Posts Tagged ‘Fashion Careers’

Office Style: The Pencil Skirt – #SNTFxRobson

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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Fall is the time of year for new beginnings. Whether that means going back to school, seeking out your first professional job post-graduation, or transitioning into a new career path altogether, it is definitely the season of change for many. In Style Nine to Five’s new collaboration with Robson Street, I’ll be sharing weekly work-appropriate outfits that certainly don’t lack in the style department. DSC_0196-ddEdit

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September marks a new beginning, and with fashion week looming, there’s inspiration all around. The way you dress is the perfect way to make a statement. When it comes to your career, you don’t want to go overboard with the trends, even if you are working in fashion. While in-the-moment pieces can definitely be incorporated into your work look, I still rely on the basics to tone down any loud items.

 

This week is all about the pencil skirt. The silhouette of a high-waisted pencil skirt is flattering, accentuating the smallest part of your body- the waist. Not only does the length make it work appropriate, there are also many styles and fabrications to choose from. Since we’re heading into fall, I chose a white faux leather pencil skirt. While the basic piece is timeless, the white is a fresh take on leather.  Yes, you CAN wear white after Labour Day. In fact, rocking white during fall is a great way to make a statement.

 

I paired the pencil skirt with a black sweater, sticking to a theme of black and white (colour blocking). I love how the sweater has a built in leather collar, that ties back to the leather of the skirt. When choosing heels for work, I always recommend a lower heel for maximum comfort. These pointed, strappy pumps fit the bill, and the red was a subtle way to work in a pop of colour into my look. I kept my accessories to a minimum, opting for a pair of classic studs as the rest of the pieces already had quite a bit of attitude.

 

The important thing to note is that my finished look featured pieces from various price points. I’m a huge fan of mixing higher and lower price point items. It’s all about mixing the right pieces together to look like and feel like a million bucks.

 

Outfit details: sweater from Club Monaco ($159.50), skirt from Zara ($59.90), heels from Aldo ($90), bracelet ($5.80) and earrings ($4.80) from Forever 21

 

 

Photos taken by Laura McIntosh

 

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Fashion Jobs – Looking Forward to Fall – Cool Cardis

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

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One of my favourite fashion changes I look forward to for fall is the ease of adding a cardigan to just about any outfit. With so many different cuts, colours, and lengths to try, it’s hard not to stock up and wear a different cardi every day. For work, go for a cropped style that is easy to layer over dresses, and has a polished look to them. For the weekend, try long and textured styles paired with skinny jeans and you’re good to go.

 

 

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Work:

 

1. Nic + Zoe Double Trim Cardigan, $108 USD

2. Lanvin Intarsia-Knit Beaded Cardigan, $980, available at MATCHESFASHION.COM

3.H&M Fine-Knit Cardigan, $24.95

4. Diane von Furstenberg Intarsia Wool Wrap Cardigan, $330 USD, available at Net-a-Porter

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Weekend:
5. Tibi Mohair Oversize Cardigan, $395

6. J.Crew Merino Wool V-Neck Cardigan, $91.50 USD

7. Joe Fresh Merino Collared Cardigan, $49

8. Hanna Andersson Pointelle Sleeve Cardigan, $119

 

By: Liz Doré, Toronto

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Career Advice with Christie Lohr – Cover Letters

Friday, August 15th, 2014

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Job hunting is a tedious process that can be downright frustrating at times. In a world where time is money, I’m sure that many of us have been tempted to hit the “apply” button without attaching an individualized cover letter to go with our resume/CV, especially if it is not a listed application requirement. I mean, our work experience and qualifications is what employers actually look at right? Well, Christie would beg to differ. Having worked in recruitment herself, and still currently pre-screening applicant profiles for Style Nine to Five, Christie’s definitely the authority in what recruiters look for in job applications.

 

Christie: “One of the biggest mistakes that a job applicant can make is NOT writing up an individualized cover letter to accompany their resume/CV. Even if the application details do not specify for a cover letter attachment, trust me, recruiters definitely look for them. From my personal recruitment experience, receiving hundreds of applications to a single position is not uncommon. Imagine, within those 100 applications, there will be at least one individual who appears to be more qualified than you. Based on resumes alone, many candidates would simply be disregarded or even forgotten due to the amount of duplicity that occurs in qualifications. A cover letter is then, the best way to stand out amongst the sea of candidates. It’s your way to make an impression on the recruiter and to communicate skills that are not present on your resume. Such skills include knowledge of the company and position, writing ability, and even a bit of your personality. Employers DO appreciate the time that a candidate takes to actually write up a personalized cover letter. How else are they to distinguish amongst the candidates who truly want to work for their company versus those that mass apply to any job opening? Personally, I would only consider candidates who include a cover letter, simply because it shows me that they care enough about the application to personalize it.  A rule of thumb that I would suggest job seekers keep in mind when writing cover letters is to mention the name of the company three times throughout the cover letter: in the intro, the body, and the conclusion. This shows the recruiter your interest in the company in a subtle, but noticeable manner. As a recruiter, we want to know why you want to work for us and not anyone else!”

 

For more fashion career advice, check out our previous Career Chats with Christie Lohr and search #SNTFCareerChat on Twitter.

By: Anna Zhao

Photo by: Laura McIntosh

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Fashion Jobs – Career Chats with Christie Lohr: Finding Your Calling

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

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When we were younger, we all had our own aspirations as to what we wanted to become. Perhaps a doctor, a director, an astronaut, or even a princess; yes life was simple back then. As our childhood slowly transitioned into adulthood, we became increasingly unsure of what we wanted to do with our lives and what careers to pursue. With exposure to various external influences, suddenly the professional options available to us became endless. As soon as you factor schooling, training, work experience, and above all, time and money into the picture, it’s enough to give anyone a headache. How exactly are we supposed to go about discovering our callings in life? Not all of us are fortunate enough to know from the get go what we want to pursue. Luckily, Christie’s here to give us her take on how to tackle the daunting task of setting our careers on the right track.

 

Anna: I know we’ve already established that you knew from a young age that fashion was the industry for you. From there on out, how did you narrow down exactly what you wanted to do within it?

Christie: I knew I had to start somewhere, so I began my fashion career as a part time sales associate. The position exposed me to various aspects of fashion retail and also allowed me to develop my leadership skills. Because I was always motivated to go above and beyond what was expected from me, I was eventually promoted to a store manager position. Throughout my retail experience, I realized that I really enjoyed the human aspect of the job: working with a team, impacting individuals, meeting new people, and always thinking of creative ways to better my store’s results. When I transitioned into a buying position, I dealt with a lot more paperwork and realized that I missed the same human aspect that I previously mentioned. This led me to realize that perhaps human resources within the fashion industry was a good path for me.

Anna: What advice would you give to individuals that don’t have a clue what industry they want to be a part of, let alone the exact job?

Christie: I’m a firm believer that there is always something that we each naturally gravitate towards. For me, that was fashion, but it could be anything. Where our interests lie is definitely the first and best indication of what industry we should explore. With regards to the exact job description, take a moment to consider what you’re naturally good at. For me, it was my leadership and take-charge attitude that aided me throughout my life, but for you, that could be writing, merchandising, or artistic abilities. Take time to become an expert in what you do and seek out positions that capitalize on those assets.

Anna: After you’ve narrowed down the industry, where do you go from there?

Christie: I can’t stress the importance of trying your hand out at different things enough. Only through doing different things can you discover what you truly like and don’t like. It’s easy to assume what a certain job may entail, but actually experiencing the job is an entirely different beast. For example, I thought that I would really enjoy the position of a buyer. However, once I actually tried my hand out at buying and saw what tasks needed to be performed, I realized that buying was not for me. Sometimes, it takes recognizing what you don’t enjoy to realize what you do!

Anna: What do you do if you discover something in your current job/career that you really don’t find enjoyment in it? Do you have any advice for someone looking to start over doing something different, but may have certain reservations towards doing so?

Christie: First off, before anyone decides to exit from an existing job or career, I think it’s important to ask yourself, “did I do all that I could to make the most out of my position?” I touched on this subject in a past Career Chat (link here), but I strongly believe that trying to go above and beyond your role, and creating opportunities to do different tasks outside of what’s expected of you is a great way to regain a sense of satisfaction in what you do. Beyond that, if you know it’s time for a change in career, but find it difficult to make a decision, boy can I tell you that I’ve been there! The bills always need to be paid, so oftentimes, taking the leap and quitting your job really isn’t the most feasible option. However, there are many ways to get started in exploring your secondary interests while you remain in your current position. For me, that meant starting my own blog so I could begin building up my own personal brand, as I knew that was highly important for the next stage in my career. It may be hard to find the time to do what we want to do part-time, outside of work, but it’s a great way to work towards our dream job. It’s all about making a commitment to do both if leaving your current job is temporarily out of the question!

Photo by: Laura McIntosh

By: Anna Zhao

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Fashion Jobs – Career Chats With Christie Lohr: Asking For What You Want

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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For many individuals that are just starting out in their careers, one of the biggest mental hurdles to overcome is not being afraid to express opinions openly and transparently in the face of management and professional networks. To clarify, the opinions which I speak of are purely professional in nature and relate directly to career development. Speaking from personal experience, I know that it’s so easy to fall into the trap of believing that if we just work hard enough in our given roles, we will eventually be discovered and then whisked off for bigger and better things. What we often forget is that when it comes to career growth and development, it’s up to ourselves to seek out opportunities that reflect our fields of interest. Sometimes that means that we have to ask for what we want; there really isn’t anyone else to do it for us. Yes, that seems like a daunting task initially, but perhaps Christie can shed some more light on this topic and in turn, give us all a well needed confidence boost to just go for it.

Christie Lohr: “I’ve always recognized myself as a bit of an introvert and some of my shyness has stayed with me throughout my career. With that said, that has never been an obstacle that has obstructed me from asking for what I want. I think too many people have the misconception in their heads that “asking for what you want” is the equivalent of demanding something: a raise, a promotion, or otherwise, hence the reservations that come up in regards to doing so. For me, I’ve never approached the task of asking for more opportunities as a demand, rather, I see it as a chance to openly express my personal interests regarding various ventures. If you’ve already proven yourself as a reliable worker in any present roles, then chances are management or contacts also recognize the same ability in you. However, here is where a lack of communication occurs that often prevent people from moving forward in their careers. Yes, you may be recognized as being great in what you currently do, but if you possess aspirations for other things that you don’t vocalize, then who would know to consider you for any aligning opportunities?

 

When I did fashion segments on Breakfast Television as a representative for Le Chateau (with my appearances coordinated by Le Chateau’s PR), I had the idea to represent myself and showcase other brands by doing style segments as simply Christie Lohr, and not Christie Lohr of Le Chateau. I knew that I already had an established relationship with Breakfast Television so I went ahead and expressed my interest in being an all-around fashion expert. This wasn’t merely for me. I knew that showcasing other brands would definitely increase the range of topics that could be discussed on their style segment, therefore appealing to a wider audience. Breakfast Television recognized that too as they agreed it would be a great idea and thus, I became their fashion expert.

 

If you see an opportunity within your current company or within a personal connection’s company, then express your interest! Start by presenting a reason as to why you think that you could be a great fit for the role and any ideas that you would execute if you did adopt the role. Most people in management positions are quite receptive to ideas promoting the growth of their respective companies. You’d be surprised at how many people would be willing to give your ideas a shot if you simply put them forward. Think of being open and transparent regarding what you want as a chance to showcase your skills and aptitudes. Are you into fashion merchandising while you’re in a sales associate role? Then speak openly of your interest and approach your management with your personal inspiration/style boards! Perhaps you know that you could definitely fulfill a position that you were initially rejected for. Try to get in direct contact with recruitment to ask for feedback. The worst someone can say is no, and that really isn’t so bad (it’s not personal, and remember that!).

 

I requested an interview with Fashion Canada even after 3 internship rejections because I knew in my heart that I could fulfill the position well. They agreed to the interview request and I got the internship in the end. Would the results have been the same if I had just left it off after the rejections? Certainly not.”

 

I think what Christie discussed is a great way of approaching the task of “asking for what you want.” She’s right, most of us think of “asking” as “demanding,” and that’s definitely not the way to go. If we simply aimed to express our ideas and interests more openly in the face of our professional networks, then perhaps opportunity inquiries would become wholly less daunting of a task.

 

Have you ever had a missed opportunity because you were afraid to express your interest for fear of rejection? Make it a personal resolution to start asking for what you want by Christie’s terms to truly fast track our career development!

 

Be sure to tune in on Wednesday from 5-6pm PST for our live Twitter #SNTFCareerChat. This is the perfect time to tweet out any of your personal career questions for Christie to answer!

 

By: Anna Zhao

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Career Chats With Christie Lohr: What Does “Above & Beyond” Really Mean?

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

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What does it truly take to succeed in your career, no matter the industry that you are a part of? For many of us, we’re not too certain where we will wind up unless we first experience various trials and tribulations. But for Christie Lohr, the founder of fashion job website Style Nine to Five, a career in the fashion industry was an established goal from the tender age of 10. In Style Nine to Five’s latest blog feature, Christie Lohr will be dishing out on the best in career advice that can be applied to any industry, fashion or otherwise. Expect discussions involving the true spirit of entrepreneurialism, dressing for success, asking for what you want in order to get what you want, and above all, persevering through any obstacle that obstructs your path. Let’s see what’s in store for our opening article to kick off this weekly feature.

 

Christie Lohr: ”One piece of advice that I’ve given time and time again in interviews, and when asked by any individual as to how to succeed in the fashion industry, is to go above and beyond what is asked of you on the job. Sure, this may be something that everyone is used to hearing over and over again from any professional, but I don’t think many people truly understand the underlying meaning of my statement. For example, most individuals start working in retail as a means to an end, never thinking that it’ll be the start of their career. What I think people often forget is the fact that many corporate hires from major fashion retailers come from within the company. If you prove yourself from an entry level position as a sales associate, you would be surprised at how many doors open for you. I remember phoning head office as a 17 year old, part time sales associate, to ask about what it takes to get a job in fashion marketing. From then on out, I would create inspiration boards for the sales team during my breaks, just because I wanted to, not because it was required of me from the job. I knew that I had to make the most of what I wanted from the job, and this certainly wasn’t an attitude that I abandoned even as I climbed through the retail ranks to Store Manager and Assistant Menswear Buyer for Le Chateau. As a Store Manager, I would constantly be thinking of new ways to hit and exceed the weekly store goals. Oftentimes, the best results were from the most unconventional of ideas. From getting a popular local DJ to come into the store on a rainy Saturday, to dressing up the entire sales team in Le Chateau’s own dresses to promote the product, I enjoyed my role the most when I kept my mind busy. I think many of us spend our time simply going through the paces on the job, but it really is up to ourselves to create opportunities. When I worked as an Assistant Menswear Buyer for Le Chateau, I would go to other stores on my days off to study the latest trends, and often would buy items that I thought Le Chateau should carry to show to the higher ups. I didn’t let my job title as Assistant Buyer restrict me from doing what I felt needed to be done.”

 

I think many of us that are just starting out in our professional careers can definitely relate to what Christie has just discussed. Personally, I know that I’ve fallen into the trap of thinking of some job opportunities are merely temporary, and disregarding them as a means to developing my career in the given industry. To conclude this week’s careers feature, I’d like to end off with a great quote from Christie:

“Your personal career growth is up to you and not your management. Create the opportunity for yourself by going above and beyond. Always work towards the position you want, not simply doing enough to get by in the position you have.”

 

Be sure to tune in on Tuesday from 12-1pm PST for our live Twitter #SNTFCareerChat. This is the perfect time to tweet out any of your personal career questions for Christie to answer!

 

Written by: Anna Zhao

 

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Fashion Jobs – Five Ways to Style a Sundress

Monday, July 7th, 2014

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After a long chat with fellow fashion lovers, style bloggers & clothing fanatics on Twitter, I discovered that the majority of us consider the “summer dress” the ultimate summertime must-have.  As a personal style blogger, I am constantly looking for new ways to mix and remix my wardrobe, and this summer I am dedicated to making the most of my favourite summertime go-to: The Sundress.  (*this post will show how to style a single sundress for 1.The Office 2.Date Night 3.Attending a Wedding 4.Meeting the Parents 5.Exploring the Marketplace)

OFFICE STYLE

FOR THE OFFICE:

 

When you’re taking your beloved sundress into the office you need to make sure you’re styling it in a professional way. Add on pieces like a blazer, sophisticated jewelry, a structured handbag and a smart looking pair of flats or wedges to “office-ify” your go-to summer dress.

Items: J.Crew Embroidered floral racer dress, $119.99, Topshop Boucle zip blazer, $116, Seychelles Thyme Metallic Wedge Sandal, $95, available at Neiman Marcus, Kate Spade Sedgwick Place Phoebe Tote Bag, Cream, $478, available at Neiman Marcus, Lee Angel Lee By Stone Statement Necklace, $78, available at SHOPBOP, Aurelie Bidermann Nympheas Cuff, $905, available at Barney’s New York 

DATE

DAYTIME DATE:

 

Heading out on a hot date but not sure how to dress up that sundress? Try adding in some strappy sandals, a cute handbag and some feminine gems to liven up your casual summertime favourite.

Items: J.Crew Embroidered floral racer dress, $168 $119.99, Schutz Celina Ankle Strap Sandals, $180 $90, available at SHOPBOP, Kate Spade ‘hawthorne Lane’ Tote, $198, available at NordstormBaublebar Crystal Plasma Drop Earrings, $34, Tory Burch Stacked Logo Stud Cuff, $215.14, available at Monnier Freres

 

WEDDING LOOK

WEDDING READY:

 

If you’re heading out to a wedding but would rather just remix your favourite sundress instead of purchasing a whole new outfit, then you’ve come to the right place! Try remixing your sundress with prim pieces like a clutch handbag, strappy sandals, and elegant jewelry.

Items: J.Crew Embroidered floral racer dress, $168 $119.99, Big Buddha ‘Orlando’ Minaudiere, $60, available at Nordstorm, Jimmy Choo Lance Wavy Strap Sandal, $850, available at Neiman Marcus, Adia Kibur Link Chain Necklace, $70, available at SHOPBOP, Elizabeth and James Windrose Pave Ring, $150, available at SHOPBOP, Suzannah Wainhouse Jewelry Pyramid Cuff, $315, available at Barney’s New York

MEET THE PARENTS

MEETING THE PARENTS:

 

We all know that meeting the parents can be a bit of a nerve-wracking experience. The last thing you want to worry about is what you’re wearing, so sticking to your favourite sundress may just be the way to go. Adding in simple accessories like classic stud earrings, a simple cross-body handbag and a simple pair of flats are all great ways to have approachable style while sharing your personal flare.

Items: J.Crew Embroidered floral racer dress, $168 $119.99, 3.1 Phillip Lim Devon, $395, available at Barney’s New York, Tory Burch Thea Chain Cross Body Bag, $375, available at SHOPBOP, By Boe Red Leather Knot Ring, $19, available on AmazonBaublebar Crystal Poker Face Studs, $24, Majorica Champagne Solitary Pearl Drop Necklace, $105 $63, available at Neiman Marcus

 

MARKETPLACE

MARKETPLACE EXPLORATION:

 

One of my favourite pastimes has to be exploring the Granville Island marketplace; it’s a place you can find oodles of little gems and typically I walk out with the bag full of tasty treats and a hand full of plush and pretty flowers. If you’re heading out to the marketplace in your city to do a little shopping then chances are you’re already grabbing your go-to summer sundress. Adding in some practical pieces like a cross-body purse and some basic slip-on’s will ensure you look stylish (and feel comfortable) while moseying around the flower filled aisles.

Items: J.Crew Embroidered floral racer dress, $168 $119.99, BaubleBar Slim XO Cuff, $28, Fornash Sweetie Pie Collection Earrings, $20, available on SimplySoles, Jeffrey Campbell In Love Studded d’Orsay Flats, $130, available on SHOPBOP, Mother Stretch Cotton Love Drunk Snap Jean Jacket, $380, available at StyleBop, Leslie Danzis Cushion Marquise Bib Necklace, $98 $55, available at GiltFossil Preston Crossbody, $155

 

By: Bree Aylwin, writer of The Urban Umbrella | @urbanumbrella29

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Fashion Jobs – Floral Fixation

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

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Floral Fixation

 

Though spring came to a close, it seems we aren’t ready yet to shut the door on favourite blossoms.  As we are transitioning into lighter fabrics, our favourite florals are transitioning right along with us and making a statement on our favourite summer must haves.

 

Aside from just making a statement, floral prints are also always a welcome addition to office style by offering to add in a unique twist to your classic work attire. Rather than sticking to basic blazers or simple trousers, try a bold floral jacket or flower-power harem pants!

Glamorous Women’s Bird Print Floral Top, $22.00, available at The Hut

Shoe Cult Nicole Pump, $83.94, available at Nasty Gal

Tallulah Tu Floral Petal Stud Earrings, $19.05, available at ASOS

Blue Floral Longline Bikini, $34.00, available at TopShop

Miss Selfridge Floral Pencil Skirt, $39.00

Brooks Brothers Floral Canvas Tote, $114.00

Miss Selfridge Floral Trumpet Hem Dress, $45.00

ModCloth These Daisies Dress, $49.99

Miss Selfridge Petities Floral Print Kimono, $35.00

Oscar de la Renta Judgie printed faille point-toe flats, $347.50, available at Net-A-Porter

French Connection Oversize Big Stuff Faux Leather Clutch, $76.52, available at Nordstorm

Gardenial Romper, $62.42, available at Nasty Gal

 

By: Bree Aylwin, writer of The Urban Umbrella | @urbanumbrella29

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Fashion Jobs Montreal – Weekend Getaway

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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WEEKEND GETAWAY

Beach days, camping trips and weekends spent on the road are the things that make up summer. There’s nothing better than throwing a few of your favourite things into a bag and heading off for a weekend of bliss. But, there’s something not so blissful about realizing half way to your destination that you forgot your hair ties… oh no, and your favourite shorts… wait – did you even remember that amazing dress? We’ve all been there but let’s make sure we’re never there again!

First off, let’s talk about why you’re heading away – is it just for a little getaway with friends, or are you heading out to a wedding? Is it a romantic retreat with your fella, or are you heading out on the road to go camping? Once you’ve got that down then you can plan your clothing out better.

 

TWO DRESSES: one casual, one dressy. If you’re heading to a wedding then don’t forget to pack along a more formal dress. A casual dress will be great for all occasions from camping to winery hopping. If you’re heading off camping though, just pack along one dress and make sure it’s casual!

 

TWO SHIRTS: Pack along a mix of casual shirts and dressier blouses, it will allow you to create a variety of looks. By packing along options like this you allow yourself to feel as though you do not have as limited choices. Once again, skip the dressy blouse if you’re forest bound.

 

ONE SWEATER: Chances are you won’t need this too often during your summertime getaway, but pack along a cozy knit just in case the temperatures drop at night.

 

ONE JACKET: A shell jacket, such as a jean jacket, is a great layering piece and may come in handy on those cool summer nights.

 

ONE PAIR OF SHORTS: Pick out your favourite shorts and pack them along. Shorts are always a great option for comfortably stylish daytime looks.

 

ONE PAIR OF PANTS / CAPRIS: My personal favourite to pack along has to be harem pants. They are comfortable to wear while travelling & can be dressed up easily with a funky blouse, some bold accessories & a great pair of heels.  Wear these on the ride up with one of your shirts for a comfy road trip look.

 

SHOES: One pair of heels (forget packing these though if you’re camping!), one pair of flats. If you’re heading off camping then make sure you pack along either one pair of runners or slip-ons.

 

SWIMWEAR:  pack along a towel, a sunhat, your favourite swimsuit & a cover-up if you’re going to be hanging out at the beach, lake or poolside.

 

MISC.: Undergarments, socks, slippers, beauty bag with all your beauty & hygiene essentials

 

1. ModCloth Picture Perfection dress, $199.99

2. Maison Kitsuné Stripe Bali Dress, $435.00, available at J Crew

3. Crinkle V-Neck T, $38.00, available at TopShop

4. Zig-Zag Print Tee, $32.00, available at TopShop

5. Vince Striped Colour-Block sweater, $190.00, available at Matches Fashion

6. Miss Selfridge Floral Jacket, $49.00

7. Beaded Tile Shorts, $40.00, available at TopShop

8. Vince Harem Pants, $265.00, available at Shop Zoe Online

9. Aldo Ulirari Flats, $29.98

10. Aldo Loalian Sandals, $45.00

11. Nine West Izzy Heels, $120.00

12. Marysia Swim Scallop Trim Bandeau Bikini, $318.07 , available at Intermix

 

By Bree Aylwin, writer of The Urban Umbrella || @urbanumbrella29

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Fashion Jobs Toronto – Made in the Shade

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

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One of the best things about the summer season is having fun in the sun, and nowadays it’s impossible to deny the importance of sun protection! If you plan on hitting the beach or just walking around town, one of the chicest ways to protect your skin from the harsh rays is a sun hat. Whether it’s a sporty visor or a glamorous floppy style –the sun hat is a must have accessory this summer!

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1. Helen Kaminksi Mandisa Raffia Visor, $175 USD
2. ASOS Straw Visor Hat, $21.51

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3. Banana Republic Striped Sun Hat, $62
4. J.Crew Panama Hat in Two-Tone, $66 USD

 

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5. H&M Straw Hat, $14.95
6. Club Monaco Valdez Star Hat, $189.50

 

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7. August Hat ‘Treasure Trove’ Floppy Hat, $47.80, available at Nordstrom
8. Eugenia Kim Sunny Toyo Wide-Brim Hat, $415 USD, available at Net-a-Porter

 

By: Liz Doré, Toronto

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