porter
Jefferey Campbell Zosia Low Heel Metallic Boots, $170, available at ShopBop
Isabel Marant Evie Wool-Blend Felt Cap, $155, available at Net-a-Porter

 

By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmithy

Fashion Jobs – How to Pull Off Skirts During Winter

Monday, January 8th, 2018

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While in the midst of the coldest time of the year, we normally settle on thick and loose clothing and omit the cute and modish pieces we possess that we’re accustomed to rocking in the warmer seasons. One of these is the skirt, which is considered a staple but then gets shut out once the negative temperatures hit. As we have reiterated many times before, you do not need to be style conscious in the winter season as long as you know how to layer and coordinate with pieces! Although they may provide partial skin coverage, one must simply be finicky and ambitious enough when deciding to wear skirts in the cold weather. These are three tips on how to pull off skirts with confidence this frigid season!

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1.) Choosing the Style
Ultimately, it does not matter what style of skirt you choose. What’s important is how you coordinate and harmonize the skirt with pieces to ensure a composed yet practical look. For short skirts, it is imperative to wear warm tights or long socks underneath due to inadequate coverage. For full-length skirts, you may still need to layer depending on where the skirt falls below the knee. Choose midi skirts if you want some versatility as they pair better with more go-to tops but still provide sufficient leg coverage.

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2.) Pick Heavy-Duty Skirts
Apart from the style, the material of the skirt also makes a huge difference. Sensible fabrics in the wintertime for skirts include wool, cashmere, leather, velvet, and denim. Denim or knit skirts are suitable for casual looks while leather and velvet skirts are generally reserved for more formal occasions.

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3.) Coordinate with the right pieces!
In correlation to tip 1, match your skirt with the right pieces to guarantee a balance between style and comfort. Short skirts may be worn with chunky knitwear or turtlenecks. For shoes, wear high-cut boots for proper leg coverage. For long skirts, it’d be more pleasing to coordinate your skirt with fitted tops rather than oversized wear. For shoes, low cuts are recommended. Midi skirts are more flexible and can be paired with various tops and shoes. Make sure to top your whole outfit off with a thick overcoat.

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By: Franz Tabora, Mississauga, @phranzzzz

Fashion Jobs – 5 Staple Pieces To Keep Your Work Wardrobe Small But Stylish

Friday, January 5th, 2018

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One of the perks of growing up is you stop growing, so that means you can invest a little more in high-quality life-long pieces for your wardrobe. If you’re anything like us, as much as we live for fashion, 2018 is all about keeping a downsized yet functional closet especially when it comes to our workwear. But who says you have so sacrifice closet size for style? Not us! We’ve rounded up our 5 must-have pieces every style-conscious woman needs to keep her work wardrobe small yet stylish!

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Every style consultant, blogger and magazine will tell you that you must have a go-to little black dress in your closet, and trust us they were right! When it comes to a LBD for the office, keep your hemlines and cuts appropriate and we always recommend a more simple style that you can style multiple ways to get the most wear out of it. Accessories like necklaces, belts and brooches can really change the look of a dress!

 

Shop the Look: Banana Republic LIFE IN MOTION Wrinkle-Resistant Stretch Neoprene Sheath Dress, $160

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The Black Blazer
Coming right behind the LBD is the black blazer. Everyone and we mean everyone needs one in their life. With so many different cuts and styles, there’s an option to suit every body type. For the office, we recommend a style that allows you to roll up your sleeves when it’s time to get down to business and comes with functional pockets.

 

Shop the Look: A.L.C Duke Jacket, $595, available at Nordstrom

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The Classic Cardigan
Cardigans are one of those pieces that never really goes out of style in our opinion. They’re a great way to tie together any outfit from a blouse and pencil skirt to a t-shirt and jeans on a casual day. Avoid materials that shed easily to keep you from constantly lint rolling, or getting fibers annoyingly caught in your lashes!

 

Shop the Look: McQ Alexander McQueen Grey Wool Long Cardigan, $330, available at ssense.com

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The Comfy Dress Pants
As much as you want to look good at the office, comfort should also be top of mind. We sit for hours or run around frantically getting things done, and that is why a comfortable dress pant is a great choice for your work wardrobe. Avoid loose, flimsy materials that may get caught on things like filing cabinets or ladders and just like a blazer, always look for a pair of dress pants with functional pockets.

 

Shop the Look: VINCE Stitch Front Strapping Pants, $375, available at shopbop.com

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The Printed Blazer
Because just one blazer isn’t enough in your workwear arsenal. We’re loving grey-plaid blazers that literally pair with everything from blue jeans to black slacks, but choose a colour and print that works for you. Avoid anything too loud if you’re workplace is more on the conservative side and try and find a pattern that is versatile so you can easily put it together with other pieces in your closet.

 

Shop the Look: Zara Double Breasted Checked Blazer, $149

 

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Product Info:

  1. Banana Republic LIFE IN MOTION Wrinkle-Resistant Stretch Neoprene Sheath Dress, $160
  2. A.L.C Duke Jacket, $595, available at Nordstrom
  3. McQ Alexander McQueen Grey Wool Long Cardigan, $330, available at ssense.com
  4. VINCE Stitch Front Strapping Pants, $375, available at shopbop.com
  5. Zara Double Breasted Checked Blazer, $149

 

By: M.J. Elle, Toronto, (@TheMJElle)

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Fashion Jobs – How I Landed an Editorial Position with SHE Magazine

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

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2017 was a momentous year for me due to the emergence of numerous opportunities in my life. One of my biggest breaks was finally reaching the gates of the fashion industry through effective networking and obtaining significant knowledge in the editorial field. Thanks to Style Nine to Five, I had the utmost confidence to apply for different editorial positions and communicate with various fashion professionals in the city of Toronto. Eventually, I was fortunate to acquire a position in a prominent south Asian publication firm as an Editorial and Marketing Intern.

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The firm that I am currently a part of is the creator of the Canadian version of SHE, a bi-monthly south Asian magazine that covers various topics related to fashion, lifestyle, and entertainment. It has been in publication for fifty years and is one of the most widely read English language publications on the sub-continent.

 

Launched in 2012, the Canadian edition is popular amongst influential south Asian women between the ages of 20 and 40. My experience at SHE has been very rewarding and my typical day generally involves writing daily blogs on the website, endorsing and creating content on various social media platforms, as well as working on editorial spreads for the magazine issue(s). Another highly valuable opportunity is being sent out to various fashion events in Toronto, including fashion week and brand launch events to promote our magazine and of course, socialize with fashion elites!

 

So far, it has been a remarkable journey interning for SHE. My managing editor and co-interns are very supportive in nurturing my knowledge pool. Everyone is passionate about writing and creating fashion-related content, which considerably motivates me to work hard and exert more effort than I should! Style Nine to Five provided means of demonstrating my finest capabilities, which was successfully accomplished via writing blog posts for readers. Ultimately, the site was a crucial instrument to exhibit your “passion for fashion” in the real world and become recognized.  

 

Whether my current status in the field is for keeps or a stepping-stone, I am truly content with where I’m currently at because I know that there’s no other way to go but up. Surrounding yourself with peers who will push you up and bring out the best in you is certainly the fundamental element that will lead you to success in the world of fashion!

 

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By: Franz Tabora, Mississauga, @phranzzzz, Style Nine to Five Contributor

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Fashion Jobs – Trend Alert: Leopard Prints

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

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Leopard prints are one of the many timeless trends that will always be cherished by both high fashion enthusiasts and the commons. Depending on the occasion, leopard prints can exhibit particular vibes that can range from sensual to classy to festive. 

The return of this trend perfectly timed with the holidays, as many fashion labels embrace the animal print in many of their “party” collections to produce more statement pieces. We’ve compiled a list of popular leopard printed pieces today, as well as some quick styling tips to help you pull them off with confidence in holiday events!

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Leopard Print Tops
One of the easiest statement pieces that can be worn for dressy occasions. Make sure to tone down the outfit down with subtle coloured bottoms and simple jewellery.

Shop the look: Printed High Neck Top, $49.90, available at Zara

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Leopard Print (Slip) Dresses
As if slip dresses aren’t risqué enough, consider wearing a leopard printed one to add that extra spice! Wear a long sleeve top underneath for a stylish yet practical appearance.

 

Shop the look: Paz Dress, $99, available at Club Monaco

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Leopard Print Bottoms
Depending on what top you wear, your overall appearance can vary between sexy and chic. Pair it with a revealing form-fitting top for a night out look or with a long sleeve blouse or shirt for a composed business-esque look.

Shop the look: Bohoo Leopard Print Mini Skirt, $30.57, available at ASOS

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Leopard Print Outerwear
Release your inner diva by putting on a leopard printed coat! Recommended for “bougie” or high-profile events.

Shop the look: Faux Fur Coat, $89.99, available at H&M

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Leopard Print Shoes
Rock a pair of these to simply add that pop of contrast to any outfit!

Shop the look: Hoxton Ankle Boots, $123.45, available at Topshop

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Product info:

  1. Printed High Neck Top, $49.90, available at Zara
  2. Paz Dress, $99, available at Club Monaco
  3. Bohoo Leopard Print Mini Skirt, $30.57, available at ASOS
  4. Faux Fur Coat, $89.99, available at H&M
  5. Hoxton Ankle Boots, $123.45, available at Topshop

By: Franz Tabora, Mississauga, @phranzzzz

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Fashion Jobs – Style Nine to Five Weekly Recap

Monday, December 18th, 2017

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Now that December is well underway, we wanted to kick off the new week by recapping all our favourite Style Nine to Five articles from the week prior, just to ensure we’re all on the same page when it comes to the world of SNTF fashion. From holiday gift guides to the top French fashion brands, here are the top Style Nine to Five articles of the week.

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Gift Guide for the Stylish Career Woman
Gift shopping always takes time and patience but it’s also a challenge in trying to find that one item that will put a huge smile on someone’s face. Finding a gift for that stylish career woman can take a little bit more thought and time but we are here to help and guide you through the process, and hopefully, shopping will be more fun this holiday season. Some might think the stylish career woman would enjoy a blouse or something work-related, but there are many gifts that she would love that are both exciting and useful in her busy life. Here are our top picks for your gal! Read the full post here.

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How to Pick “The Dress” for Holiday Parties
Now that December is here, it’s time to get hustling in finding those outfits for the number of holiday parties that you’ve been invited to if you haven’t so already. You may be time constrained, but it is always helpful to have a set of “mini” criteria when searching for that perfect holiday dress. This way, you are not flustered and anxious in the mall, with all those great promotions happening and crazy crowds you have to deal with. Of course, we all desire for a glitzy dress for the party but there are so much more to consider rather than completely adhering to the agreed holiday theme. We’ve laid out a set of standards that you can use a guideline to help you in your shopping journey with the consideration of budgeting! Read the full post here.

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5 Brands to Shop for French Girl Style
Minimalist, edgy, effortless, but always chic – these are the words that come to mind when I think of French fashion. Having lived in France, it’s definitely true that the women there know how to dress for every occasion. There’s a reason French fashion continues to reign supreme, so if you’re looking to inject some Parisian flair into your wardrobe, here are my top five picks for brands to shop for French Girl Style. Read the full post here

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The Gift Guide for Every Type of Man
It’s that time of year again and the countdown to Christmas is on. The holidays bring us all an immense amount of happiness and cheer, and, well, sometimes frustration when it comes to buying the perfect gift for the men in our lives. We think of every detail and every conversation had to try to find something over the top amazing, but we often end up being overwhelmed and not too excited about the holidays and gift giving. Though the holidays aren’t only about gifts, we have you covered for every type of guy whether it’s your foodie brother or your athletic significant other these are our top choices to cover gift shopping this holiday season. Read the full post here.

 

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By Ainsley Smith, Toronto, @ainsleysmithy

Fashion Jobs – Q&A with Creator of Evelynn by Nicole Snobelen

Monday, December 18th, 2017

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Despite being only “26 years young” Nicole Snobelen already has a long list of accomplishments under her (stylish) belt. Nicole is a 2017 Top 20 under 40 award recipient and founder of The Abby Fund, a volunteer initiative that works with sick children to design and create their dream dresses and superhero capes. Additionally, she is a published author, award-winning business owner and the designer of her own clothing line: Evelynn by Nicole Snobelen. We had the chance to chat with Nicole about her entrepreneurial journey and the hard work that goes into creating fun, feminine style.

 

SNTF: When did you know you wanted to start your own clothing line? 

 

NS: At the age of eight, my aunt gave me a designer game to create outfits with different colours and patterns. I became obsessed with the game and knew I wanted to do something with fashion when I grew up! After graduating college, I started making dresses for myself to wear to interviews. I would post photos of them on Facebook and almost immediately women started contacting me asking to order a dress. I then started doing custom work and eventually launched an online store! 

 

SNTF: What are some of the first steps to starting a clothing line? 

 

NS: The first step would be going to school for fashion design or fashion merchandising. This will teach you the ins and outs of creating garments and working in the industry. You’ll need to know how to sew and pattern make if you plan to develop the line independently. Also, some basic business, marketing and social media knowledge are important. I started my company with no business background and struggled a lot in the beginning because of it. It wasn’t until after I started my business that I started taking business workshops and courses.

 

Currently, everything is handmade by me and I work with a team of eighteen models. Having a photographer is super important when launching a fashion line as people will want to see your work displayed professionally. Access to start-up funding, grants or savings is huge. You need to spend money to make money. You’ll also want to register your business with the government. 


SNTF: What kind of education or training did you pursue to prepare yourself for the demands of this project? 

 

NS: I took a three-year fashion design course at Fanshawe College and several business workshops and courses at various places like Leap Junction and the Small Business Center.  

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SNTF: Did you have any mentors who helped you along the way? 

 

NS: Leap Junction has been a huge part of my recent success this year – this is an entrepreneurial campus service at Fanshawe College. The owner of Illbury & Goose, Daniel, is also a mentor of mine.

 

 SNTF: What was the biggest hurdle you had to overcome in order to start your label? 

 

NS: Oh there have been many! Since my business idea fell into my lap, I had no start-up funding or business background! I lived dress to dress for a long time, which made it difficult to get ahead. Every time I made a sale, I would invest that money back into my business, so you can imagine how difficult it was to live my first year in business.

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SNTF: Where do you find inspiration for your designs? 

 

NS: In school, we were always taught to design a garment then source materials to best fit your design. I am the opposite, I find inspiration from materials and prints first and then design something from that! Colours and bright prints are what inspire me the most. I also enjoy creating things that are stylish, but also very comfortable. All of my designs are made without closures, making them super comfortable to wear and easy to put on and take off. 

 

SNTF: How would you describe a typical day for you?

 

NS: I usually wake up around 7-7: 30 AM and end my day of work around 8 PM. Some days it can be hard to self-motivate, especially for someone who does not drink coffee! I spend most of my day pattern making, sewing new dresses/scarves, promoting a product on social media, updating my website and packaging orders. My favourite days are ones when I have photoshoots booked or pop-up shows! 

 

SNTF: What do you see for the future of Evelynn? 

 

NS: Right now, I am collaborating with another local business to open a storefront for five weeks in downtown London. If this trial run is successful, I hope to open my own Evelynn store one day. I’ve reached a point in my business where it’s time to hire a seamstress and look at manufacturing opportunities. It is part of my core values to keep Evelynn 100% Canadian made.

 

SNTF: Do you have any advice for those looking to begin their own clothing lines? 

 

NS: If this is your passion, go for it! I’ve struggled a ton with my business over the years but when I look at how far I have come, I am so glad I never gave up on my dream! Volunteering or interning with designers you admire is a great opportunity to gain experience. I truly believe you can learn something from everyone you meet. 

 

To follow along with Nicole’s journey, make sure to check out her website and follow her on Instagram.

 

All images courtesy of Nicole Snobelen

 

By: Avery Lafortune, Toronto

Fashion Jobs – The Gift Guide for Every Type of Man

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

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It’s that time of year again and the countdown to Christmas is on. The holidays bring us all an immense amount of happiness and cheer, and, well, sometimes frustration when it comes to buying the perfect gift for the men in our lives. We think of every detail and every conversation had to try to find something over the top amazing, but we often end up being overwhelmed and not too excited about the holidays and gift giving. Though the holidays aren’t only about gifts, we have you covered for every type of guy whether it’s your foodie brother or your athletic significant other these are our top choices to cover gift shopping this holiday season.

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The Techy
If you’re shopping for a man who is super into technology and always on the hunt for cool gadgets, this portable battery pack is a gift that he will definitely use. Whether on the go or at the office the ease and simplicity of this phone charger will be his best gift yet.

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The Fashion-forward man
We all have that one guy who is all about the new and upcoming trends and prides himself on being one step ahead of everyone else. Surprise him with the perfect holiday fashion staple the velvet blazer. Though it is a fashion-forward piece, your stylish man will add his own personal flare and rock it this holiday season.

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The Groomer
The guy who takes the time and precision to care for himself and puts effort into his daily regimen doesn’t usually stray far from the brands he is familiar with. He is devoted to the products he knows work well with his skin; therefore a gift like this is the perfect accessory for his grooming goods. Most people wouldn’t think of needing a kit to store their products in, but this leather case is sophisticated and stylish and definitely beats a Ziploc bag.

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The Foodie
The foodie in our life is probably the most fun we will have going shopping for. There are endless possibilities, and why not get a gift that can benefit everyone, especially you? This grill package from The Drake General Store is for the meat lover and BBQ connoisseur to experiment with and bring out his inner chef.

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The Athlete
Winter is the time to be inside, get cozy, and prepare for hibernation. At least some of us think this way, while others are prepping for their summer 2018 body. This set is great for both types as it is comfortable to lounge in as well as wear to the gym. It is the definition of a multi-purpose outfit.  

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The Traveller
The ultimate traveller is all about quick and easy convenience whether it’s a weekend trip or a month-long trip backpacking. There are many different types of traveller, but this duffel bag is designed for all of them with its neutral tone and perfect size.

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The Musician
Music is a universal passion and what better way to gift the man who is into his music than a record player. This vintage gem is a thing of the past but lately is a great piece to have in your home. Not only is it a great hobby to start collecting records of your favorite past and present artists, it is a great conversation starter at the next party.  

 

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Image courtesy of Simons

 

Product Info
Mophie Powerstation Plus Mini External Battery, $47, available at Amazon
Jacquard Velvet Blazer, $119, available at Zara
Pebble Leather Dopp Kit, $128, available at Kate Spade
Nicolas Vahe Grill Box, $109, available at The Drake General Store
Nike Dry Squad Track Suit, $150, available at, Nike
Large Banff Bag, $488, available at Roots
Cresley Bluetooth Record Player, $119, available at Urban Outfitters

 

By Ivana Pavkovic, Toronto, @iforeveronvacation

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