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Fashion Jobs – Fringe

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

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With the 70’s having a major fashion moment, it is no surprise that one of its biggest counterparts fringe, has been on the front lines. Lately I am seeing fringe on everything. From handbags, shoes, to jackets, fringe has made a major comeback this season.  I love that fringe has been popping up in many materials like leather or suede. Each type of material gives a whole new identity to the fringe look. I have gathered some of my favorite fringe pieces with inspiration from the fashionable Olivia Palermo.

 

Style Inspiration: Olivia Palermo, image courtesy of harpersbazaar.com

1. Club Monaco Fanetta Fringe Skirt, $129.00

2. Rebecca Minkoff Finn Convertible Leather Clutch, $254.17, available at Nordstrom.

3. BCBG Max Azria Farrell Fringe Trim Jacket, $585.00

4. Stuart Weitzman The Love Fringe Sandal, $498.00

 

By: Tiffany Janzen, Toronto 

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Fashion Jobs – Resume Database: Employers and Job Seekers

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Employers can have access to our Pre-screened Resume Database for $200 for 30 days. Each resume has been pre-screened already for either fashion education or experience — we’ve done half the work for you! Click HERE to purchase!
Employers trust Style Nine to Five to quickly fill their fashion job opportunities with qualified candidates. The majority of the job seekers that post their resumes on our database are graduates from fashion schools such as Blanche MacDonald in Vancouver, Ryerson in Toronto and Parsons in New York. With our pre-screened resume database, employers have the opportunity to directly contact the individual who best fits their criteria — hand pick your employees! These candidates are not only knowledgeable about the industry but also work in the environment.

For Job Seekers

Here are some additional tips to get your resume noticed when posting on our resume database:

1) Include a Headline - Our application asks for a short descriptive headline. This is a great place to describe yourself in a few words.

For example, “Stylist with 15 Years Experience” or “Recent Graduate Looking for Editorial Internship”. This is what will grab employers attention and entice them to read on!

2) Submit a Resume/CV - There are tons of resume templates available online!

Don’t forget to include any and all education and experience, especially those relevant to the fashion industry. You can also copy and paste parts of your resume into the relevant fields on our application form.

3) Add your Website/Blog/Tumblr/Etc - Beyond a resume, this is a great way to show your unique skills to employers.

If you have an online portfolio, beauty or fashion blog, or anything that exemplifies your interests, we want to see it. Don’t forget to include http:// before your URL (i.e. http://www.styleninetofive.com/

Ready? All of this can be done on www.styleninetofive.com/. Just sign in, and then click “Manage Account”.

What’s New?   Style Nine to Five has launched in New York, so if you’re thinking of relocating or know any job seekers abroad, check out our New York postings here. Of course, we’re dedicated to providing you with frequent job postings and attracting more and more employers to check out resumes like yours every week. We’re glad you got your resume in our database so employers can find the wonderful you!

Spread the Word!   We bet you know other people with excellent education/experience in the fashion industry – we would be so excited if you let your network know about how easy it is to apply online at Style Nine to Five.

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Fashion Jobs – Short Story

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

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Now that it’s getting hotter out, it can be a challenge try to find clothes for work that won’t feel too heavy. Depending on your office environment – shorts can be a great alternative to a summer dress or skirt.

 

Here are some things to consider on how to make shorts work for you at the office.

 

1. Consider if shorts will be appropriate for your office. Not all offices will allow shorts and before pioneering the trend at your work, think about how conservative your workplace is.

2. Think about proportions. Remember – you’re still in a professional setting, so administer the finger tip length test before leaving your house Monday morning.

3. Pair it with traditional office wear. A good way to keep things professional is to pair your shorts with a blazer or button up.

4. Be brave with patterns. Make your look something special by trying a bold patterned pair of shorts.

5. Elevate your look. Keep things classy and professional with heels.

 

By: Nikita Due

Product List

1. H&M Stretch shirt, $17 available at HM

2. Womens Waistcoats & Gilets Elizabeth And James Edmund Black Crepe Sleeveless Jacket, $550 available at HARVEYNICHOLS
3. Whistles Painted Linen Stripe Bermuda, $57 available at WHISTLES
4. Living Single Stacked Platform Heels, $31 available at GOJANE
5. Creature Big Zipper Clutch, $130 available at ETSY
6. ALDO Corroccioni Watch, $30 available at ALDOSHOES
7. River Island Black pork pie hat, $42 available at RIVERISLAND

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Fashion Jobs – Summer’s Top Handbags

Monday, May 18th, 2015

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A handbag has the ability to make or break an outfit. Investing in the perfect handbag is an art that women have been perfecting throughout time. Handbags can be a bit tricky when it comes to purchasing just the right one. For instance, you don’t want to buy a handbag that is going to be in for one season and out the next. However, most women still want a bag that is in style. The key to mastering handbag shopping is finding a bag that is transitional. The bags I love most are ones that I can wear with multiple outfits for a few different seasons. I have rounded up bags that are not only great for summer but also early fall as well.

 

Style Inspiration: Karlie Kloss, image courtesy of modelinia.com

Product details:

1. Mackage Hot Pink Mini Cross body bag, $250.00

2. Ted Baker Nia Large Printed Shopper bag, £99.00

3. Aldo Sarnoff Backpack, $40.00

4. Top Shop Oval Croc effect Cross body bag, £22.00

5. Vince Camuto Julia Small Satchel, $258.09

 

By: Tiffany Janzen, Toronto, ON

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Fashion Jobs – Get the Look: Miranda Kerr Style

Monday, May 11th, 2015

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Miranda Kerr has become a household name thanks to her major modeling contracts with Reebok, Victoria’s Secret, Clinique, and her skin care line, Kora Organics. I always look to see what she is wearing because of her strong sense of style. She is not afraid to take risks and play up her outfits but maintains true to her feminine side. Often, her style consists of tailored blazers and pencil skirts, which makes her style great for inspiration when getting ready for the office. I love this “off-duty” weekend look she is wearing. Many of the pieces that make up this look can be incorporated to other outfits for an entire different look! I have found pieces to emulate her weekend style.

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Style inspiration: Miranda Kerr, image courtesy of harpersbazaar.com

Product Details:

1. Zara Denim Jacket, $49.90

2.  Ted Baker Florent Shopper bag, £249.00

3.  Citizens of Humanity Avedon Skinny Ankle Jeans, $178.00 

4.  Asos Reema Boots, $95.21 

5. Topshop Contrast Band Fedora Hat, £25.00

6. Ray-Ban Aviator Class Sunglasses, $190.00 

 

By: Tiffany Janzen, Toronto

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Fashion Jobs – Cardigans

Friday, April 17th, 2015

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Cardigan sweaters don’t always get the pretty reputation that they should.  Often seen as reserved, they made the perfect staple in the wardrobe of Charlotte York from Sex and the City.  While she may have been prim and proper and a high-bred of New York City, basic cardigan sweaters do not always have to be as refined as her and as refined as her life.

The Charlotte Way Products

There is nothing basic about the basic cardigan, so for a modern and youthful flair, wear your cardigan:

 

• with boyfriend jeans for the feminine and masculine combo

• wrapped around your neck wearing a slinky silk top and culottes, for that little bit of refinery but mostly for that emergency layer for summer nights out

• draped over your shoulders in a summer’s dress

• fitted with a pencil skirt for a sleek silhouette or with a flared skirt to even out the proportions.

• tucked it into high waisted pants

 

Inspiration:

  1. Photo Courtesy of Trend4girls
  2. Photo Courtesy of  Style Saint
  3. Photo Courtesy of Who What Wear

 

Product Images:

 

1) Banana Republic Cropped Vee Cardigan, $74.00

2) Salvatore Ferragamo Philodendron Print Cardigan, $ 1,053.85, available at Far Fetch

3) Mango V-Neck Cardigan, $29.95

4) Steffen Schraut Cashmere- Blend Cardigan with Draped Hem, £165 available at Style Bop.

5) Mango Leopard Print Cardigan, $59.95

6) Chicwish Delicacy Floral Crochet Cardigan in Beige, U.S. $53.47

 

By Lynda Castonguay @MissElle_C

 

 

 

 

Fashion Jobs – Spring Day to Night

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

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Whether you are on a tight budget or just looking to strategically invest in clothing staples, pieces that can seamlessly transition from day to evening are always a good idea.  Living in a busy city can result in little time for wardrobe changes from the office to a night out. In order to solve this problem, having transitional pieces make life a lot easier (and stylish) too!

 

1. Vince Camuto Sleeveless V-Neck Blouse, $92.34, available at Nordstrom

2. H&M Shirt Dress, $59.95

3. J.Crew Pave Droplet Multi-Stand Necklace, $90.00

4. Michael Kors Leather Moto Jacket, $525.00

 

By: Tiffany Janzen, Toronto

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Fashion Jobs – Spring/Summer Shoe Trends

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

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According to Kenneth Cole, “The average woman falls in love seven times a year. Only six are with shoes.” Here are six trends to prove that he is unmistakably correct.

 

With these six trends on our feet this season, everywhere we go will turn into a catwalk.

 

 

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After shivering through a frigid and seemingly never ending winter on the East Coast, we have at last found ourselves in April. Although it may not feel like spring just yet, there is nothing better than spring and summer shoe trends to give us something to look forward to until we can expose our feet without any looks suggesting, “She must be freezing in those.”

 

#1 Aldo, Satin Cross Strap Flatforms, US $65

#2 Steve Madden, Blaair Block Heels, US $99.95

#3 Michael Kors, Embellished Snakeskin Sandal, US $350

#4 Ted Baker, Keziah Slip-on Trainers, £95

#5 Nine West, Wired Platforms, $120

#6 Alexander Wang, Carla Woven Pump, US $607

 

 

By: Marta Mankiewicz, Toronto, @marta_mayy

 

 

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Fashion Jobs – Chic Office Stationary

Monday, April 6th, 2015

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Gone are the days of boring office supplies! Thanks to brands like Kate Spade, Michael Kors and Rebecca Minkoff, just to name a few, its now possible for your desk to be as chic as your outfit. Dress up your office with some of these stylish options.

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1. Kate Spade Business Card Holder, $20

2. Kate Spade Spiral Notebook, $14

3. Rebecca Minkoff Casemate Mobile Charger, $102

4. Michael Kors iPad Air Case, $75

5. Ted Baker London Metallic Bow Pencil Case, $46

 

By: Jenn Pitz 

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Fashion Jobs – Spring Fashion 2015

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

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Hello, Spring! It’s been a while.
Although, it doesn’t entirely feel like Spring because it’s still a little chilly. I can definitely deal with it because it’s far better than the bitter cold; in the meantime, I’ve been distracting myself with a lot of online shopping to transition into the season.

 

I’ve compiled a short-and-sweet list of this seasons’s must-haves that are suitable for chilly to warm weather without the typical floral patterns. The key here is to layer and remove pieces accordingly!

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Just a Jean Jacket


A classic. Pair it with (almost) anything in your closet and you’re already looking springtime fresh since it’s seriously time to ditch your parka. Gap Denim Jacket, $69.95 CAD

 

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A Little Fancier


If you want to top off your outfit with something a little less casual, a bright, textured and lightweight jacket will definitely do the trick. Zara Jacket, $99.90 CAD

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Wrap It Up


Scarves are perfect for Spring – especially in the mornings when it’s a bit chiller. The best thing about Aritzia’s blanket scarves are that they’re versatile enough to be styled in that regard or as a cape. Aritzia Scarf, $75 CAD

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Metallic Kicks

A pair of pointed oxfords can instantly add sophistication to any outfit and a silver pair screams Spring. Aldo Shoes, $100 CAD

 

By: Kyla Nobrega, @kylanobrega

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