5 DIY Fashion Projects to Build Your Skills - Style Nine to Five

5 DIY Fashion Projects to Build Your Skills

If fashion jobs feel hard to come by and studying fashion in school isn’t an option, why not get started on your dreams at home? There are plenty of projects you can take on to better your fashion skills, grow your portfolio and maybe even land you that job you’ve been hoping for! 1. Create […]

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How to Get a Job at Vogue - Style Nine to Five

How to Get a Job at Vogue

What if I told you that you could land a job at Vogue someday? It seems unattainable considering it’s every aspiring fashion journalist’s dream, sometimes to the point where people don’t even want to fantasize about it. But the truth is that Vogue employs plenty of people, and every single person there started with nothing […]

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Career Podcast Picks - Style Nine to Five

Career Podcast Picks

Today, we’re rounding up our favourite podcasts centred around career and work. A podcast is a great way to passively absorb information. Personally, I love to habit stack a podcast with daily activities – cleaning the house, my commute to work or a hot girl walk. Think of podcases as your guide to career essentials […]

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Christie's top 7 most asked career questions - Style Nine to Five

Christie’s Top 7 Most Asked Career Questions

Style Nine to Five Founder Christie Lohr is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to careers and especially careers in fashion. She’s constantly being asked for tips and advice on all things career-related and here are some of the most common questions she gets asked, along with her professional advice! 1. I haven’t heard […]

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How and Why to Create A Video Application - Style Nine to Five

How and Why to Create A Video Application

The digital landscape has changed completely – just think of all the video content flooding your feed nowadays. For instance, it was only a few short years ago that Instagram was the most popular social media platform, and now TikTok has taken its place. Plain and simple, people want to see videos! This trend hasn’t […]

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Hiring Managers’ Dealbreakers vs. Dealmakers - Style Nine to Five

Hiring Managers’ Dealbreakers vs. Dealmakers

There are plenty of dealbreakers that cost skilled applicants jobs time and time again. Hiring managers have quite a few in mind, and if even one comes up during the middle of an interview, that applicant will be written off immediately. But, how do you avoid being that applicant? Here are some of hiring managers’ […]

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7 Quick & Easy Job Application Essentials - Style Nine to Five

7 Quick & Easy Job Application Essentials

The tiniest details can make or break your job application. If you have even one typo in your cover letter, your entire claim that you’re good with details is called into question. If you submit your resume in a format that doesn’t work on the hiring manager’s computer, they can’t even take you into consideration. […]

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating a Portfolio - Style Nine to Five

A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating a Portfolio

A cover letter and resume are ubiquitous in job applications. But what can sometimes be the most powerful component of an application is often forgotten – the portfolio. Who needs a portfolio? Anyone working in a creative field – marketers, copywriters, designers, photographers, and social media specialists. If you’re working in fashion this likely includes […]

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How to Establish Yourself as a New Manager - Style Nine to Five

How to Establish Yourself as a New Manager

You’ve done it – you’ve finally gotten promoted to a managerial position! It was exciting until the anxiety kicked in – how do you establish yourself as a new manager and, of course, make sure you’re a great one? 1. Include Your Team Remember that your team is just as important as the managers are. […]

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How to Ask for What you Want at Work - Style Nine to Five

How to Ask for What You Want at Work

One of the most important deciding factors of success is one’s ability and willingness to advocate for themselves. Sometimes it doesn’t matter how hard you work, how many great ideas you bring to the team meetings, or how much you increase the company’s bottom line – if you aren’t willing to ask for more, you […]

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